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Walmart Inc. (WMT) reported fourth-quarter adjusted profit per share of $1.33 compared to $1.30, prior year. On average, 29 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $1.37 for the quarter. Analysts' estimates...

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Germany's economic confidence declined less-than-expected in January, survey results from the Mannheim-based think tank ZEW showed Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment dropped to 17.8 points in February from 20.4 in January. Though the...

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President Donald Trump has ridiculed media celebrity Oprah Winfrey over her performance in a panel discussion on CBS' "60 Minutes." "Just watched a very insecure Oprah Winfrey, who at one point I knew very well, interview a panel of people on 60 Minutes....

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Firmer oil prices and the dollar recovery ahead of the FOMC meeting minutes coming out tomorrow helped to lift European stocks higher on Tuesday, although U.K stocks fell slightly in view of disappointing earnings updates from the likes of HSBC Holdings...

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, a drama that depicts the story of a woman seeking justice for her daughter's murder, has won top five honors at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) night. "Three Billboards" was named Best Film and Outstanding...

EUwatchdogs-Crypto-warning-021318.jpg Three European Union regulators have issued a warning to consumers across the EU related to investing and trading in virtual currencies. The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) for securities (ESMA), banking (EBA), as well as insurance and pensions (EIOPA) have in a release stated that Bitcoin and other virtual currencies "have shown clear signs of a pricing bubble".
Pence-Omarosa-021318.jpg Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman has issued a dire warning against Vice President Mike Pence. In her opinion, he is worse than President Donald Trump. Speaking on a CBS reality TV program, she said all those who are wishing for impeachment of Trump might want to reconsider if they come to know about his deputy. "We would be begging for days of Trump back if Pence became President
wallstreet2-121214_13Feb18.jpg Following the strength seen in the previous session, stocks may move back to the downside in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 147 points.
cryptocurrencies2-021318.jpg Bitcoin lost its value by more than 4 percent in trading Tuesday. After opening at $8925, the price dropped to trade as low as $8370. After plunging below $6,000 last week, the most popular crypto currency has been showing signals of recovery.
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DonaldJTrump3-021618.jpg Following another deadly mass shooting, President Donald Trump avoided the topic of gun control in remarks about the tragic incident in Parkland, Florida. Trump said Thursday his administration is working closely with local authorities to investigate the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which left 17 people dead.
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MittRomney-021618.jpg Ending weeks of speculation, former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney officially announced Friday that he is running for Senate in Utah. Romney indicated in a video announcing his campaign that he would seek to bring Utah's values and lessons to Washington.
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Singapore-Budget-021918.jpgSingapore plans to raise existing taxes to strengthen the city-state's fiscal footing to meet growing expenditure needs and to prepare for unforeseen events, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said in his budget speech on Monday. Heng said the government intends to lift the Goods and Services Tax by two percentage points, to 9 percent from 7 percent, sometime in the period 2021-2025.
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There are a number of interesting facts about naked mole rats, which are natives to East Africa. Of the many interesting facts about naked mole rats, their long cancer-free life has puzzled researchers. The lifespan of naked mole rats is 10-30 years, while its cousins - rat and mice- can live only up to 4 years, and are very prone to tumors.
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Indian shares succumbed to selling pressure for the third day running Tuesday as worries intensified about fallout from a $1.77 billion fraud at Punjab National Bank and investors waited for the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting for clues on the U.S. rate outlook. The benchmark BSE Sensex...
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The week that went by was a bit disappointing in terms of drug development for Alzheimer's and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Let's take a look at the pharma stocks and upcoming events to keep an ear out for in the coming week.
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Malaysian fintech firm HelloGold Foundation announced Islamic certification for its gold-backed cryptocurrency GOLDX, which was launched on February 1. The company also plans to launch its online gold platform in Thailand later this year. GOLDX is Ethereum ERC20 token backed by 99.99% investment-grade gold independently vaulted in Singapore. Read More
Today's Daily Dose brings you news about the regulatory catalysts for Akcea; public offering of Amicus' shares; priority review of Agios' Ivosidenib NDA; FDA panel's feedback on the expanded indication for Pacira's EXPAREL, and United Therapeutics' patent litigation with Actavis. Read More
Pilgrim's Pride Corp. is recalling approximately 101,310 pounds of ready-to-eat breaded chicken patties due to possible contamination of extraneous materials, specifically rubber. This problem was discovered after the firm received a customer complaint on Feb. 13, 2018. Meanwhile, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Read More
crypto-dailyroundup-022018.jpg Bitcoin has staged a strong rebound from the $6,000 low it reached early this month and the sentiment in the cryptocurrency market remains bullish. More on regulation front, Switzerland, which hosts a "crypto-valley", has released new guidelines for initial coin offerings, while the UK central bank chief said Bitcoin failed as a currency.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
02/20/18 8:30Wholesale Sales (M-o-M)JAN Canada
02/20/18 8:30Wholesale Sales (Y-o-Y)JAN Canada
02/20/18 8:0Industrial Production (M-o-M)JAN Poland
02/20/18 8:0Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)JAN Poland
02/20/18 8:0Manufacturing Production (M-o-M)JAN Poland
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
05/21/18DOVAAvatrombopag (NDA)FDA decision on Avatrombopag for the treatment of thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic liver disease
05/17/18AMGNAimovig (BLA)FDA decision on Aimovig for the prevention of migraine
05/08/18LPCNTLANDO (NDA resubmission)FDA decision on TLANDO for the proposed indication of testosterone replacement therapy in adult males for hypogonadism
05/01/18SGENADCETRIS (sBLA)FDA decision on expanded use of ADCETRIS for the frontline treatment of advanced classical Hodgkin lymphoma
04/30/18PGNXAzedra (NDA)FDA decision on Azedra for the treatment of malignant and/or recurrent pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma
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