wallstreet1-012218.jpg The shutdown of U.S. government is really worrying the investors and is reflected directly in the Futures trading. The investors are closely watching political developments in Europe and other parts of the world. The early signs are pointing to a lower start for Wall Street on Monday.

Acupuncture-Breastcancer-012218.jpg One of the major drawback of aromatase inhibitors, a class of drugs, commonly used in the management of estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer is the debilitating joint pain. A large clinical trial, which involved a total of 226 patients from 11 cancer centers, has found that acupuncture can significantly reduce the troublesome joint pain caused by the aromatase inhibitors.

cryptocurrencies-012218.jpg Weiss Ratings, an independent rating agency of financial institutions, said it will issue letter grades on cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin. The rating is set to be released on January 24. The ratings would be based on a model that analyzes thousands of data points on each coin's technology, usage, and trading patterns, the agency said.

stocksubdued-012218.jpg European stocks were subdued on Monday as the U.S. government shutdown entered its third day and investors awaited cues from two major central bank meetings this week. The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index was marginally lower at 400.90 in late opening deals after rising half a percent on Friday....

PeterBoockvar-Bitcoin-012218.jpg The cryptocurrency market will be hit by an epic crash in the future with the price of cryptocurrency major bitcoin plunging by 90 percent, according to Wall Street veteran Peter Boockvar. He noted that the bitcoin bubble is bursting and the price will continue to decline in 2018 to $1000, which was the digital currency's price a year ago.

Earnings-Focus-012218.jpg Halliburton Co. (HAL), Netflix Inc. (NFLX), and Steel Dynamics Inc. (STLD) are among few notable companies slated to release their financial results on Monday, January 22, 2018.

Sanofi-Bioverativ-012218.jpg French drug giant Sanofi SA Monday announced an agreement to buy US-based hemophilia drugmaker Bioverativ Inc. (BIVV) for around $11.6 billion. The deal expands Sanofi's presence in specialty care and strengthens leadership in rare diseases. Sanofi shares were losing around 4 percent in the early morning trading in Paris.

Pharma-Fight012218.jpg Over the last decade alone, the U.S. healthcare system has saved $1.67 trillion due to the availability of low-cost generics, according to the 2017 Generic Drug Access and Savings Report. Even greater cost savings can be achieved if a more efficient generic drug review process is in place feels the FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, and the regulatory agency is taking steps to achieve this goal.

UBS-earnings-012218.jpg Swiss banking giant UBS Group AG reported Monday a hefty net loss in its fourth quarter hurt by a charge related to US tax law changes. Pre-tax profit, however, increased from last year with improved operating income and lower expenses. Further, the company announced an increase in dividend, as well as a share buyback of up to 2 billion Swiss francs.

sharehigher-012218.jpg European stocks may open slightly higher on Monday after Germany's Social Democrats voted to enter coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's government, helping end months of political uncertainty in Europe's largest economy. In another development, French President Emmanuel Macron said it would...

Amazon has raised the monthly subscription rates of its Prime service. Subscribers on month to month basis will now see an increase of almost 20 percent, from $10.99 to $12.99. Those with the monthly student membership will face a similar percentage increase of up to $6.49 from $5.49. However,...

USCapitol-011818.jpg With lawmakers unable to reach an agreement on a short-term spending bill, the federal government shut down at midnight on Friday. The shutdown came after a spending bill approved by House Republicans failed to clear a procedural hurdle in the Senate on a largely party line vote of 50 to 49.

wallstreet1-121214_19Jan18.jpg With traders shrugging off concerns about a potential government shutdown, stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading session on Friday. The gains on the day lifted the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 to new record closing highs.

trump3-011919.jpg With lawmakers struggling to reach an agreement to fund the government, the results of a new ABC News/Washington Post poll found that Americans are far more likely to blame President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress if there is a shutdown.

ADT-IPO-011918.jpg Shares of ADT Inc. fell below its initial public offering price in early trading on Friday. ADT shares is currently trading at $12.52, down 11% from the company's IPO price of $14 a share. ADT had priced its IPO sharply below its expected range on Thursday. The company had initially expected to price...

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