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Carnival said it has obtained U.S. approval to begin cruises to Cuba. The announcement by the cruise operator follows the recent restoration of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba.

Japan had a current account surplus of 1.880 trillion yen in May, the ministry of Finance said on Wednesday. That topped expectations for a surplus of 1.570 trillion yen following the 1.326 trillion yen surplus in April. The trade balance reflected...

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Negotiators for Iran and six major world powers have agreed to once again extend talks regarding a deal to address Iran's nuclear program. The negotiations will be extended until the end of the week, marking the second extension after the talks exceeded the original June 30th deadline.

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Stock futures point to a higher open on Wednesday following four consecutive sessions of losses. With Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras failing to present EU leaders with a detailed reform blueprint at a meeting of finance ministers on Tuesday, frustrated...

Hillaryclinton-041112_07Jul15.jpg Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton spoke out in support of debt-laden Puerto Rico on Tuesday, arguing that the island commonwealth deserves "a fair shot at success."
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reid-070215.jpg Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., touted Thursday's monthly jobs report as a sign of economic progress but said his Republican colleagues could be doing more to help American workers.
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Some people may react more severely to poison ivy than others, according to a new study from researchers at Pennsylvania State University at Hershey. The researchers collected data about the varying degrees of severity that arise from poison ivy rashes. They discovered that about one in every four people has no reaction at all to the rash, which occurs as a result of contacting urushiol oil.
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The Indian markets opened on a cautious note Wednesday, taking cues from weak Asian markets as concerns related to the Greek debt crisis and the stock market turmoil in China sapped investors' appetite for risk. EU leaders gave Greece until Sunday to come up with credible new proposals in return...
Swiss drug giant Novartis AG (NVS) said Tuesday that its Entresto drug, previously known as LCZ696, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, in which the heart muscle... More
The Greek government announced on Monday that Euclid Tsakalotos, who was minister of international financial relations, will be the country's new Finance Minister. He replaces Yanis Varoufakis, who earlier in the day announced he is resigning despite...
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Obama-Solar-070715.jpg The White House on Tuesday unveiled a new plan to improve the access of solar energy power to low and middle-income families in order to cut energy costs, address climate change and promote clean energy. The new initiative plans to unlock access to...
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
07/08/15 2:30Bank of France Business SentimentJUN France
07/08/15 2:0ExportsMAY Finland
07/08/15 2:0ImportsMAY Finland
07/08/15 2:0Trade BalanceMAY Finland
07/08/15 1:0Eco Watchers Survey: CurrentJUN Japan
07/08/15 1:0Eco Watchers Survey; OutlookJUN Japan
Complete Economic Calendar
FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
09/08/2015GEVAKanuma (BLA)FDA decision on Kanuma for the treatment of lysosomal acid lipase deficiency
09/05/2015TSROOral Rolapitant (NDA)FDA decision on oral Rolapitant for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
09/05/2015TSROOral Rolapitant (NDA)FDA decision on Oral Rolapitant for prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (C
08/27/2015AMGNEvolocumab (BLA)FDA decision on Evolocumab for the treatment of high cholesterol
08/27/2015BMYOpdivo (sBLA)FDA decision on Opdivo for expanded use in treating previously untreated patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma.
Complete FDA Calendar