The nation's largest retailer expects e-commerce to fuel its next wave of growth as it more directly competes with Amazon and Google.
As messaging apps evolve into social platforms, they may take users away from the social network.
The bulls can be at ease. The social network's first-quarter showed the segment is no longer the albatross around its neck everyone thought it could be.
US markets are set for a higher open on ECB rate cut, upbeat earnings reports.
The big question is how long will the swoon last. The central bank remains worried that moderate economic growth isn't good enough, while growth world-wide is stallling.
Investors await the Federal Reserve policy decision and more key quarterly results.
While companies insist America's education failures make more H-1B visas for foreign workers a must, the numbers say otherwise.
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