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Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) said Tuesday it is bringing paint back to its stores after a four-year hiatus, citing rising home improvement projects due to a strong housing market. The retailer will be reintroducing paint in 23 stores across the country...

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After reporting a marginal decline in U.S. consumer confidence in the previous month, the Conference Board released a report on Tuesday showing that consumer confidence rebounded strongly in the month of August.

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Most recent polls show Donald Trump trailing Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, but the results of a new NBC News/SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll suggest the Republican presidential nominee has narrowed the gap against his Democratic...

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Following the upward move seen over the course of the previous session, treasuries gave back some ground during trading on Tuesday. Selling pressure was relatively subdued, however, limiting the downside for the markets.

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Actor Gene Wilder, who was known for being in "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" and "Young Frankenstein," died at the age of 83, according to BBC News. Wilder passed away on Sunday night at his home in Stamford, Connecticut. The actor's death...

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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...

Asian-Market-100912_23Aug16.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Wednesday despite the modest gains overnight on Wall Street. Crude oil too pared its overnight gains and is lower in Asian trades. Investors remained cautious ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech later this week.
Pharma-081016.jpg Shares of Lannett Co. Inc. (LCI) were up more than 14% in extended trading on Tuesday, following better-than expected Q4 results and bright outlook for fiscal 2017.
Asian-Markets2_24Aug16.jpg European shares are set to open slightly lower on Wednesday amid lack of fresh triggers as investors look to Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech on Friday for clarity on the likely trajectory of interest rates in the world's largest economy. The dollar...
stockmarket-121514_24Aug16.jpg Asian stocks consolidated recent gains on Wednesday, as a drop in oil prices on data showing a surprise build-up in U.S. crude inventories tempered investor optimism over a weaker yen and solid U.S. new-home sales data. Both WTI and Brent crude futures...
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DonaldTrumpCampaignRally-083016.jpg Most recent polls show Donald Trump trailing Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, but the results of a new NBC News/SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll suggest the Republican presidential nominee has narrowed the gap against his Democratic rival.
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senate-democrats-083016.jpg Citing mounting evidence of a direct connection between the Russian government and Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has asked the FBI to investigate Russian tampering with the upcoming election.
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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 Swiss stock market ended Tuesday's session in the green, extending the gains of the previous two trading sessions. The uncertainty surrounding the outlook for U.S. interest rates remained in focus. Financial stocks benefitted from the increased likelihood of a Fed rate hike in the near future. However,...
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The European Union's executive arm has ordered the Irish government to recover up to 13 billion euros, or $14.5 billion, in taxes from Apple Inc. The European Commission said it has concluded that Ireland granted the U.S. tech giant undue tax benefits of up to 13 billion euros, which is illegal under EU state aid rules. Shares of Apple are down 1 percent in pre-market activity.
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Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (RIGL) announced Tuesday that fostamatinib, its oral spleen tyrosine kinase or SYK inhibitor, met the primary endpoint in the first of two double-blind studies in the FIT Phase 3 clinical program for the treatment of adult... More
In response to media queries, The Presidency wanted to correct the erroneous impression created by a Johannesburg newspaper that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has met "with officials from the Chinese Communist Party, who allegedly raised concern about...
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Nintendo3ds-083016.jpg Nintendo has launched a new handheld gaming system Galaxy 3DS XL. The new game will combine portable gaming along with 3D technology. Priced at $199.99, it will be available on stores from this week.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
08/30/16 10:0Consumer Confidence IndexAUG United States
08/30/16 10:0Official Foreign ReservesAUG 26 Mexico
08/30/16 9:0S&P/Case-Shiller Composite-20 (Y-o-Y)JUN United States
08/30/16 9:0S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price IndexJUN United States
08/30/16 8:30Industrial Product Price (M-o-M)JUL Canada
08/30/16 8:30Industrial Product Price (Y-o-Y)JUL Canada
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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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