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Macy's (M) has announced it will open four new discount stores even as the department store chain struggles to improve its sales in a slowing economy. Macy's will open the first four pilot, new off-price stores in the fall of 2015 and will be located...


Economic activity in the U.S. service sector unexpectedly grew at a faster pace in the month of April, according to a report released by the Institute for Supply Management on Tuesday. The ISM said its non-manufacturing index rose to 57.8 in April from 56.5 in March.


Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee officially joined the growing list of Republican presidential candidates on Tuesday, kicking off his second bid for the White House. In a speech to supporters at an event in his hometown of Hope, Arkansas, Huckabee sought to highlight his small town roots.


Stocks moved sharply lover over the course of the trading session on Tuesday, more than offsetting the modest strength seen in the previous session. The steep pullback reflects the volatility seen on Wall Street over the past several weeks.

JosephDunford-050515.jpg President Barack Obama announced Tuesday his nomination of Marine Corps General Joe Dunford as the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Obama described Dunford as one of the most admired officers in the military and praised his ability to provide unvarnished advice.
hillary-050515.jpg Hillary Clinton has once again indicated her willingness to testify before a House committee investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, but the former Secretary of State has rejected the committee's request to appear more than once.
Children who suffer from night terrors at an early age may suffer from sleepwalking as they age, according to a new study. The study, conducted by Montreal's Center for Advanced Research in Sleep Medicine and published in JAMA Pediatrics, studied nearly 2,000 children in Quebec over a 12-year period and found that 47.4 percent of children with one sleepwalking parent took nighttime strolls.
The European markets ended Tuesday's session solidly in negative territory. Investors continue to worry over the situation in Greece, ahead of the 750 million euro debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund that is due next week. With time running short, investors are worried that a deal may not...
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) said an employee was killed in an accident at its Jefferson North Assembly factory in Detroit Tuesday morning. According to reports, the 53-year-old worker, whose identity has not been disclosed, was crushed in a press shortly after 7 a.m. Tuesday while working...
It is a universally accepted fact that no tobacco product is safe, and this warning message is made mandatory on all tobacco products. But Swedish Match AB, the largest manufacturer of chewing tobacco, which claims that its "Snus" presents substantially lower risks to health than cigarettes, has been seeking to revise the warning label on the product.
Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALDR) announced that clazakizumab, previously known as ALD518, met its primary endpoint in a follow-on Phase 2b, dose-ranging clinical trial in adults with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis who have experienced an... More
Jean-Marie Le Pen, honorary president of France's National Front, has been suspended from the party. A disciplinary meeting of the far-right party's executive was convened on Monday after Jean-Marie Le Pen, the party's founder, repeated his view that...
iphoneCase-050515.jpg An Ohio-based startup claims to have developed a specially-designed iPhone 6 case that can slowly recharge the phone by harvesting electricity from thin air, or rather, from stray radio waves. At the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in New York, startup Nikola Labs launched an iPhone 6 case that converts radio frequency or RF signals into DC power.
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
07/26/2015AMGNKyprolis (sNDA)FDA decision on Kyprolis for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma
07/24/2015REGNPraluent (BLA)FDA decision on Praluent for the treatment of patients with hypercholesterolemia
07/05/2015VRTXLumacaftor / Ivacaftor comboFDA decision on Lumacaftor / Ivacaftor combo in people with CF ages 12 and older who have two copies of the F508del mutation
06/22/2015BMYOpdivo (BLA)FDA decision on Opdivo for the treatment of patients with advanced squamous non-small cell lung cancer after prior therapy
06/10/2015AMGNRepatha (BLA)FDA panel to review Repatha for treatment of high cholesterol
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