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Amazon shares slump in after-hours trading after missing Wall Street’s revenue targets

Amazon shares slumped in after-hours trading after the ecommerce giant missed Wall Street’s revenue targets, Robinhood shares stumbled out of the gate on Thursday, and China’s securities regulator has sought to ease concerns among international investors and banks. Plus, the FT’s labor and equality correspondent, Taylor Nicole Rogers, explains how some teenagers gained the upper hand in a hot US summer jobs market


Amazon’s online sales growth slows as lockdowns ease, with San Francisco correspondent, Dave Lee 

https://www-ft-com.ezproxy.cul.columbia.edu/content/fbc5d16e-2917-4048-a9b4-0f3cc0d6da2e


Beijing seeks to ease fears on Wall Street after tech crackdown, with markets editor, Katie Martin 

https://www-ft-com.ezproxy.cul.columbia.edu/content/d3d30930-b098-40f0-a628-448c0b532b6d


Robinhood shares slide in debut as investors give broker cold shoulder

https://www-ft-com.ezproxy.cul.columbia.edu/content/ff5131d0-1332-4242-96b4-21d59cff9ba6


Teens gain the upper hand in hot US summer jobs market, with labour and equality correspondent Taylor Nicole Rogers 

https://www-ft-com.ezproxy.cul.columbia.edu/content/ee8db328-b690-4aa6-8562-e94cedbcdb2f


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