amazone-dec12.jpg Amazon said that Prime members in select areas can shop a number of items until Christmas Eve and receive them on the same day itself with Prime free same-day delivery and free two-hour delivery. The option is available through Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods Market. In addition to groceries, Prime members in select cities can shop Amazon Fresh for tens of thousands of items.

ecbank-sep12_12dec19.jpg The European Central Bank left its key interest rates, asset purchases and forward guidance unchanged on Thursday, in the first policy session chaired by the new chief Christine Lagarde. The Governing Council decided to hold the refi rate unchanged at a record low 0 percent, the deposit rate at -0.50 percent and the marginal lending rate at 0.25 percent.

bankipo-dec11.jpg 2020 will be upon us soon. It's time to take stock of some of the US healthcare IPOs that rewarded investors in 2019.

wallstreet-dec12.jpg The investors might be reacting to Jobless Claims and Producer Price Index scheduled on Thursday. Asian shares closed broadly higher, while European shares are trading with a positive note.

profiledesign-dec12.jpg Profile Design recalled about 260 units of Aeria Ultimate carbon aerobars for possible crash hazard, a statement by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission showed. The company said the bicycle aerobars can crack and break, causing the rider to lose control and crash. The recall involves Profile Design Aeria Ultimate carbon aerobars, sold in one size and all matte black in color.

markesper-dec12.jpg U.S. forces in Syria will leave the country when local forces are capable of keeping the Islamic State in check on their own, Defense Secretary Mark Esper has said. He made it clear that the enduring defeat of the dreaded terrorist outfit remains the mission of the U.S. forces in Syria. U.S. forces in Syria are working in partnership with the Syrian Democratic Forces, which has been a great par

turkey-may31_12dec19.jpg The Turkish central bank again cut its key interest rate sharply, citing a continued recovery in the economic activity and a broad decline in inflation expectations. The Monetary Policy Committee, led by TCMB Governor Murat Uysal, decided to reduce the policy rate, which is the one-week repo auction rate, to 12.00 percent from 14.00 percent. Economists had forecast a cut to 12.50 percent.

asian-markets1_12dec19.jpg European stocks rose on Thursday as British voters head to the polls in the country's third general election since 2015. Polling began at 7 am U.K. time and will end at 10 pm. The latest opinion polls indicated that the race has tightened significantly. Investors also await a policy meeting by...

snb-031617_12dec19.jpg Switzerland's central bank maintained its negative interest rates and expressed willingness to intervene in the currency market as required. The Swiss National Bank retained its policy rate and interest on sight deposits at the SNB at -0.75 percent on Thursday. The decision came in line with expectations. The bank said the franc remains highly valued.

asian-market-100912_12dec19.jpg European stocks may open flat to slightly higher on Thursday as new President Christine Lagarde chairs her first European Central Bank (ECB) meeting and the subsequent press conference later today. Any hints on the economic outlook, inflation expectations and future policy decisions would be highly...

preview-dec12.jpg The interest rate announcement from the European Central Bank is due on Thursday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news.The European Central Bank is set to leave its monetary policy unchanged in the first meeting chaired by its new chief, Christine Lagarde. The main refi rate is at a record low zero percent, and the deposit rate is at -0.50 percent.

pharma062917_11dec19.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Puma Biotech's SUMMIT basket trial results; TransEnterix' reverse stock split; Seattle Genetics' pivotal HER2CLIMB study and the latest update on Intec/Novartis deal.

wallstreet-oct16_11dec19.jpg Stocks showed a lack of direction throughout much of the trading session on Wednesday but saw a positive reaction to the Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy announcement. Buying interest remained somewhat subdued, however, limiting the upside for the major averages.

eccles-building-110818_11dec19.jpg After three consecutive interest rate cuts, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday announced its widely expected decision to leave rates unchanged. The Fed said its Federal Open Market Committee decided to maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 percent on the heels of three straight quarter-point reductions.

wallstreet-oct25_11dec19.jpg Extending the lackluster performance seen earlier in the session, stocks continue to show a lack of direction in mid-day trading on Wednesday. The major averages have once again spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

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