Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein speaks at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum on September 20, 2017 in New York City. Photo by John Moore via Getty Images.

Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein is preparing to step down as CEO as soon as year's end, reports WSJ. He is expected to be replaced by one of the bank's two co-presidents, Harvey Schwartz and David Solomon.

Why it matters: Blankfein is one of Wall Street's longest-serving and most iconic executives, having guided Goldman through the financial crisis and other major developments throughout his 36-year tenure working for the bank. Blankfein has given no indication of what his future plans might entail, though WSJ notes his three immediate predecessors left for government jobs.

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President Trump and Joe Biden are going back and forth over the former vice president's "buy American" economic proposal, which Trump claims Biden "plagiarized" from him.

Why it matters: Biden is directly challenging Trump and his "America First" agenda with the release of his latest plan, focused on economic recovery and re-investing in American manufacturing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Amazon, citing security risks, told its employees Friday to uninstall social video app TikTok from any mobile devices they use to access their work email.

Why it matters: The move comes amid a broader backlash against TikTok, in part due to questions around possible ties to Beijing. TikTok is owned by Chinese tech firm ByteDance.

Delta CEO: Trump administration should issue mask mandate for air travel

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Delta CEO Ed Bastian on Friday told CNN that he believes the Trump administration should move to require the use of face masks during air travel amid a surge in coronavirus cases.

The big picture: Delta already requires passengers to wear masks during its flights, but Bastian says it can be difficult to enforce that directive if passengers refuse — and he's not sure if other airlines would be on board.