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momentousentertainmant-cryptocurrencies-041918.jpg Digital media and entertainment company Momentous Entertainment Group is set to start accepting cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether, as a form of alternative investment. Momentous will probably become the first publicly traded company to accept investments in cryptocurrencies.

wallstreet3-121214_19apr18.jpg Following the lackluster performance seen in the previous session, stocks may move to the downside in early trading on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 60 points.

retailsales-uk-041918.jpg UK retail sales declined more-than-expected in March on unusually cold and adverse weather, official data revealed Thursday. Retail sales including auto fuel, dropped 1.2 percent month-on-month in March, in contrast to a 0.8 percent rise in February, the Office for National Statistics reported. Sales were forecast to fall 0.6 percent.

sindrithorstefansson-iceland-041918.jpg The suspected mastermind behind the theft of $2 million worth of bitcoin mining equipment has escaped an Icelandic prison, and reportedly fled to Sweden on a plane that was also carrying Iceland's Prime Minister. Sindri Thor Stefansson escaped from a minimum-security prison Tuesday, Icelandic media reported. He boarded the flight from the international airport in Keflavik using a ticket under s

proctergamble-041918.jpg The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) reported third-quarter net earnings per share of $0.95, an increase of two percent versus the prior year. Net earnings from continuing operations declined 1% year-over-year to $2.54 billion. Core earnings per share increased four percent to $1.00. On average, 20 analysts...

wallstreet-041918.jpg The Jobless Claims for the week might be the focus on Thursday. The Philadelphia Business Outlook Survey as well as a slew of Fed speeches also attract investors attention.

siga-spotlight-041918.jpg Shares of SIGA Technologies Inc. (SIGA) are up nearly 30 percent year-to-date while the iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (ETF)(IBB) has returned a mere 0.5% during the same period.

barclays-cryptotrading-041818.jpg Barclays Plc, the British banking major, has reportedly reached out to its clients to gauge their interest in a cryptocurrency trading desk. The bank did a preliminary assessment of demand and feasibility of a cryptocurrency trading desk, Bloomberg reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.

bitcoins-whale3-041918.jpg Bitcoin's price dropped nearly $200 in less than 30 minutes on Tuesday and many suspected a WHALE was behind this sharp fall. A WHALE in the crypto world is someone or a single wallet/account holding a huge amount, hundreds and thousands, of Bitcoins.

sharemixed1-041818.jpg European stocks were flat to slightly higher on Thursday as investors digested a slew of earnings reports and looked ahead to the 2018 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG). Warning of rising threats to world financial system, the IMF said that markets...

cambridgeanalytica-digitalcurrency-041918.jpg Britain's Cambridge Analytica, which was alleged to be behind the data leak of as much as 87 million Facebook users, was earlier planning to raise money by issuing a new type of cryptocurrency, reports said citing sources familiar with the matter.The data analytics consultancy was planning to raise as much as $30 million and had approached a company that advises on initial coin offering or ICO.

earningsinfocus-041918.jpg Checkout the few notable companies that are scheduled to release quarterly financial results on Thursday, April 19, 2018.

stockmarkethigh-041718.jpg European stocks look set to extend gains from the previous session on Thursday as oil held steady near 2014-highs reached in the previous session and higher long-term U.S. Treasury yields on improved risk appetite helped support the dollar. Brent crude oil futures held near $74 a barrel after reports...

pharma-041318.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about an agreement between Pfenex and China NT Pharma; Bristol-Myers' near-term regulatory catalyst; Eloxx Pharma's progress with cystic fibrosis drug candidate and FDA clearance of Cantel Medical's ADVANTAGE PLUS Pass-Thru automated endoscope reprocessor.

pandg-merck-041918.jpg Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble Co. announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Consumer Health business of German drug major Merck KGaA for a purchase price of approximately 3.4 billion euros. P&G expects to close the acquisition of Consumer Health business during the 2018/19 fiscal year, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory clearances.

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