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Jan23-up-012318.jpg vTv Therapeutics has gained more than 30% in the last 5 trading days. The Company's lead product candidate is Azeliragon, under phase III trial in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease, dubbed STEADFAST. The STEADFAST trial has 2 parts - Part A and Part B. Top-line results from Part A of the study are expected to be reported in early 2018 and that from Part B in late 2018.

self-DrivingCar-DUI-012318.jpg Driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) is one of the most typical offense in the world of driving. But, will a driver be arrested for DWI or DUI if he is in a self-driving car? The answer is yes, he could be. According to the auto makers, self-driving cars are really...

Tesla-Autopilot-Accident-012318.jpg A Tesla Model S reportedly working on autopilot crashed into the back of a parked fire engine on Interstate 405 in Culver City in Los Angeles County. No injuries were reported. The Culver City Firefighters Association Local 1927 union chapter tweeted out a picture of the crash on Monday afternoon....

Solar--WashingMachines-012318.jpg US President Donald Trump has announced increased tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced that President Trump has approved recommendations to impose safeguard tariffs on imported large residential washing machines and imported solar...

wallstreet4-103112_23Jan18.jpg Following the strength seen in the previous session, stocks saw some further upside during trading on Tuesday. The advance on the day lifted the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 to new record closing highs.

wallstreet-112814_23Jan18.jpg Stocks have moved mostly higher during trading on Tuesday, extending a recent upward trend. With the continued advanced, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 have reached new record intraday highs. Currently, the major averages are turning in a mixed performance. While the Dow is down 31.42 points or 0.1 percent...

budweiser-MillerLite-012318.jpg Budweiser, which has been reigning as the 'king of beers' is now number 4 in sales in U.S. Budweiser lost to Miller Lite in 2017, according to Beer Marketer's Insights, the publication focused on beer industry statistics.

BillAckman-Pershingsquare-012318.jpg Activist investor Bill Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management L.P. is cutting ten employees from its workforce, according to media reports, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The job cuts on Friday have reportedly brought the New York-based company's head count down to 46 and were mostly in the hedge fund's back-office and support staff.

SteveBullock-Netneutrality-012318.jpg Montana has passed an order that will require Internet service providers in the state to follow net neutrality principles in order to receive state government contracts. Governor Steve Bullock Monday signed an executive order to protect net neutrality in Montana, beginning July 1, 2018. Governor...

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a higher opening on Tuesday, with stocks poised to extend the upward move seen in the previous session. Better than expected earnings news from Dow components Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Procter & Gamble (PG) and Travelers (TRV) may contribute to early strength...

kimberlyclark-012318.jpg While reporting its fourth-quarter financial results on Tuesday, Kimberly-Clark Corp. said it will cut 5,000 to 5,500 jobs, or 12 to 13 percent of its workforce globally, under its 2018 Global Restructuring Program. In addition, Kimberly-Clark will close or sell about 10 manufacturing facilities and expand production capacity at several others to improve overall scale and costs.

Goldmansachs-bitcoin-012318.jpg Global investment giant Goldman Sachs has warned its high networth clients that Bitcoin's price surge has pushed the virtual currency it into the bubble territory, that dwarfs the past bubbles in dot-com companies and tulip bulbs. Still worse, the price rise in Ether, the second largest cryptocurrency in market cap, dwarfs even Bitcoin's jump, the bank added in a client note.

UKb-Budgetdeficit-012318.jpg The UK budget deficit was the smallest for the month of December in 17 years on credit from the EU and higher value-added tax. Public sector net borrowing excluding banks decreased by GBP 2.5 billion from the previous year to GBP 2.6 billion, which was the lowest December net borrowing since 2000, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday.

Verizon-012318.jpg Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) reported an adjusted fourth-quarter earnings per share of $0.86, flat with a year ago. On average, 24 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $0.88 for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items. Fourth-quarter...

ProcterGamble-012318.jpg Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble Co. on Tuesday reported a 68 percent fall in profit for the second quarter from last year as an increase in sales was more than offset by a tax charge related to the U.S. tax reform in the latest quarter and a divestiture gain in the year-ago period. However, both revenue and core earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts' estimates.

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