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Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc., which is being acquired by rival Dollar Tree Inc., said Wednesday after the markets closed that its third quarter profit fell slightly from last year, due mainly to a higher effective tax rate. The company's quarterly earnings per share, excluding items, also came in below analysts' expectations.

Australia will on Thursday release May trade data, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The trade balance is expected to show a deficit of A$2.225 billion after posting a A$3.888 billion shortfall in April. Japan will provide...

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Continuing efforts to normalize relations, President Barack Obama announced Wednesday the U.S. and Cuba will re-open embassies in each country's respective capitals later this month. Obama described the move as a demonstration that the U.S. and Cuba don't have to be imprisoned by the past.

The South Korea stock market has finished higher now in back-to-back sessions, gathering almost 30 points or 1.5 percent along the way. The KOSPI now rests just shy of the 2,100-point plateau, and the market figures to add to its winnings on Thursday. The...

obama1-070115.jpg Continuing efforts to normalize relations, President Barack Obama announced Wednesday the U.S. and Cuba will re-open embassies in each country's respective capitals later this month. Obama described the move as a demonstration that the U.S. and Cuba don't have to be imprisoned by the past.
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MarcoRubio-070115.jpg Angered by President Barack Obama's continued efforts to normalize relations with Cuba, Republican Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Ted Cruz, R-Tex., both pledged to block anyone the president nominates to serve as ambassador to the communist island nation.
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Euro-Greece-Flag-063015.jpgAs the clock ticks on, the European Union and Athens are once again lining up last minute efforts to prevent Greece from going over the cliff into the unknown and etch a sorry chapter in the 16-year history of the euro. The Greek government has submitted a request for a two-year bailout, along with debt restructuring. Eurogroup is set to hold an emergency conference call at 7 pm Brussels time.
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A new survey shows that nearly four out of ten children and teens in the United States have been exposed to violence within the last year. The new report, released in JAMA Pediatrics, relied on phone interviews conducted by researchers using The National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV). Information was obtained from 4,000 children, ages 0 to 17.
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The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a sharply higher opening on Wednesday, with sentiment suggesting buoyancy amid signals that intent is shown by Greece to reach an amicable solution. Adding to the optimism, U.S. economic data has been strong, pointing to a strong recovery. The positive mood is despite the Chinese manufacturing data showing slackening activity.
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Alcoholic beverage maker Constellation Brands, Inc. on Wednesday reported a 15 percent increase in profit for the first quarter, reflecting strong sales and volume growth at its beer segment. Adjusted earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts' expectations. The company raised its earnings outlook for fiscal 2016, citing the strong performance of its beer business.
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About one-quarter of adults aged 65 years and older used mobility devices—such as canes, walkers, and wheelchairs—in 2011, and about a third of these reported using multiple devices, according to the findings of a Journal of the American Geriatrics Society study. The use of such devices was not linked...
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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA) and Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (XENE) reported results from the double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2b study designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of topically applied TV-45070 (4% and 8% w/w ointment)... More
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addressed the nation on television on Wednesday and said that the July 5 referendum on whether to accept or reject creditors' proposals was not about the country's euro membership and asserted that a 'no' vote did not...
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MattiMakkonen-070115.jpg The inventor of text messaging, Matti Makkonen, a Finnish national, passed away at the age of 63. Known as the "reluctant father of SMS", he had suggested the idea of Short Messaging Service at a Telecoms conference in 1984 in Copenhagen. Despite...
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DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
07/01/15 19:0Current Account Balance - BoPMAY South Korea
07/01/15 14:0ExportsJUN Brazil
07/01/15 14:0ImportsJUN Brazil
07/01/15 14:0Trade BalanceJUN Brazil
07/01/15 13:0EIA Crude Oil PriceJUN 26 United States
07/01/15 10:30EIA Crude Oil Inventory (Barrels)JUN 26 United States
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Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
09/08/2015GEVAKanuma (BLA)FDA decision on Kanuma for the treatment of lysosomal acid lipase deficiency
09/05/2015TSROOral Rolapitant (NDA)FDA decision on oral Rolapitant for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
09/05/2015TSROOral Rolapitant (NDA)FDA decision on Oral Rolapitant for prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (C
08/27/2015AMGNEvolocumab (BLA)FDA decision on Evolocumab for the treatment of high cholesterol
08/27/2015BMYOpdivo (sBLA)FDA decision on Opdivo for expanded use in treating previously untreated patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma.
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