Hello! Hope King here from Amsterdam on assignment. Courtenay Brown is leaving Closer in my hands today and tomorrow so she can hold a cold pint in hers.
🔔 The dashboard: The S&P 500 closed up +0.68%.
- Biggest gainer? Television provider Dish Network (+8.3%) after an earnings beat.
- Biggest decliner? Online marketplace eBay (-10%) following lower than expected guidance.
🚨Situational awareness: Amazon and Twitter first-quarter earnings results out after the bell showed the former continuing to profit from pandemic demand while the latter disappointed on user growth numbers.
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