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Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton plc (BHP.AX, BLT.L, BBL, BHP) reported Tuesday a profit in its first half, compared to last year's hefty loss on sharply lower one charges. Underlying EBITDA, a key earnings metric, climbed 65 percent with higher...


Eurozone private sector activity gained momentum in February, amid strong job creation, robust order books and business optimism, leading to the fastest expansion in nearly six years.

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'...


Following the long holiday weekend stocks have moved mostly higher in morning trading on Tuesday. With the upward move, the major averages have climbed to new record highs. In recent trading, the major averages had pulled back off their best levels,...

wallstreet1-103112_14Feb17.jpg Stocks continue to show a lack of direction in mid-day trading on Tuesday, as traders keep a close eye on remarks by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. The choppy trading comes after the major averages reached new record highs in the previous session.
Trump-MacDill-021417.jpg In an apparent effort to downplay the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump argued Tuesday that the "real story" is the leaking of information to the media. "The real story here is why are there so many illegal...
LindaMcMahon-021417.jpg Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon was easily confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday as head of the Small Business Administration. The Senate voted 81 to 19 in favor of President Donald Trump's nomination of McMahon as SBA Administrator.
PlayBoy-nude-02117.jpg Playboy is bringing back nude photographs to its iconic magazine, just a year after it decided to end nude photography. Cooper Hefner, the son of magazine founder Hugh Hefner, announced on Twitter, "I'll be the first to admit that the way in which...
Trump-WH-022117.jpg The White House has hailed President Donald Trump's first month as one of "Achieving Results for the American People." A statement released by the Press Secretary on Monday, when the Trump administration completed a month in office, detailed a long...
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.
SG-Budget2017-022017.jpgSingapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced a smaller budget surplus for the financial year ending March 31, 2018 in the annual budget on Monday. The budget position is prudent as expenditure is forecast to continue rising in the long term, he told lawmakers. A budget surplus of S$1.9 billion, or 0.4 percent of GDP, is expected in the fiscal 2017.
Following the long holiday weekend, the Canadian stock market is rising in early trade Tuesday. Healthcare stocks are leading the way higher this morning, while rising crude oil prices is driving shares of energy stocks higher. Meanwhile, gold stocks are among the weakest performing stocks this morning. The...
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 creams, bleaching creams), Numbing Creams,...
January has been a rather quiet month in terms of drug approvals. The month saw 2 drugs pass the regulatory muster and 1 being turned down. Now, let's take a look at some of the biotech stocks awaiting FDA decision in February. 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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