pharma-daily-041918.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Fresenius Kabi walking out of the Akorn deal; settlement of the long-running trade secret misappropriation suit between Alnylam) and Dicerna, and Abeona's gene therapy program ABO-202 for the treatment of Batten Disease securing Orphan Drug Designation in the European Union.

pharma-april23to29-042018.jpg The biotech sector witnessed a couple of hurrahs and heartaches this week. Now, let's take a look at the pharma/biotech stocks and upcoming events to keep an ear out for in the coming week.

wallstreet-112014_20apr18.jpg Stocks moved notably lower over the course of the trading session on Friday, adding to the losses posted in the previous session. With the drop, the Dow pulled back further off the one-month closing high it set on Tuesday.

thomas-perez-042018.jpg Democrats have filed a lawsuit against members of President Donald Trump's campaign, the Russian government, and WikiLeaks over an alleged conspiracy to interfere in the 2016 election. The Democratic National Committee filed the multi-million dollar lawsuit in Manhattan federal court on Friday.

qsr-restaurants-042018.jpg In-N-Out has been voted once again as America's favorite quick-service restaurant chain. In-N-Out received highest scores across all quick-service restaurant (QSR) chains food categories studied, making it America's favorite QSR across the board. The California-based burger chain was ranked No....

AT&T Friday said it is rolling out its 5G Evolution technology in parts of 117 new markets, bringing the total number of markets with the next-gent high speed internet service to 141. AT&T claims its 5G Evolution technologies can deliver theoretical peak speeds for capable devices of up to 400 megabits...

charles-schumer-042018.jpg Calling it "the right thing to do," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has announced plans to introduce legislation decriminalizing marijuana at the federal level. A statement released by Schumer on Friday said the legislation would remove marijuana from the list of scheduled substances...

Amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Russia, President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton and Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov held a meeting on Thursday. A statement from the White House said Bolton reiterated that it is in the interest of both the U.S. and Russia to...

walmart-dress-code-042018.jpg Walmart is ditching its dress code policy and is testing a new dress code that will allows "associates" to wear blue denim and shirts of any solid color. The updated dress coded guidelines now allow employees to wear blue "jeggings" and blue jeans and shirts of any solid color, according to a Walmart...

wallstreet-112814_20apr18.jpg After moving modestly lower early in the session, stocks have seen some further downside over the course of the trading day on Friday. The major averages have slid firmly into negative territory, adding to the losses posted in the previous session.

senator-tammy-duckworth-042018.jpg Senator Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., made history in the U.S. Senate on Thursday by bringing her newborn baby to the floor during a vote. It was just 10 days since Duckworth gave birth to Maile Pearl Bowlsbey and a day after Senate approved a resolution allowing members to bring their children under the age of one onto the floor during votes.

taiwan-bitcoinregulations-042018.jpg The government of Taiwan will introduce regulations on the country's bitcoin market under anti-money laundering (AML) rules by November. A legal framework to control cryptocurrencies will be finalized before the visit of the Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering in November, Taiwan Central News Agency quoted the country's justice minister Chiu Tai-san as saying at an anti-money laundering event

toys-r-us-042018.jpg Canadian investment firm Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. has submitted a "stalking horse" bid worth C$300 million, or $237 million, for the Canadian unit of Toys "R" Us, according to court documents. A stalking horse bid is an initial bid on the assets of a bankrupt company. The bankrupt company will choose an entity from a pool of bidders who will make the first bid on its assets.

mastercard-identityprotection-blockchain-042018.jpg Payment giant MasterCard is set to use blockchain technology for identity protection. It has filed a patent application for the "method and system for identity and credential protection and verification via blockchain." The patent application no. US20180101684 was filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) which was published on their website last week.

best-car-rental-041918.jpg The car rental market in the U.S. is consolidating as large car rental companies are buying smaller, local companies to expand their portfolio of premium and value brands. The key players in the U.S. market include Enterprise Holdings, Hertz Global Holding and Avis Budget Group. Let's take a look at some of the best and worst car rental companies in the U.S.

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