Microsoft stock flattened out after the company offered guidance for the next quarter, however, before moving slightly higher again in premarket trading.
On Wednesday morning, Elon Musk made a strange announcement on Twitter: His Boring Company (yes, that's what it's called) had received “verbal government approval” to build an underground hyperloop, he said.
LONDON (Reuters) - The euro's surge to an almost two-year high dominated financial markets on Friday, with most major stock exchanges consolidating after a second strong week of gains while those in mainland Europe dipped.
Corning plans to "immediately" invest $500 million and create 1,000 new jobs in the United States making a new glass for medical products, CEO Wendell Weeks told CNBC.
Contactless payments look strong - if you live in the U.K. - and going cashless is increasingly king in China. Meanwhile, consumer debt may have seen another canary drop in its coal mine this week, and Blue Apron might be Amazon's latest casualty.