President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates after she refused to defend the President's new travel ban for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries. The White House said Yates betrayed the Department of Justice. Trump named Dana Boente, a U.S. District Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to serve in Yates' place until the President's Attorney General appointee Jeff Sessions is confirmed.
Apple (AAPL) - Get Report reports earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday. The fourth quarter is generally the company's busiest, as it includes the holiday season, when many people give Apple products as presents. The report will also be the first full quarter of iPhone 7 sales.
Walmart (WMT) - Get Report is upping its game against Amazon (AMZN) - Get Report . It has unveiled free two-day shipping with no membership for orders of $35 or more. The range of items will include "everyday essentials," like baby needs and pet supplies.