Job growth slowed in July, and two popular Chinese apps will be effectively banned in the U.S. in 45 days. The Dow's big tech components underperformed badly.
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The executive orders preventing U.S. companies from doing business with the apps take effect in 45 days.
Microsoft is reportedly considering buying all of TikTok, and an analyst suggests sales at Home Depot weakened in July.
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One small acquisition and ongoing negotiations on a much bigger one had two megacaps lifting the index higher today.
Investors were happy to start August on an upbeat note.
After initially objecting, President Trump has given the tech giant a month and a half to close the deal.
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Apple could expand its mobile payments business, and Microsoft is in talks to acquire a wildly popular social media app.