Stocks pare earlier losses as buyers move in to take advantage of perceived bargain prices.
The company shows a 22% revenue gain, but it reports a small loss for its second quarter. As always, Amazon's focus is on delivering for customers with a slim profit margin.
Physical bookstores are important to both the public and the publishing industry, and reportedly help online book sales.
The chain is now minus its CEO, and its future is a mystery that doesn't likely include a happy ending.
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US markets set for a higher open ahead of economic data.
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