Peter Neupert worked for Microsoft and Amazon-backed Drugstore.com, where he got to know Jeff Bezos. He now advises start-ups.Technologyread more
Regional stability, oil prices and potential for war will all depend on what Iran does with its nuclear program in the event of the deal's termination.World Politicsread more
Instagram began tests that hide "like" counts on posts. That means influencers who market products on Instagram will have to rely on different metrics to show success.Technologyread more
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After a year of flooding, Midwest farmers face a stifling heat wave that's spreading across the U.S.Weather & Natural Disastersread more
On Saturday, Disney's Marvel Studios announced its upcoming slate of superhero films during a panel at San Diego Comic-Con.Entertainmentread more
"It troubles me that the most important political office in the world is becoming the face of racism and exclusion," Kaeser said in a Twitter post.Politicsread more
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The coming week is the busiest of the second-quarter earnings season, with key names including Apple and Facebook in the technology sector, Caterpillar in the industrial sector and Exxon Mobil and Chevron in the energy industry.
Kimberly-Clark reported earnings that beat on both the top and bottom line, while noting good performance in a challenging economic environment.
Sprint reported slightly better-than expected revenue as heavy discounts helped it attract the most postpaid subscribers on a net basis for any first quarter in nine years, Reuters said. However, the fourth-largest U.S. wireless carrier's net loss widened to $302 million, or 8 cents per share, from $20 million, or 1 cent per share, a year earlier, the newswire reported.
U.S. crude oil futures traded about 1.5 percent lower near $43.50 a barrel as of 8:55 a.m. ET.
There are no major U.S. economic data due out on Monday, with new home sales out on Tuesday and durable goods orders and the Federal Reserve interest-rate decision on Wednesday.
"The Fed is overwhelmingly expected to keep the Federal Funds Rate unchanged at 0.25-0.50 percent," Emily Nicol, economist at Daiwa Capital Markets, said in a note on Monday.
"Likely of more interest will be the post-meeting press statement, which will be watched closely for the Committee's assessment of post-UK-referendum risks and therefore any hints about the likely timing for future rate increases," she added.
In corporate news, Verizon announced Monday plans to acquire Yahoo for $4.8 billion in cash. Shares of Verizon were more than half a percent higher in pre-market trade, while Yahoo traded more than half a percent lower.
In political news, Hillary Clinton is expected to be formally nominated as the Democratic presidential candidate at the party's convention, which starts on Monday in Philadelphia.
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