US STOCKS-S&P 500 edges up; tech weighs on Nasdaq
* Dow up 0.18 pct, S&P up 0.13 pct, Nasdaq down 0.18 pct (Updates to late afternoon, adds commentary, changes byline)
Oct 17 Nektar Therapeutics
* Nektar therapeutics announces public offering of shares of common stock
* Nektar therapeutics - commenced an underwritten public offering of $175 million of shares of its common stock. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
June 26 Apple Inc is leasing a small fleet of cars from rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc to test self-driving technology, Bloomberg reported on Monday.