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Brewer Constellation Brands Inc (STZ, STZ-B) will invest C$5 billion, or $4 billion, in Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp. (CGC) as part of an expansion of the two companies' strategic partnership, the companies said Wednesday. Shares of Canopy...

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Retail sales from the UK and foreign trade from euro area are due on Thursday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Germany's wholesale prices are due for July. Prices had advanced 3.4 percent on year in June.

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A Quinnipiac University National Poll showing Democrats with a notable lead over Republicans on a generic ballot suggests President Donald Trump may hurt the GOP's chances of maintaining control of the House in the midterm elections.

European stocks may open higher on Thursday after China announced that a delegation would travel to the United States later this month for trade talks. The last round of formal trade negotiations in June failed to make much progress, resulting in a...

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has decided to introduce a new category of Oscar award - for outstanding achievement in popular film. This is one of the three changes that the board of governors has approved in its Tuesday night meeting...

pharma-daily-080818.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about FDA panel vote on Paratek Pharma's antibiotic Omadacycline; Rite Aid calling off merger with privately held Albertsons Companies; United Therapeutics' settlement of patent litigation with Watson Laboratories Inc., relating to Tyvaso; Otonomy's anticipated events, and second quarter financial results of Nektar and Novavax.
chinainflation-aug9.jpg China's inflation accelerated on higher food and non-food prices, but remained well within the government's target and producer price inflation slowed in July, giving space for monetary policy adjustment. Consumer price inflation rose to 2.1 percent in July from 1.9 percent in June, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Thursday.
asian-markets1_09aug18.jpg Asian stocks ended mixed on Thursday after China announced retaliatory tariffs against the United States, raising concerns over the escalation of the trade war between the world's top two economies. A slump in oil prices overnight and the U.S. announcement...
markets-111714_09aug18.jpg European stocks fell on Thursday, as investors remained focused on the U.S.-China trade spat as well as the new U.S. sanctions on Russia. The Russian rouble sank to hover near its lowest level in nearly two years and the Turkish lira hit a fresh record...
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jeff-sessions-081418.jpg President Donald Trump took another swipe at the nation's top law enforcement officer in a post on Twitter on Tuesday, seeming to blame Attorney General Jeff Sessions for the ongoing investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
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donald-trump3-081518.jpg A Quinnipiac University National Poll showing Democrats with a notable lead over Republicans on a generic ballot suggests President Donald Trump may hurt the GOP's chances of maintaining control of the House in the midterm elections.
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Thalidomide babies or Thalidomide disaster. Do these terms sound familiar? Understanding the mechanism of Thalidomide-induced birth defects has always been of interest to the scientific community. Now, scientists at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have finally found an answer.
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Indian shares opened modestly lower on Thursday as weak trade balance data and concerns about Turkey's financial crisis overshadowed positive developments in U.S.-China trade talks. The benchmark BSE Sensex was down 133 points or 0.35 percent at 37,718 in early trade while the broader Nifty index...
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Walmart Inc. said Wednesday it is partnering with Ellen DeGeneres to introduce a new women's fashion line as the retail giant focuses on broadening its fashion assortment to compete with Amazon.com Inc. and Target Corp. Ellen DeGeneres is a comedian, TV personality, style-icon and LGBT activist. She starred in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998.
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Cryptocurrencies have recovered and are trending upward Tuesday morning, after sliding sharply a day earlier. Bitcoin rebounded and is trading above $6,000. Some analysts attributed the rebound to the expiration of the CBOE Bitcoin futures on Wednesday. Read More
Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Actinium's immediate catalyst; CEL-SCI Corp' progress in phase III Multikine study; PetIQ's upbeat outlook; Motif Bio's regulatory catalyst and ViewRay's stock offering. Read More
The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector. Read More
barclays-081518.jpg British bank Barclays announced a two-day hackathon event dubbed the "2018 Barclays DerivHack" to find the best blockchain-based solutions to increase the efficiency of derivatives contracts processing. Barclays is partnering with Deloitte, International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), and Thomson Reuters to sponsor the event.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
08/16/18 2:0Wholesale Price Index (Y-o-Y)JUL Germany
08/16/18 2:0Wholesale Price Index (M-o-M)JUL Germany
08/16/18 0:30Unemployment RateJUL Netherland
08/16/18 Monetary Policy Meeting- Indonesia
08/16/18 Interest Rate Decision- Indonesia
08/15/18 21:30Unemployment RateJUL Australia
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
11/09/18MRKKEYTRUDA (sBLA)FDA decision on KEYTRUDA as a treatment for previously treated patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma
11/05/18EYPT Durasert (NDA)FDA decision on Durasert for posterior segment uveitis
11/05/18EYPTDurasert micro-insert (NDA)FDA decision on Durasert micro-insert for non-infectious posterior segment uveitis
11/03/18CHRSCHS-1701 (Resubmitted BLA)FDA decison on CHS-1701, a biosimilar version of Neulasta
11/03/18ACRXDSUVIA (Resubmitted NDA)FDA decision on DSUVIA for the management of acute moderate to severe pain in adults in medically monitored settings
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