MarketWatch – May 6, 2016

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Here’s a look at the financial markets today, Friday, May 6, 2016…
 

The Nikkei closed down 41 points today in Tokyo.
U.S. stocks closed mixed after two days of losses.
The Dow gained 9 points.
The Nasdaq lost 8.

Government regulators are introducing a proposal that may allow customers to sue their banks.
When you sign up for an account, the fine print usually includes a section that requires any disputes with the bank be settled by a mediator instead of going to court.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to ban that clause.

Amazon is teaming up with air cargo services company Air Atlas Worldwide.
Atlas will provide support for Amazon’s deliveries by leasing them 20 cargo planes.
The deal also lets the online retailer  buy a sizable steak in the company.

If cellular data overages are a byproduct of your Netflix habit, the video streaming service now has a solution
Netflix has introuduced data controls that allow viewers to adjust video quality.
The company says the low setting, for example, allows you  to watch four hours per gigabyte of data.

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