Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM -2.07 % said its quarterly profit dropped 60%, again plumbing a new low since the 1999 merger of Exxon and Mobil, as the oil giant remains racked by low energy prices.
The S&P 500 and the Dow were lower on Friday following weak economic data and poor earnings from oil majors Exxon (XOM.N) and Chevron (CVX.
Just two years ago, the sole story of Amazon's second quarter would have been the nearly $900 million in profit that it generated.
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Alphabet's recent partnership with Fiat Chrysler to build self-driving car technology into a Chrysler mini van will be the first of many such deals, the Google parent company said Thursday.