Money & Markets modules for Wednesday, July 25

TODAY

Boeing and Facebook report quarterly results. The Commerce Department releases its latest monthly data on sales of new U.S. homes.

SPOTLIGHT

Whirlpool plunged to a 2-year low after the appliance maker cut its forecasts as tariffs on steel and aluminum and weak sales overseas hurt its business.

CENTERPIECE

Home for the holidays

The market for vacation rental homes is booming, but for some companies more than others. In a new report, Morningstar estimates that Airbnb controlled one-third of online bookings for alternative accommodations last year. Rival HomeAway, the former market leader, claimed 13 percent.

STORY STOCKS

Alphabet (GOOGL)

Biogen (BIIB)

Whirlpool (WHR)

Harley-Davidson (HOG)

Eli Lilly (LLY)

Quest Diagnostics (DGX)

Xcel Energy (XEL)

3M (MMM)

FUND FOCUS

Oakmark Global (OAKGX)

Despite some changes to the fund's management team, Morningstar says the next generation is "cut from the same cloth," supporting its "Gold" analyst rating.

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