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Stocks were rising Monday as investors embraced another strong set of earnings as well as progress in Washington on passing a major infrastructure package. The S&P 500 was up 0.4%. The benchmark index ended July higher, its sixth straight month of gains. This week will be busy for investors. Roughly 150 members of the S&P 500 will report their results and the July jobs report comes out on Friday. Square rose 11.1% after saying it would acquire the “buy now, pay later” company Afterpay for $29 billion. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 1.16%. Crude oil prices fell 3.9%.

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Stocks ended lower on Wall Street, giving up their gains for the week. The S&P 500 still managed to end July higher, marking six monthly gains in a row, the longest such streak since 2018. The benchmark index fell 0.5% Friday, with a big drag coming from Amazon. The online retail giant slumped 7.6% after it reported sales growth that was big but not as big as Wall Street expected. Its sales forecast also disappointed investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.4% and the Nasdaq fell 0.7%. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 1.23%.

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Asian stocks are mostly rising after the Federal Reserve kept its accommodative monetary policies and signaled that economic recovery was on track. Chinese technology giants led the way, as authorities moved to soothe jitters over anti-monopoly and data security enforcement against the industry. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong jumped 2.4%, while the Shanghai Composite Index rebounded 0.9% after three days of declines. Games and social media giant Tencent Holding Ltd. surged 7.2% in Hong Kong. Internet search giant Baidu Inc. was up 5.4% in the territory, while its Wall Street-traded shares jumped 5.7%