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asian-markets2_19jul18.jpg European stocks may open largely unchanged in cautious trade on Thursday as investors await new developments on global trade disputes. Larry Kudlow, U.S. President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, blamed Chinese President Xi Jinping for blocking a U.S.-China trade deal and suggested that the...

pharma-daily-071818.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about the IPO of a cannabis firm; stock offerings of Evolus and Cara, upcoming regulatory catalyst of Immunomedics and an update on CTI Biopharma's Type B meeting with the FDA for its lead product candidate Pacritinib.

pharma-gainers-071818.jpg The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector.

alcoa-071818.jpg Alcoa Inc. (AA), the largest producer of aluminum in the US, Wednesday reported a second-quarter profit that trumped Wall Street estimates, driven largely by revenue growth. New York-based Alcoa's second-quarter profit was $75 million or $0.39 per share, compared to $75 million or $0.40 per share...

wallstreet-011215_18jul18.jpg Stocks moved modestly higher over the course of the trading session on Wednesday after initially showing a lack of direction. The Dow reached its best closing level in a month, while the S&P 500 rose to a more than five-month closing high.

wilbur-ross-071818.jpg In a potential precursor to imposing tariffs, the Commerce Department has launched an investigation into whether imports of uranium ore and products threaten to impair national security.

federal-reserve-071818.jpg Two weeks ahead of the next monetary policy meeting, the Federal Reserve released its Beige Book economic report on Wednesday. The Beige Book, a compilation of anecdotal evidence on economic conditions in the twelve Fed districts, said economic activity continued to expand across the U.S.

kavanaugh-family-071818.jpg Recent polls show an unsurprisingly significant partisan divide over President Donald Trump's nomination of federal appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

wallstreet-111914_18jul18.jpg Stocks continue to turn in a lackluster performance in mid-day trading on Wednesday after showing a lack of direction earlier in the session. Despite the choppy trading, the S&P 500 has reached its best intraday level in well over five months.

apricot-kernels-recall-071818.jpg U.K. watchdog recalled Bitter Apricot kernels that contained higher levels of cyanide. The latest recall by Food Standards Agency is from Health Leads U.K. The kernel naturally contains slight amounts of hydrocyanic acid, a type of cyanide. It is illegal in U.K. to sell Apricot kernel that have more than 20 mg per kilogram of hydrocyanic acid.

eu-google-071818.jpg The European Commission has punished Google with a fine of €4.34 billion ($5 billion) for "illegally" using Android mobile devices to strengthen its dominance among internet search engines. In a statement announcing the fine on Wednesday, the Commission said the search engine giant breached EU antitrust rules. "Since 2011, Google has imposed illegal restrictions on Android device manufacturers and

wallstreet2_18jul18.jpg After moving mostly higher over the course of the previous session, stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in morning trading on Wednesday. The tech-heavy Nasdaq is pulling back after ending Tuesday's trading at a new record closing high.

mgm-resorts-071818.jpg MGM Resorts International Inc. filed federal lawsuits against more than 1,000 victims of last October's deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas in an effort to avoid liability for the incident. MGM owns the Mandalay Bay Resort, from where the gunman Stephen Paddock had launched the attack. Paddock opened fire on a large crowd at an open-air country music concert, killing 58 people.

ushouse-july18.jpg The stage is set for two U.S. House Committee hearings on cryptocurrency Wednesday. The public hearings on Capitol Hill are hosted by House Committee on Agriculture and the Financial Policy Subcommittee. The subject of hearing in the House Committee on Agriculture is "Cryptocurrencies: Oversight of New Assets in the Digital Age." Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway said this hearing will shed

trump-putin-071818.jpg President Donald Trump continues to shrug off criticism of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, predicting the summit will lead to "big results." Despite reports to the contrary, Trump also claimed top intelligence officials "loved" his performance at the press conference with Putin.

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