logo

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Share

pharma-daily-051718.jpg Another week has gone by, and it was raining FDA approvals. Now, here are some of the pharma/biotech stocks and upcoming events to keep an ear out for in the coming week.

wallstreet2-103112_18may18.jpg Stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Friday, extending the lackluster performance seen in the previous session. While the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 remained confined to negative territory, the Dow spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

trump3-051818.jpg Following a deadly school shooting in Texas on Friday, President Donald Trump lamented that such incidents have been "going on too long in our country." "Unfortunately, I have to begin by expressing our sadness and heartbreak over the deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas," Trump said.

us-capitol-field-051818.jpg House Republicans failed to pass an $867 billion farm bill on Friday amid a revolt by several more conservative lawmakers. The House voted 198 to 213 in favor of the bill, with thirty Republicans joining with all of the Democrats in the chamber to block the bill. Many of the Republicans that voted...

Starbucks is again facing racism allegations after a Latino customer accused the coffee chain for writing a racial slur on his coffee order. According to reports, a customer name Pedro ordered drinks at a Starbucks in La Cañada Flintridge and noticed that "beaner" was written on the drink instead...

robert-l-wilkie-051818.jpg In a surprise move, President Donald Trump has revealed he intends to nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently head the agency. Trump announced his intention to nominate Wilkie on Friday during an unrelated White House event on prison reform.

trump2-051818.jpg President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized the media but has latched on to reports suggesting a government informant was implanted within his presidential campaign. Trump argued that it would be the "all time biggest political scandal" if the reports about the informant are true.

rudy-giuliani-051818.jpg Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has reiterated his belief that the FBI agents who raided the offices and home of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen were equivalent to "stormtroopers." "They are," Giuliani said when asked about his remarks from earlier this month in an...

wallstreet-111914_18may18.jpg Extending the lackluster performance seen in the previous session, stocks have shown a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Friday. While the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 have lingered in negative territory, the Dow has been bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

theboring-company-051818.jpg Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday showed off his concept for the Loop, a high-speed underground public transportation system that will carry up to 16 people and travel at 150 miles per hour. At the Boring Company Information Session, Musk and project leader Steve Davis provided details of the underground mass transit tunnels that the Boring Co. plans to build beneath Los Angeles.

us-capitol-051818.jpg For the seventeenth consecutive month, results of a Gallup poll showed that Americans are most likely to name the government as the greatest problem facing the U.S. Twenty percent of Americans named government dysfunction or poor performance by specific elected leaders as the nation's top problem in the latest poll.

wallstreet2-121214_18may18.jpg After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks have moved mostly lower over the course of morning trading on Friday. The major averages have slid into negative territory, adding to the modest losses posted in the previous session.

crypto-weekly-051818.jpg Bitcoin and its peers relatively had a lackluster week. After starting in red, they witnessed some recovery by Wednesday, that soon lost steam and cryptocurrencies were in the red Friday morning. Sentiment was damped by the lack of major news from the blockchain week that concluded mid-week in New York. The much awaited rally in cryptocurrencies following the event never happened.

trump-dehumanization-051818.jpg President Donald Trump has tried to justify the controversial remarks he made during a California Sanctuary State Round-table discussion on immigration at the White House. Trump had evoked widespread criticism for calling some illegal immigrants "animals." At a White House news conference Thursday, Trump insisted that he would continue to use the term to refer to violent gang members. When a r

colorado-crypto2-051818.jpg The western U.S. State of Colorado has proposed rules to allow political candidates to accept donations for campaigns in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. A working draft of proposed rules concerning the "Campaign and Political Finance" was put up for feedback until May 23 by the Office of the Colorado Secretary of State.

Follow RTT