“It’s not accuracy. It’s more bullets, they have more rounds,” she said. “Instead of shooting once or twice now they can shoot five times in a very short time interval.”
Amazon says Prime Day orders rose 60 percent globally this year versus last year’s inaugural showing. It says sales of Amazon’s own electronic devices were particularly strong.
With consumer and business confidence already showing signs of softening since the June 23 referendum and many forecasters predicting a slide into recession, economists think it’s inevitable that the Bank’s rate-setting monetary policy committee will choose to stimulate the economy, perhaps as soon as Thursday’s meeting
The ruling Wednesday by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan overturns most of that decision and allows hundreds of pre-bankruptcy claims to proceed, including some lawsuits alleging that GM’s actions caused the value of its cars to drop
The report, known as the Beige Book, will be discussed at the Fed’s upcoming meeting on July 26-27 as policymakers weigh whether and when to raise short-term U.S. interest rates
The July 25-28 convention creates an opportunity to acknowledge the city’s successes in urban revitalization, but also “to look closely at the real Philadelphia, which is also the real America,” said Randall Miller, a history professor at Saint Joseph’s University
The Seattle-based coffee chain says prices on select sizes of brewed coffee in U.S. company-operated stores are jumping 10 to 20 cents Tuesday, while prices on espresso and tea latte beverages will rise 10 to 30 cents
KEEPING SCORE: European stocks were off to a strong start, with France’s CAC 40 rising 1.3 percent to 4,321.87 and Germany’s DAX adding 1.2 percent to 9,955.73. Britain’s FTSE 100 was up 0.2 percent to 6,695.74. U.S. stocks were poised to open higher, with Dow futures up 0.5 percent to 18,236.00 and broader S&P 500 futures advancing 0.5 percent to 2,141.10.