The story was updated to correct Gabriel Stein's title to chief economic adviser of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum.
This story has been updated to correct the name of the airline, Virgin America.
This version corrected Paul Singer's first name.
An earlier version of this story misstated the price Monsanto paid for Climate Corp.
This version corrected Boehner's party affiliation.
This version corrected the year of stationary fuel cell revenue growth.
This version corrected Mitch McConnell's title to Senate Minority Leader.
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This story has been corrected to reflect that Amazon plans to hire 40 percent more seasonal workers, and its second-quarter earnings fell short of Wall Street expectations in July.
This story has been updated throughout to reflect this year's sales forecast.