Wall Street

Twitter User Growth Lower Than Expected

Social media giant Twitter reported lower than expected user growth in its first quarter, despite the company’s efforts to fight “misinformation” on the platform, which it has touted as the key to increase user engagement.

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Pandemic Prize: Amazon’s Q1 Sales Soar 44%

E-commerce giant Amazon released its first-quarter results on Thursday, reporting a 44  percent sales increase. The results blew analysts’ expectations out of the water. The Masters of the Universe say they expect their sales to continue to climb in the second quarter.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos during the JFK Space Summit at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Bokhari: Redditors Remind America that Wall Street Is Rigged

Populist movements against ruling elites have been the big political story of the past five years. But at the very moment when elites appear to be winning political battles again, a new threat to their power emerges — this time aimed at Wall Street rather than Washington.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 19: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as the Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference on December 19, 2018 in New York City. U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised interest …