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Snapchat's User Base, Amazon's Plans for Whole Foods, and Uber's Next CEO

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  • (0:30) - Trump's Latest Rally In Arizona 
  • (3:00) - Snapchat's Positive Week
  • (8:35) - Amazon's Buyout Of Whole Foods Finalized 
  • (19:00) - Uber Rumors: Jeff Immelt Top CEO Candidate 
  • (31:00) - Episode Roundup:

On today’s episode of the Zacks Friday Finish Line, Content Writer Ryan McQueeney and Editor Maddy Johnson take on this week’s biggest stories, including Snapchat’s popularity among youth, Amazon closing its deal to buy Whole Foods, and Uber’s rumored next CEO.

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First up, the hosts chatted about Snap’s (SNAP - Free Report) slightly more positive week. The struggling company saw a nice boost thanks to a new report that suggested it has an edge over Facebook (FB - Free Report) in the teen and young adult user categories. On top of this, Snapchat launched a new show with CNN this week.

Find out more here: Snap Shares Pop As Kids Ditch Facebook: Here's Why It Matters

Also this week, Amazon (AMZN - Free Report) received approval from the FTA and its shareholders to complete its deal to buy Whole Foods . Make sure to tune in to hear what Maddy and Ryan hope to see as Amazon begins to merge the two businesses!

Note: This episode was recorded prior to Amazon’s official press release, which detailed more specific details about the company’s plans for Whole Foods. Amazon did announce several of the new in-store features and price discounts that customers will begin to see next week.

Finally, Maddy and Ryan discussed the rumors that Uber has slated former General Electric (GE - Free Report) CEO Jeff Immelt to become its next chief executive. Listen in to hear what the hosts have to say about Uber’s issues and whether Immelt is the best choice to solve them!

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