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Facebook stock is plunging due to self-inflicted wounds. What was once America's favorite social media site is being a accused of turning into a cesspool of misinformation and narcissism. Facebook Inc.'s security chief, Alex Stamos, plans to step...

After five trading sessions down, the Ibovespa closed slightly higher (+0.30%) Tuesday at 84,163.80 points, pulled higher by steelmakers shares but capped by caution before the monetary policy decisions of the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) and the Brazilian...


A group of major American companies in the retail sector has made an appeal to the U.S. President to reconsider imposing tariffs against China, saying they could hurt American families. They wrote a letter to Donald Trump in the wake of reports that...


The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a modestly lower opening on Wednesday following the upward move seen in the previous session. Following the sell-off seen on Monday, stocks moved back to the upside during the trading day on Tuesday. The...

SouthKorea-Youth-Crypto-Investors-031418.jpg A survey conducted in South Korea has found that the youth in their 20s are the most active participants in the country's cryptocurrency investments and trading. The survey was conducted by Korean Financial Investors Protection Foundation among 2,530 South Koreans between the ages of 25-64. Yonhap news agency published its results Wednesday. 14% of respondents said they purchased virtual currency.
Winklevos-Gemini-virtual-currency-VCA-031418.jpg Internet entrepreneur twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have mooted the idea of launching a self-regulatory organization or SRO, for the U.S. virtual currency industry, which they said is the "next logical step in the maturation of this market." In a blog post, the Winklevoss twins have proposed a framework for a SRO for the industry to be called the Virtual Commodity Association (VCA).
Walmart-grocery-031418.jpg Retail giant Walmart will be expanding doorstep delivery of groceries to more than 100 cities in the U.S. by December. This service is already available in Dallas, Phoenix, Denver, San Jose, Orlando, and Tampa.
Ford-Recall-031418.jpg Ford Motor Co. has issued two safety recalls for a total of nearly 1.4 million vehicles in North America. This includes a recall for the risk of steering wheel detaching from the steering column in midsize cars. The automaker is recalling about 1.3 million 2014-18 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles for potentially loose steering wheel bolts that could result in the steering wheel detaching.
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HRMcMaster-031618.jpg Several media outlets have indicated that President Donald Trump is planning to remove National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, although the White House is pushing back against the reports. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a post on...
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DeanHeller-031618.jpg Republican businessman Danny Tarkanian announced Friday he is dropping his primary challenge against GOP Senator Dean Heller, R-Nev. Tarkanian revealed that he has instead been urged by President Donald Trump to run for the House seat being vacated by Congresswoman Jacky Rosen, D-Nev.
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bitcoin-morganstanley-032018.jpgBitcoin is unwinding in a similar fashion to the Nasdaq during the dotcom bubble nearly two decades ago, but the pace is 15 times faster, global investment firm Morgan Stanley said. The firm's strategist Sheena Shah said in a client note that the Nasdaq in 2000 and Bitcoin now, both rallied 250 to 280 percent during their peaks ahead of a market downturn.
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Graphene, a form of carbon, which was discovered in 2004, is said to have the potential for use in a variety of applications, say in the fields of electricity, conductivity, energy generation and storage, sensors, batteries, and many more. Now, researchers have identified a new use for this material - making better hair dyes.
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Canadian stocks are on edge Wednesday morning ahead of a crucial U.S. rate decision. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will speak to the press after the Fed announces its interest rate decision at 2 pm ET. The Fed is expected to offer a modest interest rate, but more attention will be paid to...
The value of bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies are up after the G-20 summit acknowledged the technology and the potential of crypto-assets. The ministers wrote, "We acknowledge that technological innovation, including that underlying crypto-assets, has the potential to improve the efficiency and inclusiveness of the financial system and the economy more broadly." Read More
Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Antibe's safety study results of ATB-346; Immunovaccine's upcoming clinical trial catalysts; Chiasma's progress in the development of octreotide capsules in the treatment of acromegaly; KemPharm's pharmacokinetic study with a KP415/d-methylphenidate in ADHD and NovaBay's strong financial performance. Read More
The following are some of the stocks that lost the largest percentage in price today in the pharma/biotech sector. Read More
China has approved the removal of term limits for its leader, in a move that effectively allows Xi Jinping to remain as president for life. The constitutional changes were passed by China's annual sitting of the National People's Congress on Sunday. "As...
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rwth-bitcion.blockchain-032118.jpg German researchers have found illegal content, including hundreds of links to child pornography within the blockchain, which is required to participate in Bitcoin. The report, published by RWTH Aachen University, Germany, noted that the findings especially endangers the multi-billion dollar markets powering cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, making it illegal in at least 112 countries.
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06/16/18TEVAFremanezumab (BLA)FDA decision on Fremanezumab for the treatment of migraine
05/26/18REPHIV Meloxicam (NDA)FDA decision on IV Meloxicam for the management of moderate to severe pain
05/21/18DOVAAvatrombopag (NDA)FDA decision on Avatrombopag for the treatment of thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic liver disease
05/17/18AMGNAimovig (BLA)FDA decision on Aimovig for the prevention of migraine
05/13/18VRX, VRX.TOPLENVU (NDA)FDA decision on PLENVU for cleansing of the colon in preparation of colonoscopy
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