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A hedge fund is an alternative investment fund that uses pooled funds from accredited individuals or institutional investors and invests these funds in different assets with a goal of generating high returns. Hedge funds are generally accessible only...

Private capital expenditure in Australia was down a seasonally adjusted 2.1 percent on quarter in the fourth quarter of 2016, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday - coming in at A$27.579 billion. The headline figure missed expectations...

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Claiming the country's finances are a mess, President Donald Trump pledged Wednesday to clean up the federal budget. Trump told reporters at a meeting with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, and other officials that his...

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Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Thursday following the mixed cues overnight from Wall Street after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy meeting said it might be appropriate to raise interest rates again "fairly soon" if the...

Asianmarkets-111914_16Feb17.jpg European stocks may open slightly higher on Thursday even as upbeat U.S. data on retail sales and consumer inflation helped heighten expectations of a March interest rate hike. Wall Street smashed records once again overnight, sending stocks higher...
NestleFY-021617.jpg Swiss foods giant Nestle SA reported Thursday a decline in its fiscal 2016 net profit, while trading operating profit improved with higher organic sales. Looking ahead, for fiscal 2017, the company expects organic growth between 2 percent and 4 percent, and underlying earnings per share in constant currency to increase.
Asian-Markets2_16Feb17.jpg Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday as upbeat U.S. data coupled with Fed Chair Janet Yellen's hawkish tone in her latest remarks on Capitol Hill helped spur expectations of a faster pace of Fed rate-hike in 2017. U.S. retail sales rose more than expected...
pharma-021617.jpg Ardelyx Inc.'s (ARDX) phase III clinical trial of Tenapanor as a treatment for hyperphosphatemia in patients with end-stage renal disease who are on dialysis has met its primary endpoint and was generally well-tolerated.
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Indian shares opened slightly higher on Thursday and the rupee traded marginally higher against the dollar, even as minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed board members are confident the economy can handle further tightening. The benchmark BSE Sensex was up 43 points or 0.15...
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Mortgage applications in the U.S. declined 2 percent last week, seasonally adjusted, from a week earlier. According to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association, market composite index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, for the week ending February 17 decreased 2 percent on a seasonally...
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Shares of Cellect Biotechnology Ltd. (APOP) rose over 15% on Tuesday, following positive final results from its clinical trial of ApoGraft in healthy donors. More
The FDA has turned down Amphastar's request seeking approval of intranasal Naloxone, proposed for the treatment of opioid addiction or overdose. More
Former German Foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected as president, succeeding Joachim Gauck. Steinmeier is one of Germany's well known politicians, having twice served as foreign minister, from 2005 to 2009 and again from 2013 until earlier...
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Amazon-Drone-021617.jpg Amazon is exploring the possibility of using parachutes to drop drone-delivered packages. The e-commerce giant has been granted a patent titled, "Maneuvering a package following in-flight release from an unmanned aerial vehicle".
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
02/23/17 0:0Leading IndexDEC Japan
02/23/17 0:0Lagging IndexDEC Japan
02/23/17 0:0Coincidence IndexDEC Japan
02/23/17 0:0CPI (M-o-M)JAN Singapore
02/23/17 0:0CPI (Y-o-Y)JAN Singapore
02/23/17 Retail Sales (M-o-M)DEC Italy
Complete Economic Calendar
FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
05/07/17TXMDYuvvexy (NDA)FDA decision on Yuvvexy for the treatment of moderate-to-severe vaginal pain during sexual intercourse
05/01/17NVSLEE011 (NDA)FDA decision on LEE011 for first-line treatment of HR+/HER2- advanced breast cancer
04/30/17RHHBYTECENTRIQ (sBLA)FDA decision on TECENTRIQ for locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma patients who are ineligible for cisplatin chemotherapy
04/29/17ARIABrigatinib (NDA)FDA decision on Brigatinib for metastatic ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer
04/27/17BMRNBrineura (BLA)FDA decision on Brineura to treat children with CLN2 disease, a form of Batten disease
Complete FDA Calendar