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Amazon’s Interesting Plan to Purchase Online Pharmacy “PillPack”

Amazon.com Inc., the world’s largest online retailer, recently announced its plans to buy PillPack, a small online pharmacy. With this move, Amazon seems to be in a catbird’s position to directly compete with drugstore chains, drug distributors, and pharmacy benefit managers. With Amazon’s presumed ability...

Online Survey Company, SurveyMonkey, Registers for IPO

SurveyMonkey, a U.S. online survey company, announced its confidential registration for an initial public offering (IPO) with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company has not determined the number of shares offered or the price range or the proposed offerings. Sources reported that the survey...

The Fed Raises Interest Rates As Expected

No shocker for the markets here as The Fed raised interest rates for the seventh time since the financial crisis. The new target range for interest rates increased by .25% to a new range if 1.75%-2%. This is the highest it has been since September...

McDonald’s First Quarter Financial Results Announced

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is the leading global food service retailer with nearly 37,000 locations in over 100 countries. The Corporation operates and franchises McDonald’s restaurants in the US and across the globe with over 90% of its restaurants owned and operated by local, independent business...

Microsoft to Purchase Leading Software Development Platform GitHub

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) will acquire the world’s leading software development platform GitHub for $7.5B in Microsoft stock. . The platform is used by over 28 million developers to learn, share and collaborate ideas for future software development. With the purchase of GitHub, the two companies...

Read “Summer Moves” Vista Partners Weekly Market Update 6-2-18

Vista Partners has published “Summer Moves” Vista Partners Weekly Market Update 6-2-18 and is accessible on our Newsletters Page. Each issue is written by Managing Director, John Heerdink and speaks to the activities of the market, influencers and specific featured stories from Vista’s Coverage Universe that...