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Automotive major Ford Motor Co. (F) reported Thursday lower profit in its first quarter, while revenues increased from last year. Adjusted earnings per share and revenues topped market estimates. Looking ahead, for fiscal 2017, Ford continues to expect...

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The European Central Bank left its monetary policy unchanged for a ninth consecutive session on Thursday as policymakers likely assessed that it was too early to trigger speculation of a future tapering of the massive stimulus as uncertainties linger...

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin claimed Wednesday that the tax reform plan due to be unveiled by President Donald Trump's administration later in the day would include the biggest tax cut in U.S. history. Mnuchin said at an event hosted by The Hill...

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After ending the previous session modestly lower, stocks may move back to the upside in early trading on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 37 points.

Joblessclaims-042017.jpg After reporting a slight drop in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the previous week, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing that initial jobless claims rebounded in the week ended April 15th.
philadelphiafed-042017.jpg Results from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's manufacturing business outlook survey suggest that regional manufacturing activity continued to expand in April, but the pace of growth slowed by more than anticipated. The Philly Fed said its index for current manufacturing activity in the region fell to 22.0 in April.
SerenaWilliams-042017.jpg It is official now. Women's tennis superstar Serena Williams is expecting a baby this year, and that she was pregnant when she won the grueling Australian Open championship in January. Williams and her fiance Alexis Ohanian shared the happy news on...
DonaldTrump1-042017.jpg President Donald Trump has seen a slight improvement in his approval rating in a new Quinnipiac University national poll, as most voters say the president made the right decision to launch a missile strike in Syria. Forty percent of voters said they approve of the way Trump is handling his job as president.
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Trump2-042617.jpg Officials from President Donald Trump's administration unveiled the president's highly anticipated tax reform plan on Wednesday. White House chief economic adviser Gary Cohn and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin outlined Trump's plan in a briefing to reporters at the White House.
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SonnyPerdue-042517.jpg Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was easily confirmed by the Senate as the next Secretary of Agriculture on Monday. The Senate voted 87 to 11 in favor of Perdue's nomination, with 35 Democrats joining with the Republicans in the chamber. Georgia...
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Draghi-042617.jpgWhile the brightening prospects of the Eurozone economy and the win of a pro-EU candidate in the first round of the French presidential election add strength to the call for tapering of the European Central Bank's massive stimulus, policymakers are likely to assess this Thursday that it is too early to trigger such speculation as uncertainties linger around both the economic and political outlook.
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The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a higher opening on Thursday, with stocks poised to move back to the upside after ending the previous session modestly lower. The markets may benefit from a positive reaction to the latest batch of earnings news.
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Shares of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) were gaining around 4 percent in the trading in South Korea after the company reported significant growth in its first-quarter profit with higher sales mainly in memory and display businesses. For the full year, the company expects overall earnings to grow from last year.
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The month of April witnessed the FDA approving the first ever drug for tardive dyskinesia, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary muscle movements. Want to know which drugs are awaiting FDA decision in May? More
Here's why AKBA and FLKS soared today while FLXN and BABY plunged. More
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen won the first round of the French presidential election, triggering a runoff on May 7, according to projections by polling agencies and official partial results. Macron, a first-time...
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
04/27/17 9:0ExportsMAR P Mexico
04/27/17 9:0ImportsMAR P Mexico
04/27/17 9:0Trade BalanceMAR P Mexico
04/27/17 8:30Avg Weekly EarningsFEB Canada
04/27/17 8:30Non-Farm Payroll (M-o-M)FEB Canada
04/27/17 8:30Durable Goods Orders (M-o-M)MAR United States
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
07/21/17PBYIPB272 (Neratinib) (NDA)FDA decision on PB272 for the extended adjuvant treatment of patients with early stage HER2-overexpressed/amplified breast cancer
07/19/17AMGNRomosozumab (BLA)FDA decision on Romosozumab for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at increased risk of fracture
07/19/17OCULDEXTENZA (NDA resubmission)FDA decision on DEXTENZA for treatment of ocular pain occurring after ophthalmic surgery
06/30/17RDUSAbaloparatide-SC (NDA)FDA decision on Abaloparatide–SC for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
06/30/17ARRYBinimetinib (NDA)FDA decision on Binimetinib for patients with NRAS-mutant melanoma.
Complete FDA Calendar