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Car rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (HTZ) and biometric technology company CLEAR announced the introduction of biometric ID technology for car rentals. "Hertz Fast Lane powered by CLEAR" is a new service that allows travellers at airports...

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Marking the end to an era of unconventional, and at times controversial, policy making, the European Central Bank is set to confirm on Thursday that its four-year long quantitative easing programme, which saw the bank buying EUR 2.6 trillion worth of...

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President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen has been sentenced to three years in prison for committing a variety of crimes, including tax evasion, bank fraud, campaign finance violations, and lying to Congress.

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Asian markets ended on a firm note on Thursday, extending recent gains amid rising optimism about a long-term trade deal between the U.S. and China.

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Kevin Hart, who was selected to host the next Academy Awards ceremony, has relieved himself from the role following a controversy over some homophobic tweets he made years ago. The American comedian, actor and producer made the announcement Friday...

asian-down_06dec18.jpg European stocks fell sharply on Thursday, as the arrest of the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co. sparked worries that trade tensions between the U.S and China will not be resolved anytime soon. China urged Canada to release Meng Wanzhou...
bitcoins-dec06.jpg Bitcoin, which has lost much of its value in November after months of relative stability, is possibly heading towards $1,500, according to a Bloomberg analyst. In a note, Bloomberg technical analyst Mike McGlone stated that the prices for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are likely to weaken.
homelandsecurity-nov6.jpg The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) offered grants of up to $800,000 to blockchain startups to come up with blockchain solutions to issue digital documentation that prevents fraud, counterfeiting and forgery. The DHS said its Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is seeking innovative solutions through a new solicitation, "Preventing Forgery and Counterfeiting of Certificates and Li
wallstreet-dec06.jpg There is a rush of data on Thursday and the initial trends from the U.S. Futures Index suggest that Wall Street might open significantly lower. Jobless Claims, Productivity and Costs report, International Trade Data, Factory Orders data as well as Fed...
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trump5-121118.jpg In a tense public exchange with Democratic leaders on Tuesday, President Donald Trump took ownership of a potential shutdown of key government agencies over the issue of funding of his controversial border wall. "If we don't get what we want, one way or the other," Trump said, "I will shut down the government, absolutely."
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mike-pence-121218.jpg After sitting silently during a testy public exchange between President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders, Vice President Mike Pence made history later on Tuesday by casting a tie-breaking vote to confirm a judicial nominee in the Senate.
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Shares of Aphria Inc. tumbled more than 23 percent in Tuesday's regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange after a short seller called the Canada-based medical cannabis company a "black hole" and alleged that the company's recent Latin American acquisitions appeared to be largely worthless. In response to the allegations, Aphria said it believes the short-seller report is malicious.
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Car rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc. and biometric technology company CLEAR announced the introduction of biometric ID technology for car rentals. "Hertz Fast Lane powered by CLEAR" is a new service that allows travellers at airports to use fingerprint scanners and facial recognition technology to collect a rental car, instead of showing a physical ID.
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A summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours. Read More
With already 51 new molecular entities, or NMEs, getting greenlighted by the FDA so far this year, and still 1 more month to go, 2018 could be a banner year. This outpaces the 53 new drugs approved in 1996 - the highest ever. Read More
The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector. Read More
Technology is a double-edged sword, and it is even truer in the case of gene editing, a revolutionary technique that involves inserting, replacing or removing DNA of a human embryo.In this week's "Did you know" column, we bring you news about the world's first gene-edited babies, the top influential films and directors, and the association between cannabis abstinence and memory improvement. Read More
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
12/13/18 4:30PPI (Y-o-Y)NOV South Africa
12/13/18 4:30PPI (M-o-M)NOV South Africa
12/13/18 4:0Interest Rate Decision- Norway
12/13/18 3:30Unemployment RateNOV Sweden
12/13/18 3:30Interest Rate Decision- Switzerland
12/13/18 3:15Producer & Import Prices (Y-o-Y)NOV Switzerland
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
03/12/19RHHBYTecentriq (sBLA)FDA decision on Tecentriq in Combination with Abraxane for Initial Treatment of People with PD-L1-Positive, Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
02/25/19BHC, BHC.TO Loteprednol etabonate ophthalmic gel (NDA)FDA decision on Loteprednol etabonate ophthalmic gel for post-operative inflammation and pain following ocular surgery
02/18/19ALXNALXN1210 (BLA)FDA decision on ALXN1210 for the treatment of patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
02/13/19MTFBIclaprim (NDA)FDA decision on Iclaprim for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections
02/02/19EOLSDWP-450(Resubmitted BLA)FDA decision on DWP-450 for treatment of moderate to severe glabellar lines
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