U.S. stocks slipped on Friday, as investors gear up for a potentially market moving Brexit vote next week. Those fears overshadowed the rise in oil prices, which snapped a six-session losing streak. Viacom (VIA) shares fell amid news that chairman Sumner Redstone ousted Viacom CEO Phillipe Dauman from the board. The media giant also reported weaker than expected fiscal third quarter earnings of $1 to $1.05 a share, missing estimates of $1.38. Finally, the Chinese government has ordered the suspension of sales of the Apple (AAPL) iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones, saying the device violates a patent from another China-based phone maker.
TheStreet's Scott Gamm reports from Wall Street.
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