Amazon beats expectations to avoid tech earnings slump
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The e-commerce giant on Thursday reported net sales of $121.2 billion for the quarter ended June 30, a 7% increase from the same quarter last year and higher than the $119 billion forecast by analysts surveyed by Refinitiv. Amazon (AMZN) stock surged more than 11% in after-hours trading following the results, shrugging off the company's $2 billion loss that it attributed in part to its investment in electric truck manufacturer Rivian. Amazon posted a bigger loss last quarter that it similarly attributed to the Rivian investment. "Despite continued inflationary pressures in fuel, energy, and transportation costs, we're making progress on the more controllable costs we referenced last quarter, particularly improving the productivity of our fulfillment network," Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said in a statement. This is a developing story and will be updated. Click Here To Get Funded!