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Walmart Inc. (WMT) is expanding two-day shipping and in-store returns to millions of items sold by third-party sellers on its website, just ahead of the busy holiday shopping season. The company noted that these major improvements to its marketplace will...


Euro area banks expect further increase in demand for loans from businesses and households in the fourth quarter, the results of the latest Bank Lending Survey of the European Central Bank showed on Tuesday. Banks expect a continued increase in demand...


President Donald Trump said the United States will build up its nuclear arsenal to put pressure on Russia, which, according to him, is not adhering to an arms control treaty they agreed with Washington. Trump made this statement two days after announcing...


After closing mixed for two straight sessions, stocks are likely to come under pressure in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 380 points.


Northern Ireland's Anna Burns won this year's Man Booker Prize for her novel, "Milkman." Anna, 56, becomes the first Northern Irish writer, and the first woman since 2013, to win the prestigious world literature award. Milkman is Anna's third...

wallstreet-aug15_16oct18.jpg Stocks have moved significantly higher in morning trading on Tuesday after ending the previous session mostly lower. The major averages have climbed firmly into positive territory, more than offsetting yesterday's losses.
cryptocurrency-oct16.jpg Cryptocurrencies were a mixed bag Tuesday morning after a strong showing a day earlier apparently on fears that the controversial stablecoin Tether was likely to fail in maintaining its 1:1 peg to the dollar. Bitcoin was trading lower, while Ethereum was rising. Tether, which trades with the symbol USDT, recovered early Tuesday and was trading at $0.98 as of 10.46 am ET on CoinMarketCap.
bitpay2-101618.jpg Bitcoin payment processor BitPay will now start providing merchants and businesses the option to receive the settlement for their payments using two recently launched stable coins - Gemini Dollars (GUSD) and Circle USD Coin (USDC).The ERC20-based stable coins, issued by regulated cryptocurrency exchanges Gemini and Circle, are backed 1:1 by the value of US dollars and held at FDIC insured banks.
lyft-subscription-101618.jpg Ride-hailing company Lyft introduced a new monthly subscription plan that offers free or discounted rides for a price of $299 every 30 days. Passengers can subscribe to the monthly plan, starting today. It will be available to everyone in the U.S. by the end of the week. With an All-Access Plan, riders can get 30 rides each month worth up to $15 each.
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greggianforte-101918.jpg Despite the recent attention on the safety of journalists after the apparent murder of Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi, President Donald Trump on Thursday offered praise for a Republican Congressman accused of assaulting a reporter last year.
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billnelson-102218.jpg Democratic Senator Bill Nelson, D-Fla., continues to lead Republican Governor Rick Scott in the closely watched Florida Senate race, according to the results of a new Quinnipiac University poll released on Monday.
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singaporeflag-oct23.jpgSingapore's headline consumer price inflation was unchanged in September, while the core figure eased, preliminary data from Statistics Singapore and the Monetary Authority of Singapore showed on Tuesday. The consumer price index rose 0.7 percent year-on-year, same as in August. Economists had expected a slightly higher figure of 0.8 percent.
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The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a sharply lower opening on Tuesday following the mixed performances seen in the two previous sessions. Substantial weakness in the overseas markets is likely to weigh on Wall Street amid worries about global economic growth and mounting geopolitical tensions. A...
U.S. cryptocurrency lender Genesis Global Trading disbursed $553 million worth of crypto loans since March this year, the company's quarterly report shows. Loans were issued to more than 60 corporate borrowers, mainly hedge funds, trading firms and companies that use digital currencies as working capital. The Los Angeles-based company said that currently, a total of $130 million in active loans Read More
As we head into another month of new drug approvals, it's time to take a look at some of the FDA-related news that grabbed headlines in September. Seeking to curb the sharp rise in the number of teens using e-cigarettes, the FDA, has expanded its Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan, which was first introduced last April. Read More
Promise Pharmacy is voluntarily recalling one lot of Prednisolone and Gatifloxacin Ophthalmic Solution 1%/0.5% sterile, 3ml vials, due to presence of unidentified small particulate floating in the solution. According to the FDA, Lot Number 09042018@2, Exp. 12/03/2018 is the affected lot. Read More
visa-b2b-102318.jpg Payment processing giant Visa is set to implement a blockchain-based digital identity system for its B2B Connect cross-border payments platform. Visa B2B Connect, scheduled for launch in the first quarter of 2019, is a distributed ledger-based platform which provides financial institutions a fast and secure way to process high value cross border business-to-business payments globally.
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10/23/18 10:0Consumer Confidence IndexOCT Eurozone
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
01/18/19IMMUSacituzumab govitecan (BLA)FDA decision on Sacituzumab govitecan for treatment of metastatic triple-negative breast cancer
01/05/19ACORINBRIJA (NDA)FDA decision on INBRIJA as a treatment for symptoms of OFF periods in people with Parkinson’s disease taking a carbidopa/levodopa regimen.
12/31/18PTLAAndexxa Prior Approval Supplement FDA decision on Andexxa for patients treated with rivaroxaban and apixaban, when reversal of anticoagulation is needed
12/24/18RHHBYBaloxavir Marboxil (NDA)FDA decision on Baloxavir Marboxil for the treatment of acute, uncomplicated influenza in people 12 years and older
12/21/18SHPG, SHP.LPrucalopride (NDA)FDA decision on Prucalopride as a potential once-daily treatment option for chronic idiopathic constipation in adults
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