With its new $99 Fire TV device, the online retail giant aims to compete in the living room with Google, Apple, Roku and others.
The move adds convenience for urban customers -- and aims to trim the billions of dollars the e-commerce giant spends on packing and shipping each year.
The market overall is a muddle -- and likely to stay that way. Second quarters are often dicey.
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The Russell 2000 and the Nasdaq Composite are in the most significant pullbacks since January's emerging-market dive.
These consumer names are being dragged down by heavy selling.
The intention is good, but there is a lot standing in the way of any potential partnership.
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