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Tesla's Musk Named Number 1 Disruptor, Stocks Slip Midday on Oil

Stocks slipped in midday trading Thursday as oil prices continue to slide. Investors are also still reacting to President Barack Obama's plans against ISIS. Shares of Radio Shack (RSH) are recovering after the struggling retailer said it was exploring strategic options including a possible sale. The company reported a Q2 loss that was twice as large as expected. Earlier this week, an analyst at Wedbush called RadioShack's stock worthless saying the company would likely go bankrupt. JDS Uniphase (JDSU) is gaining about 12 percent on news it's breaking up into two companies. The spin-off will result in two separate publicly traded companies. One, will be its communications and the other its commercial optical products business. Telsa's (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk was named Vanity Fair's number one 'disrupter' on its 'New Establishment List.'