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U.S. food maker Kraft Heinz Co., which had offered $143 billion in cash and stock to buy Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company Unilever, Sunday said it has amicably agreed to withdraw its proposal for a combination of the two companies.


Thailand's economic growth eased to a one-year low, as expected, in the fourth quarter of 2016, reflecting weak private consumption, figures from the National Economic and Social Development Board revealed Monday. Gross domestic product climbed 3...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that there was a "valuation problem" with the euro and it was beyond the influence of her government as monetary policy is set for the entire euro area that has 19 member states. Responding to reporters'...


European stocks were mostly higher in early trade Monday, as higher commodity prices and optimism about U.S. President Donald Trump's promised tax and regulation cuts helped outweigh French election worries. The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index...

Market-Watch-010715_13Feb17.jpg European stocks extended gains for a fifth consecutive session on Monday, boosted by higher copper prices and a rally in Stada shares as the German company confirmed takeover talks. Underlying sentiment also remained supported by positive cues from Wall Street and Asia as investors remain hopeful of U.S. President Donald Trump's reform plans, his "one China" policy...
wallstreet-021317.jpg The initial trading patterns of U.S. Index futures market points to a higher opening of Wall Street. The first summit of Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have added momentum to the Asian shares and closed broadly in the green. Trump will be meeting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this morning. European shares are currently progressing. It is a quiet start of the week with no si
Teva-021317.jpg Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA) reported non-GAAP net income attributable to ordinary shareholders of $1.4 billion or $1.38 per share in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared to $1.1 billion or $1.28 per share in the fourth quarter of 2015....
europeancommission-021317.jpg Eurozone growth is set to slow less this year than expected earlier, as the economy has shown strong resilience to the negative shock from 'Brexit' last year, a report from the European Commission said Monday. However, the outlook faces a higher-than-usual degree of uncertainty as the U.K. formally triggers its exit from the European Union and the new US President Donald Trump tries to implement his protectionist plans.
KeithKellogg-021717.jpg Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg is the leading candidate to be the next National Security Advisor, U.S. President Donald Trump and the White House hinted Friday. "General Keith Kellogg, who I have known for a long time, is very much in play for NSA - as are...
MitchMcConnell-021717.jpg Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ken., has expressed strong support for President Donald Trump's policies even though he is not a fan of the president's frequent use of Twitter. "I've been pretty candid with him and all of you that I'm not a great fan of daily tweets," McConnell said at a press conference on Friday.
U.K. shares were marginally lower in early trade Monday as investors fretted about the upcoming French elections. U.S. food giant Kraft Heinz has called off its proposed takeover of Unilever, further weighing on markets on a light day on the economic front. The benchmark FTSE 100 was down 0.01 percent...
Austin, Texas-based Veggie Noodle Co. is recalling a limited quantity of Butternut Spirals noodles due to possible listeria contamination. The noodle product was sold at Whole Foods Markets and other retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin. The...
Shares of development-stage medical technology company Pulse Biosciences Inc. (PLSE) have gained nearly 30% so far this week. More
San Diego, CA-based Synergy Rx Pharmacy is voluntarily recalling the following non-sterile products; Sublingual Tablets, HCG and HCG with resveratrol Human Chorionic Gonadoptropin), Non Sterile Dermatology creams all strengths (retinoic acid creams, hydroquinine... More
Former German Foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected as president, succeeding Joachim Gauck. Steinmeier is one of Germany's well known politicians, having twice served as foreign minister, from 2005 to 2009 and again from 2013 until earlier...
Amazon-Drone-021617.jpg Amazon is exploring the possibility of using parachutes to drop drone-delivered packages. The e-commerce giant has been granted a patent titled, "Maneuvering a package following in-flight release from an unmanned aerial vehicle".
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05/07/17TXMDYuvvexy (NDA)FDA decision on Yuvvexy for the treatment of moderate-to-severe vaginal pain during sexual intercourse
05/01/17NVSLEE011 (NDA)FDA decision on LEE011 for first-line treatment of HR+/HER2- advanced breast cancer
04/30/17RHHBYTECENTRIQ (sBLA)FDA decision on TECENTRIQ for locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma patients who are ineligible for cisplatin chemotherapy
04/29/17ARIABrigatinib (NDA)FDA decision on Brigatinib for metastatic ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer
04/27/17BMRNBrineura (BLA)FDA decision on Brineura to treat children with CLN2 disease, a form of Batten disease
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