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Medical device company St. Jude Medical Inc. (STJ), on Friday said the report from Muddy Waters questioning the safety and security of its cardiac devices were "false and misleading." "We have examined the allegations made by Capital and MedSec on...

Retail sales in Japan fell 0.2 percent on year in July, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Tuesday. That beat forecasts for a decline of 0.9 percent following the upwardly revised 1.3 percent contraction in June (originally...

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While Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton to release detailed medical records, the Clinton campaign argued that the former Secretary of State is the only one who has met the standard expected of...

The Taiwan stock market on Monday ended the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced almost 115 points or 1.3 percent. The Taiwan Stock Exchange now rests just above the 9,110-point plateau, although the market figures to bounce higher again on...

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Actor Gene Wilder, who was known for being in "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" and "Young Frankenstein," died at the age of 83, according to BBC News. Wilder passed away on Sunday night at his home in Stamford, Connecticut. The actor's death...

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Too many hours of sitting may be dangerous even for those with active lifestyles, according to a new study from researcher at the Center for Cardiovascular Lifestyle Medicine at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. "All studies are indicating...

Asian-Markets1_22Aug16.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Tuesday, tracking the lackluster cues from Wall Street as well as weaker commodity prices overnight. Investors are also cautious as they await a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday for clues about the outlook for U.S. interest rates.
Pharma-082316.jpg Shares of BioPharmX Corp. (BPMX) climbed more than 15% on Monday, following positive findings from the company's phase 2a safety study of BPX-01 in facial Propionibacterium acnes.
Asian-Markets1_23Aug16.jpg European stocks are likely to open higher on Tuesday as market participants diverge on U.S. rate hike prospects this year. The dollar turned lower against rivals amid a dearth of major data and bets that a rate hike is unlikely at the Fed's September...
WELSPUNIND-TGT-WMT-082316.jpg Welspun India Ltd.'s shares tumbled in Mumbai trading on the second day in a row by nearly 20 percent after retailer Target terminated business with the Indian textile manufacturer over cheaper bedsheets and pillowcases being labeled as premium Egyptian cotton. Following this, retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is reviewing supplier Welspun's cotton certification records, according to Bloomberg.
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HillaryClintonPresidentialCampaign1-082916.jpg While Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton to release detailed medical records, the Clinton campaign argued that the former Secretary of State is the only one who has met the standard expected of presidential candidates.
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CapitolBuilding-082516.jpg In a race that could play a big role in deciding control of the Senate, the results of a Mason-Dixon Polling & Research survey show a statistical tie in the Florida Senate race between Sen. Marco Rubio, F-Fla., and Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla.
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Too many hours of sitting may be dangerous even for those with active lifestyles, according to a new study from researcher at the Center for Cardiovascular Lifestyle Medicine at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. "All studies are indicating that moving more throughout the day -- in addition to getting the recommended 30 minutes of moderate activity on a daily basis . . ."
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The Singapore stock market has moved lower in back-to-back sessions, retreating almost 50 points or 1.8 percent in that span. The Straits Times Index now rests just beneath the 2,830-point plateau, although the market is tipped to rebound on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is cautiously...
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Online retail giant Amazon is launching technical teams with full-time employees, but with 30 hour a week work schedule, the Washington Post reported. The program could help boost the image of Amazon, which has faced criticism for intense work conditions earlier.
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Investing in marijuana stocks is at a nascent stage, as traders dread to take the plunge, given the risks involved in terms of limited visibility into many of the companies. The legal marijuana market in the United States is estimated to grow to $7.1 billion in 2016, which represents 26% growth over 2015, according to a report by New Frontier and ArcView Market Research. More
In response to media queries, The Presidency wanted to correct the erroneous impression created by a Johannesburg newspaper that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has met "with officials from the Chinese Communist Party, who allegedly raised concern about...
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Fitbit-082916.jpg Fitbit has introduced its latest wearable fitness device Charge 2, almost two years after the launch of Charge. The new activity tracker is a skinny black or white band that can be worn on the wrist. The standard model of Charge costs $30, and the...
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
08/29/16 19:50Large Retailers' SalesJUL Japan
08/29/16 19:50Retail Trade (Y-o-Y)JUL Japan
08/29/16 19:50Wholesale Sales (Y-o-Y)JUL Japan
08/29/16 19:30Unemployment RateJUL Japan
08/29/16 19:30Job-To-Applicant RatioJUL Japan
08/29/16 19:30Household Spending (Y-o-Y)JUL Japan
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
11/16/16VRX, VRX.TOBrodalumab (BLA)FDA decision on Brodalumab for treatment of patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
11/16/16DVAXHEPLISAV-B (BLA)FDA panel review of HEPLISAV-B for immunization of adults against hepatitis B infection
11/12/16GILDTenofovir Alafenamide (TAF) (NDA)FDA decision on TAF for treatment of chronic hepatitis B
11/11/16BMYOpdivo (sBLA)FDA decision on Opdivo for previously treated recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
11/05/16AMGNEnbrel (sBLA) FDA decision on Enbrel for the expanded use to treat pediatric patients with chronic severe plaque psoriasis.
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