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Swatch Group AG will launch its own smartwatch in two countries this summer, the Wall Street Journal has reported, citing the Swiss watch and jewelry maker's Chief Executive Nick Hayek. According to the WSJ report, Hayek told shareholders at the company's annual general meeting that the Internet-enabled smartwatch will be launched in Switzerland and "one big country."

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Economic activity in the U.S. contracted for the first time in a year in the first quarter of 2015, according to revised data released by the Commerce Department on Friday.

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With the field widening just about every day, the results of a new Quinnipiac University National poll released on Thursday showed there remains no clear front-runner in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

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After coming under pressure in early trading, stocks remained in the red throughout the trading session on Friday. The drop on the day came on the heels of the volatility seen in the two previous sessions.

RickSantorum-052815.jpg A crowded Republican presidential field has received two more long-shot candidates, as former Senator Rick Santorum, R-Penn., and former New York Gov. George Pataki have both thrown their hats into the ring.
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uscapitol-062509_28May15.jpg While the Senate remains adjourned for its Memorial Day break, the Democratic leadership released a statement Thursday urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ken., to pursue passage of the bill known as USA Freedom Act.
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Children who experience delayed clamping of the umbilical cord at birth may be more likely to enjoy better motor skills later in life, according to researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden. For the study the researchers followed the development of 382 healthy babies that had their umbilical cords clamped within three minutes after birth or within ten seconds of birth.
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The European markets ended Friday's session solidly in negative territory. Continued concerns over the situation in Greece weighed on investor sentiment, as well as disappointing U.S. GDP data. While Greek officials have expressed optimism about reaching an agreement with the country's international...
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Swatch Group AG will launch its own smartwatch in two countries this summer, the Wall Street Journal has reported, citing the Swiss watch and jewelry maker's Chief Executive Nick Hayek. According to the WSJ report, Hayek told shareholders at the company's annual general meeting that the Internet-enabled smartwatch will be launched in Switzerland and "one big country."
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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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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) on Friday announced results from an interim analysis of CA209-040, a Phase I/II dose-ranging trial evaluating the safety and anti-tumor activity of Opdivo in previously-treated patients with hepatocellular carcinoma or advanced... More
Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has called a general election for June 18, nearly three months ahead of schedule. Announcing the election date at a news conference Wednesday, she said "The choice is clear, the time is right." Some of...
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swatch-052915.jpg Swatch Group AG will launch its own smartwatch in two countries this summer, the Wall Street Journal has reported, citing the Swiss watch and jewelry maker's Chief Executive Nick Hayek. According to the WSJ report, Hayek told shareholders at the company's annual general meeting that the Internet-enabled smartwatch will be launched in Switzerland and "one big country."
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
05/29/15 10:0Univ. of Mich. Consumer Confidence IndexMAY United States
05/29/15 9:45Chicago PMIMAY United States
05/29/15 8:30GDP (Y-o-Y)Q1 United States
05/29/15 8:30Personal Consumption Expenditure (Y-o-Y)Q1 United States
05/29/15 8:30Core Personal Consumption Expenditure (Y-o-Y)Q1 United States
05/29/15 8:30Avg Weekly EarningsMAR Canada
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08/27/2015AMGNEvolocumab (BLA)FDA decision on Evolocumab for the treatment of high cholesterol
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.
08/22/2015ALKSAripiprazole lauroxil (NDA)FDA decision on Aripiprazole lauroxil for the treatment of schizophrenia
08/22/2015ALKSAripiprazole Lauroxil (NDA)FDA decision on Aripiprazole Lauroxil for the treatment of schizophrenia
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