As part of the plan, Amazon has agreed to purchase 100,000 electric delivery vans from vehicle manufacturer Rivian.Technologyread more
At least in terms of monetary policy, Pence says should be taking after other regions who keep their benchmark interest rates near zero.Delivering Alpharead more
The plan will allow Medicare to negotiate lower prices on as many as 250 drugs and apply those discounts to private health plans.Health and Scienceread more
Hedge fund titan Leon Cooperman said he's concerned about a shift to the left in the political landscape, which could harm the economy and the stock market.Delivering Alpharead more
Apple's big iOS 13 update for iPhones is out now and includes lots of new features. Here's how to install it on your phone and what devices are supported.Technologyread more
The pilot program will deliver food and beverage, over-the-counter medications and other items within minutes, the company said. Prescription deliveries will not be available.Health and Scienceread more
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading:Market Insiderread more
The FDA's Office of Criminal Investigations opened a probe "shortly after" people started falling ill, Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, told...Health and Scienceread more
Investor Jim Chanos is betting against GrubHub, and said the food delivery company makes almost nothing per order.Delivering Alpharead more
Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman on Thursday said he believes that the Federal Reserve is "screwing the savers."Delivering Alpharead more
Datadog priced its stock at $27, selling 24 million shares and raising $648 million in its IPO.Technologyread more
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell on Friday:
Union Pacific – Union Pacific is forecasting third quarter profit of $2.45 - $2.48 per share, short of the $2.56 consensus estimate. The railroad operator points to the uncertain economy as well as mild weather that hurt coal volumes.
Potbelly – Potbelly on Nasdaq after pricing its IPO at $14 per share, above the expected range of $12 - $13. The restaurant chain raised a total of $105 million with its share sale.
Wynn Resorts – Credit Suisse is downgrading the hotel and casino operators shares to "neutral" from "outperform" on a valuation basis. The firm said positive growth trends are already accounted for in the stock's price.
OpenTable – Piper Jaffray upgraded the online reservation service's stock to "overweight" from "neutral". The firm said new initiatives to concentrate on consumer marketing and mobile growth will help drive the company's results.
Biogen Idec– The drug maker reported favorable data from an ongoing study of a new multiple sclerosis treatment.
Microsoft- CEO Steve Ballmer was awarded a $550,000 bonus for the latest fiscal year, an amount equal to 79 percent of the targeted amount. In making the award, the company's board pointed to diminishing Windows-related profits and tepid sales for the Surface tablet.
Forest Oil –The energy producer is selling assets located in the Texas Panhandle to privately held Templar Energy for $1 billion. The company will use the proceeds to pare down its debt.
Carnival Corporation – Suntrust Robinson Humphrey began coverage of the cruise line operator's stock with a "reduce" rating. Analyst Patrick Scholes also began coverage of Royal Caribbean with a "neutral" rating, and Norwegian Cruise Line with a "buy". Suntrust gave the most favorable rating to Norwegian because it sees that line as having more pricing power than its rivals.
Pfizer –The FDA approved a new Pfizer treatment for hot flashes and osteoporosis in post-menopausal women.
Archer Daniels Midland – Illinois Governor Pat Quinn said he would veto any bill that provides ADM with tax breaks in return for the company keeping its global headquarters in Illinois.
—By CNBC's Peter Schacknow
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