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Chinese mobile maker Lenovo Group Ltd. has laid off hundreds of employees at its Motorola Mobility smartphone business. The layoffs represent less than 2 percent of the company's global workforce of about 55,000, according to Lenovo.

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More monetary policy easing will be required at some point in the U.K. to avoid the economic slowdown to become more pernicious in the wake of EU referendum, Bank of England Deputy Governor Minouche Shafik said Wednesday. In a speech, text of which...

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With a potential government shutdown looming, Senate Democrats voted Tuesday to block a short-term government funding bill. The Senate held two separate votes on moving forward with the stopgap spending measure but fell short of the sixty votes needed...

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European stocks rose on Wednesday, as banks rebounded from recent losses and oil prices stabilized after tumbling around 3 percent overnight following comments by Saudi Arabia and Iran. Regional economic reports painted a mixed picture, with the GfK...

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Josh Brolin has married his model girlfriend Kathryn Boyd, according to Page Six. The couple wed at an intimate ceremony in North Carolina on Saturday, September 24. Brolin shared a bunch of black and white shots from their wedding on his Instagram. "Thank...

OECD-092116.jpg Weaker conditions in advanced economies, including the effects of "Brexit", have offset a gradual improvement in emerging market commodity producers as the world economy entered a low-growth trap amid weak trade and financial distortions, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said Wednesday, while trimming the global growth projections.
Wallstreet-013013_21Sep16.jpg After ending the previous session modestly higher, stocks may see some further upside in early trading on Wednesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 55 points.
Viacom-092116.jpg Viacom Inc. on Wednesday forecast earnings for the fourth quarter below analysts' estimates and said it will reduce its dividend by half to preserve capital. Further, the company said that Tom Dooley, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, has informed the board of his decision to depart the company.
wallstreet3-121214_21Sep16.jpg With traders reacting positively to a monetary policy announcement out of Japan, stocks have moved mostly higher in morning trading on Wednesday. The major averages have climbed firmly into positive territory, adding to the modest gains posted in the previous session.
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DonaldTrumpPresidentialCampaign3-092716.jpg On the heels of Monday night's contentious presidential debate, Republican nominee Donald Trump claimed the only thing that might have bothered him was Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's reference to his criticism of a former Miss Universe. Trump told "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday that the exchange "maybe" got under his skin.
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USCapitol-092716.jpg With a potential government shutdown looming, Senate Democrats voted Tuesday to block a short-term government funding bill. The Senate held two separate votes on moving forward with the stopgap spending measure but fell short of the sixty votes needed both times.
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homesales-030411_27Sep16.jpgHome price growth in major U.S. metropolitan areas continued to slow in the month of July, Standard & Poor's revealed in a report on Tuesday. The report said the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city composite home price index was up 5.0 percent year-over-year in July compared to the 5.1 percent increase seen in June.
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The FDA has issued up a warning that some forms of ovarian cancer tests may not be reliable. In a statement the agency has explained that several of the most reliable forms of screening are blood tests, but they may actually create spikes in the very biomarkers they are seeking. "Despite extensive research and published studies, there are currently no screening tests for ovarian cancer . . ."
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French shares rebounded on Wednesday, with a strong finish on Wall Street overnight and steadier oil prices supporting sentiment ahead of OPEC meeting and Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony to Congress tonight. The benchmark CAC 40 was up 30 points or 0.70 percent at 4,429 in late opening deals after...
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Ride-hailing service Uber has launched gift cards for its service, which will make easier to help family and friends to catch a ride. Gifts cards will be available in over the next few weeks in US stores, including Walmart, Target, and CVS. Uber users will be able to get one from uber.com/gift-cards....
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The performance of Biotech stocks in August is nothing to write home about, if we were to look at it from the standpoint of the movement of the NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index. A peek at what transpired on the FDA front in August and a preview of what September holds in store for us look pertinent. More
A new analysis by researchers at the NIH has found that nausea and vomiting during pregnancy is tied to lower risk of miscarriage. The risk of miscarriage was 50 to 75 percent less in women who experienced nausea or nausea with vomiting compared to those who didn't have any of these symptoms, according to the study. More
Bringing the budget deficit below the 3 percent target set in the Maastricht treaty must be the top priority for France, Bank of France Governor and European Central Bank policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said Tuesday. In an interview to the...
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HydrogenPoweredPassengerTrain-092716.jpg Germany, a clean-power trendsetter country, is planning to introduce hydrogen powered trains. The environment friendly "Coradia iLint" long distance passenger hydrails are expected to be operational by the end of 2017.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
09/28/16 6:0Retail Sales (M-o-M)AUG Ireland
09/28/16 6:0Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)AUG Ireland
09/28/16 5:0Unemployment RateQ2 Malta
09/28/16 3:0Consumer Confidence IndexSEP Sweden
09/28/16 3:0PPI (M-o-M)AUG Slovakia
09/28/16 3:0PPI (Y-o-Y)AUG Slovakia
Complete Economic Calendar
FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
12/27/16CEMPSolithera oral (NDA)FDA decision on Solithera as a treatment for community-acquired bacterial pneumonia
12/24/16MRKKEYTRUDA (sBLA)FDA decision on KEYTRUDA for 1st line treatment treatment of patients with advanced NSCLC
12/15/16DVAXHEPLISAV-B (BLA)FDA decision on HEPLISAV-B for immunization of adults against hepatitis B infection
12/11/16SPPIEOquin, now Qapzola (NDA)FDA decision on Qapzola for the treatment of non-invasive bladder cancer
11/30/16LXRXTelotristat Etiprate (NDA)FDA decision on Telotristat Etiprate for the treatment of carcinoid syndrome
Complete FDA Calendar