Older bellwethers like AT&T and Intel are flexing some muscle, filling the void left by investors fleeing momentum names.
By creating an independent, peer-to-peer 'mesh' network among devices, users could wrest the Web free from the hubs of giant corporations.
2 classes of the company's shares begin trading and see small gains.
The company is moving shares into a new ticker symbol, meaning the 500-stock index will now have 501 components.
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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