Amazon Wants FTC Chair Lina Khan to Recuse Herself From Antitrust Matters

The tech giant made the request in a petition to the agency, citing Khan's history of criticizing it as a threat to competition. Read More...


U.S. Futures Mixed; Banks in Focus After Dividend Announcements

U.S. stocks are seen opening little changed Tuesday, consolidating around record levels, with the major U.S. banks to the fore after announcing significant dividend increases. At 7 AM ET (1100 GMT), the Dow futures contract was up 60 points, or 0.2%, S&P 500 futures traded just 1 point higher, while Nasdaq 100 futures dropped 7 points, or 0.1%. The main indices closed largely higher Monday, with the broad-based S&P 500 advancing 0.2%, its third consecutive record close, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite gaining nearly 1%, also a new high.

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