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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...

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Consumer sentiment in the U.S. was virtually unchanged in May, according to revised data released by the University of Michigan on Friday. The University of Michigan said the consumer sentiment index for May was downwardly revised to 97.1 from a preliminary...

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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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After trending higher over the past several sessions, stocks showed a lack of direction throughout the trading day on Friday. Despite the choppy trading, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 ended the day at new record closing highs.

Asian-Markets2_21May17.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly in positive territory on Monday after Wall Street closed higher for a second straight session on Friday and following the increase in crude oil prices. Investors also shrugged off news that North Korea fired another ballistic missile on Sunday. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump sought to reassure Americans he was focused on efforts to create jobs and cut taxes.
stockup-052217.jpg European stocks are likely to open higher on Monday, even as a weaker dollar on concerns about Washington's political turmoil and reduced expectations for Fed rate hikes in 2017 may keep regional exporters under selling pressure. The Dow and the S&P...
Clariant-merger-052217.jpg Specialty Chemicals companies Huntsman Corp. and Switzerland's Clariant AG announced Monday an agreement to combine in a merger of equals through an all-stock transaction. The merged company will be named HuntsmanClariant, with a combined enterprise value of approximately $20 billion at announcement.
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.
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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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The Swiss stock market ended Friday's session with a very small increase. After a weak opening, the market remained stuck in a sideways trend for the bulk of the session. However, the market received a boost in late trade, following the release of some better than expected US economic data. The U.S....
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
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) said that the United States Food and Drug Administration Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee recommended to approve Company's proposed epoetin alfa biosimilar across all indications. This marks the first time a biosimilar erythropoiesis-stimulating... 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
05/26/17 13:0Baker Hughes - Rig CountMAY 26 United States
05/26/17 10:0Univ. of Mich. Consumer Confidence IndexMAY United States
05/26/17 9:0Unemployment RateAPR Mexico
05/26/17 8:30GDP (Q-o-Q)Q1 United States
05/26/17 8:30GDP (Y-o-Y)Q1 United States
05/26/17 8:30Core Personal Consumption Expenditure (Y-o-Y)Q1 United States
Complete Economic Calendar
FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
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
08/02/17BMYOpdivo (sBLA)FDA decision on Opdivo to treat previously treated mismatch repair deficient (dMMR) or microsatellite instability high (MSI-H) metastatic colorectal cancer patients
Complete FDA Calendar