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Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has acquired a 9.9 percent stake in the company that owns the iconic Empire State Building, which was once the world's tallest building. Empire State Realty Trust Inc. (ESRT), which owns the 102 storied, 1,454-foot skyscraper,...

Producer prices in Japan were up 0.4 percent on year in July, the Bank of Japan said on Thursday. That beat expectations for an increase of 0.1 percent following the 0.2 percent gain in June. On a monthly basis, process also jumped 0.4 percent following...


North Carolina is increasingly seen as a swing state, and the results of a new Monmouth University Poll suggest the presidential election in the Tar Heel State is once again likely to be tight. Forty-four percent of likely North Carolina voters support...


Asian stock markets are mixed on Thursday as investors treaded cautiously ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, that starts later in the day. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will speak on Friday at the symposium...


A problem with his alarm clock led to Norman Reedus once getting completely naked on the set of "The Walking Dead." The tidbit was revealed during a commentary track on the new "The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season" Blu-ray release. On the...

Phill-GDP-081816.jpg The Philippine economy grew at a faster pace in the second quarter on government spending ahead of the general election. Gross domestic product expanded 7 percent in the second quarter from a year ago, faster than the revised 6.8 percent growth in the first three months, the Philippine Statistics Authority said Thursday.
Kingfisher-081816.jpg Home improvement retailer Kingfisher PLC reported Thursday higher sales in its second quarter, with improved performance mainly in the UK, France, and Poland. Looking ahead, the company said it remains cautious on the short-term outlook.
AsianMarket-112614_18Aug16.jpg Asian stocks closed mixed yet again on Thursday, as a firmer yen and weakness in global oil markets despite an unexpected drawdown in U.S. crude and gasoline stocks took some of the shine off the minutes from the Federal Reserve's July monetary policy...
ZOES-081716.jpg Zoe's Kitchen, Inc. (ZOES) is gearing for yet another earnings beat. We believe that the company is likely to beat second-quarter earnings estimates by a double-digit percentage, when it reports earnings on Monday Aug 22, after market close.
HillaryClinton-campaign1-082416.jpg North Carolina is increasingly seen as a swing state, and the results of a new Monmouth University Poll suggest the presidential election in the Tar Heel State is once again likely to be tight. Forty-four percent of likely North Carolina voters support Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, while 42 percent back Republican nominee Donald Trump.
SenatorFlake-082416.jpg Republican Senator Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., has predicted that GOP nominee Donald Trump will lose the presidential election unless he changes the tone of his campaign. During a town hall at one of Allstate's corporate campuses on Tuesday, Flake also questioned whether Trump deserves to win.
New data collected by researchers at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine may have shed new light on the female orgasm. The origins of the female orgasm have long eluded researchers, who now claim that recasting the phenomenon's ancient history may be the key. By expanding their research of the orgasm to earlier species the researchers may have discovered a possible link.
The Thai stock market has alternated between positive and negative finishes through the last five trading days since the end of the three-day slide in which it had surrendered more than 20 points or 1.4 percent. The Stock Exchange of Thailand settled just above the 1,545-point plateau, although the market...
LoopUp Group, a UK-based startup that provides software technology for conference calls and remote meetings, on Wednesday became the first technology company to float shares on the London Stock Exchange since Britain's decision to leave the European Union. LoopUP raised £8.5 million by selling shares...
Novartis (NVS) announced the Phase III EXPAND study, evaluating the efficacy and safety of oral, once-daily, BAF312 or siponimod in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis or SPMS, met its primary endpoint of a reduction in the risk of disability progression,... More
iphone-082316.jpg Apple Inc. is planning to launch three new iPhone models in 2017, including a premium handset with a curved display, the Nikkei Asian Review reported Monday, citing sources familiar with Apple's plans. The new iPhone models will reportedly include a 4.7-inch model, a 5.5-inch model and the premium handset that will be either 5.5 inches or larger.
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
11/16/16VRX, VRX.TOBrodalumab (BLA)FDA decision on Brodalumab for treatment of patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
11/16/16DVAXHEPLISAV-B (BLA)FDA panel review of HEPLISAV-B for immunization of adults against hepatitis B infection
11/12/16GILDTenofovir Alafenamide (TAF) (NDA)FDA decision on TAF for treatment of chronic hepatitis B
11/11/16BMYOpdivo (sBLA)FDA decision on Opdivo for previously treated recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
11/05/16AMGNEnbrel (sBLA) FDA decision on Enbrel for the expanded use to treat pediatric patients with chronic severe plaque psoriasis.
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