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Tesla has earned the highest safety award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety or IIHS for the first time. The luxury electric car maker's Model 3 midsize luxury sedan won the IIHS's Top Safety Pick+ award. The Model 3 is the second plug-in...

Japan is scheduled to release August numbers for consumer prices, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Overall nationwide CPI is expected to add 0.3 percent on year, slowing from 0.5 percent in July. Core CPI is tipped to gain...

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President Donald Trump's average job approval rating across major polls in the United States this week has surpassed what his predecessor Barack Obama received in the corresponding period eight years ago.

The South Korea stock market climbed higher in 10 straight sessions, accelerating almost 110 points or 5.6 percent along the way. The KOSPI now rests just above the 2,080-point plateau although it may run out of steam on Friday. The global forecast...

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Brad Pitt, who plays the lead role of an astronaut in science fiction adventure film Ad Astra, will have the opportunity to discuss what it's like to live and work in space with a NASA crew member aboard the International Space Station. Pitt's Earth-to-space...

pharmaup-sept12.jpg The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector.
asian-up_12sep19.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly higher on Friday with investor sentiment boosted by positive developments on the U.S.-China trade front and following the European Central Bank's announcement that it will resume its quantitative easing program. U.S. President Donald Trump said he would consider an interim trade deal with China, though it would not be preferred.
preview-sep13.jpg Foreign trade data from euro area is due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 1.00 am ET, Statistics Finland is slated to issue August consumer prices. Inflation had eased to 0.8 percent in July. At 3.00 am ET, Spain's final consumer price data is due for August. Inflation is seen at 0.3 percent, in line with flash estimate.
asian-up_13sep19.jpg European stocks look set to open on a firm note Friday, a day after the European Central Bank approved a new round of bond purchases and promised more support to the euro zone economy as long as necessary. Investors now await rate decisions from the...
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trump9-sept_18sep19.jpg Claiming the move will lead to safer and less expensive cars, President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he is revoking California's authority to set its own vehicle emission standards. Trump revealed the news in a series of posts on Twitter, saying he is eliminating California's waiver under the Clean Air Act that allowed the state to set tighter emissions standards.
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usappleimportduty-sept19.jpg In the wake of India's steep hike in import duty of U.S. apples hitting the farmers hard, a top Republican Congressman has appealed to the Trump administration to press the Indian government to reduce the tariff to the "pre-retaliatory rates." In a letter sent to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Rep Dan Newhouse sought to elevate Washington apple access in India by decreasing the tari
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norway_19sep19.jpgNorway's central bank raised its key interest rate in September, while it was expected to leave it unchanged after policymakers pointed to growing uncertainty in August due to the worsening global risk outlook. After the Executive Board of the Norges Bank raised the key interest rate by 25 basis points to 1.50 percent on Thursday, the bank signaled that there are unlikely to be more hikes in the
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Popular mobile games can provide useful information about the user's cognitive function, a new study done by researchers at the University of Kent reveals.
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The South Korea stock market climbed higher in 10 straight sessions, accelerating almost 110 points or 5.6 percent along the way. The KOSPI now rests just above the 2,080-point plateau although it may run out of steam on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is flat with a touch of upside...
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Facebook expanded the Portal family of home video-calling devices almost one year after their launch by introducing three new models - Portal, Portal Mini and Portal TV. While the Facebook Portal and the Facebook Portal Mini are the successors to last year's Portal and Portal+ smart cameras-cum-displays, the Facebook Portal TV can convert a smart TV into a giant video-calling screen.
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A consortium of companies from the global coffee supply chain have teamed up with Swiss blockchain startup Farmer Connect to put the coffee supply chain on blockchain to track coffee from the farmer to the consumer. The supply chain consortium members include the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation, ITOCHU Corp., The J.M. Smucker Co., JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS, RGC Coffee, Beyers Koffie, and Sucafina. Read More
A first-in-human trial, which evaluated Nanospectra Biosciences' investigational device AuroLase in men with low-to-intermediate grade tumors within the prostate, has yielded positive results. Read More
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday unveiled a new international collaboration for simultaneous review and approval of cancer drugs along with the agency's Australian and Canadian counterparts. The simultaneous approval of cancer therapies by the three regulators is intended to accelerate the process of making these new treatments available to patients around the world. Read More
farmerconnect-ibm-091919.jpg A consortium of companies from the global coffee supply chain have teamed up with Swiss blockchain startup Farmer Connect to put the coffee supply chain on blockchain to track coffee from the farmer to the consumer. The supply chain consortium members include the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation, ITOCHU Corp., The J.M. Smucker Co., JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS, RGC Coffee, Beyers Koffie, and Sucafina.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
09/19/19 10:30EIA Natural Gas Inventory (Cubic Feet)SEP 13 United States
09/19/19 10:0Leading IndexAUG United States
09/19/19 10:0Lagging IndexAUG United States
09/19/19 10:0Coincidence IndexAUG United States
09/19/19 10:0Existing Home Sales - PriceAUG United States
09/19/19 10:0Existing Home Sales - SalesAUG United States
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
12/15/19AVDLAV001 (NDA)FDA decision on AV001 for Hospital product
12/04/19XLRNLuspatercept (BLA)FDA decision on Luspatercept for adult patients with beta-thalassemia-associated anemia
12/04/19CELGLuspatercept (BLA)FDA decision on Luspatercept for the treatment of MDS and Beta-Thalassemia-Associated Anemias
11/14/19AMRNVascepa (sNDA)FDA panel to review expansion of Vascepa labeling based on the REDUCE-IT cardiovascular outcomes study
10/24/19MLNT BAXDELA (sNDA)FDA decision on BAXDELA seeking to include adult patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia,
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