Stock futures flat as investors await stimulus bill


U.S. stock futures were flat in overnight trading as investors eye any progress from Washington on a new coronavirus stimulus package.

The White House and Democratic congressional leaders have reported some progress in the negotiations, but they remain apart on some issues.

Dow futures rose 14 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100  futures ticked 0.01% and 0.10% lower, respectively. 

“I think the expectation for the market is that we are going to get that stimulus,” Ally Invest’s Lindsay Bell said on CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Tuesday. “There may be a few weeks of waiting while these folks don’t get their extra

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Nikola, Twilio, Novavax and more


Jeff Lawson, co-founder and chief executive officer of Twilio Inc., center, rings the opening bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Sept.17, 2018.

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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell

Disney — Disney’s stock jumped 4% after the closing bell. Disney reported third-quarter financial results that beat analysts’ expectations for earnings but fell short of revenue predictions. Disney posted earnings of 8 cents per share excluding items on revenue of $11.78 billion compared to estimates of a loss per share of 64 cents on

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Beyond Meat (BYND) Q2 2020 earnings


Plant-based Beyond Meat products seen in a Target superstore.

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Beyond Meat on Tuesday reported its U.S. grocery sales nearly tripled in the second quarter as more consumers cooked its meatless burgers and sausages at home, but extra costs related to the coronavirus pandemic resulted in a quarterly loss.

Shares of the stock fell as much as 5% in extended trading.

Here’s what the company reported for the quarter ended June 27 compared with what Wall Street was expecting, based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv:

  • Net loss per share: 16 cents
  • Revenue:
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New York City’s top health official Oxiris Barbot resigns


Dr. Oxiris Barbot attends Mayor bill de Blasio briefing on first registered community transfer covid-19 patient in New York at City Hall.

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New York City’s top health official Dr. Oxiris Barbot, who led the city’s response to its coronavirus outbreak, resigned on Tuesday after months of discord with the mayor’s office and the city’s police department. 

“As I shared with the Mayor, your world class skills are what make this agency so respected around the globe. Your experience and guidance have been the beacon leading this city through this historic pandemic and

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