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While reporting a wider loss for the first quarter, Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) said it has decided to "aggressively evaluate" all potential alternatives for its top brands - Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard or KCD, and the Sears Home Services or SHS businesses. According...

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Consumer sentiment in the U.S. improved by less than initially estimated in the month of May, according to a report released by the University of Michigan on Friday, although the consumer sentiment index remained at an eleven-month high.

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Speaking at the site of the world's first atomic bombing in Hiroshima, Japan, U.S. President Barack Obama urged humanity to learn from the mistakes of the past in an effort to make war less likely and cruelty less easily accepted.

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Stocks have moved moderately higher in morning trading on Friday after ending the previous session roughly flat. With the upward move, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 have reached their best intraday levels in about a month.

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After 15 months of marriage, Amber Heard has filed for divorce from Johnny Depp. Court records show that Heard believes the couple have "irreconcilable differences" and that Heard is seeking spousal support from Depp. It's believed Depp and Heard...

Prescriptions of opioids have dropped in the U.S. for the first time in twenty years, according to a new study from researchers at research group IMS Health. The firm finds that opioid prescriptions have dipped about 12 percent since 2014 and declines...

wallstreet-112814_20May16.jpg After moving notably higher early in the session, stocks continue to turn in a strong performance in mid-day trading on Friday. The strength on the day comes on the heels of a recent downward trend for the markets.
bernie-052016.jpg Democratic leaders have expressed concerns about whether Bernie Sanders supporters will get behind Hillary Clinton, but the results of a new Gallup poll suggest the rank and file are not worried about the ongoing campaign damaging the party.
trump-052016.jpg While the Wall Street Journal has not always been the biggest fan of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, the newspaper's editorial board praised the real estate tycoon's list of potential Supreme Court nominees.
wallstreet2-121214_20May16.jpg While buying interest waned as the day progressed, stocks managed to end the trading session on Friday mostly higher. The buying interest on the day came on the heels of the downtrend shown by the markets over the past few weeks.
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Obama-052716.jpg Speaking at the site of the world's first atomic bombing in Hiroshima, Japan, U.S. President Barack Obama urged humanity to learn from the mistakes of the past in an effort to make war less likely and cruelty less easily accepted.
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hatch-senate-052616.jpg Reflecting Republican intransigence on Merrick Garland's nomination to the Supreme Court, Senator Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, reacted to a meeting with the federal appeals court judge before it had taken place.
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Durablegoods-052616.jpgPartly reflecting a jump in orders for commercial aircraft and parts, the Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing that new orders for U.S. manufactured goods surged up by much more than expected in April. The Commerce Department said durable goods orders shot up by 3.4 percent.
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Prescriptions of opioids have dropped in the U.S. for the first time in twenty years, according to a new study from researchers at research group IMS Health. The firm finds that opioid prescriptions have dipped about 12 percent since 2014 and declines in prescriptions have occurred in 49 states since 2013. "The deaths are still - have still been rising."
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The Canadian stock market is rising in early trade Friday. The market rallied earlier this week, but closed near the unchanged level yesterday. Healthcare and information technology stocks are among the best performing stocks this morning, while mining and gold stocks are lagging behind. Investors...
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Taiwanese electronics assembler Foxconn Technology Group has replaced 60,000 workers at a factory in China with robots, according to a report in the South China Morning Post. However, the company, which is a major supplier to Apple and Samsung, expects to maintain a significant workforce in China.
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AstraZeneca (AZN.L, AZN) announced positive results from the Phase III FALCON trial comparing fulvestrant 500mg to anastrozole 1mg for the treatment of locally-advanced or metastatic breast cancer, in postmenopausal women who have not had prior hormonal... More
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to postpone a consumption tax hike scheduled for next April over fears that it would derail efforts to boost prices, the Nikkei business daily reported Saturday. Abe is likely to deliberate more on the matter...
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facebook-052416.jpg Social network giant Facebook (FB) has announced changes to the way it runs its trending stories list to avoid political bias despite its internal probe found no evidence that it was happening. There will be more training for staff and the feed will no longer rely on a list of news organisations to validate subjects. This means it will eliminate the "Media 1K" list, the list of RSS feeds used to
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
05/27/16 10:0Univ. of Mich. Consumer Confidence IndexMAY United States
05/27/16 9:0Unemployment RateAPR Mexico
05/27/16 8:30GDP (Q-o-Q)Q1 United States
05/27/16 8:30GDP (Y-o-Y)Q1 United States
05/27/16 8:30GDP Deflator (Q-o-Q)Q1 United States
05/27/16 8:30Personal Consumption Expenditure (Q-o-Q)Q1 United States
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
08/24/16AMGNEtelcalcetide (NDA)FDA decision on Etelcalcetide for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with CKD on hemodialysis
08/17/16PTLAAndexanet alfa (BLA)FDA decision on Andexanet alfa as Factor Xa inhibitor antidote
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
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