A US government committee is investigating Zoom’s $14.7 billion deal for cloud contact center software company Five9 on grounds of national security.
Stock futures rose Tuesday morning after falling the day before, as a slew of worries from China and Washington prompted a sharp selloff in risk assets.
As Hong Kong-listed property companies came under renewed pressure, US stock futures plummeted significantly on Monday.
On Friday, stocks slumped as traders processed a deluge of mixed economic data and its implications for monetary policy.
The dollar index increased by 0.2 percent, raising the price of gold for people holding foreign currencies.
Apple went down, taking Dow Jones Industrial Average down with it, but Microsoft and other green stocks outperformed and saved the day.
Stocks rose on Tuesday; CPI news
Stocks gained on Monday, with the main equity indexes hoping to recoup some of their losses after a five-day losing streak.
Stock futures jumped strongly on Friday, indicating that Wall Street was ready to put aside concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the economy