Lower open as Hurricane Irma heads to Florida


The markets opened lower with the Dow losing 20 points to 21,764 as Hurricane Irma continued its destructive path towards Florida. Nasdaq fell 8 points to 6,389.

On the upside

Kura Oncology (Nasdaq: KURA) reported positive results from a Phase 2 study of tipifarnib to treat HRAS mutant head and neck cancer.

The cyberattack against Equifax (NYSE: EFX) lifted shares of cybersecurity solutions provider Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC).

Zumiez (Nasdaq: ZUMZ) narrowed second quarter losses more than expected as revenue rose.


On the downside

A cyberattack against Equifax (NYSE: EFX) may have compromised the data of 143 million Americans.

Kroger (NYSE: KR) reported lower second quarter earnings.


Finisar (Nasdaq: FNSR) reported lower first quarter earnings and forecast second quarter results that fell short of analyst expectations.

The broader S&P 500 held steady at 2,465. Bitcoin plummeted $210 to $4,390.

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