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Friday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Jane King is in with the latest business headlines.

Fiat wellness plant

Fiat Chrysler, which has five manufacturing facilities in Howard and Tipton counties, is partnering with St. Vincent Health on a new health and wellness center for employees and their families.

It is the first domestic automaker to offer a near-site employee clinic.

It is designed to deliver care to a workforce where some 40 percent do not have a primary care physician and often turn to emergency and urgent care facilities for primary and preventative care needs.

India tariffs

West coast growers could be hurt the most on looming tariffs from India.

American fresh apple growers in Washington and almonds of California could see the biggest bite out of their export business.

India says it will raise tariffs on U.S. goods in retaliation for U.S. steel tariffs.

Microsoft

Microsoft is firing on all cylinders.

The company hit $10 billion in its gaming business, driven by the popularity of “Fortnite,” which is played on the Xbox as well as other devices.

Revenue in its cloud computing business, a rival to Amazon’s web services, was up 53 percent.

Marijuana stocks

A marijuana company has gone public on a U.S. stock exchange for the first time ever.

The Canadian company, Tilray, raised $150 with the stock offering at the NASDAQ.

Tilray isn’t the first pot company to trade on a major American stock exchange, but it is the first to do so with an IPO.

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