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sharesteady-042418.jpg European stocks may open higher on Thursday as investors assess another batch of earnings reports and keep an eye on today's ECB meeting. No changes are expected, but the language and the forward guidance will be crucial. Asian stocks are mostly higher on optimism over earnings after Samsung Electronics...

pharma-daily-042618.jpg EyePoint Pharmaceuticals gained 19.10% on Wednesday. The Company's NDA for YUTIQ micro-insert, proposed for treatment of non-infectious posterior segment uveitis, is under FDA review - with a decision expected on November 5, 2018.

ebay-earnings-042518.jpg eBay Inc. (EBAY) Wednesday reported a profit for the first quarter that came in line with Wall Street analysts' estimates, however, revenues fell short of expectations. eBay's first-quarter profit dropped to $407 million or $0.40 per share from $1.04 billion or $0.94 per share last year. Last year's...

advanced-micro-amd-042518.jpg Shares of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) jumped 9 percent on Wednesday after the company reported a profit and revenues for the first quarter that trumped Wall Street estimates, driven largely by strong demand for its graphic chips. Moving ahead, the company issued a strong revenue outlook for the...

facebook-earnings-042518.jpg Facebook Inc. (FB), Wednesday reported a 63 percent surge in the profit for the first quarter, as the social networking giant's ad revenues continues soar, despite the ongoing controversy regarding the misuse of user data. Menlo Park, California-based Facebook's first-quarter profit surged to $4.99...

wallstreet1-103112_25apr18.jpg Following the sell-off seen in the previous session, stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Wednesday. The major averages spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line before closing mixed.

ben-carson-042518.jpg In a move that has already drawn considerable criticism, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has proposed raising the amount of rent paid by Americans on housing assistance. The proposal unveiled by Carson on Wednesday would increase the percentage of income that Americans on housing...

governor-lincoln-chafee-042518.jpg Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee indicated Wednesday he is "very likely" to challenge Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., in the state's upcoming Democratic primary. In an interview with WPRI-TV in Providence, Chafee pointed to a recent poll showing Whitehouse with low job approval ratings. The...

emmanuel-macron-042518.jpg French President Emmanuel Macron's close personal relationship with U.S. President Donald Trump was on full display at the White House earlier this week, although Macron's speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday showed the two leaders are not on the same page on every issue.

Honeywell has recalled 82,500 hard hats due to risk of head injury. The recall involves Honeywell's type 1 Fibre-Metal E2 and North Peak A79 hard hats. They were sold in a variety of different colors. The Fibre-Metal E2 hard hats have a manufacture date of April 2016, May 2016, December 2017 or January...

donald-trump3-042518.jpg Ahead of President Donald Trump's highly anticipated meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the results of a Politico/Morning Consult poll showed voters are mixed in their level of confidence in the president's ability to handle threats posed by the reclusive communist nation.

wallstreet-121514_25apr18.jpg Stocks have fluctuated over the course of the trading session on Wednesday but have largely maintained a negative bias. With the weakness on the day, the major averages are adding to the steep losses posted in the previous session.

global-blockchain-042518.jpg The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) has expanded its Board by adding 12 new members, including global leaders in Banking and Technology. Funded by leading companies and governments, the Blockchain Research Institute is a multi-million dollar global blockchain think-tank devoted to the study of blockchain strategies, applications and obstacles to implementation. The new members include cloud

blossomfinance-042518.jpg Jakarta-based Blossom Finance has launched a crypto, Islamic microfinance fund that will be invested in micro-businesses, especially traditional market sellers, to meet the demand during the upcoming Ramadan holiday. Global investors have the option to invest in the fund using a range of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ether as well as the US Dollar.

wallstreet2-103112_25apr18.jpg Stocks are seeing modest weakness in morning trading on Wednesday, adding to the steep losses posted in the previous session. The major averages initially moved to the downside but have regained some ground since then.

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