Financial news on July 17, 2019
Business and Financial news
b'European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the data that Amazon uses from third-party sellers who rely on the tech company\xe2\x80\x99s site' Read more..
b'The five largest United States banks reported tax rates of 22 percent or less for the second quarter this year. Lower taxes helped smooth over earnings rough spots.' Read more..
b'Walt Disney\xe2\x80\x99s grandniece Abigail Disney had said she was \xe2\x80\x9clivid\xe2\x80\x9d about the company\xe2\x80\x99s pay practices after a visit to Disneyland last year.' Read more..
b'A San Francisco company financed by Mr. Musk, Neuralink says it has created a device that could one day wire data links directly to the brain.' Read more..
b'Skeptical House committee members said Facebook\xe2\x80\x99s Libra plans could be a threat to central banks and aid tax evaders and drug dealers.' Read more..
b'Privacy concerns caused the computerized eyewear to fail with the general public. But researchers believe it could help autistic children learn to recognize emotion and make eye contact.' Read more..
b'The streaming giant said it had added 2.7 million subscribers for the three months ending in June, well short of the five million Wall Street investors were expecting.' Read more..
b'Pressure from business groups \xe2\x80\x94 and the triumph of Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky over his junior partner, Rand Paul \xe2\x80\x94 spurred lawmakers to approve updates to the international treaties.' Read more..
b'Our personal tech columnist tracked his sleep for two weeks with an Apple Watch and some software. Here\xe2\x80\x99s why he concluded it was a pointless exercise.' Read more..