Money & Markets modules for Saturday, Sept. 8

THE WEEK AHEAD

The Labor Department reports data on job openings in July on Tuesday. The Federal Reserve releases its July Beige Book on Wednesday. The Labor Department's consumer price index for August is published on Thursday.

SPOTLIGHT

Tesla shares fell Friday after CEO Elon Musk appeared to smoke marijuana during an interview and the company's accounting chief left after a month on the job.

CENTERPIECE

Battle of the robot cleaners

With competition among robotic vacuum cleaners growing intense, Roomba-maker, iRobot is trying to fortify its early lead by taking an aggressive approach to what it considers copycats of its circular home rover.

STORY STOCKS

Tesla (TSLA)

Broadcom (AVGO)

Southern Co. (SO)

Palo Alto Networks (PANW)

Five Below (FIVE)

Michaels Cos. (MIK)

Finisar (FNSR)

Quanex Building Products (NX)

FUND FOCUS

Vanguard Developed Markets Index (VTMGX)

This is a "great foreign-stock fund for the long haul," Morningstar says. It's a broad, market-cap weighted fund that remains diverse and also keeps turnover to a minimum.

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