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Industrial conglomerate General Electric Co. (GE), one of the original components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, has been replaced by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) in the blue-chip index. The change comes into effect prior to the open of trading...

New Zealand's gross domestic product was up 0.5 percent on quarter in the first three months of 2018, Statistics New Zealand said on Thursday. That was in line with expectations and down from 0.6 percent in the three month prior. On a yearly basis,...

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Facing widespread criticism over a policy that has led to children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump indicated Wednesday he plans to sign an executive order to address the issue. The executive order...

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Asian stocks finished on a mixed note Thursday as traders waited for Friday's OPEC meeting and new developments on global trade. Speculation of imminent monetary policy easing in China helped to limit overall losses to some extent. Chinese shares...

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Cinema Foundation for Rome (Fondazione Cinema per Roma) will confer veteran U.S. film maker Martin Scorsese with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Rome Film Fest. The award was announced jointly by director Antonio Monda and Laura Delli Colli,...

centralbank-june14.jpg China's central bank kept its short-term borrowing costs unchanged after the U.S. Federal Reserve decided to hike its rate for the second time this year. Major economic indicators suggested a slowdown in economic activity in May as lending curbs weigh on industrial activity. The People's Bank of China, on Thursday, maintained the 7-day reverse repo at 2.55 percent.
asianmarkets-112014_14jun18.jpg European stocks were subdued on Thursday as weaker-than-expected data from China weighed on the mining sector and investors waited to find whether the European Central Bank will make a decision about its stimulus program later in the day. On the data...
rippleceo-june14.jpg Brad Garlinghouse, Chief Executive Officer of cryptocurrency and payments start-up Ripple, claimed that Bitcoin is really controlled by China, according to financial news outlet TheStreet.com. He also said that blockchain, the underlying technology behind bitcoin and Ripple, will not disrupt banks, though it will play an important role in the way the system works.
retailsale-june14.jpg UK retail sales grew more than expected in May as warm weather and royal wedding boosted consumer spending. Retail sales volume including auto fuel, grew 1.3 percent month-on-month, following April's revised 1.8 percent increase, figures from the Office for National Statistics revealed Thursday. This was the second consecutive rise and much bigger than the expected 0.5 percent.
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trump-sign-062018.jpg Facing widespread criticism over a policy that has led to children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump indicated Wednesday he plans to sign an executive order to address the issue. The executive order...
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senator-manchin-200618.jpg President Donald Trump remains widely popular in West Virginia, but the results of a new Monmouth University Poll still show Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.V., leading his race for re-election in the state. The poll showed Manchin with a 48 percent...
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bitcoinpress-june20.jpgA nonprofit organization founded to promote free speech and freedom of the press has announced that it is accepting cryptocurrencies as donations to use for its activities and campaigns. The Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) said on its website that press freedom supporters and cryptocurrency enthusiasts can now make donations to the organization using Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoi
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One of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease is the presence of neurofibrillary tangles inside neurons - i.e., the cells that make up the brain and the nervous system. The neurofibrillary tangles are composed of mutated Tau protein. So Tau is an attractive target for developing a new Alzheimer's therapy.
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French stocks were modestly lower on Thursday as trade worries persisted and investors waited to see if OPEC and its allies would reach consensus on a deal to increase oil supply. The benchmark CAC 40 index was down 11 points or 0.20 percent at 5,361 in opening deals after declining 0.3 percent in...
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Industrial conglomerate General Electric Co., one of the original components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, has been replaced by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. in the blue-chip index. The change comes into effect prior to the open of trading on Tuesday, June 26. The 122-year-old Dow Jones Industrial Average, or simply the Dow, is a stock market index with 30 component companies.
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Carlos Torres Vila, CEO of the Spanish bank Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA or BBVA , warned that blockchain technology is not mature and faces significant challenges, el Economista reported. However, he believes the advantages of blockchain technology are so important to their business. Read More
Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Atossa's progress in phase I study of its proprietary topical Endoxifen in men; the three biopharmaceutical companies that are set to debut on the Nasdaq on June 21, 2018; Kindred Biosciences' financial position; FDA panel review date of Paratek's Omadacycline NDA, and STAAR Surgical's resolution of FDA warning letter. Read More
Shire plc (SHP.L, SHPG) announced the U.S. FDA has approved a label expansion for CINRYZE, making it available to help prevent angioedema attacks in children aged 6 years and older with hereditary angioedema. CINRYZE has been approved in the U.S. since... Read More
bbva-june21.jpg Carlos Torres Vila, CEO of the Spanish bank Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA or BBVA , warned that blockchain technology is not mature and faces significant challenges, el Economista reported. However, he believes the advantages of blockchain technology are so important to their business.
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06/21/18 5:0Wage Cost Index (M-o-M)MAY Iceland
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06/21/18 4:30PPI (M-o-M)MAY Slovenia
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09/16/18TEVAFremanezumab (BLA)FDA decision on Fremanezumab for the treatment of migraine
09/05/18RHHBYTECENTRIQ (sBLA)FDA decision on TECENTRIQ in combination with Avastin or bevacizumab, paclitaxel and carboplatin or chemotherapy for initial treatment of people with metastatic NSCLC
09/03/18ADMPSymjepi (sNDA)FDA decision on low dose Symjepi (0.15mg) for the emergency treatment of anaphylaxis
08/30/18AKCAVolanesorsen (NDA)FDA decision on Volanesorsen for the treatment of familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS).
08/28/18TTPHEravacycline (NDA) FDA decision on Eravacycline for the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections
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