Thursday, August 15

Business

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Business
Amazon has lost market share for online sales, according to new eMarketer data. But that could be a positive for Amazon as it tries to play down its size at a time when tech antitrust investigations may be looming. Apple CEO Tim Cook met with Trump to discuss trade, immigration, and privacy. The meeting comes as President Donald Trump weighs whether to go ahead with proposed increases to tariffs in his trade war with China. Oil prices were pushed and pulled between competing drivers of Iran tensions and a supply glut. The resource has seen considerable volatility in recent days following a surprise increase in US inventories and attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman. A top White House economic adviser says the ballooning budget deficit 'doesn't bother' him. "I don't t...