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French drug giant Sanofi SA (SNYNF, SNY) Monday announced an agreement to buy US-based hemophilia drugmaker Bioverativ Inc. (BIVV) for around $11.6 billion. The deal expands Sanofi's presence in specialty care and strengthens leadership in rare diseases....

Ibovespa, the benchmark stock market index in Brazil, rose 0.32% Friday and ended the session at a record closing level of 81,219.50 points, tracking Wall Street amid a strong inflow of foreign capital. In the week the index accumulated a 2.36% high. Investors...

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With lawmakers unable to reach an agreement on a short-term spending bill, the federal government shut down at midnight on Friday. The shutdown came after a spending bill approved by House Republicans failed to clear a procedural hurdle in the Senate...

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Asian stocks turned in a mixed performance on Monday as investors waited for progress in talks to end the U.S. government shut down that began at midnight on Friday after the Senate failed to reach agreement over a short-term funding bill. Investors...

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Australian actress Jessica Falkholt, who played Hope Morrison in the popular soap opera Home and Away, died in a car accident. The 29-year-old actress was on life support after she suffered fatal injuries in a fiery head-on collision of cars on the...

stocklower1-011518.jpg European stocks opened on a sluggish note on Monday as the dollar continued its downward spiral against the euro and crisis-hit U.K. construction firm Carillion said it has filed for compulsory liquidation with immediate effect. The euro remained broadly...
RaviMenon-Bitcoin-011518.jpg Ravi Menon, who is the chief of the Singapore's de facto central bank, expressed hope on Monday that technologies underpinning cryptocurrencies and the blockchain would survive a crash in the former, news agency Reuters reported.
DonaldTrump1-011518.jpg President Donald Trump, in an attempt to steer clear of the controversy surrounding his reported use of foul language while referring to immigrants in an Oval Office meeting with Congressmen, has vowed that he is not a racist. "No No I'm not a racist....
BankIndonesia-cryptocurrency-011518.jpg Indonesia's central bank issued a warning against cryptocurrencies on Saturday, saying they were highly risky, and joining its counterparts in other countries in raising concern over the excessive price surge in the unregulated digital currency market.
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DonaldTrump-Speech-011818.jpg Contradicting comments from White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, President Donald Trump declared Thursday that his position on the proposed wall along the southern border "has never changed or evolved." Trump also reiterated his frequently stated claim that Mexico will pay for the wall despite repeated denials by the Mexican government.
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USCapitol-011818.jpg With lawmakers unable to reach an agreement on a short-term spending bill, the federal government shut down at midnight on Friday. The shutdown came after a spending bill approved by House Republicans failed to clear a procedural hurdle in the Senate on a largely party line vote of 50 to 49.
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A new study conducted by Johns Hopkins researchers suggests that there is an increased risk of uterine fibroids in African-American women with central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia.
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German stocks were marginally lower on Monday as the U.S. government shutdown entered its third day and investors awaited cues from two major central bank meetings this week. The benchmark DAX was down 14 points or 0.11 percent at 13,420 in opening deals after rallying 1.2 percent on Friday. Industrial...
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Fast food chain Burger King has unveiled Double Quarter Pound King Sandwich, a new heavy burger made with a half-pound of beef. The burger, which takes on McDonald's Double Quarter Pounder, went on sale Thursday. Double Quarter Pound King include two beef patties with American cheese, sliced onions,...
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Over the last decade alone, the U.S. healthcare system has saved $1.67 trillion due to the availability of low-cost generics, according to the 2017 Generic Drug Access and Savings Report. Even greater cost savings can be achieved if a more efficient generic drug review process is in place feels the FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, and the regulatory agency is taking steps to achieve this goal. Read More
Thomas Lee, co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors, has predicted that the price of Bitcoin is set to more than double this year and has initiated a buy call on three more cryptocurrencies - Ethereum, Ethereum Classic and NEO. Lee, reputed for his... Read More
Japan's Astellas Pharma Inc. and Vical Inc. (VICL) announced Monday that ASP0113, an investigational DNA vaccine being developed for cytomegalovirus or CMV-seropositive hematopoietic stem cell transplant or HSCT recipients, did not meet its primary or... Read More
ThomasLee-Crypto-011918.jpg Thomas Lee, co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors, has predicted that the price of Bitcoin is set to more than double this year and has initiated a buy call on three more cryptocurrencies - Ethereum, Ethereum Classic and NEO. Lee, reputed for his...
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
01/22/18 1:0PPI (M-o-M)DEC Estonia
01/22/18 1:0PPI (Y-o-Y)DEC Estonia
01/22/18 0:30Consumer Confidence IndexJAN Netherland
01/22/18 Capital Account Balance - BoPNOV Greece
01/22/18 Current Account Balance - BoPNOV Greece
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
03/02/18OTICOTIPRIO(sNDA)FDA decision on OTIPRIO for acute otitis externa
02/28/18AERIRhopressa (NDA)FDA decision on Rhopressa for the treatment of patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension
02/28/18LJPCLJPC-501 (angiotensin II) (NDA)FDA decion on LJPC-501 or the treatment of hypotension in adults with distributive or vasodilatory shock
02/23/18RHHBYEmicizumab (BLA)FDA decision on Emicizumab for haemophilia A with inhibitors
02/15/18EXELCABOMETYX (sNDA)FDA decision on CABOMETYX as first-line monotherapy for advanced renal cell carcinoma
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