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German department store operator Metro AG reported Tuesday a loss for the second quarter that widened from last year, despite sales growth, hurt by goodwill impairment at Real Germany. The company also confirmed its outlook for financial year 2014/15.

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The Reserve Bank of Australia lowered its benchmark interest rate by a quarter point as inflation outlook provided the space for monetary policy easing. As expected by economists, the policy board governed by Glenn Stevens on Tuesday decided to cut the cash rate by 25 basis points to a record low of 2.00 percent, effective May 6.

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Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson officially launched his campaign for president on Monday, joining a growing list of candidates seeking the Republican nomination. Carson kicked off his campaign an event in his hometown of Detroit, telling supporters about his life growing up in poverty.

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Asian stocks mostly fell on Tuesday as concerns over slowing economic growth in China and a firmer dollar kept investors on edge amid a quiet day on the economic front. Trading volumes were relatively light because of holidays in Japan, South Korea and...

BenCarson-050415.jpg Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson officially launched his campaign for president on Monday, joining a growing list of candidates seeking the Republican nomination. Carson kicked off his campaign an event in his hometown of Detroit, telling supporters about his life growing up in poverty.
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Tomcotton-043015.jpg In a series of posts to Twitter, Arizona Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ariz., took aim at Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, accusing the high-ranking official of cowardice.
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Just one hour of television watching a day could drastically increase the risk of obesity for some kids, according to a new study from researchers at the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at the University of Virginia. For the study the researchers collected data on roughly 11,000 kids who took part in the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study between 2011 and 2012.
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The Indian markets opened lower on Tuesday as investors adopted a cautious stance following the previous session's sharp rally. The Asian markets are mixed ahead of the RBA monetary policy decision. The benchmark BSE Sensex is down 23 points or 0.08 percent at 27,467, while the broader Nifty index...
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For-profit college Corinthian Colleges, which had announced ceasing of operations last week, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday. The company listed $143 million in debt and less than $20 million in assets.
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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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The bench to bedside journey of drugs is no easy task. Some drug candidates never complete the journey while many make it to the finish line only after undergoing numerous obstacles. 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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Deadisland2-043015.jpg Dead Island 2, an upcoming survival horror video game, has been officially delayed to 2016 by developer Yager Development and publisher Deep Silver. "We know that our fans will be disappointed by this news, but by giving Dead Island 2 more time we...
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DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
05/05/15 5:0PPI (M-o-M)MAR Eurozone
05/05/15 5:0PPI (Y-o-Y)MAR Eurozone
05/05/15 4:30PMI ConstructionAPR UK
05/05/15 4:30Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)MAR Hong Kong
05/05/15 3:30Industrial Production (M-o-M)MAR Sweden
05/05/15 3:30Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)MAR Sweden
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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
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