* Germany ready to take on new debt in case of recession
Aug 14 Wall Street main indexes slumped more
than 2.5% on Wednesday, as a closely watched U.S. bond market
indicator pointed to a renewed risk of recession following poor
economic data from Germany and China.
* Indexes up: Dow 1.61%, S&P 1.68%, Nasdaq 2.00%
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* Indexes up: Dow 1.59%, S&P 1.54%, Nasdaq 1.94%
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Wall Street's main indexes slipped on Friday after President Donald Trump said the United States and China were pursuing trade talks but he was not ready to make a deal, exacerbating fears that the stand-off would aggravate the global economic slowdown.
* Lyft, Uber jump on hints of end to price war
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* Lyft, Uber jump on pricing hints
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Verizon Communications Inc on Thursday beat second-quarter profit estimates as the U.S. mobile carrier added more monthly phone subscribers than expected and stepped up efforts to deploy the next-generation 5G network nationwide.
Advanced Micro Devices Inc forecast third-quarter revenue below Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, hit by lower demand for its chips used in gaming consoles and sending its shares down 4% after the closing bell.
Twitter Inc on Friday reported better-than-expected second-quarter revenue as design changes to its microblogging website attracted more users and advertisers, sending its shares up 10%. | Video