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Embark Veterinary Inc., a startup that makes dog DNA-testing kits for pet owners, vets and breeders, said it has raised $4.5 million in funding from investors and relocated its headquarters to Boston. The company intends to use the new funding to expand...

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The UK budget deficit widened more-than-expected in June as debt interest increased notably after inflation lifted the cost of index-linked bonds. Public sector net borrowing, excluding interventions, increased by GBP 2.0 billion from a year ago to...

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Embattled White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned Friday morning after a tumultuous six months in the White House. In a post to Twitter, Spicer said, "It's been an honor & a privilege to serve @POTUS @realDonaldTrump & this amazing country....

Canadian stocks fell Friday as oil prices tumbled, leaving Toronto's main index flat for the week. The TSX Composite Index lost 81.51 points, or 0.53 percent, to 15,183.13. Energy stocks fell 1.7 percent. Sept. WTI oil settles at $45.77/bbl, down...

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The Chinese government has banned Canadian pop diva Justin Bieber from performing in the country. The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture cited "bad behavior" as the reason to say "no" to the pop star with the biggest fan-following in the world. It...

Pharma-071217.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about FDA's rejection of Amgen's osteoporosis drug EVENITY; Trovagene's stock offering and Emergent Bio's acquisition of smallpox vaccine business from Sanofi.
Asianmarkets-111914_16Jul17.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly higher on Monday following the gains on Wall Street Friday and as data showed that China's second-quarter GDP grew slightly more than expected. The Japanese market is closed for a holiday.
shareup-071717.jpg European stocks may open slightly higher on Monday as weak U.S. data dimmed prospects of more Fed rate hikes this year and Chinese GDP figures topped forecasts. Asian stock markets are broadly higher after data showed the Chinese economy grew an annual...
China-GDP-071717.jpg China's economy expanded at a steady pace in the second quarter on domestic spending and exports despite measures taken to rein in financial risks. Gross domestic product grew 6.9 percent year-on-year, the same pace of expansion as seen in the first quarter, the National Bureau of Statistics said Monday. The annual growth was forecast to slow to 6.8 percent.
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SeanSpicer-072117.jpg Embattled White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned Friday morning after a tumultuous six months in the White House. In a post to Twitter, Spicer said, "It's been an honor & a privilege to serve @POTUS @realDonaldTrump & this amazing country. I will continue my service through August."
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MarkWarner-Adam-072117.jpg Two top Democrats on committees investigating alleged Russian meddling in last year's election have expressed concerns about a report President Donald Trump is considering issuing pardons to individuals involved in the probe. Senator Mark Warner, D-Virg., and Congressman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., both issued statements calling the report "disturbing."
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UK-Pound-072117.jpgThe UK budget deficit widened more-than-expected in June as debt interest increased notably after inflation lifted the cost of index-linked bonds. Public sector net borrowing, excluding interventions, increased by GBP 2.0 billion from a year ago to GBP 6.9 billion in June, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Friday. The expected figure was GBP 4.9 billion.
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An Illinois appeals court has upheld a temporary restraining order on implementing Cook County's tax on soft drinks and other sweetened beverages. The penny-per-ounce tax was supposed to take effect from July 1. The temporary hold, issued June 30, could now be in place until at least July 21.
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Canadian stocks fell Friday as oil prices tumbled, leaving Toronto's main index flat for the week. The TSX Composite Index lost 81.51 points, or 0.53 percent, to 15,183.13. Energy stocks fell 1.7 percent. Sept. WTI oil settles at $45.77/bbl, down $1.15, or 2.5%, on Nymex. Prices were down 2.1%...
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The Federal Trade Commission is investigating allegations that Amazon.com Inc. misled consumers about its pricing discounts, Reuters reported, citing a source close to the probe. The FTC probe is reportedly part of the agency's review of Amazon's proposed $13.4 billion deal to buy grocery chain Whole Foods Market Inc.
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Shares of Amicus Therapeutics Inc. (FOLD) are up an eye-popping 174% year-to-date compared to 22% gain by the iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index during the same period. More
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the first magnetic resonance imaging or MRI device specifically for neonatal brain and head imaging in neonatal intensive care units or NICU. The FDA granted clearance of Embrace Neonatal MRI System to Aspect... More
The UK will have to settle the financial payment it owes to the European Union on Brexit and must make clear its position on the same as well as on border issues and other matters regarding separation, for talks to make progress, EU Chief Brexit Negotiator...
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Plenty-072117.jpg California based vertical farming company Plenty, attracted $200 million in fresh investment. The funding was led by Masayoshi Son of SoftBank Vision Fund, joined by Amazon Chief Jeff Bezos through Innovation Endeavors and Bezos Expeditions and Eric Schmidt of Alphabet.
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DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
07/21/17 13:0Baker Hughes - Rig CountJUL 21 United States
07/21/17 9:30CB Coincidence IndexMAY France
07/21/17 9:30CB Leading IndexMAY France
07/21/17 9:0Unemployment RateJUN Mexico
07/21/17 8:30CPI (M-o-M)JUN Canada
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10/20/17ATRSQuickShot Testosterone (NDA)FDA decision on QST as treatment for low testosterone associated with hypogonadism
10/12/17ACRXDSUVIA (NDA)FDA decision on DSUVIA for the treatment of patients with moderate-to-severe acute pain in a medically supervised setting
10/09/17MYLPegfilgrastim (BLA)FDA decision on Pegfilgrastim as a proposed biosimilar to Amgen's Neulasta
10/06/17FLXNZilretta (NDA)FDA decision on Zilretta for treatment of patients with osteoarthritis of the knee
10/01/17JAZZVYXEOS (NDA)FDA decision on VYXEOS for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia
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