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The release of $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman, an American abolitionist and political activist, has been postponed. The redesign of the $20 bill featuring Tubman will no longer be unveiled in 2020, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. The government...

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Members of the Federal Reserve are in no rush to alter the path of interest rates, according to the minutes of the central bank's latest monetary policy meeting. The minutes showed members agreed that a patient approach to determining future adjustments...

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President Donald Trump walked out of a meeting with Democratic leaders aimed at reaching an agreement on infrastructure on Wednesday, with the president declaring he will not negotiate amid ongoing congressional investigations.

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Following the notable upward move seen in the previous session, stocks gave back some ground during the trading day on Wednesday. Selling pressure was relatively subdued, however, limiting the downside for the major averages.

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Omani novelist Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic author to win the coveted Man Booker International Prize for literature. Her award-winning novel, 'Celestial Bodies,' tells of family connections and history in the coming-of-age account of...

asian-mixed_15may19.jpg Asian stock markets are mixed on Thursday despite the positive cues overnight from Wall Street after media reports indicated U.S. President Donald Trump plans to delay imposing the auto tariffs by up to six months. Worries about U.S.-China trade tensions continued to weigh on investor sentiment on news that Trump has signed an executive order that is seen as targeting Chinese tech giant Huawei.
preview-may16.jpg Foreign trade data from euro area is due on Thursday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 12.30 am ET, Dutch unemployment data is due for April. The jobless rate stood at 3.3 percent in March.
stockmarkets-aug15_16may19.jpg European stocks look set to open on a cautious note on Thursday, with U.S.-China trade tensions likely to be in focus after U.S. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against American technology. The move is seen as appearing...
cryptopia-jan16_16may19.jpg New Zealand's cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia, which lost millions of dollars in hack, suspended its trading. The company announced that investigations are going on, and that it is in the process of liquidation. In a blog post, the exchange said David Ruscoe and Russell Moore from Grant Thornton New Zealand were appointed as its liquidators, who are securing the assets for all stakeholders.
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donaldtrump1-052219.jpg President Donald Trump walked out of a meeting with Democratic leaders aimed at reaching an agreement on infrastructure on Wednesday, with the president declaring he will not negotiate amid ongoing congressional investigations.
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donmcgahn-052119.jpg For the second time in less than a month, a senior member of President Donald Trump's administration defied a subpoena to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Former White House Counsel Don McGahn joined Attorney General William Barr in refusing to testify before the important House committee.
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iceland-central-bank-110718_22may19.jpgIceland's central bank slashed its key interest rate and the economic growth forecast for this year on Wednesday, citing weaker tourism business and a fall in marine product exports. The Monetary Policy Committee, or MPC, decided to lower the rate on seven-day term deposits by 0.5 percentage points to 4 percent, the Central Bank of Iceland or Sedlabanki said.
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The benefits of daily aspirin in patients with established cardiovascular disease outweigh the risks. There is no question about it. But the role of low-dose aspirin in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, i.e. for lower-risk people without a history of heart disease, has long been debated.
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or SEC announced that it has taken action to halt an ongoing $30 million diamond-linked cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme targeting hundreds of investors in the U.S. and Canada. The SEC sought permission from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida to take action against South Florida-based cryptocurrency business firm Argyle Coin LLC, a Read More
A lot happened in the month of April, from the resignation of FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb coming into effect to the launch of the world's first malaria vaccine. Now, let's take a look at the companies that await a ruling from the FDA in May 2019. Read More
The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector. Read More
abnamro-052119.jpg ABN AMRO is among other commodity industry players and financial institutions that are exploring options to launch digital blockchain platform Forcefield, which will help track trade inventories in real-time.The other firms that have until now signed a MOU to launch Forcefield are Accenture, Anglo American, CMST International, Hartree Partners, ING Bank, Macquarie, Mercuria and OCBC Bank.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
05/22/19 13:0EIA Crude Oil PriceMAY 17 United States
05/22/19 10:30EIA Crude Oil Inventory (Barrels)MAY 17 United States
05/22/19 9:30CB Leading IndexMAR France
05/22/19 9:30CB Coincidence IndexMAR France
05/22/19 9:0Wholesale Sales (Y-o-Y)MAR Mexico
05/22/19 9:0Wholesale Sales (M-o-M)MAR Mexico
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
08/19/19NBRVLefamulin (NDA) FDA decision on oral and IV formulations of Lefamulin for bacterial pneumonia
08/16/19VNDAHETLIOZ (sNDA)FDA decision on HETLIOZ for the expanded indication of jet lag disorder
08/03/19DSKYF.PKPexidartinib (NDA)FDA decision on Pexidartinib for the treatment of adult patients with symptomatic tenosynovial giant cell tumor
07/06/19KPTISelinexor (NDA)FDA decision on Selinexor for patients with refractory multiple myeloma
06/30/19DOVADOPTELET (sNDA)FDA decision on DOPTELET for chronic immune thrombocytopenia
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