10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, UBER, AMZN, NVDA, PINS, BA)

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Here is what you need to know. 


  1. China threatens to cut off trade talks, pressuring
    stocks
    .
    “If there is no real concrete action by the
    United States, it will be meaningless for you to come and talk,”
    the Chinese Communist Party said in a commentary published by
    Taoran Notes, a social-media account tied to Economic Daily, a
    state-run newspaper. China’s Shanghai Composite (-2.48%) led the
    losses in Asia, and Germany’s DAX (-0.67%) trails in Europe. The
    S&P 500 is set to open down 0.42% near 2,864.

  2. Amazon is going after Uber in delivery
    Amazon on
    Friday announced a $575 million investment in the UK-based
    food-delivery startup Deliveroo.

  3. Boeing completes its 737 Max software fix
    .
    The
    planemaker is now working with the Federal Aviation Administration
    to schedule certification flights and to prepare its certification
    documents.

  4. Pinterest tanks as guidance comes up short
    .
    The
    visual-bookmarking platform posted a larger-than-expected loss and
    gave a disappointing full-year revenue forecast, sending shares
    down by as much as 19% late Thursday.

  5. Nvidia beats
    .
    Shares gained more than 5% late Thursday
    after the chipmaker reported top- and bottom-line beats and gave
    guidance that outpaced expectations.

  6. Luckin Coffee is going public
    .
    Starbucks’ biggest
    competitor in China priced its initial public offering at $17 a
    share, raising at least $571.2 million.

  7. Here’s what could happen if China uses its ‘nuclear option’ in the
    trade war
    Chinese scholars are reportedly looking
    into the so-called nuclear option in the trade war — Beijing
    dumping US Treasurys — setting off a debate about what could
    happen if China divested its holdings.
  8. Bitcoin is
    tanking
    The cryptocurrency was down nearly 8%,
    trading at $7,266 a coin.

  9. Earnings reports trickle out
    .
    Deere releases its
    quarterly results ahead of the opening bell.

  10. US economic data is light
    .
    University of Michigan
    consumer confidence will be released at 8:30 a.m. ET. The US
    10-year yield is down 1.1 basis points at 2.38%. 


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