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Mortgage application volume rose last week, ending two straight weeks of declines, as interest rates held steady. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 2.8 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis for the...

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Private sector employment in the U.S. increased roughly in line with economist estimates in the month of August, according to a report released by payroll processor ADP on Wednesday. ADP said the private sector added 177,000 jobs in August following...

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Most recent polls show Donald Trump trailing Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, but the results of a new NBC News/SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll suggest the Republican presidential nominee has narrowed the gap against his Democratic...

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Stocks may move to the downside in early trading on Wednesday, extending the pullback seen in the previous session. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 24 points.

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Actor Gene Wilder, who was known for being in "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" and "Young Frankenstein," died at the age of 83, according to BBC News. Wilder passed away on Sunday night at his home in Stamford, Connecticut. The actor's death...

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Too many hours of sitting may be dangerous even for those with active lifestyles, according to a new study from researcher at the Center for Cardiovascular Lifestyle Medicine at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. "All studies are indicating...

ExistingHomeSales-082416.jpg Existing home sales in the U.S. tumbled by much more than anticipated in the month of July, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Wednesday. NAR said existing home sales slumped 3.2 percent to an annual rate of 5.39 million in July.
Trump-speech-082416.jpg Republican White House aspirant Donald Trump addressed an election campaign rally in Austin, Texas, Tuesday night to draw national attention to his call for border security as well as the need for a Special Prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton's alleged misuse of the State Department to benefit the Clinton Foundation while she was the Secretary of State.
wallstreet-111614_24Aug16.jpg After ending the previous session modestly higher, stocks are giving back some ground in early trading on Wednesday. The major averages have all dipped into negative territory, although selling pressure has remained relatively subdued.
ClintonFoundation-082416.jpg USA Today has joined other papers and Republicans calling for the Clinton Foundation to be shut down amid allegations of corruption. In an op-ed piece published late Tuesday, USA Today's editorial board described plans to tighten the ethical safeguards for the Clinton Foundation as woefully incomplete.
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DonaldTrumpCampaignRally-083016.jpg Most recent polls show Donald Trump trailing Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, but the results of a new NBC News/SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll suggest the Republican presidential nominee has narrowed the gap against his Democratic rival.
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senate-democrats-083016.jpg Citing mounting evidence of a direct connection between the Russian government and Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has asked the FBI to investigate Russian tampering with the upcoming election.
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HomePrices-083016.jpgHome price growth in major U.S. metropolitan areas unexpectedly slowed in the month of June, according to a report released by Standard & Poor's on Tuesday. The report said the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city composite home price index was up 5.1 percent year-over-year in June.
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Too many hours of sitting may be dangerous even for those with active lifestyles, according to a new study from researcher at the Center for Cardiovascular Lifestyle Medicine at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. "All studies are indicating that moving more throughout the day -- in addition to getting the recommended 30 minutes of moderate activity on a daily basis . . ."
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Canadian stocks may remain in the doldrums Wednesday despite yet another strong earnings report from a Big Five bank. National Bank of Canada (NA.TO) announced a profit for its third quarter that advanced more than expected from last year. The company said its bottom line totaled C$486 million,...
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Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) is giving away free food and drinks this September as the restaurant chain still struggles to boost its sales that has been sluggish after outbreaks of E.coli, salmonella and norovirus at its restaurants. The chain is offering free kids meals every Sunday in September...
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Snyder's-Lance Inc. is recalling Diamond of California Macadamia Nuts due to possible contamination with the deadly Salmonella bacteria. The recalled products were distributed in retail stores nationwide. More
In response to media queries, The Presidency wanted to correct the erroneous impression created by a Johannesburg newspaper that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has met "with officials from the Chinese Communist Party, who allegedly raised concern about...
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StarWars-GoRogue-083116.jpg As part of the launch of "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," a new toyline was unveiled on Wednesday in a stop motion video created by fans. A series of original animated shorts from Star-war fans starring key toys were used to create the video.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
08/31/16 10:0Pending Home Sales (M-o-M)JUL United States
08/31/16 10:0Pending Home Sales (Y-o-Y)JUL United States
08/31/16 9:45Chicago PMIAUG United States
08/31/16 9:0GDP (Y-o-Y)Q2 Belgium
08/31/16 9:0GDP (Q-o-Q)Q2 Belgium
08/31/16 8:30GDP (Q-o-Q)Q2 Canada
Complete Economic Calendar
FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
11/16/16VRX, VRX.TOBrodalumab (BLA)FDA decision on Brodalumab for treatment of patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
11/16/16DVAXHEPLISAV-B (BLA)FDA panel review of HEPLISAV-B for immunization of adults against hepatitis B infection
11/12/16GILDTenofovir Alafenamide (TAF) (NDA)FDA decision on TAF for treatment of chronic hepatitis B
11/11/16BMYOpdivo (sBLA)FDA decision on Opdivo for previously treated recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
11/05/16AMGNEnbrel (sBLA) FDA decision on Enbrel for the expanded use to treat pediatric patients with chronic severe plaque psoriasis.
Complete FDA Calendar