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Medical device company St. Jude Medical Inc. (STJ), on Friday said the report from Muddy Waters questioning the safety and security of its cardiac devices were "false and misleading." "We have examined the allegations made by Capital and MedSec on...

Hong Kong will on Monday release July figures for retail sales, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Retail sales were down 9.6 percent on year in June. Singapore will provide July numbers for producer prices; in June, producer...

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A new Mason-Dixon Polling & Research survey of likely Florida voters shows Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump essentially tied in the key swing state. The poll showed Clinton with a slim 44 percent to 42 percent lead over Trump in Florida, within the...

Stocks fell Friday after a number of Federal Reserve officials said it is almost time to raise interest rates. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen was among the speakers at Jackson Hole advocating gradual tightening. The Federal Open Market Committee...

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has inherited the mantle as the world's most highly paid actor. The former pro wrestler leapt from the number 11 spot last year to taking in $64.5 million between June 2015 and June 2016. The ranking appeared in a recent...

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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...

Asian-Markets2_21Aug16.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Monday, tracking the modest losses on Wall Street Friday after comments from Federal Reserve officials raised concerns about a near-term interest rate hike. In addition, crude oil prices slipped more than 1 percent in early Asian trades after rising on Friday.
Asian-Markets2_22Aug16.jpg European stocks are likely to open largely unchanged on Monday, as a rally in oil prices faded and a Federal Reserve official signaled that a 2016 rate hike is still under consideration. Both WTI and Brent crude futures fell over 1 percent in Asian...
Pharma-FDA-082216.jpg Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (SUPN) on Friday received tentative approval from the FDA for its Supplemental New Drug Application requesting a label expansion for Trokendi XR to include prophylaxis of migraine headache in adults.
Pannacafe-082216.jpg North Miami Beach, Florida based PANNA Cafe Express To Go Inc. is recalling roughly 1,951 pounds of various meat and poultry products as they were not subject to federal inspection, says the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.
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HillaryClintonPresidentialCampaign2-082616.jpg A new Mason-Dixon Polling & Research survey of likely Florida voters shows Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump essentially tied in the key swing state. The poll showed Clinton with a slim 44 percent to 42 percent lead over Trump in Florida, within the two-point gap within the poll's margin of error.
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CapitolBuilding-082516.jpg In a race that could play a big role in deciding control of the Senate, the results of a Mason-Dixon Polling & Research survey show a statistical tie in the Florida Senate race between Sen. Marco Rubio, F-Fla., and Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla.
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durablegoods-082516.jpgAfter reporting a steep drop in new orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing that durable goods orders rebounded by more than expected in the month of July. The Commerce Department said durable goods orders surged up by 4.4 percent.
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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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Novartis (NVS) announced the Phase III EXPAND study, evaluating the efficacy and safety of oral, once-daily, BAF312 or siponimod in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis or SPMS, met its primary endpoint of a reduction in the risk of disability progression,... 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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internetusage-082516.jpg Internet access is growing worldwide, but there is still a long way to go before the entire world is completely wired, a study from the Pew Research Center has found. The study also noted that men have greater access to the Internet than women in many nations.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
08/26/16 13:0Baker Hughes - Rig CountAUG 26 United States
08/26/16 10:0Univ. of Mich. Consumer Confidence IndexAUG United States
08/26/16 9:0ExportsJUL P Mexico
08/26/16 9:0ImportsJUL P Mexico
08/26/16 9:0Trade BalanceJUL P Mexico
08/26/16 8:30GDP (Q-o-Q)Q2 United States
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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.
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