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pharma-daily-041918.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Rigel Pharma's stock offering; FDA panel support for GW Pharma's New Drug Application for Epidiolex; FDA approval of expanded use of AstraZeneca's TAGRISSO and Argos' decision to pull the plug on its ADAPT phase III trial.

pharma-topgainers-041918.jpg The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector.

best-us-airports-041918.jpg The ten best high-performing airports in the US, according to rankings of Money. MONEY's rankings are based on data compiled of 80 of the nation's top airports. The ratings took into account customer experience scores from J.D. Power, reader reviews from Travel + Leisure, on-time arrival rates, security...

nest-smart-thermostat-041918.jpg Nest Labs, Inc. plans to launch a new initiative called The Power Project that will provided Nest E thermostats to lower income Americans. "We're committed to installing one million energy- and money-saving thermostats in homes that need them most over the next five years by collaborating with energy...

starbucks-041918.jpg Fake coupons offering free coffee to black customers at Starbucks are spreading online. "Let's Talk" is printed on the coupon and adds "We know we can do better. Starbucks values all people of color and we are working on employee sensitivity training. The best dialogue starts over a cup of coffee...

wallstreet2-103112_19apr18.jpg Following the lackluster performance seen in the previous session, stocks moved mostly lower during trading on Thursday. The major averages all moved to the downside after ending Wednesday's trading mixed.

tammy-duckworth-041918.jpg Senator Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., gave birth to a baby daughter earlier this month, raising concerns that Senate rules could prevent her from doing her job while also caring for the newborn child. The Senate subsequently voted Wednesday to approve a resolution allowing Senators to bring their children...

kinder-morgan-allen-dang-041918.jpg Midstream energy company Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) has promoted CFO Kimberly Dang as President, along with several other management changes. Steven Kean will remain as the CEO, while Richard Kinder will continue as executive chairman, according to the company's statement. Dang joined Kinder Morgan...

tedd-cruz-beto-041918.jpg Republican Senator Ted Cruz, R-Tex., and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke, R-Tex., are essentially tied in a Quinnipiac University poll of the closely watched Senate race in Texas. Forty-seven percent of Texas voters said they would support Cruz if the election were held today, while 44 percent...

wallstreet-111614_19apr18.jpg Stocks have moved mostly lower over the course of the trading session on Thursday after seeing some early indecision. The major averages have slid firmly into negative territory after ending the previous session mixed.

trump3-041918.jpg President Donald Trump has expressed optimism about a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but indicated Wednesday he is willing to walk out of the meeting if the discussions are not "fruitful." Trump discussed the planned meeting with Kim during a press conference with Japanese Prime...

ico-moneyraising-041918.jpg An unprecedented hike in fundraising via Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) has been reported in the first quarter of 2018 than what was recorded in the previous year. The total ICO funding for last year was $5.5 billion, while in the first quarter of 2018 itself global ICOs raised $6.3 billion, which is 118 percent of the 2017 total, according to data collected by CoinDesk. However, a corresponding

bittwatt-blockchain-041918.jpg A new startup company Bittwatt is launching a unique electricity trading platform using blockchain technology with the intention of offering transparency to all involved in the energy sector from electricity producers to the consumers.The decentralized matchmaking platform is expected to streamline operations and lower operational costs of the companies involved and the related high transfer fees.

canada-marijuana-041918.jpg As Canada prepares to legalize marijuana nationwide later this year, a national survey by Statistics Canada has thrown up some interesting facts - including that legal marijuana is not a temptation for most Canadians. Regardless of cannabis use, 79 percent of Canadians surveyed said they would not be more likely to try or increase their cannabis consumption just because it is legalized.

wallstreet4-103112_19apr18.jpg After initially moving to the downside, stocks have regained some ground but remain mostly negative in morning trading on Thursday. The weakness on the day comes on the heels of the lackluster performance seen in the previous session.

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