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walmart-sep15.jpg Walmart and Sam's Club sent a letter to suppliers of fresh, leafy greens asking them to trace their products from the farm using blockchain technology to ensure food safety. Suppliers are expected to integrate the blockchain-based tracking system in collaboration with IBM by September next year. The information gathered by these suppliers will be open and accessible through technology that offers

dubaiblockchain-sept25.jpg The Dubai Department of Finance or DoF joined with the Smart Dubai Office or SDO for a Blockchain-powered upgrade to its financial system. The new platform, called "Payment Reconciliation and Settlement system," integrates blockchain technology into Smart Dubai's online payment portal, DubaiPay. The technology is expected to allow reconciliation and settlement transactions in real time.

asian-market-100912_25sep18.jpg European stocks were flat to slightly higher on Tuesday amid reports of a compromise on Italy's budget among the government coalition members. Analysts say that the country will not walk off the European Union, despite the pressure to announce populist measures that will require billions in additional...

tomemerblockchain-sept25.jpg US Congressman Tom Emmer, the co-chair of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus, said he will introduce three bills to support blockchain technology and digital currencies. According to him, the federal government should provide a light touch, consistent, and simple legal environment for the crypto industry to develop in the country.

asianmarkets-112014_25sep18.jpg European stocks may open lower on Tuesday to extend losses from the previous session amid escalating Sino-U.S. trade tensions and ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting ending Wednesday. Asian markets remain subdued as renewed trade tensions coupled with rising oil prices posed risks...

nambinarayanan-sept24.jpg It is a universal law that truth will prevail, and the recent Supreme Court ruling in the infamous ISRO spy scandal that rocked India during the 1990s only ascertains that gospel.

pharma-013118_24sep18.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about AnaptysBio's (ANAB) trial results of Etokimab in adult patients with severe eosinophilic asthma; near-term catalyst of Audentes Therapeutics; lifting of partial clinical hold that was slapped on Epizyme's Tazemetostat clinical trials; workforce reduction in Gemphire and FDA approval of Verastem's COPIKTRA.

previewimage-sept25.jpg Manufacturing confidence data from France is due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is slated to issue Germany's wholesale prices for August. Prices had gained 3.5 percent on year in July.

pharma-011717_24sep18.jpg The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector.

weight-watchers-092418.jpg Weight Watchers International, Inc. said Monday that it will change its name to WW to reflect the shift in its focus from weight loss to overall health and well-being. The company also announced the launch of several new services and partnerships. The company said that globally, it will use a new tagline, "Wellness that Works", to reflect the company's heritage.

china-us-trade-092418.jpg China accused the United States of "trade bullying" in a white paper it issued "to clarify the facts about China-U.S. economic and trade relations, demonstrate its stance on trade friction with the United States, and pursue reasonable solutions." The highly critical white paper was published on Monday, the day a new round of US import duty on additional Chinese products worth $200 billion came in

cryptocurrency-sept24.jpg Cryptocurrencies, led by Bitcoin, started the week with losses across the board after rebound at the end of last week. Overall cryptocurrency market capitalization was $219.52 billion and the Bitcoin dominance rate was 52.1 percent as of 10.57 am ET on CoinMarketCap.

asic-ico2-092418.jpg Australia's financial regulator has taken action against the promoters of deceptive and misleading initial coin offerings (ICOs) and crypto-asset funds which are targeting Australian retail investors. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) said it has stopped several proposed ICOs as well as issue of a Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for a crypto-asset fund.

wallstreet-july20_24sep18.jpg Following the mixed performance seen last week, stocks have moved mostly lower in morning trading on Monday. The major averages have all moved to the downside, although selling pressure has remained somewhat subdued. Currently, the Dow is down 140.58 points or 0.5 percent at 26,602.92, the Nasdaq...

draghi-092418.jpg European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Monday that the underlying inflation in the euro area is set to rise in coming months, and that there are signs of labor shortages in some countries in the single-currency union. Euro rose sharply on Draghi's comments as market interpreted them as hawkish, signaling a hike in interest rates late next year.

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