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Oil company Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) on Friday reported a 63 percent fall in profit for the first quarter from last year, while Chevron Corp. (CVX) reported a loss for the quarter, both on lower revenues. The results were impacted by the fall in crude...

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With personal income rising faster than personal spending, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing that the U.S. personal savings rate jumped to its highest level in over a year in the month of March.

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Former House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, is clearly not a big fan of Senator Ted Cruz, R-Tex., and has offered a harsh description of the Republican presidential candidate. According to the Stanford Daily, Boehner made a face when specifically asked...

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Following the sell-off seen late in the previous session, stocks may see some further downside in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 69 points.

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Will Ferrell has signed on to play former president Ronald Reagan in a new movie called "Reagan," which plays on rumors of the commander-in-chief's flagging mental health during his second term. "When Ronald Reagan falls into dementia at the start...

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Children from lower income families suffering from allergies may suffer worse from their symptoms than those from higher income families, according to a new study from researchers at the Program for Maternal and Child Health at Northwestern Feinberg School...

Cameco-042216.jpg Weak uranium prices have forced Cameco Corp. to shut down its Rabbit Lake operation in Saskatchewan, resulting in 585 job cuts. The company also said it will scale down production at Cameco Resource's U.S. operations, costing 85 jobs. According...
earth-042216.jpg Even as the world celebrates Earth Day, the results of a Gallup poll showed a continued decrease in the number of Americans that identify as environmentalists. The poll found that 42 percent of Americans identify as environmentalists, down from 47 percent in 2000 and 63 percent in 1995.
wallstreet-112014_22Apr16.jpg With traders reacting negatively to earnings news from some big name tech companies, stocks have moved mostly lower in early trading on Friday. The major averages have slid into negative territory, adding to the losses posted in the previous session.
solarimpulse-042216.jpg Swiss long-range solar-powered plane has resumed its record-breaking journey without fuel across the Pacific Ocean into the United States mainland. After some uncertainty about the winds, Solar Impulse 2 set off from Hawaii shortly after dawn local time to San Francisco, Mountain View. Swiss psychiatrist and aeronaut Bertrand Piccard is at the controls during the 3 days and 3 nights flying without
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CarlyFiorina-042716.jpg In an effort to regain momentum in the Republican presidential race, Senator Ted Cruz, R-Tex., announced his choice of former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina as his vice president on Wednesday. Fiorina, who suspended her own campaign for president in February, endorsed Cruz in the GOP race in early March.
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femalemarine-042916.jpg In an unexpected move, members of the House Armed Services Committee have narrowly approved a measure that would require women to register for the military draft. The committee voted 32 to 30 in favor of the provision, which was included in a broader defense policy bill.
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GDPChart-042816.jpgEconomic growth in the U.S. slowed by even more than economists had anticipated in the first quarter, the Commerce Department revealed in a report on Thursday. The report said gross domestic product rose by 0.5 percent in the first quarter compared to the 1.4 percent increase in the fourth quarter.
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Children from lower income families suffering from allergies may suffer worse from their symptoms than those from higher income families, according to a new study from researchers at the Program for Maternal and Child Health at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. For the study the researchers reviewed data collected from 1,200 parents of food allergies.
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Canadian stocks may rise along with commodity prices Friday morning. Crude oil surged to a new yearly high approaching $47 a barrel, a potential boon for Canada's energy sector. Gold and silver prices also continued to surge. Imperial Oil Ltd. (IMO.TO) on Friday reported a first-quarter loss...
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LinkedIn Corp. (LNKD) on Thursday posted a loss for the first-quarter that widened from a year ago, hurt largely by higher operating costs. On an adjusted basis, earnings for the quarter improved and trumped Wall Street estimates, as revenues jumped 35 percent led by growth across all segments. Shares...
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Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) said Friday that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use or CHMP, the scientific committee of the European Medicines Agency or EMA, has adopted a positive opinion on the company's Marketing Authorization Application... More
Nintendo-042816.jpg Nintendo is planning to launch its home console "NX" in March next year. It will be next-gen successor to Wii U, launched four years back. Japanese multinational consumer electronics and software company headquartered in Kyoto, Japan has been keeping...
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
04/29/16 10:0Univ. of Mich. Consumer Confidence IndexAPR United States
04/29/16 9:45Chicago PMIAPR United States
04/29/16 9:0GDP (Q-o-Q)Q1 Belgium
04/29/16 9:0GDP (Y-o-Y)Q1 Belgium
04/29/16 8:30Employment Cost IndexQ1 United States
04/29/16 8:30Core PCE Deflator (M-o-M)MAR United States
Complete Economic Calendar
FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
07/24/16OCULDEXTENZA (NDA)FDA decision on DEXTENZA for the treatment of ocular pain following ophthalmic surgery
07/23/16MRKBezlotoxumab (BLA)FDA decision on Bezlotoxumab for prevention of C. difficile infection recurrence
07/22/16SHPG, SHP.LLifitegrast (NDA Resubmission)FDA decision on Lifitegrast for dry eye disease in adults
07/21/16ADMARI-002 (BLA)FDA decision on RI-002 for the primary immunodeficiency population
07/21/16NICXF.PKVESNEO (NDA)FDA decision on VESNEO for treatment of glaucoma
Complete FDA Calendar