Stocks are mixed, with the Nasdaq supported in positive territory for the second day in a row by a post-earnings advance from one of its most high-profile members.
Indication that Europe is improving could not offset the negative sentiment ahead of more earnings and economic data.
US markets are set to tick up at the open after the tech giant's positive results and strong eurozone PMI data.
Its financial basics suggest what most of its fast-food employees already know: They need 2 jobs to make ends meet.
Retail and restaurant employees are getting increasingly frustrated with debit payments that save employers money at workers' expense.
The mobile payments company is betting that complexity is the price of success as it branches beyond payments with the launch of an online marketplace.
With global reach and an incredibly strong balance sheet, this financial powerhouse is in a great position to benefit from the widespread consumer trend.
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