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Verizon and its striking unions reach tentative deal to end a work stoppage that may have hurt the company's bottom line this quarter. Strike has affected about 39,000 workers in several states. The deal was announced by the U.S. Secretary of Thomas...

It will be appropriate for the Federal Reserve to raise interest this summer if the economy continues to improve, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Friday afternoon. "I think for the Fed to gradually and cautiously increase our overnight interest over time...

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A poll conducted ahead of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima on Friday found that Americans are divided over the U.S. decision to drop atomic bombs on Japanese cities near the end of World War II.

The good times continued to roll on Bay Street Friday, as giddy investors shrugged off a likely U.S. interest rate hike. The Federal Reserve should raise interest this summer if the economy continues to improve, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said this afternoon. "I...

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Khloe Kardashian has once again filed for divorce from Lamar Odom. E! News reports that Kardashian has filed for divorce with the help of attorney Laura Wasser. She cited "irreconcilable differences," once again, as the reason for the split. A source...

Prescriptions of opioids have dropped in the U.S. for the first time in twenty years, according to a new study from researchers at research group IMS Health. The firm finds that opioid prescriptions have dipped about 12 percent since 2014 and declines...

pharma-050916.jpg Shares of Cellceutix Corp. (CTIX.OB) have gained over 24% year-to-date, and the impending results from the company's phase II trial of Prurisol for psoriasis can have a significant impact on the stock price.
Asian-Markets2_22May16.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly higher on Monday following the positive lead from Wall Street and European markets on Friday and as they start to entertain the prospect of a near term U.S. rate hike. Meanwhile, the Japanese and Australian markets are in negative territory.
Stock-Market-012714_23May16.jpg European stocks are poised to open slightly higher on Monday, taking cues from Wall Street and Asia, as the dollar index eased somewhat after gaining for a third straight week on speculation over a mid-year interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. Oil...
BayerToMonsanto-052316.jpg German conglomerate Bayer AG said it has made an all-cash offer to acquire U.S. competitor Monsanto for $122 per share or an aggregate value of $62 billion. Bayer expects the deal to reinforce it as a Life Science company with a deepened position. Responding to recent media reports, agricultural products giant Monsanto recently had disclosed that it had received an unsolicited proposal from Bayer.
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Obama-052716.jpg Speaking at the site of the world's first atomic bombing in Hiroshima, Japan, U.S. President Barack Obama urged humanity to learn from the mistakes of the past in an effort to make war less likely and cruelty less easily accepted.
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MarcoRubio-052716.jpg Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., continues to say he will not run for re-election this year, but that has not stopped fellow Republicans from pushing him to get into the race. Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was the latest member of the GOP to urge Marco to run in a post on Twitter on Thursday.
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Durablegoods-052616.jpgPartly reflecting a jump in orders for commercial aircraft and parts, the Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing that new orders for U.S. manufactured goods surged up by much more than expected in April. The Commerce Department said durable goods orders shot up by 3.4 percent.
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Prescriptions of opioids have dropped in the U.S. for the first time in twenty years, according to a new study from researchers at research group IMS Health. The firm finds that opioid prescriptions have dipped about 12 percent since 2014 and declines in prescriptions have occurred in 49 states since 2013. "The deaths are still - have still been rising."
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The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session with another gain, extending its winning streak to six sessions. The market rose above the 8,300 point level for the first time since the end of January. Shares of index heavyweight Roche were in demand at the end of the week. Investors were in a cautious...
Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ICPT), a biopharmaceutical company focused on non-viral, progressive liver diseases, announced late Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA has granted accelerated approval to Ocaliva (obeticholic acid)... More
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to postpone a consumption tax hike scheduled for next April over fears that it would derail efforts to boost prices, the Nikkei business daily reported Saturday. Abe is likely to deliberate more on the matter...
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facebook-052416.jpg Social network giant Facebook (FB) has announced changes to the way it runs its trending stories list to avoid political bias despite its internal probe found no evidence that it was happening. There will be more training for staff and the feed will no longer rely on a list of news organisations to validate subjects. This means it will eliminate the "Media 1K" list, the list of RSS feeds used to
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
05/27/16 13:0Baker Hughes - Rig CountMAY 27 United States
05/27/16 10:0Univ. of Mich. Consumer Confidence IndexMAY United States
05/27/16 9:0Unemployment RateAPR Mexico
05/27/16 8:30GDP (Q-o-Q)Q1 United States
05/27/16 8:30GDP (Y-o-Y)Q1 United States
05/27/16 8:30GDP Deflator (Q-o-Q)Q1 United States
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
08/24/16AMGNEtelcalcetide (NDA)FDA decision on Etelcalcetide for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with CKD on hemodialysis
08/17/16PTLAAndexanet alfa (BLA)FDA decision on Andexanet alfa as Factor Xa inhibitor antidote
07/24/16OCULDEXTENZA (NDA)FDA decision on DEXTENZA for the treatment of ocular pain following ophthalmic surgery
07/23/16MRKBezlotoxumab (BLA)FDA decision on Bezlotoxumab for prevention of C. difficile infection recurrence
07/22/16SHPG, SHP.LLifitegrast (NDA Resubmission)FDA decision on Lifitegrast for dry eye disease in adults
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