Stocks little changed as this week is all about big tech earnings. We’ve got Alphabet earnings any minute now. And Trump back on the Twitter warpath, with Amazon and Jeff Bezos in his sights — and shares are dropping. Plus, Tesla is reportedly asking suppliers for refunds on past work … We have the latest going on in the world of Elon. Catch The Final Round at 3:55 ET p.m. with Jen Rogers, markets correspondent Myles Udland and Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer.
Winner and losers
Stocks in the green include Hasbro as the Monopoly maker topped Wall Street estimates for profit and revenue in the second quarter; Cleveland Cliffs as JPMorgan upgraded shares to Overweight, citing the miner’s strong iron-ore earnings momentum; and Lifepoint, with shares surging as Apollo Global Management is set to acquire the hospital operator in a $2.5 billion deal that will expand its rural U.S. hospitals business.
Stocks in the red include Fiat-Chrysler as shares of the carmaker dropped with the news that the CEO has been replaced after suffering complications from shoulder surgery; Papa John’s, as the company adopted a “poison pill” designed to stop John Schnatter or any other shareholder from taking control; and Tesla, with shares getting hit as the Wall Street Journal reports the automaker is asking some suppliers to refund a portion of the money Tesla had paid them, in an effort to help Tesla become profitable.