Stock futures flat after S&P notches another record close


U.S. stock futures were flat in overnight trading on Tuesday after the S&P 500 closed at a new record high. 

Dow futures rose 5 points. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.04{3c4481f38fc19dde56b7b1f4329b509c88239ba5565146922180ec5012de023f} and 0.1{3c4481f38fc19dde56b7b1f4329b509c88239ba5565146922180ec5012de023f}, respectively. 

Software company Salesforce reported blowout earnings after the bell on Tuesday. The soon-to-be Dow member rose more than 10{3c4481f38fc19dde56b7b1f4329b509c88239ba5565146922180ec5012de023f} in extended trading after beating on the top and bottom lines of its second quarter results. 

Salesforce will replace Exxon Mobil, Amgen will replace Pfizer and Honeywell International will replace Raytheon Technologies in the Dow average, S&P Dow Jones Indices said Monday. The changes

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Spirit Airlines, pilots reach agreement to avoid 600 furloughs


A Spirit Airlines jet comes in for a landing at McCarran International Airport on May 25, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Spirit Airlines pilots’ union on Tuesday said it reached an agreement to avoid involuntary furloughs of around 600 pilots when federal aid that has helped protect airline jobs runs out in October.

About half of Spirit’s more than 2,500 pilots would work fewer hours, a reduction in costs that helps the company avoid involuntary cuts, said the Air Line Pilots Association, their union.

Spirit had said it could furlough about 2,500 people throughout the

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Palantir files S-1 before going public


CEO of Palantir Alex Karp speaks to the press as he leaves the Elysee Palace in Paris, on May 23, 2018, after the “Tech for Good” summit.

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Data analytics company Palantir Technologies has released its prospectus to debut on public markets. Rather than sell shares through an initial public offering, the company intends to debut with a direct listing, the same unconventional route taken by Slack in 2019 and Spotify in 2018.

The company lost $588 million, or $580 million on a pro-forma basis, in 2019, according to the filing. Revenue grew almost

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Why movie reviews may be hard to find


Charlie Heaton, Anya Taylor-Joy, Blu Hunt, Henry Zaga and Maisie Williams (L-R) star in “New Mutants.”


“New Mutants” will finally arrive in theaters this Friday after nearly three years of bouncing around the theatrical calendar. However, if you are looking to get a sense of how critics felt about the film before buying tickets for the weekend, you’ll find the Rotten Tomatoes’ review pages surprisingly bare. 

That’s because Disney isn’t making the film available to press via an advanced screening or through a digital link.

“In other words, the only way critics will be able to see ‘The New

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