Doordash partners with Sam's Club on same-day prescription deliveries

DoorDash announced Friday it is launching a partnership with Sam's Club to provide same-day prescription delivery service to patients across the U.S. The deal involves 500 Sam's Club locations in 41 states. DoorDash Chief Operating Officer Christopher Payne said expanding beyond food delivery has always been part of the company's mission, but the pandemic highlighted […]

Stocks drop as COVID-19 fears lead to Wall Street’s worst week in months

US stocks tumbled again Friday as renewed fears about the coronavirus pandemic put Wall Street on pace for its worst week in months. The Dow Jones industrial average sank as much as 127.87 points, or 0.4 percent, to 26,531.24 in early trading a day after new COVID-19 infections hit a new record high in the […]

Moderna will have 20M COVID-19 vaccines ready by year’s end

Biotech firm Moderna expects to have about 20 million doses of its experimental coronavirus vaccine ready to ship in the US by the end of the year. The Massachusetts-based drug developer will be prepared to distribute the vaccine, dubbed mRNA-1273, around the country if its late-stage clinical study proves that it works and the feds […]

Biden maintains polling lead over Trump with five days until Election Day

President Donald Trump is down in the polls against former Vice President Joe Biden. Unlike in 2016, the gap doesn't seem to be closing in the final five days of the 2020 presidential election. It's still possible Trump could pull off an upset. Polls show the candidates neck-and-neck in a handful of the most crucial […]

US BANKING TECH SPEND FORECAST: What's driving IT spend growth in the US, how it will be impacted by COVID-19, and what the new normal could look like

Insider Intelligence publishes thousands of research reports, charts, and forecasts on the Banking industry. You can learn more about becoming a client here. The following is a preview of one Banking report, The US Banking Tech Spend Forecast. You can purchase this report here. The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically reshaped the global economic landscape in […]

Gilead Is the First COVID-19 Stock to Win FDA Approval

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) is the first company to cross the finish line for regulatory approval in the fight against the coronavirus. The firm’s antiviral drug Veklury (remdesivir) won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday. It is the first treatment for COVID-19 to do so. The approval of Veklury […]

COVID-19: This Is the Deadliest County in America

The rates at which COVID-19 confirmed cases in America have risen in the past few days have taken daily counts to near-record levels. For several days in the past two weeks, the number jumped above 60,000. The winter may be worse. Fatal case rates have not been as bad as when the nation was hardest […]

Goldman Sachs says Democratic sweep would unleash 'substantially' more stimulus

Goldman Sachs told clients that a Democratic "blue wave" could coordinate Covid-19 relief, infrastructure spending and expanded health benefits. A "congressional Democratic majority would likely result in substantially more fiscal support," writes Goldman economist Jan Hatzius. Goldman reiterated its finding that the boost to U.S. economic growth would "outweigh the negative effects of tax increases." […]