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Maternity leave is a temporary period of absence from employment granted to expectant or new mothers during the months immediately before and after their pregnancy. Parental leave, including maternity, paternity and adoption leave, is an employee benefit. Many...

Singapore will on Monday release April figures for producer prices, highlighting a very light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Producer prices were down 0.8 percent on month and up 3.8 percent on year in March. Also, the markets in China...

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Former House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has offered some harsh criticism of President Donald Trump's early days in the White House, saying most of his time in office has been "a complete disaster."

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European stocks are likely to open a tad higher on Monday, although trading volumes are likely to remain thin amid holidays in the U.S., the U.K. and China. Leaders of the G7 group of rich nations Friday failed to make progress on narrowing differences...

Firstsolarr-052217.jpg Shares of First Solar Inc. (FSLR) are well below their 52-week high of $51, but have rallied more than 35% in the last one month.
stockup2-052217.jpg Asian stock markets rose broadly on Monday as the Japanese yen weakened and U.S. crude futures climbed back above $50 per barrel on expectations that major oil producing nations might extend their production cuts beyond an agreed-on June deadline when...
cathypacific-052217.jpg Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways Limited announced Monday around 600 job cuts in its head office, reportedly its biggest headcount reduction in almost twenty years. Cathay Pacific will cut around 25 percent of management roles and 18 percent of non-managerial positions at its headquarters.
sharehigh-052217.jpg European stocks held steady on Monday, with higher oil prices, a weaker euro and dovish comments from a Federal Reserve official helping underpin investor sentiment. The pound also weakened against the dollar after Brexit Secretary David Davis warned...
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DonaldTrump3-052617.jpg President Donald Trump pledged Friday that the problems raised by North Korea's nuclear weapons program will be solved. Speaking to reporters as he met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before the start of the G7 Summit, Trump indicated the talks...
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JohnBoehner-052617.jpg Former House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has offered some harsh criticism of President Donald Trump's early days in the White House, saying most of his time in office has been "a complete disaster."
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Indian shares were flat to slightly higher on Monday amid mixed cues from Asian markets. The rupee opened marginally weaker as the dollar index inched up against its major rivals. The benchmark BSE Sensex was up 58 points or 0.19 percent at 31,086 while the broader Nifty index was up 3 points or 0.03...
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Texas, the second largest state in the U.S., has four of the five fastest-growing cities in the U.S., according to new population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau for the twelve months up to July 1, 2016. Ten of the fifteen fastest growing large U.S. cities during that 12-month span were in the South, according to the Census Bureau.
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June is certainly going to be busy month for the FDA, with over 10 drug candidates looking forward to knowing their fate. Let's take a look at some of the biotech stocks awaiting FDA decision in June. More
Hampton Farms has voluntarily recalled Ava's brand organic cashews for potential Listeria contamination. The Organic Cashews Roasted & Salted 8 oz. tubs were distributed in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. As per the recall statement, fewer than 225 units of this product were offered for retail sale. More
European Union countries have made significant progress in fiscal policy and governance and active labor market policies, suggesting that important reforms are being implemented across the region, the European Commission said Monday.
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GooglesAlphaGoAI-052317.jpg Google's artificial intelligence or AI player AlphaGo defeated world's number one Go player Ke Jie of China. Go is an ancient Chinese board game, harder than chess.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
05/29/17 3:30Trade BalanceAPR Sweden
05/29/17 3:30ImportsAPR Sweden
05/29/17 3:30ExportsAPR Sweden
05/29/17 3:0Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)APR Spain
05/29/17 2:0Consumer Confidence IndexMAY Finland
05/29/17 1:0PPI (M-o-M)APR Singapore
Complete Economic Calendar
FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
08/27/17PFEAvelumab (BLA)FDA decision on Avelumab for treatment of metastatic urothelial carcinoma
08/24/17ADMSADS-5102 (NDA) FDA decision on ADS-5102 for the treatment of levodopa-induced dyskinesia in patients with Parkinson's disease
08/23/17NVSZykadia (sNDA)FDA decision on Zykadia as a first-line treatment for patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors are anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive
08/14/17AMGNBLINCYTO (sBLA)FDA decision on expanded indication of BLINCYTO to treat Ph+ relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor ALL
08/10/17DVAXHEPLISAV-B (NDA resubmission)FDA decision on HEPLISAV-B for treatment of hepatitis B
Complete FDA Calendar