U.S. stock futures showed little change Friday, as investors waited for a speech from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen and a report on consumer prices ahead of a long holiday weekend, which could make for a quiet day of trade.
... * Stocks on track to close week near record highs. * Yellen, Draghi in focus. * Euro zone bond yields dip, U.S. inflation data awaited (Updates prices, adds fresh quote).
Gas prices have been steadily climbing, but with the summer driving season starting with the Memorial Day weekend, drivers could soon begin to see some relief at the pump.
In the latest deal making the pharmaceutical industry ever more monolithic, CVS is acquiring Omnicare, the nation's largest provider of prescription meds to those in long-term care, for $10.4 billion in cash.
In an effort to become even more competitive in New York City, Amazon Prime is broadening its scope to offer more items from stores not necessarily sold across its online platform, TechCrunch reported Thursday (May 21).