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Amazon.com's Prime Day has brought a smile to the face of some photographers who may have grabbed their best deals of their lives. The e-commerce giant accidentally discounted a wide range of premium camera gear for Prime Day earlier this week, which...

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Reflecting an uptick in expectations, the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing a slight improvement in U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of July. The preliminary report showed the consumer sentiment index inched up to 98.4...

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In a landmark measure, the House of Representatives passed a bill raising the federal minimum hourly wage for U.S. workers to $15. The bill, co-sponsored by more than 190 Democrats, passed by a 231-199 vote in the Democratic-controlled House. However,...

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Following the modest strength seen in the previous session, stocks moved mostly lower over the course of the trading day on Friday. The major averages failed to sustain an initial upward move and slid firmly into negative territory as the day progressed. The...

asiancommentary-dec27_14jul19.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Monday despite the positive cues from Wall Street Friday. Investors turned cautious as they digested key economic data from China, including data that showed the country's second-quarter economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in at least 27 years. The Japanese market is closed for a holiday.
chinagdp-july15.jpg China's economy expanded at the slowest pace in 27 years in the second quarter, emphasizing the need for measures to stimulate domestic consumption and investment amid escalating trade disputes with the US. Gross domestic product expanded 6.2 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, slower than the 6.4 percent growth registered a quarter ago, preliminary estimates showed Monday.
stockmarkets-jan18_15jul19.jpg European stocks may open higher on Monday as a slew of Chinese data offered some relief to investors worried about slowing global growth. Annual growth in industrial production advanced more-than-expected to 6.3 percent from 5 percent in May, showing...
chart-july15.jpg Shares of Kodiak Sciences Inc. (KOD), which touched an all-time high of $14.45 in intraday trading on Friday (July 12, 2019) have doubled since the beginning of the year.
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the-amphibious-assault-ship-071919.jpg A month after Iranian forces shot down an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone, President Donald Trump said Thursday the U.S. Navy has shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz. Trump told reporters the USS Boxer took defensive action after the drone closed to within 1,000 yards of the amphibious assault ship and ignored multiple calls to stand down.
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us-capitol-071919.jpg In a landmark measure, the House of Representatives passed a bill raising the federal minimum hourly wage for U.S. workers to $15. The bill, co-sponsored by more than 190 Democrats, passed by a 231-199 vote in the Democratic-controlled House. However, the bill's passage in the Republicans-controlled Senate is in doubt.
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ukpublicfinancedata-july19.jpg The UK budget deficit widened to the highest June level in four years on bigger government spending, the Office for National Statistics reported Friday. Public sector net borrowing excluding public sector banks rose by GBP 3.8 billion from the previous year to GBP 7.2 billion, the highest June borrowing since 2015 and well above the expectations of GBP 3.9 billion.
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Cannabis technology platform Eaze has released a report that looks at the transportation choice of cannabis consumers before and after consumption. Eaze released details of the first study of its kind in California, titled, "Perceptions on Impairment: Cannabis Consumers in Focus." The research was done by Eaze in partnership with ride-hailing service Lyft.
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Factory Direct Wholesale issued a recall for about 2,500 units of folding mattresses as the products failed to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard and has the potential fire hazard. However, no incidents or injuries related to the product have been reported. The recall involves Factory Direct Wholesale folding mattresses that can be used as a chair or bed.
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Bitcoin ATM operator LibertyX entered into a deal with traditional ATM operator Desert ATM to convert cash-dispensing ATM machines into those dispensing cryptocurrencies as well. LibertyX makes a software that enables regular independent ATMs to dispense Bitcoins. With this partnership, LibertyX will load its software on 90 Desert ATMs, specifically the ones manufactured by Genmega. Read More
On July 1 of this year, the regulator eliminated the REMS for Truvada and its generics. According to FDA, now, after seven years, vast majority of health care professionals and at-risk individuals are aware of the risks and prevention methods of HIV infection, and educational materials and treatment guidelines are readily available at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More
Pita Pal Foods, LP has issued a voluntary recall of 87 types of hummus products due to potential listeria contamination. The affected products include Bucee's, Fresh Thyme, Harris Teeter, Lantana, Lidl, Reasor's, Roundy's, Schnucks and 7-Select brands. The Houston-based company made the recall after an FDA inspection identified the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes at a manufacturing facility. Read More
amazon-july19.jpg Amazon.com's Prime Day has brought a smile to the face of some photographers who may have grabbed their best deals of their lives. The e-commerce giant accidentally discounted a wide range of premium camera gear for Prime Day earlier this week, which may have proved costly for it. Thanks to a pricing error, some lucky customers were able to buy premium camera gear bundles for below $100.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
07/19/19 13:0Baker Hughes - Rig CountJUL 19 United States
07/19/19 9:30CB Leading IndexMAY France
07/19/19 9:30CB Coincidence IndexMAY France
07/19/19 9:0Consumer Confidence IndexJUL Belgium
07/19/19 8:30Retail Sales - Ex. Auto (Y-o-Y)MAY Canada
07/19/19 8:30Retail Sales - Ex. Auto (M-o-M)MAY Canada
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
10/19/19CLSDXIPERE (NDA)FDA decision on XIPERE for Suprachoroidal Injection for macular edema associated with uveitis
10/14/19FLXNZILRETTA (sNDA)FDA decision on the repeat administration of ZILRETTA for patients with osteoarthritis knee pain
09/28/19AMRN Vascepa (sNDA) FDA decision on Vascepa to reduce residual cardiovascular risk in patients with statin-managed LDL-C cholesterol
09/27/19ITCILumateperone (NDA)FDA decision on Lumateperone for the treatment of schizophrenia
09/15/19AVDLAV001 (NDA)FDA decision on AV001 for Hospital product
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