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Shares of Novartis AG (NVS) were gaining around 3 percent in the morning trading after the Swiss drug major reported Wednesday that its fourth-quarter profit more-than-doubled with higher sales and the absence of prior year's charge. Looking ahead, for...

The manufacturing sector in Japan continued to expand in January, and at an accelerated rate, the latest survey from Nikkei revealed on Wednesday with a manufacturing PMI score of 54.4. That's up from 54.0 in December, and it moves further above the...

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Amid a government shutdown, the Senate voted Monday to move forward on a short-term spending bill to re-open the government. The Senate voted 81 to 18 in favor of limiting debate on the bill, which would fund the government through February 8th.

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European stocks fell on Wednesday as the dollar index dropped below the 90.00 threshold for the first time since December amid increasing investor concern over protectionist trade policies from President Donald Trump. The euro hit a fresh three-year...

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Australian actress Jessica Falkholt, who played Hope Morrison in the popular soap opera Home and Away, died in a car accident. The 29-year-old actress was on life support after she suffered fatal injuries in a fiery head-on collision of cars on the...

bitconnect-halt-011718.jpg The management behind the controversial cryptocurrency Bitconnect Coin (BCC), which was suspected of being a Ponzi scheme, has announced that it is shutting down its lending and exchange platform. Bitconnect said on its website that the lending operation...
wallstreet1-011718.jpg Industrial Production Index as well as Beige Book release are the major economic announcements on Wednesday. The earnings season will be in full steam from this week. The earlier signs from the Futures Index suggest that Wall Street bounce back to open higher in initial trading.
BoonePickens-Bitcoin-011718.jpg American oil tycoon and financier T. Boone Pickens is not at all enthusiastic about cryptocurrencies. The reason is the term itself. "At 89, anything with the word "crypt" in it is a real turnoff for me," the 89-year old famed Texas corporate raider said on Tuesday, in a reply to a question on his Twitter account.
Walmart-Opioid-011718.jpg Retail giant Walmart Wednesday announced the launch of an opioid disposal solution, known as DisposeRx, which will help in its fight against opioid abuse and misuse. The free first-of-its kind solution will be available in all company pharmacies, making the retailer the first national pharmacy chain to do so.
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DonaldTrump-Speech-011818.jpg Contradicting comments from White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, President Donald Trump declared Thursday that his position on the proposed wall along the southern border "has never changed or evolved." Trump also reiterated his frequently stated claim that Mexico will pay for the wall despite repeated denials by the Mexican government.
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US-Capitol-012218.jpg Amid a government shutdown, the Senate voted Monday to move forward on a short-term spending bill to re-open the government. The Senate voted 81 to 18 in favor of limiting debate on the bill, which would fund the government through February 8th.
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Goldmansachs-bitcoin-012318.jpgGlobal investment giant Goldman Sachs has warned its high networth clients that Bitcoin's price surge has pushed the virtual currency it into the bubble territory, that dwarfs the past bubbles in dot-com companies and tulip bulbs. Still worse, the price rise in Ether, the second largest cryptocurrency in market cap, dwarfs even Bitcoin's jump, the bank added in a client note.
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One of the major drawback of aromatase inhibitors, a class of drugs, commonly used in the management of estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer is the debilitating joint pain. A large clinical trial, which involved a total of 226 patients from 11 cancer centers, has found that acupuncture can significantly reduce the troublesome joint pain caused by the aromatase inhibitors.
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Indian shares extended recent gains to close at fresh record highs on Wednesday, although overall gains remained marginal amid heavy selling in metal and telecom stocks and ahead of the January derivatives expiry due Thursday. The benchmark BSE Sensex closed higher by 21.66 points or 0.06 percent...
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A Tesla Model S reportedly working on autopilot crashed into the back of a parked fire engine on Interstate 405 in Culver City in Los Angeles County. No injuries were reported. The Culver City Firefighters Association Local 1927 union chapter tweeted out a picture of the crash on Monday afternoon....
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Today's Daily Dose brings you news about an update on Amarin's REDUCE-IT cardiovascular outcomes study; Cerus' SPARC study; Corindus' preliminary revenue results; futility analysis of MacroGenics' breast cancer study and Puma's disappointment over negative "trend" vote for Neratinib. Read More
Warnings against cryptocurrencies continue from traditional finance, the latest coming from UBS Bank Chairman Axel Weber at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In a setback for Bitcoin's popularity, an online and mobile payment processing company, Stripe, has ended support for Bitcoin transactions, citing high fees and excessive processing times. Read More
Shire plc (SHPG, SHP.L), a biotechnology company focused on rare diseases, announced Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted approval for the technology transfer of CINRYZE (C1 esterase inhibitor) drug product manufacturing process... Read More
cryptocurrency-012418.jpg Warnings against cryptocurrencies continue from traditional finance, the latest coming from UBS Bank Chairman Axel Weber at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In a setback for Bitcoin's popularity, an online and mobile payment processing company, Stripe, has ended support for Bitcoin transactions, citing high fees and excessive processing times.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
01/24/18 5:0M3 Money Supply (Y-o-Y)DEC Bulgaria
01/24/18 4:30Avg Earnings ex bonus (3M-o-Y)NOV UK
01/24/18 4:30Avg Earnings Inc bonus (3M-o-Y)NOV UK
01/24/18 4:30Claimant Count RateNOV UK
01/24/18 4:30ILO Unemployment RateNOV UK
01/24/18 4:30Jobless Claims ChangeDEC UK
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
03/02/18OTICOTIPRIO(sNDA)FDA decision on OTIPRIO for acute otitis externa
02/28/18AERIRhopressa (NDA)FDA decision on Rhopressa for the treatment of patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension
02/28/18LJPCLJPC-501 (angiotensin II) (NDA)FDA decion on LJPC-501 or the treatment of hypotension in adults with distributive or vasodilatory shock
02/23/18RHHBYEmicizumab (BLA)FDA decision on Emicizumab for haemophilia A with inhibitors
02/15/18EXELCABOMETYX (sNDA)FDA decision on CABOMETYX as first-line monotherapy for advanced renal cell carcinoma
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