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wallstreet-july27_19jul19.jpg Following the modest strength seen in the previous session, stocks moved mostly lower over the course of the trading day on Friday. The major averages failed to sustain an initial upward move and slid firmly into negative territory as the day progressed.

wallstreet-july19_19jul19.jpg After failing to sustain an early move to the upside, stocks have given back some ground over the course of the trading day on Friday. The major averages have pulled back off their highs of the session, with the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 dipping into negative territory.

us-capitol-071919.jpg In a landmark measure, the House of Representatives passed a bill raising the federal minimum hourly wage for U.S. workers to $15. The bill, co-sponsored by more than 190 Democrats, passed by a 231-199 vote in the Democratic-controlled House. However, the bill's passage in the Republicans-controlled Senate is in doubt.

amazon-july19.jpg Amazon.com's Prime Day has brought a smile to the face of some photographers who may have grabbed their best deals of their lives. The e-commerce giant accidentally discounted a wide range of premium camera gear for Prime Day earlier this week, which may have proved costly for it. Thanks to a pricing error, some lucky customers were able to buy premium camera gear bundles for below $100.

libertyx-071919.jpg Bitcoin ATM operator LibertyX entered into a deal with traditional ATM operator Desert ATM to convert cash-dispensing ATM machines into those dispensing cryptocurrencies as well. LibertyX makes a software that enables regular independent ATMs to dispense Bitcoins. With this partnership, LibertyX will load its software on 90 Desert ATMs, specifically the ones manufactured by Genmega.

wallstreet-sept27_19jul19.jpg Stocks have moved modestly higher in morning trading on Friday, adding to the slim gains posted in the previous session. The major averages have all climbed into positive territory, although buying interest has remained somewhat subdued.

dressbarn-july19.jpg Women's clothing chain Dress Barn Inc. said it started store-closing or inventory clearance event sales at the 53 stores it plans to close by the end of August. The company expects to close all its stories by end of 2019. It also released a list of the nine stores closing in July and the stores closing in August. Dressbarn has hired Gordon Brothers Retail Partners to help with the store closures.

boeing-july19.jpg Boeing expects to record a hefty charge and increased costs in the second quarter, related to the 737 MAX grounding and associated delivery delays. The aircraft maker will report results for the second quarter 2019 on June 24. Boeing sees charges of $4.9 billion or $8.74 per share on the potential concessions and other considerations to customers for disruptions related to the 737 MAX grounding.

consumershopping-071919.jpg Reflecting an uptick in expectations, the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing a slight improvement in U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of July. The preliminary report showed the consumer sentiment index inched up to 98.4 in July from the final June reading of 98.2.

laborsecretary-071919.jpg Prominent attorney Eugene Scalia is President Donald Trump's choice as the new U.S. Labor Secretary. Trump announced his intention to nominate the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to the post via Twitter on Thursday.

amtd-july18.jpg Sifting through a plethora of quarterly earnings reports scheduled for the upcoming week, we have handpicked a few notable companies set to release their results on Monday, July 22, 2019.

wallstreet-sept13_19jul19.jpg After ending the previous session modestly higher, stocks may see some further upside in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 74 points.

recall-july19.jpg Factory Direct Wholesale issued a recall for about 2,500 units of folding mattresses as the products failed to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard and has the potential fire hazard. However, no incidents or injuries related to the product have been reported. The recall involves Factory Direct Wholesale folding mattresses that can be used as a chair or bed.

wallstreet-july19.jpg Initial trends from the U.S. Futures Index suggest that Wall Street might be opening lower on Friday. Asian shares finished mostly positive, while European shares are mostly up. There are no major economic data announcements on the day. As of 8.00 am ET, the Dow futures were adding 80.00 points,...

ussboxer-july19.jpg Iran refuted US claim that their warship has destroyed an Iranian drone above the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, as it came dangerously close to the vessel. President Donald Trump confirmed the incident at a briefing at the White House, on the sidelines of a flag ceremony with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. He said USS Boxer, a navy amphibious assault ship, shot the drone down when it closed i

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