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Government Shutdown and Trade Talks Still in Limbo but Market Up Slightly – Business Article

The stock market didn’t seem overly concerned that the U.S. Congress is still scrambling to finish legislation and avoid another government shutdown. February 13, 2019 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Relatively positive signals on the U.S.-China trade talks helped the major indexes post small gains. Chinese President Xi Jinping will reportedly meet with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Beijing and yesterday President Trump said that he would consider extending…

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Weak Amazon Outlook Sinks the Market – Business Article

The FAANG stocks giveth and they taketh away. February 1, 2019 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Yesterday, great earnings from Facebook lifted the entire technology sector. Today, a cautious outlook from Amazon.com deflated it. The online retailing/cloud computing/video streaming/grocery distribution giant handily beat estimates for the fourth quarter but gave a slightly less upbeat outlook for the coming quarter than analysts were expecting. The stock fell 5.35 percent, the biggest decline on the Entrepreneur…

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Amazon Stock Rises as the ‘Scout’ Delivery Robot Is Unveiled – Business Article

A majority of Entrepreneur Index™ stocks were up on the day. January 24, 2019 2 min read Amazon announced the launch of its cooler-sized ground delivery unit, Scout, on Thursday. Amazon had already showcased its drone deliveries, but it’s now branching out even further with its logistics business. “We’re starting with six Amazon Scout devices, delivering packages Monday through Friday, during daylight hours,” Amazon said in a statement. “The devices will autonomously follow their delivery route but will initially be…

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