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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

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

Robinhood shares slide in debut as investors give broker cold shoulder

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

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