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Dow Futures Suggest Fresh Record Highs as Trade Optimism Sweeps Global Stocks

Wall Street looks poised to test another series of fresh record highs Friday as global investors react to bullish comments on U.S.-China trade talks from a key White House adviser and continue to push equities higher in major markets around the world.

Global Stocks Tanking Ahead of Likely Heated G-7 Meeting

Global stocks retreated across the board Friday as a series of event risks, notably today's G-7 meeting in Quebec City, trimmed risk appetite in markets around the world.

Amazon Wins Rights to Broadcast 20 U.K. Premiership Football Matches

Amazon has won the rights to broadcast 20 Premier League football matches starting from the 2019 season.

Europe Drifts Lower While Ex-Dividends Pummel London

Risk appetite among investors dissipated from the market Thursday

Dow Enters August With a Bang, New Records for Day Five

Telecoms rise, autos sink.

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Tesla Stock Slides On Reports of California Layoffs, Office Closure

Tesla has reportedly closed its San Mateo office, and laid off 200 employees, as it begins a wave of cost cuts throughout the carmaker's global operations.

Disney Stock Lower As Board Extends Contract of CEO Bob Chapek

"Bob is the right leader at the right time for The Walt Disney Company, and the board has full confidence in him and his leadership team,' said Disney chair Sue Arnold.

Bed Bath & Beyond Stock Plunges On Q1 Loss, CEO Mark Tritton Exit

"After thorough consideration, the Board determined that it was time for a change in leadership," said independent director Harriet Edelman.

Pinterest Stock Slumps As CEO Ben Silbermann Steps Down To Make Way For Former Google Executive Bill Ready

"I've learned firsthand that it is indeed fun to do the impossible," said co-founder Ben Silbermann. "And with Bill as our CEO, I know that the fun is just getting started."