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fragmin-052419.jpg As another month comes to a close, it's time to take a look back at some of the pharma news stories of May, and look ahead at what's coming next over the horizon on the regulatory front.

The U.S. dollar eased on Friday, retreating from two-year highs recorded a session earlier, amid speculation about a rate cut after recent data from Markit showed a slowdown in U.S. manufacturing activity in May amid escalating trade tensions with China.

wallstreet-oct04_24may19.jpg Following the sell-off seen in the previous session, stocks regained some ground early in the trading day on Friday. However, the major averages were unable to sustain the initial upward move and pulled back well off their highs over the course session.

weeklyroundupcrypto-may24.jpg Bitcon, which fell down sharply from record heights last week, almost regained the lost ground by gaining nearly $1000 in the last seven days. From lower levels, the most popular cryptocurrency rose across the $8000 mark Friday, and is trading at $7014 on Coindesk at the time of writing this. Bitcoin gained more than 3 percent, or $272, within the last 24 hours. It looks even better on weekly c

wallstreet-july26_24may19.jpg After failing to sustain an early move to the upside, stocks have given back some ground over the course of the trading day on Friday. The major averages have pulled back well off their highs of the session but remain in positive territory.

modi-trump-052419.jpg US President Donald Trump said "great things" are in store for bilateral relations between India and the United States during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term. The leader of the world's economic super power sent out the promissory gesture in a congratulatory message on Modi's re-election. "Congratulations to Prime Minister @NarendraModi and his BJP party on their BIG election vi

robinhood-jan25_24may19.jpg After recently securing the BitLicense and a money transmitter license to operate in New York, Robinhood Crypto, a commission-free stock and cryptocurrency trading app, rolled out operations for customers in New York. In a blog post, the company said New Yorkers can now invest in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin on Robinhood Crypto.

wallstreet2-061318_24may19.jpg Stocks have moved mostly higher in morning trading on Friday, rebounding following the significant weakness seen in the previous session. The tech-heavy Nasdaq is bouncing off its lowest closing level in over two months.

att-bitpay-052419.jpg U.S. telecom giant AT&T teamed up with cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay to accept online bill payments in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.AT&T customers can now use the BitPay platform to pay their online bills with cryptocurrencies held in their crypto-wallets.

southwest-737-052419.jpg As discussion between aviation experts and regulators are going on to re-certify Boeing 737 Max, Southwest airlines offered an option to switch flights for free, if they fear to travel on a Max.

teressamay-052419.jpg Having met with successive failures in garnering support for the British government's withdrawal deal she had negotiated with the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she will resign as Conservative leader on June 7. May will continue to serve as Prime Minister until her party elects a replacement for her. In an emotional statement at No. 10 Downing Street Friday, Britain's

durable-goods-orders-052419.jpg After reporting a significant rebound in new orders for U.S. durable goods in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing durable goods orders pulled back in the month of April.

microsoft-huawei-052419.jpg Microsoft (MSFT) has removed Huawei laptops and servers from its online store, following the U.S. blacklisting of Chinese telecom equipment giant. Search for Huawei products leads to an error message, however the company has not issued any statements in this regard.

wallstreet-aug22_24may19.jpg Following the sell-off seen in the previous session, stocks are likely to regain some ground in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 109 points.

californiaresident-may24.jpg The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a lawsuit against a California resident on charges of selling unregistered securities and conducting a multimillion-dollar ponzi scheme, promising investors cryptocurrency profits. The U.S. Securities watchdog stated that it filed for an injunction against Daniel Pacheco, a resident of San Clemente, California, who allegedly raised $26 million

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