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Twenty-First Century Fox reported a better-than-expected third-quarter profit, on growth at its cable and film entertainment business, partly offset by the absence of Super Bowl as well as currency headwinds.

Australia will on Thursday release unemployment data for April, highlighting a busy day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The jobless rate is expected to come in at 6.2 percent, up from 6.1 percent in March. The Australian economy is expected to...

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Looking to draw a sharp dividing line between herself and her potential Republican opponents, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton strongly declared her support for comprehensive immigration reform in remarks on Tuesday.

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Stocks moved mostly lower over the course of the trading day on Wednesday, extending the sell-off that was seen in the previous session. With the continued pullback on the day, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 fell to their worst closing levels in a month.

Hillary-050615.jpg Looking to draw a sharp dividing line between herself and her potential Republican opponents, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton strongly declared her support for comprehensive immigration reform in remarks on Tuesday.
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JimWright-050615.jpg Former House Speaker Jim Wright passed away Wednesday morning at a nursing home in Fort Worth, Texas. The longtime Democratic Congressman was 92.
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In recent years, unsupervised home births, meaning births at home without a midwife or doctor present, are on the rise, according to a new study. The study, set to be presented at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' annual meeting, shows that, from 2007 to 2012, more than 24 million births occurred in the United States, of which approximately 141,000 were home births.
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The European markets ended Wednesday's session with mixed results. Mixed economic reports, concerns over Greece and uncertainty ahead of Thursday's British general election had an impact on investor sentiment. Eurozone retails sales declined by more than anticipated, while Eurozone private sector growth...
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Daimler Trucks North America unveiled a self-driving truck at a ceremony on Tuesday evening at the historic Hoover Dam in southeastern Nevada. The company noted that the Freightliner Inspiration Truck is the world's first autonomous truck licensed to operate on an open public highway in the U.S.
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It is a universally accepted fact that no tobacco product is safe, and this warning message is made mandatory on all tobacco products. But Swedish Match AB, the largest manufacturer of chewing tobacco, which claims that its "Snus" presents substantially lower risks to health than cigarettes, has been seeking to revise the warning label on the product.
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AbbVie (ABBV) announced its investigational medicine venetoclax, an inhibitor of the B-cell lymphoma-2 protein, has been granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation by the FDA for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia in previously treated patients... More
Jean-Marie Le Pen, honorary president of France's National Front, has been suspended from the party. A disciplinary meeting of the far-right party's executive was convened on Monday after Jean-Marie Le Pen, the party's founder, repeated his view that...
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OculusRift-050615.jpg "The Rift delivers on the dream of consumer VR with compelling content, a full ecosystem, and a fully-integrated hardware/software tech stack," the Facebook-owned virtual reality technology firm said.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
05/06/15 21:35PMI CompositeAPR Japan
05/06/15 21:35PMI ServicesAPR Japan
05/06/15 21:30Employment ChangeAPR Australia
05/06/15 21:30Participation RateAPR Australia
05/06/15 21:30Unemployment RateAPR Australia
05/06/15 19:50Monetary Base (Y-o-Y)APR Japan
Complete Economic Calendar
FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
07/26/2015AMGNKyprolis (sNDA)FDA decision on Kyprolis for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma
07/24/2015REGNPraluent (BLA)FDA decision on Praluent for the treatment of patients with hypercholesterolemia
07/05/2015VRTXLumacaftor / Ivacaftor comboFDA decision on Lumacaftor / Ivacaftor combo in people with CF ages 12 and older who have two copies of the F508del mutation
06/22/2015BMYOpdivo (BLA)FDA decision on Opdivo for the treatment of patients with advanced squamous non-small cell lung cancer after prior therapy
06/10/2015AMGNRepatha (BLA)FDA panel to review Repatha for treatment of high cholesterol
Complete FDA Calendar