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Internet access is growing worldwide, but there is still a long way to go before the entire world is completely wired, a study from the Pew Research Center has found. The study also noted that men have greater access to the Internet than women in many...

Consumer confidence in South Korea improved slightly in August, the latest survey from the Bank of Korea showed on Friday, as its index rose to a score of 102 from 101 in July. Consumer sentiments concerning both current living standards and their...

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Amid signs he is softening his stance on illegal immigration, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump indicated Thursday he will unveil his exact plan in the coming days. "I will be making a speech on that, I would say over the next week, laying...

The Hong Kong stock market bounced slightly higher again on Thursday, one session after it had ended the two-day winning streak in which it had gathered more than 60 points or 0.25 percent. The Hang Seng Index now rests just above the 22,825-point plateau,...

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has inherited the mantle as the world's most highly paid actor. The former pro wrestler leapt from the number 11 spot last year to taking in $64.5 million between June 2015 and June 2016. The ranking appeared in a recent...

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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...

Pharma-081816.jpg Shares of Auris Medical Holding AG (EARS) cratered over 59% on Thursday as the phase III trial of Keyzilen in acute inner ear tinnitus failed to meet its co-primary efficacy endpoints.
Asianmarkets-111914_18Aug16.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Friday, with some of the markets paring their early gains and drifting into negative territory, despite the modest gains on Wall Street and the surge in crude oil prices overnight.
Asian-Markets2_19Aug16.jpg European stocks are poised to open a tad lower on Friday amid lack of fresh triggers. With no major earnings or data due from Europe, trading activity is likely to remain subdued. Oil traded mixed in Asian deals after entering a bull market Thursday,...
JD-081916.jpg Agricultural machinery maker Deere & Co. (DE) is slated to release its third-quarter numbers before the bell on Friday, August 19, with analysts polled by Thomson Reuters estimating earnings of $0.94 per share on revenue of $6.09 billion. Analysts' estimate typically exclude certain special items.
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DonaldTrumpPresidential3-082516.jpg Amid signs he is softening his stance on illegal immigration, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump indicated Thursday he will unveil his exact plan in the coming days. "I will be making a speech on that, I would say over the next week, laying out an exact plan," Trump said.
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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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Joblessclaims-082516.jpgFirst-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly saw another modest decrease in the week ended August 20th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims edged down to 261,000.
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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 China stock market has tracked lower in back-to-back sessions, retreating more than 20 points or 0.6 percent along the way. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just beneath the 3,070-point plateau, and the market may extend its losses on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is...
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Discount retailers Dollar Tree Inc. and Dollar General Corp. both reported results for the second quarter that missed analysts' expectations. Looking ahead, Dollar Tree also forecast revenue for the third quarter below analysts' estimates and lowered its full-year revenue outlook. Shares of both companies are falling in pre-market activity.
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Novartis (NVS) announced the Phase III EXPAND study, evaluating the efficacy and safety of oral, once-daily, BAF312 or siponimod in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis or SPMS, met its primary endpoint of a reduction in the risk of disability progression,... More
internetusage-082516.jpg Internet access is growing worldwide, but there is still a long way to go before the entire world is completely wired, a study from the Pew Research Center has found. The study also noted that men have greater access to the Internet than women in many nations.
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08/25/16 19:30Core CPI (M-o-M)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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