NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell at the open on Friday following back-to-back record high closes on the S&P 500, weighed by declines in Amazon and Visa after the companies reported earnings.
... * U.S. dollar hits new eight-month high against euro. * U.S. durable goods data, weak German Ifo underpin dollar. * Geopolitical tensions weigh on euro (Updates prices, adds comment, changes byline, dateline, previous LONDON).
Rupert Murdoch's Fox on Friday announced that it would sell its interest in pay TV systems in Germany and Italy to British Sky Broadcasting in a $9.3 billion deal.
WASHINGTON -- Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods rose more than expected in June, pointing to momentum in the economy heading into the third quarter.
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