AcceleratedPharma-082317.jpg Accelerated Pharma Inc. has formally requested SEC to withdraw its initial public offering plans. "The company requests the withdrawal of the registration statement because the company has decided not to proceed with this underwritten offering," the SEC document says. Accelerated Pharma had planned...

wallstreet-121514_23Aug17.jpg After an early move to the downside, stocks have regained some ground over the course of the trading session on Wednesday. The major averages have climbed well off their worst levels of the day but remain in the red.

Apple-building-082317.jpg Apple Inc. is working on a self-driving shuttle service to ferry employees within its sprawling campus, the New York Times reported. The move comes after the tech giant decided to abandon the idea of building an entire self-driving car by itself.

US-active-duty-military-082317.jpg The number of U.S. military personnel on duty abroad has fallen below 200,000 for the first time in six decades, a study shows. The decline in active-duty U.S. forces is evident in several countries, including in South Korea and Germany, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of US military...

Trump1-082317.jpg After a tumultuous week described by some as among the worst of his presidency, President Donald Trump returned to familiar territory for a rally in Phoenix, Arizona, on Tuesday. Trump attacked several of his favorite targets during his remarks, including the media and Democratic lawmakers, and even lashed out at some members his own party.

Estonia-cryptocurrency-082317.jpg Estonia, a small country in Northern Europe, plans to issue its own virtual currency called "estcoins." The country plans to launch the cryptocurrency with the help of Ethereum founder Vitalik Buteri. Estcoins could be launched via an initial coin offering (ICO), the digital coin community's version...

walmart-Google-082317.jpg Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Google are joining hands to allow shoppers to order products by voice, taking on the mutual threat the two companies face from Amazon.com Inc. and its voice-enabled network Alexa. Wal-Mart said it will soon offer its customers the ability to order hundreds of thousands of its products for voice shopping through Google Assistant.

wallstreet3-121214_23Aug17.jpg Stocks have moved mostly lower in morning trading on Wednesday, partly offsetting the rally seen in the previous session. Selling pressure has remained somewhat subdued, however, limiting the downside for the major averages.

Restaurants-082217.jpg Restaurants have been witnessing a fall in traffic. Higher menu price and change in attitude of the new generations are attributed to the decline in footfall.

wagegap-082317.jpg Women who are between 25 and 34 years old are losing the race in the U.S. when it comes to pay equality with men, data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed. This is despite the rapid increase in participation of women in the labor force.

NewhomeSales-082317.jpg New home sales in the U.S. unexpectedly saw a substantial decrease in the month of July, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday. The report said new home sales plunged by 9.4 percent to an annual rate of 571,000 in July from the revised June rate of 630,000.

Wahlberg-Emma-082317.jpg The huge gender pay gap between Hollywood's highest-paid actors and actresses has been laid bare in new estimates of their pay packets by Forbes. The world's 10 best-paid actors earned a total of $488.5 million in the past year, almost three times more than $172.5 million their female counterparts...

Organic-Recall-082317.jpg SunOpta Inc. (STKL) announced that its subsidiary, Sunrise Growers Inc., is recalling certain frozen organic dark sweet pitted cherry products due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. No illnesses related to the consumption of these products have been reported.

Eurozonepmi-082317.jpg Eurozone private sector retained its solid growth momentum in August, led by manufacturing that expanded at the fastest pace in over six years on the back of strong demand for exports. The flash Composite Output Index of the Purchasing Managers' survey climbed to a two-month high of 55.8 from July's 55.7, study results from IHS Markit showed Wednesday. Economists had forecast a 55.4 reading.

Trump-Rating-082317.jpg President Donald Trump's approval rating has hit a new low following his response to the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville earlier this month, a new poll finds. The Morning Consult/POLITICO survey was conducted within a week of Trump's controversial remarks blaming "both sides" for violent...

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