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Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday showed off his concept for the Loop, a high-speed underground public transportation system that will carry up to 16 people and travel at 150 miles per hour. At the Boring Company Information Session, Musk...

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Thailand's economy expanded at the fastest pace in five years in the first quarter on exports, consumption and investment, the National Economic and Social Development Board said Monday. Gross domestic product grew 4.8 percent year-on-year, faster...

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Following a deadly school shooting in Texas on Friday, President Donald Trump lamented that such incidents have been "going on too long in our country." "Unfortunately, I have to begin by expressing our sadness and heartbreak over the deadly shooting...

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European stocks were broadly higher on Monday, with U.K. markets hitting a record high, as easing trade war worries boosted the dollar against major currencies and helped lift exporters. After two days of high-level talks, the U.S. and China have agreed...

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Actress Margot Kidder, who rose to fame for her role as Superman's love interest Lois Lane, has died. The actress died at her Montana home on Sunday, and reports quoting her manager said the 69 year old actress died peacefully in her sleep. Kidder...

zimbabwe-ban-crypto-051418.jpg The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has banned all banks and financial institutions in the African nation from transacting in bitcoin and other virtual currencies. They have been given 60 days to fall in line with the rule. The RBZ noted that the major cryptocurrency exchanges facilitating the trade of virtual currencies in Zimbabwe are Bitfinance (Pvt.) Ltd. (Golix) and Styx24.
wallstreet2-051118.jpg There are only a few economic announcements on Monday. Major corporates such as Wal-Mart, Home Depot Cisco and J.C. Penney are scheduled to report this week.
wallstreet-112814_14may18.jpg Stocks may move to the upside in early trading on Monday, adding to the strong gains posted last week. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 55 points.
Compared to most of the world, the U.S. is considered a pretty easy place to do business. The entrepreneurial spirit is the essence of America, and it's reflected in our relatively low taxes, lax regulation, and modest minimum wage. However, some...
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trump3-051818.jpg Following a deadly school shooting in Texas on Friday, President Donald Trump lamented that such incidents have been "going on too long in our country." "Unfortunately, I have to begin by expressing our sadness and heartbreak over the deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas," Trump said.
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us-capitol-field-051818.jpg House Republicans failed to pass an $867 billion farm bill on Friday amid a revolt by several more conservative lawmakers. The House voted 198 to 213 in favor of the bill, with thirty Republicans joining with all of the Democrats in the chamber to...
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crypto-weekly-051818.jpgBitcoin and its peers relatively had a lackluster week. After starting in red, they witnessed some recovery by Wednesday, that soon lost steam and cryptocurrencies were in the red Friday morning. Sentiment was damped by the lack of major news from the blockchain week that concluded mid-week in New York. The much awaited rally in cryptocurrencies following the event never happened.
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A study conducted on mice by researchers of the University of Montreal, led by Jean-François Côté, have found a link between a certain protein called AXL and metastases in HER2-positive breast cancer.
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U.K. stocks rose sharply on Monday to approach a record high as investors cheered the outcome of trade negotiations between the United States and China. After two days of high-level talks, the two sides have agreed to put the trade war on hold and set up a framework for addressing trade imbalances...
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Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday showed off his concept for the Loop, a high-speed underground public transportation system that will carry up to 16 people and travel at 150 miles per hour. At the Boring Company Information Session, Musk and project leader Steve Davis provided details of the underground mass transit tunnels that the Boring Co. plans to build beneath Los Angeles.
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A university in Switzerland became the first to issue course completion certificates using blockchain in an attempt to secure academic credentials from fraud. The Center for Innovative Finance (CIF) of the University of Basel partnered with the Swiss fintech startup Proxeus to create course completion certificates registered on Ethereum. Read More
Another week has gone by, and it was raining FDA approvals. Now, here are some of the pharma/biotech stocks and upcoming events to keep an ear out for in the coming week. Read More
Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (RHHBY), announced Monday that HEMLIBRA (emicizumab-kxwh) reduced treated bleeds by 96 percent compared to no prophylaxis in phase III HAVEN 3 study in hemophilia A without factor VIII inhibitors. The company... Read More
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that the U.S. will face "historic regret" if Donald Trump scraps the nuclear agreement with Tehran. Mr Rouhani's comments come as the US president decides whether to pull out of the deal by a 12 May deadline. Mr...
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swiss-may21.jpg A university in Switzerland became the first to issue course completion certificates using blockchain in an attempt to secure academic credentials from fraud. The Center for Innovative Finance (CIF) of the University of Basel partnered with the Swiss fintech startup Proxeus to create course completion certificates registered on Ethereum.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
05/21/18 4:30PPI (M-o-M)APR Slovenia
05/21/18 4:30PPI (Y-o-Y)APR Slovenia
05/21/18 4:30CPI (Y-o-Y)APR Hong Kong
05/21/18 4:0PPI (M-o-M)APR Poland
05/21/18 4:0PPI (Y-o-Y)APR Poland
05/21/18 4:0Industrial Production (M-o-M)APR Poland
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
08/16/18BMYOpdivo (sBLA)FDA decision on Opdivo for small cell lung cancer
08/13/18FOLDGalafold (NDA)FDA decision on Galafold for treatment of Fabry disease
08/11/18ALNYPatisiran (NDA)FDA decision on Patisiran for the treatment of hereditary ATTR (hATTR) amyloidosis
08/11/18ABUSPatisiran (NDA)FDA decision on Alnylam's Patisiran for hereditary ATTR (hATTR) amyloidosis
08/08/18SIGAOral formulation of TPOXX (NDA)FDA decision on TPOXX for smallpox infection
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