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Media and entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that Christine McCarthy, the company's Treasurer for the past 15 years, will succeed James Rasulo as Chief Financial Officer.

The manufacturing sector in Japan continued to expand in June, albeit barely, the latest Nikkei Manufacturing PMI revealed on Wednesday, with a score of 50.1. That was up from last month's preliminary reading of 49.9, although it was down significantly...

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie officially kicked off his campaign for president at an event on Tuesday, joining an already crowded Republican field. Speaking at a rally at his former high school in Livingston, New Jersey, Christie declared he is ready to fight for the people of the United States of America.

The China stock market on Tuesday emphatically halted the three-day slide in which it had plummeted almost 640 points or 15 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just above the 4,275-point plateau, and the market may see additional support again...

christie-063015.jpg New Jersey Governor Chris Christie officially kicked off his campaign for president at an event on Tuesday, joining an already crowded Republican field. Speaking at a rally at his former high school in Livingston, New Jersey, Christie declared he is ready to fight for the people of the United States of America.
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russell-house-062515.jpg A key part of President Barack Obama's second-term trade agenda seemed on life support less than two weeks ago, but trade promotion authority legislation is now headed to the president's desk.
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Euro-Greece-Flag-063015.jpgAs the clock ticks on, the European Union and Athens are once again lining up last minute efforts to prevent Greece from going over the cliff into the unknown and etch a sorry chapter in the 16-year history of the euro. The Greek government has submitted a request for a two-year bailout, along with debt restructuring. Eurogroup is set to hold an emergency conference call at 7 pm Brussels time.
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Researchers of a new study have found that children with good verbal working memories are better at lying. The study, published in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychiatry, saw researchers test verbal working memories of 137 children between the ages of six and seven by asking them a series of trivia questions written on a card and told them that the answers to the questions were on the back.
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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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Evotec AG on Tuesday said it was updated by its partner Roche (RHHBY) on the initial results of the Phase IIb trial with Sembragiline (RG1577, EVT302), a MAO-B inhibitor for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease ("AD"). In this study, Sembragiline... More
Greece has responded to a last-minute offer from creditors with a request for a two-year bailout and debt restructuring. The Greek government has submitted a request for a two-year bailout with the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) to fully cover...
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microsoft-layoff-063015.jpg Software giant Microsoft Corp. will cut 1,200 jobs as it shuts down its web display advertising business and hands the operations over to AOL Inc. and AppNexus Inc., Bloomberg reported Monday, citing a person with knowledge of the matter. Microsoft is closing the business as it plans to sharpen focus on key areas.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
06/30/15 21:50PMI ManufacturingJUN Taiwan
06/30/15 21:45PMI ManufacturingJUN F China
06/30/15 21:40PMI ManufacturingJUN South Korea
06/30/15 21:35Nomura/JMMA Manufacturing PMIJUN F Japan
06/30/15 21:30Building Approvals (M-o-M)MAY Australia
06/30/15 21:30Building Approvals (Y-o-Y)MAY Australia
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
09/08/2015GEVAKanuma (BLA)FDA decision on Kanuma for the treatment of lysosomal acid lipase deficiency
09/05/2015TSROOral Rolapitant (NDA)FDA decision on oral Rolapitant for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
09/05/2015TSROOral Rolapitant (NDA)FDA decision on Oral Rolapitant for prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (C
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.
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