NewsWatch: Amazon to give Prime customers one-day shipping, cutting free delivery time in half

NewsWatch: Amazon to give Prime customers one-day shipping, cutting free delivery time in half
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE

Amazon.com Inc. expects to improve the delivery times for customers who sign up for its Prime subscription program, cutting free deliveries to one day instead of two, an executive said Thursday afternoon. See full story.


‘Avengers: Endgame’ expected to dominate weekend box office and become the next catalyst for Disney’s stock

The U.S. box office is bracing for a record weekend with the release of “Avengers: Endgame” expected to chalk up $275 million in box office receipts and provide the next catalyst for Disney Co. stock. See full story.


This is the biggest threat to soaring tech stocks, says Bank of America

Our call of the day, from Bank of America Merrill Lynch seeks to cool those feverish brows, worried that seemingly unstoppable tech stocks could be nearing a “melt-up”. See full story.


Behind that great GDP number, the real economy slumped

The economy isn’t doing nearly as well as that 3.2% GDP number reported Friday. Consumption and investment are both slowing. See full story.


Uber IPO: 5 things you need to know about potentially the biggest IPO in years

Uber Technologies Inc. moved a step closer to a mammoth initial public offering on Friday. See full story.


MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE

As Amazon promises to soon make free one-day shipping standard to Prime customers, we look at the great — but often unknown — perks a Prime membership already gets you. See full story.


Want a summary of the top news? Subscribe to MarketWatch's free Midday Report newsletter. Sign up here.