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Dr. Patrick Moore, a lobbyist for Monsanto Company (MOS), during an interview claimed that the chemical used in the company's weed killer "Roundup" was safe for humans to drink. However, Moore refused to drink it when the interviewer offered some. During...

An interest rate hike "may be warranted" this year, as long as the U.S. economic recovery is sustained, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen said Friday afternoon. "With continued improvement in economic conditions, an increase in the target range...

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After spending over thirty years in Congress, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, R-Nev., announced Friday he will not seek re-election next year. Reid, who was first elected to the Senate in 1986, recently suffered serious eye and facial injuries in an accident while exercising.

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Stocks fluctuated throughout much of the trading session on Friday but managed to end the day on the upside due to some late-day buying interest. The gains on the day partly offset the losses posted in the four previous sessions.

Pope-Obama-032615.jpg Pope Francis will visit the White House later this year as part of his week-long tour of the U.S., White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest revealed on Thursday. Earnest said President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will welcome the pope to the White House on Wednesday, September 23rd.
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uscapitol-062509_27Mar15.jpg After enduring hours of votes on numerous amendments, the Senate narrowly voted early Friday morning to approve the budget plan put forth by Republicans. The Senate voted 52 to 46 in favor the GOP budget proposal, with the vote largely coming down along party lines.
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EEP12-011515_25Mar15.jpgBusiness confidence survey data from Germany is due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.
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A newly discovered gene could hold the key to a specific form of severe autism found in some girls, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's Institute of Genetic Medicine. The gene, called CTNND2, is central in the creation of the protein delta-catenin, which plays a large role in the nervous system.
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Stocks may move to the downside in early trading on Friday, adding to the losses posted in the four previous sessions. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 26 points.
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Canadian smart phone maker BlackBerry Ltd. on Friday reported a turnaround to profit in the fourth quarter, helped by cost-cutting efforts that more than offset a decline in revenues. Adjusted earnings per share beat analysts' expectations, while revenues missed their estimates. Looking ahead, the company continues to target sustainable profitability on an adjusted basis during fiscal 2016.
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Scientist have unearthed fossil remains of monster salamanders that is said to have roamed the earth about 230 million years ago. The salamander, known as metoposaurus algvarnesis, is an animal that has a head like a toilet seat with hundreds of sharp teeth and the size of a car. The fossils of the...
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Proteon Therapeutics Inc. (PRTO), a company developing novel, first-in-class therapeutics to address the medical needs of patients with kidney and vascular diseases, announced positive results from a long-term analysis of more than three years of follow-up... More
Elections in parts of Nigeria have been extended until Sunday after delays and a number of attacks. Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission or INEC said it has been monitoring field reports on the accreditation process since the commencement...
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Gamestop-032715.jpg Video-game retailer GameStop Corp., which is grappling with lower sales at its core video games business, plans to expand its Technology Brands segment that provides growth opportunities in the consumer electronics and wireless markets. The Technology Brands segment includes stores that sell AT&T wireless plans and Apple products.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
03/27/15 10:0Unemployment RateFEB Mexico
03/27/15 10:0Univ. of Mich. Consumer Confidence IndexMAR United States
03/27/15 10:0ExportsFEB P Mexico
03/27/15 10:0ImportsFEB P Mexico
03/27/15 10:0Trade BalanceFEB P Mexico
03/27/15 9:30CB Coincidence IndexFEB Eurozone
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
06/22/2015BMYOpdivo (BLA)FDA decision on Opdivo for the treatment of patients with advanced squamous non-small cell lung cancer after prior therapy
05/27/2015SLXPXIFAXAN 550 mg tablets (sNDA)FDA decision on XIFAXAN for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea
05/27/2015SLXPXIFAXAN (sNDA)FDA decision on XIFAXAN he treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea or IBS-D
05/13/2015KYTHATX-101 (NDA)FDA decision on ATX-101 for improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe submental fullness
04/30/2015THRXBREO ELLIPTA (sNDA)FDA decision on BREO ELLIPTA for the once-daily treatment for asthma in patients aged 12 years and older
Complete FDA Calendar