Wall Street kicked off the final week of the first half of the year with a mixed end. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 were higher, while the Nasdaq ended lower. It was the Dow's first green day in five sessions. Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) cost moved higher after Raymond James upgraded its rating to outperform from market perform. The firm said Costco is oversold in the aftermath of Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) announcing its plans to buy Whole Foods Market Inc. (WFM) . Rite Aid Corp. (RAD) spiked after mergers-and-acquisitions site CFTN reported that approval of its deal with Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) appeared likely. A vote on the deal from antitrust regulators is expected this week. Hertz (HTZ) rallied on reports of a deal with Apple Inc. (AAPL) involving its self-driving tech. Competitor Avis Budget Group (CAR) had rocketed higher after reaching a deal with Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) self-driving car branch Waymo earlier in the day.
More from Video
AMSC CEO discusses that and China challenges.
One of pharma's biggest CEO's talks M&A action on the exchange.
Citi overcame a mixed print to send its stock surging on Monday.
There is a lot of Apple news to chew on Wednesday.