. so, both of these things are stoking a lot of question. plus, take the fact that it is friday before a holiday weekend. a lot of traders out there just nervous, want to get their money off the table in case there's actually more selling in asia over the weekend and they wake up to an even uglier tuesday morning. jose? >> olivia, then quickly, there is news out of walmart that's not good, too. >> no, it's not good news, but it is kind of to be expected because walmart had announced that they were in the middle of sort of a strategic review of their portfolio of stores, which is more than 11,000 globally. so, the news today is that walmart is going to close 269 stores here in the u.s. and abroad. in the u.s., it's going to be about 150 stores. two-thirds of those stores will be walmart express. that is their very smallest format store. they are going to lay off several thousand people. they say they will try to get those employees jobs in other walmart stores. but again, this is less than 1% of the workforce, and walmart's still going to open more than 100 stores in the u.s. this year.
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