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BlackRock Inc. (BLK), the world's largest asset manager, said it plans to speak with gun makers and distributors following public outcry after the Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people. BlackRock, which had $6.3 trillion in assets under...

Japan will on Monday see final December numbers for its leading and coincident indexes, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In the previous readings, the leading index had a score of 107.9 and the coincident was at 120.7. Singapore...

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Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates on Friday pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States and making false statements. The charges were filed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller but are unrelated to the investigation of Russian meddling...

The South Korea stock market has alternated between positive and negative finishes through the last four trading days since the end of the four-day winning streak in which it had advanced almost 80 points or 3.1 percent. The KOSPI now rests just above...

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, a drama that depicts the story of a woman seeking justice for her daughter's murder, has won top five honors at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) night. "Three Billboards" was named Best Film and Outstanding...

shareup-021918.jpg European stocks may open on a positive note Monday as investors remain optimistic about global growth. Asian stocks are trading mostly higher this morning, with Japan's Nikkei rallying as much as 2 percent, as the dollar steadied somewhat after sharp...
Thai-GDP-021918.jpg Thailand's economy expanded at a slower pace at the end of 2017 but the full-year growth was the fastest in five years. Gross domestic product grew 4 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter, slower than the 4.3 percent expansion posted in the third quarter, the National Economic and Social Development Board reported Monday. The rate was expected to remain at 4.3 percent.
shareshigher-021918.jpg Asian stocks closed broadly higher in thin holiday trade on Monday after the S&P 500 extended its winning streak to six days. Trading volumes remained thin across the region as markets in China and Hong Kong remained shut due to the Lunar New Year holiday....
Robert-Herjavec-bitcoin-021918.jpg Shark Tank Star Robert Herjavec expects the price of bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency, would eclipse $19,000 in 2018, and that it is here to stay in the long term, according to The Street. About the future of Blockchain, he said that it shows a lot of promise because of its inherent security of a transaction.
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StevenMnuchin-022318.jpg In an effort to further isolate the North Korean regime and advance the U.S. maximum pressure campaign, the Treasury Department imposed sweeping new sanctions on the reclusive communist nation on Friday. The Treasury Department claimed the measures...
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BillyGraham-022218.jpg Following his passing on Wednesday, the late Reverend Billy Graham will lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda beginning next week, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., announced on Thursday. A statement from Ryan said Graham will lie in honor in the Rotunda from Wednesday, February 28th until Thursday, March 1st.
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There are a number of interesting facts about naked mole rats, which are natives to East Africa. Of the many interesting facts about naked mole rats, their long cancer-free life has puzzled researchers. The lifespan of naked mole rats is 10-30 years, while its cousins - rat and mice- can live only up to 4 years, and are very prone to tumors.
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The South Korea stock market has alternated between positive and negative finishes through the last four trading days since the end of the four-day winning streak in which it had advanced almost 80 points or 3.1 percent. The KOSPI now rests just above the 2,450-point plateau and it may extend its gains...
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Citigroup Inc.'s co-head of mergers and acquisitions, Peter Tague, is leaving the company, according to media reports, citing people familiar with the matter. Tague has been co-head of Global M&A business at Citigroup since March 2012, alongside Cary Kochman and Mark Shafir. It was not immediately clear what Tague intends to do after he leaves Citigroup.
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Turkey is also planning to launch a state-backed cryptocurrency to be named "Turkcoin" as several central banks make moves to launch a state-backed digital currency, according to a report by Al-Monitor. The report said Ahmet Kenan Tanrikulu, Deputy Chairman of the Nationalist Movement Party, has drafted a detailed proposal for a state-controlled release of a "national bitcoin" called "Turkcoin." Read More
Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Mesoblast's steroid refractory acute Graft versus Host Disease trial results; CHMP's positive trend vote for Rucaparib in ovarian cancer and HEPLISAV-B vaccine getting favorable recommendation from the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Read More
The week that rolled by witnessed some big pharma names signing on the dotted line for collaborative research in the fields of Alzheimer's and Cancer. Let's take a look at the pharma stocks and upcoming events to keep an ear out for in the coming week. Read More
CaliforniaStateAssemby-Blockchain-022318.jpg A bill to amend California's electronic records law, aimed at recognizing blockchain transactions, digital signatures, and smart contracts as legal forms of record, has been introduced in the State Assembly. Assembly Bill 2658, titled "Electronic records: the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act: blockchain technology," was introduced by Majority Leader Ian Calderon.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
02/23/18 13:0Baker Hughes - Rig CountFEB 23 United States
02/23/18 10:0Capital Account Balance - BoPQ4 Mexico
02/23/18 10:0Current Account Balance - BoPQ4 Mexico
02/23/18 9:0CB Coincidence IndexJAN China
02/23/18 9:0CB Leading IndexJAN China
02/23/18 9:0GDP (Q-o-Q)Q4 SA Mexico
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
05/21/18DOVAAvatrombopag (NDA)FDA decision on Avatrombopag for the treatment of thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic liver disease
05/17/18AMGNAimovig (BLA)FDA decision on Aimovig for the prevention of migraine
05/08/18LPCNTLANDO (NDA resubmission)FDA decision on TLANDO for the proposed indication of testosterone replacement therapy in adult males for hypogonadism
05/01/18SGENADCETRIS (sBLA)FDA decision on expanded use of ADCETRIS for the frontline treatment of advanced classical Hodgkin lymphoma
04/30/18PGNXAzedra (NDA)FDA decision on Azedra for the treatment of malignant and/or recurrent pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma
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