By Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch
Another focus today is how Poland’s ruling conservative government reportedly promised that crowds would welcome Trump and was busing in folks from rural areas for a “great patriotic picnic.”
C-Span has full video for Trump’s speech at Warsaw’s Krasinski Square here .
United Airlines /zigman2/quotes/205037281/composite UAL -0.88% has apologized after behaving badly again. This time, the carrier bumped a 27-month-old out of a seat that cost his mom nearly $1,000, forcing her to hold him in her lap.
Amazon /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN +0.51% and Dish Network /zigman2/quotes/207505872/composite DISH -0.57% have talked about teaming up and entering the wireless business, says a Wall Street Journal report citing people familiar with the matter.
Liberty Interactive plans to buy the 62% of HSN that it doesn’t already own.
GE /zigman2/quotes/208495069/composite GE +0.08% , Canon /zigman2/quotes/207639533/delayed JP:7751 -2.94% and Merck KGaA /zigman2/quotes/200605022/delayed DE:MRK +2.32% have been accused of antitrust moves by the EU — with fines as high as 10% of global revenue depending on the outcome of the investigation.
Before the opening bell, ADP’s report indicated that private-sector jobs growth eased last month, while other releases said jobless claims met expectations and the trade deficit fell. The ADP reading comes ahead of the government’s monthly jobs report, due tomorrow.
“Last month there was a huge discrepancy between ADP payrolls of 253K and nonfarm payrolls of 138K,” notes Colin Cieszynski from CMC Markets.
After the open, watch for updates for Markit’s services PMI and ISM’s non-manufacturing index.
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On the Federal Reserve front, Fed Gov. Jerome Powell is due to talk about housing finance reform at 10 a.m. Eastern Time, then Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer addresses government policy and labor productivity at 7:30 p.m. Eastern.
American Madison Brengle beat a two-time Wimbledon champ at the All England Club.
Replicas of the Nina and Pinta are sailing up the Hudson , but there’s no Santa Maria.
An Adele superfan has spent nearly $8K on tickets but never gets to see her .
What’s the matter with the Nutmeg State ?
Chess legend Garry Kasparov is coming out of retirement .
Cher among the many captivated by claims that Japan captured Amelia Earhart:
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