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Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook has defended his company's decision to use Google as the default search engine on Apple products, including iPhones. He also said that regulation of tech companies is inevitable. In an interview...

Japan will on Wednesday see September results for its all industry activity index, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The index is expected to sink 0.9 percent on month after rising 0.5 percent in August. Japan also will...


A federal judge in San Francisco has temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's plan to restrict asylum claims by illegal immigrants. In a ruling issued late Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Jon Tigar accused the Trump administration of trying to...


Asian stock markets are extending losses on Wednesday from the previous session following the continued weakness overnight on Wall Street as disappointing corporate earnings results, the plunge in crude oil prices and U.S.-China trade tensions added to...


Isan Elba, the daughter of British actor, producer and musician Idris Elba, has been named as the official ambassador for the 2019 Golden Globe Awards season. Isan was born to Idris Elba's first wife Hanne Kim Elba, who is a makeup artist and businesswoman. Isan's...

stockmarkets-aug20_14nov18.jpg European stocks may open lower on Wednesday after energy stocks led a late-afternoon sell-off on Wall Street overnight. Asian stocks are trading modestly lower in cautious trade as oil prices extended losses after plunging 7 percent Tuesday to mark...
germanyflag-aug27_14nov18.jpg Germany's economy contracted at a faster-than-expected pace in the third quarter, marking the first decline since the first three months of 2015 and the worst fall since early 2013, preliminary figures from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Wednesday. Gross domestic product declined a seasonally and calendar-adjusted 0.2 percent in the three months to September, after expanding 0.5 percent in the second quarter.
fad-nov14.jpg The Pictsweet Co. announced the recall of 1,872 cases of Pictsweet Farms 8-ounce Steam'ables Asparagus Spears due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. No illnesses have been reported to date with respect to this recall.
asian-mixed_14nov18.jpg Asian stocks finished mostly lower on Wednesday as global growth worries persisted and Italy's populist government escalated a dispute with the European Commission over the country's spending plans. The Italian government told the European Union on...
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the-white-house-112018.jpg While the White House has agreed to restore the press credentials of CNN's chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has also unveiled a new set of rules for White House press conferences.
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ronald-d-vitiello-111718.jpg Senator Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, indicated Friday he will give up his Senate Judiciary Committee gavel and reclaim the position of Senate Finance Committee Chairman in the next Congress.
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philiplowe-nov20.jpgThe Reserve Bank of Australia would maintain a steady monetary policy for a while, as the board expects progress on the targets for unemployment and inflation to be gradual, RBA Governor Philip Lowe said Tuesday. It is appropriate to maintain the current setting of policy for some time while progress on these goals are made, Lowe said in a speech at the CEDA Annual Dinner in Melbourne.
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Indian shares opened lower on Wednesday amid a global sell-off, although the downside remained limited after oil prices collapsed on Tuesday for the second time in a week. The benchmark BSE Sensex was down 150 points or 0.42 percent at 35,323 in early trade, while the broader Nifty index was down...
A summary of some of the popular stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours. Read More
As another month comes to a close, it's time to take a look back at some of the pharma news stories of October, and look ahead at what's coming next over the horizon on the regulatory front. Read More
As the investigation of an ongoing multistate outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce progresses, regulatory authorities in the U.S. and Canada have warned consumers not to eat any type of romaine lettuce and salad mixes containing romaine lettuce. Read More
Sanitation is linked to public health, and good health is linked to economic growth. In this week's "Did you know" column, we present findings of a groundbreaking discovery that is capable of addressing the twin challenges faced by the developing world; the illness, which American comedian and actress Amy Schumer is battling, and the dangerous toys of the year. Read More
ibmcolumbiauvcy-nov20.jpg Technology giant IBM teamed up with Columbia University to help startup companies in setting up the next generation of blockchain networks through two accelerator programs. The duo established a new center called "Columbia-IBM Center for Blockchain and Data Transparency" in July devoted to research, education, and innovation in blockchain technology and data transparency.
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Economic Calendar
11/21/18 0:30Consumer Confidence IndexNOV Netherland
11/21/18 Financial Account Balance - BoPSEP Portugal
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11/21/18 M3 Money Supply (Y-o-Y)OCT Switzerland
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
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
01/31/19ALKSALKS 5461 (NDA)FDA’s final decision on ALKS 5461 for adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder
01/29/19AQSTAPL-130277 (NDA)FDA decision on APL-130277 to overcome episodic off periods in Parkinson's disease
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