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Alphabet's subsidiary Loon LLC has secured its first commercial deal - to deliver 4G internet access to remote areas of Kenya using high-altitude balloons. Loon will partner with Telkom Kenya to deliver connectivity to parts of Kenya. Telkom Kenya...

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The UK budget deficit narrowed in June on higher revenue and lower expenditure and public borrowing for the quarter ended June reached its lowest level since 2007, the Office for National Statistics reported Friday. Public sector net borrowing, excluding...

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Previous presidents have largely refrained from commenting on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy, but President Donald Trump once again addressed the issue in posts on Twitter on Friday. Trump suggested the Fed's plan to gradually raise interest...

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Stocks have moved modestly higher over the course of morning trading on Friday, rebounding following the pullback seen in the previous session. The major averages have all climbed into positive territory, although buying interest remains somewhat subdued. Currently,...

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American legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather is the world's highest-paid entertainer, according to Forbes magazine. He earned $285 million in pretax earnings across a 12-month period beginning 1 June 2017, almost entirely on the strength of his August...

wallstreet-112414_13jul18.jpg After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks continue to turn in a relatively lackluster performance in mid-day trading on Friday. Despite the choppy trading, the Nasdaq reached a new record high and the S&P 500 reached its best intraday level in over five months.
wilbur-ross-071318.jpg Facing criticism from the government's top ethics watchdog, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross revealed Thursday he will sell all of his remaining stock holdings. A well-known investor prior to joining President Donald Trump's administration, Ross acknowledged making inadvertent errors in completing the divestitures required by his ethics agreement.
rodrosenstein-071318.jpg Days before President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, special counsel Robert Mueller has obtained an indictment against 12 Russian intelligence officers for crimes intended to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.
mcdonalds-071318.jpg Over 100 people have been reported sick in Illinois and Iowa linked to McDonald's salads. The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed about 90 cases of cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness caused by the microscopic Cyclospora parasite....
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trump-cpac-072018.jpg Previous presidents have largely refrained from commenting on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy, but President Donald Trump once again addressed the issue in posts on Twitter on Friday. Trump suggested the Fed's plan to gradually raise interest rates could hurt recent economic progress.
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election-commission-071918.jpg Following the recent indictment of twelve Russian intelligence officers for crimes intended to interfere with the 2016 presidential election, Democratic lawmakers have been looking to provide an increase in funding for election security. House Republicans...
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ukflag-july20.jpgPublic sector finance data from the UK is due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is scheduled to issue Germany's producer price figures. Economists forecast producer prices to rise 3 percent annually in June, faster than May's 2.7 percent increase....
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Women are said to experience a more severe outcome from influenza A virus infection and recover slower than men, even when the viral load is the same in both the genders.
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The Canadian stock market is down in early trade Friday, with weakness spread across all sectors. Concerns over global trade are overshadowing some positive Canadian economic data. Data from Statistics Canada showed that consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent on a seasonally adjusted monthly basis in...
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General Electric Co (GE) reported second-quarter adjusted EPS of $0.19, down 10% year-over-year. The company said it posted strong performance in Aviation, Healthcare, & Corporate partly offset by lower Power, Renewables, & Capital earnings. Adjusted industrial EPS was $0.21, a decline of 9%. On average,...
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The Supreme Court of India has set September 11 as the final hearing date on a set of writ petitions challenging the central bank's ban on the country's commercial banks from providing services to investors in digital currencies. The apex court resumed hearing on petition by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) Friday. After hearing some arguments from IAMAI and the Reserve Bank, Read More
Today's Daily Dose brings you news about the IPO of a cannabis firm; stock offerings of Evolus and Cara, upcoming regulatory catalyst of Immunomedics and an update on CTI Biopharma's Type B meeting with the FDA for its lead product candidate Pacritinib. Read More
Valsartan, an active pharmaceutical ingredient in drugs used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, has been making headlines over the past two weeks for all the wrong reasons. Read More
telecom-july20.jpg Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) issued a directive to telecom operators to use blockchain technology to curb pesky telemarketing calls and SMSs, which are made despite the "Do Not Disturb" choice of customers. A draft regulation to this effect was notified on May 29 and was open for comments up to June 11 before releasing the final regulation.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
07/20/18 9:30CB Coincidence IndexMAY France
07/20/18 9:30CB Leading IndexMAY France
07/20/18 9:0Consumer Confidence IndexJUL Belgium
07/20/18 8:30Retail Sales (M-o-M)MAY Canada
07/20/18 8:30Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)MAY Canada
07/20/18 8:30Retail Sales - Ex. Auto (M-o-M)MAY Canada
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
10/06/18AKCAInotersen (NDA)FDA decision on Tegsedi (Inotersen) for hereditary TTR amyloidosis (hATTR)
10/06/18IONSInotersen (NDA)FDA decision on Tegsedi (Inotersen) for hereditary TTR amyloidosis (hATTR)
10/05/18ACORINBRIJA (NDA)FDA decision on INBRIJA as a treatment for symptoms of OFF periods in people with Parkinson’s disease taking a carbidopa/levodopa regimen.
10/05/18VSTM Duvelisib (NDA)FDA decision on Duvelisib for relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL)
10/04/18RHHBYHEMLIBRA (sBLA)FDA decision on HEMLIBRA (emicizumab-kxwh) for hemophilia A without factor VIII inhibitors
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