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Markets Right Now: Tech gains send S&P 500 to another record

Markets Right Now: Tech gains send S&P 500 to another record

At 12:47pm ET (1647 GMT), the Dow was up 115.2 points, or 0.54%, at 21,499.48, and the S&P 500 was up 17.37 points, or 0.71%, at 2,450.52. The Dow Jones industrial average continued its march upward Monday, opening at a record high that top's last week's milestone of 21,391.97, CNBC reported.


Amazon buys USA supermarket chain Whole Foods for $13.4bn

Amazon buys USA supermarket chain Whole Foods for $13.4bn

Analysts viewed the deal with Whole Foods as a seismic event for the sector. With this strategy, Amazon is planning to make the prices competitive and attract "more low- and middle-income shoppers" to its retail stores, which may still be located in posh localities.



United Kingdom police warn use of fake explosive belts is 'new tactic'

Scotland Yard last night released photographs of the fake suicide belts Butt , Redouane and Zaghba wore during the attack . It's been a terrible week since the London Bridge attack , but Dick takes some pleasure in the way the city's buzzy street life has returned full force.



Trump faces knife-edge congressional vote — Georgia election

Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, enlisted numerous state's top elected officials to keep Georgia's Sixth District in Republican hands. "The democrats could not have put more into this race". "My pledge is to be part of the solution, to focus on governing", she said. Handel insisted for months that voters' choice had little to do with Trump.


Oil price extends drop to 7 month lows, despite OPEC cuts

Oil price extends drop to 7 month lows, despite OPEC cuts

Front-month futures rose 0.2% in NY after closing Tuesday more than 20% below their February peak. The latest Japanese trade data recorded a decline in crude oil imports of 13.5% in the year to May and there was also a reported 4.2% decline in India's oil imports in the year to May.