Moderna, PNC, JD.com, Walmart, Covid-19: 5 Things You Must Know

Here are five things you must know for Monday, Nov. 16:

1. — Stock Futures Point to Strong Opening for Wall Street

Stock futures were soaring Monday after Moderna  (MRNA) – Get Report said its coronavirus vaccine candidate was 94.5% effective in a late-stage clinical trial.

Moderna’s 94.5% efficacy rate topped the 90% threshold reported by Pfizer  (PFE) – Get Report last week, and noted the vaccine can last for up to six months when stored at standard freezer temperatures. 

The drugmaker said it expects to apply for emergency use authorization with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration within the coming weeks.