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Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) is working on developing a pair of smart glasses that would allow to summon and interact with virtual assistant Alexa while wearing the device, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the plans. The glasses,...

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The Bank of Japan maintained its monetary stimulus but a new member voted against the decision, as he demanded more easing, on Thursday. The BoJ policy board, led by Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, voted 8-1 to hold the central bank's target of raising...

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Former President Barack Obama expressed frustration Wednesday with repeated efforts by Republican lawmakers to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, his administration's signature domestic policy achievement. Speaking at an event sponsored by...

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Asian stocks ended mostly lower on Thursday and the dollar strengthened after the U.S. Federal Reserve struck a hawkish tone by signaling another rate hike this year. The Fed also announced that it would begin shrinking its $4.5 trillion balance sheet...

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The 69th Emmy Awards on Sunday night were dominated by two women-oriented stories that won five awards each - The Handmaid's Tale and Big Little Lies, and Sterling K Brown, who created history by becoming the first African American to win the best actor...

Swissnationalbank-091417.jpg The Swiss National Bank maintained its expansionary monetary policy stance and tweaked its view on the currency while raising the inflation forecast. The interest rate on sight deposits at the SNB was retained at -0.75 percent and the target range for the three-month Libor was kept unchanged between -1.25 percent and -0.25 percent, the bank said in a statement on Thursday.
Trump1-091417.jpg President Donald Trump has identified 22 countries, including India, Pakistan, and Mexico, as major illicit drug transit and/or producing countries. Large scale smuggling of drugs from Mexico to the United States was one of the main reasons Trump cited...
wallstreet-91417.jpg The market might be reacting to the Bank of England's decision to hold rates, but hinting about a hike in future. The initial trading on the U.S. Futures Index suggests that Wall Street might open lower on Thursday. Asian shares closed broadly lower and European shares are trading in the red.
Homeland-Security-Phone-Lap-Search-091417.jpg A lawsuit was filed against the Department of Homeland Security or DHS, alleging that the forced searches of phones and laptops at at airports and at the U.S. border are illegal and violated plaintiffs' constitutional rights. The Electronic Frontier Foundation or EFF and the American Civil Liberties Union or ACLU sued the DHS on Wednesday on behalf of 11 travelers..
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DonaldTrump2-092017.jpg President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged Republican Senators to support a last-ditch attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare. "I hope Republican Senators will vote for Graham-Cassidy and fulfill their promise to Repeal & Replace ObamaCare. Money direct to States!" Trump said in a post on Twitter.
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MitchMcConnell-092017.jpg With Republicans engaged in a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ken., intends to bring a healthcare bill drafted by drafted by Senators Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., to the floor next week.
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Vitamin World, a retailer of vitamins and health supplements, filed for bankruptcy protection and said it has identified 51 stores for closure during the bankruptcy process. The company filed for Chapter 11 reorganization in Delaware Bankruptcy Court on Tuesday. It has listed liabilities of more than $43.6 million and estimated assets in a range of $50 million to $100 million.
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U.K. shares were little changed on Thursday as a stronger dollar pulled down mining stocks, offsetting gains in the banking sector. The benchmark FTSE 100 was virtually unchanged at 7,272 in late opening deals after closing 0.1 percent lower on Wednesday. Lender Barclays rallied 2.7 percent and...
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Dating app maker Hinge has launched a brand new standalone app called Hinge Matchmaker that allows a non-Hinge user to become matchmaker for their single friends by suggesting a match. Using Hinge Matchmaker users can see all their Facebook friends who are currently on Hinge and suggest two of them...
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Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Acceleron Pharma's public offering; pre-market approval of Abiomed's Impella RP heart pump; FDA panel review of Aerie's Rhopressa; NASDAQ notification for Intellipharmaceutics; positive data from Karyopharm's phase II/III SEAL study and Pfizer's suit against Johnson & Johnson. More
First Source of Pico Rivera, CA, announced the recall of Tasty Treats Nonpareils Milk Chocolate as it contains undeclared milk. One illness/allergic reaction has been reported to date. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction, if they consume this product. More
burger-flipping-robot-091917.jpg Burger flipping robot "Flippy" is the new attraction at Caliburger restaurant at its Pasadena location. Basically Flippy is an industrial robotic arm replacing clasping claw with a spinning spatula.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
09/21/17 6:0PPI (M-o-M)AUG Latvia
09/21/17 6:0PPI (Y-o-Y)AUG Latvia
09/21/17 4:30Public Finances (PSNCR)AUG UK
09/21/17 4:30Public Sector Net BorrowingAUG UK
09/21/17 4:30CPI (Y-o-Y)AUG Hong Kong
09/21/17 4:30PPI (M-o-M)AUG Slovenia
Complete Economic Calendar
FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
12/03/17MYLMYL-1401O (BLA)FDA decision on MYL-1401O as a proposed biosimilar to Roche's Herceptin
11/29/17KITEAxicabtagene ciloleucel (KTE-C19) (BLA)FDA decision on KTE-C19 for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
11/16/17RARERecombinant human beta-glucuronidase (BLA)FDA decision on rhGUS for the treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII
11/10/17DVAXHEPLISAV-B (NDA resubmission)FDA decision on HEPLISAV-B for treatment of hepatitis B
11/09/17BMYSprycel (sNDA)FDA decision on Sprycel to treat children with Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic phase chronic myeloid leukemia
Complete FDA Calendar