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Amazon’s  (AMZN) – Get Report stock rose on Monday after the online retailer scheduled its annual Prime Day shopping extravaganza for Oct. 13-14, in time for the holiday season.

Shares of the Seattle company at last check rose 1.75% to $3149.80.

Prime Day, which is typically held in July, was delayed by three months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Concern about supply-chain disruptions and managing excess inventory of Amazon devices amid the pandemic also contributed to the delay of the much-hyped event.

Amazon said it would spend an additional $100 million on promotions to help hard-hit small businesses reach more consumers. Small businesses generally have been hammered during the pandemic as shoppers were forced to stay home.

Starting Monday the tech giant will also offer Prime members a $10 credit to use on Prime Day when they spend $10 on items sold by select small businesses in Amazon’s

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a blue sign in front of a building: 5 Best Stocks in the S&P 500 This Past Week: Twitter Rises


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5 Best Stocks in the S&P 500 This Past Week: Twitter Rises

The S&P 500 ended the week slightly up as tech stocks helped offset a lot of the concern investors have about the lack of a stimulus package and the ongoing issues many are facing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Here are some of the best stocks in the S&P 500 for this week by their performance in percentage change at the close of trading on Friday.

1. Twitter Inc. | Increased +9.17%

On Thursday, Twitter announced that it plans to start testing audio tweets for its direct-messages feature, enabling users to send voice messages privately, according to Alex Ackerman-Greenberg, product manager for direct messages at Twitter.

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Shares increased on Wednesday after Pivotal Research Group analyst Michael Levine raised his rating on the social-media-messaging icon to buy from hold and his share-price target to $59.75 from

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