Notes stronger job growth, shrinking risks.
Market rally earlier this month has given investors pause.
Yahoo slips after announcement of Verizon deal.
It surpassed its prior record set Wednesday.
Bezos now third behind Gates, Ortega
Company trying new tactics including a loyalty program.
Investors hit the pause button after 9-day run.
Stock indexes climb further into record territory.
U.S. stocks report mixed results.
The windfall could help reverse Nintendo’s fortunes.