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Chinese mobile maker Lenovo Group Ltd. has laid off hundreds of employees at its Motorola Mobility smartphone business. The layoffs represent less than 2 percent of the company's global workforce of about 55,000, according to Lenovo.

Japan will on Wednesday see September results for its small business confidence index, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The index is expected to show a score of 47.0, up from 46.3 in August.

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With a potential government shutdown looming, Senate Democrats voted Tuesday to block a short-term government funding bill. The Senate held two separate votes on moving forward with the stopgap spending measure but fell short of the sixty votes needed...

The Thai stock market gave up less than a single point on Tuesday - but that was enough to extend its losing streak to three sessions, sliding more than 15 points or 1 percent along the way. The Stock Exchange of Thailand fell just beneath the 1,490-point...

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Josh Brolin has married his model girlfriend Kathryn Boyd, according to Page Six. The couple wed at an intimate ceremony in North Carolina on Saturday, September 24. Brolin shared a bunch of black and white shots from their wedding on his Instagram. "Thank...

European stocks are seen opening higher on Wednesday, with banks in focus after the Bank of Japan decided not to delve further into negative interest rates. Japan's central bank refrained from cutting rates, but announced substantial changes to its...
ethanol-092016.jpg American Ethanol producers are likely using outdated methods to measure nitrogen-oxide or NOx emission levels, key in ethanol production pollution, according to trade publication Ethanol Producer. It indicates that the production of ethanol may be more harmful to the environment than previously thought.
Pharma-092116.jpg Shares of Mast Therapeutics Inc. (MSTX) were down over 83% in extended trading on Tuesday after the company announced that its phase III study of Vepoloxamer in sickle cell disease did not meet the primary efficacy endpoint.
BankOfJapan-092116.jpg The Bank of Japan modified its existing policy framework, giving thrust to the yield curve as it still struggles to achieve the 2 percent inflation target. "With a view to achieving the price stability target of 2 percent at the earliest possible time, the Bank decided to introduce 'QQE with yield curve control'," the bank said in a statement on Wednesday.
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DonaldTrumpPresidentialCampaign3-092716.jpg On the heels of Monday night's contentious presidential debate, Republican nominee Donald Trump claimed the only thing that might have bothered him was Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's reference to his criticism of a former Miss Universe. Trump told "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday that the exchange "maybe" got under his skin.
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USCapitol-092716.jpg With a potential government shutdown looming, Senate Democrats voted Tuesday to block a short-term government funding bill. The Senate held two separate votes on moving forward with the stopgap spending measure but fell short of the sixty votes needed both times.
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The FDA has issued up a warning that some forms of ovarian cancer tests may not be reliable. In a statement the agency has explained that several of the most reliable forms of screening are blood tests, but they may actually create spikes in the very biomarkers they are seeking. "Despite extensive research and published studies, there are currently no screening tests for ovarian cancer . . ."
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The Thai stock market gave up less than a single point on Tuesday - but that was enough to extend its losing streak to three sessions, sliding more than 15 points or 1 percent along the way. The Stock Exchange of Thailand fell just beneath the 1,490-point plateau, although the market may stop the bleeding...
Shares of Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY) jumped more than 81% on Monday, following positive top-line results from Part 1 of the phase III study evaluating the combination of LGX818 and MEK162 compared to Vemurafenib alone in patients with BRAF-mutant advanced, unresectable or metastatic melanoma. More
A new analysis by researchers at the NIH has found that nausea and vomiting during pregnancy is tied to lower risk of miscarriage. The risk of miscarriage was 50 to 75 percent less in women who experienced nausea or nausea with vomiting compared to those who didn't have any of these symptoms, according to the study. More
Bringing the budget deficit below the 3 percent target set in the Maastricht treaty must be the top priority for France, Bank of France Governor and European Central Bank policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said Tuesday. In an interview to the...
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HydrogenPoweredPassengerTrain-092716.jpg Germany, a clean-power trendsetter country, is planning to introduce hydrogen powered trains. The environment friendly "Coradia iLint" long distance passenger hydrails are expected to be operational by the end of 2017.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
09/27/16 10:0Richmond Fed Manufacturing IndexSEP United States
09/27/16 10:0Consumer Confidence IndexSEP United States
09/27/16 10:0Official Foreign ReservesSEP 22 Mexico
09/27/16 9:45PMI CompositeSEP P United States
09/27/16 9:45PMI ServicesSEP P United States
09/27/16 9:0ExportsAUG P Mexico
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
12/24/16MRKKEYTRUDA (sBLA)FDA decision on KEYTRUDA for 1st line treatment treatment of patients with advanced NSCLC
12/15/16DVAXHEPLISAV-B (BLA)FDA decision on HEPLISAV-B for immunization of adults against hepatitis B infection
12/11/16SPPIEOquin, now Qapzola (NDA)FDA decision on Qapzola for the treatment of non-invasive bladder cancer
11/30/16LXRXTelotristat Etiprate (NDA)FDA decision on Telotristat Etiprate for the treatment of carcinoid syndrome
11/16/16VRX, VRX.TOBrodalumab (BLA)FDA decision on Brodalumab for treatment of patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
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