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Pharma-FDA-September-082916.jpg The performance of Biotech stocks thus far this month is nothing to write home about, if we were to look at it from the standpoint of the movement of the NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index. A peek at what transpired on the FDA front in August and a preview of what September holds in store for us look pertinent.

CHS-EP-083016.jpg Women's specialty retailer Chico's FAS Inc. (CHS) is scheduled to release its second-quarter numbers before the bell on Wednesday, August 31, with analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expecting earnings of $0.22 per share on revenue of $632.06 million. Analysts' estimate typically exclude certain special items.

FDA-Martin-083016.jpg Rigel Pharmaceuticals Inc. (RIGL) will be announcing the results of the first of two phase III studies of Fostamatinib for patients with immune thrombocytopenia at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, August 30, 2016.

Scott-AA-UA-083016.jpg United Continental Holdings, Inc. on Monday appointed Scott Kirby as President of United Airlines with immediate effect. Kirby, an industry veteran aged 49, joins United from American Airlines Group Inc., where he was president since 2013, following the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. Meanwhile, American announced that Chief Operating Officer Robert Isom will become the President.

Asian-Markets2_30Aug16.jpg European stocks are likely to open mixed on Tuesday, with U.K. shares seen lower as traders return to their desks following a three-day weekend. Markets elsewhere across Europe may edge higher at open as oil prices rebounded and investors turned skeptical about the Federal Reserve's plans for raising...

Cocacola-ReplenishWater-082916.jpg Coca-Cola Co. (KO) and its global bottling partners Monday announced that it met its goal to replenish all the water it uses. Coca-Cola touted that it is the first Fortune 500 company to publicly claim achieving such an aggressive water replenishment target. Coca-Cola said it returned an estimated...

wallstreet-112014_29Aug16.jpg On the heels of the weakness seen over the course of the previous week, stocks moved mostly higher during trading on Monday. Buying interest was somewhat subdued, however, limiting the upside for the markets.

BurgerKingManager-082916.jpg Douglas Waterman, a Burger King manager in New Hampshire, was arrested on assault charge after he allegedly threw sauce at a customer during an in-store altercation. Police arrested 32-year-old Douglas Waterman earlier this month. Officials say that the altercation starter when a customer complained...

iphone7-082916.jpg Apple Inc. (AAPL) has scheduled its annual hardware event on Wednesday, September 7, when the tech giant is expected to unveil the most-awaited smartphone of the year-- iPhone 7. Apple has sent out invitation to the media and published the event on its website with a simple title "See you on the 7th." Although,...

HillaryClintonPresidentialCampaign1-082916.jpg While Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton to release detailed medical records, the Clinton campaign argued that the former Secretary of State is the only one who has met the standard expected of presidential candidates.

Starbucks-082916.jpg Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) has opened its first outlet on the island of Trinidad, as the coffee giant continues its Caribbean expansion. The new store is now open in San Fernando, Trinidad's SouthPark Entertainment Complex. Starbucks opened its first store in the Caribbean region in San Juan, Puerto...

frozen-veggies-recall-082916.jpg Conroe, Texas-based Country Fresh LLC., is recalling 30,000 cases of various fresh-cut vegetable products, due to a potential contamination of Listeria. The contamination was discovered during a routine sample taken at a retail store by the Georgia Department of Agriculture, which revealed the finished...

cannabis-082916.jpg Investing in marijuana stocks is at a nascent stage, as traders dread to take the plunge, given the risks involved in terms of limited visibility into many of the companies. The legal marijuana market in the United States is estimated to grow to $7.1 billion in 2016, which represents 26% growth over 2015, according to a report by New Frontier and ArcView Market Research.

mcdonald-burger-062916.jpg Madison Stephens, a mother of 15-month old, says she found a worm in a burger she bought from a McDonald's in Mayfield, Kentucky. She posted a video showing the worm that fell out of her burger on Facebook last week. "If I hadn't seen that worm, my son would have eaten that, because it was already...

DonaldTrumpPresidentiaCampaign-082916.jpg Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has revealed that he will deliver a major speech on immigration amid questions about his stance on the issue. In a post on Twitter on Sunday, Trump indicated that he will clarify his position on immigration in a speech in Arizona on Wednesday.

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