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EyeGate Pharmaceuticals Continues to Win in Mid-Stage Trial

EyeGate Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: EYEG) shares rose about 10% on Monday after the company announced promising data from its mid-stage trial of its leading product candidate. Specifically, the data came ...
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Employment Trends Index Remains Strong in November

After last Friday's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report on unemployment and payrolls, it was assumed that the labor market remained strong. There were less than solid payrolls gains, despite a ...
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Does Under Armour’s Deal with MLB Change Anything?

Athletic gear maker Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UA) announced Monday morning that it has signed a 10-year agreement with Major League Baseball (MLB) to be the league's official uniform provider. The ...
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NeuroDerm Jumps on Critical FDA Update

NeuroDerm Ltd. (NASDAQ: NDRM) shares surged in Monday’s session following a critical update from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The company announced that after its End-of-Phase 2 meeting with ...
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ISM Non-Manufacturing Posts Strongest Reading of 2016

The ISM Non-Manufacturing Index has been released for November, and we saw an explosive move higher. The Composite Index came in at 57.2. Bloomberg had a consensus estimate of 55.5, and ...
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Italy’s Economy by the Numbers

Voters in Italy on Sunday soundly rejected proposed changes to the country's constitution that supporters, including Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, said would streamline the country's legislature and make Italy more ...
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Consolidated Communications Moves to Acquire FairPoint

Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL) saw its shares pull back early Monday, after the company announced that it will acquire FairPoint Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: FRP). This will be an all-stock ...
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2 Companies Set to Benefit From the Lithium Boom

The electric vehicle (EV) space is set to become one of the fastest growing markets of the next 50 years. This revolution is, concurrently, driving a revolution in another space ...
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Bond Sell-Off Could Be Huge for Stocks: 4 Analyst Top Pick Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

Despite the recent highs in the market, investor enthusiasm for stocks has been lousy for years, but that could all be changing now. Jefferies reports that, since the 2009 lows ...
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GW Pharmaceuticals Shows Smaller Than Expected Q4 Loss

GW Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ: GWPH) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Monday. The company posted a net loss of $0.89 per share and $2.2 million ...
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NY Fed’s Dudley Outlines Rate Hike Expectations and Challenges Ahead

New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley is the latest Federal Reserve member to talk up interest rates. On Monday morning, Dudley was speaking on the macroeconomic outlook at the ...
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Can Exxon Keep Billions of Dollars Overseas?

Donald Trump says he will punish American companies that move or keep money overseas. Can companies that have CEOs with ties to his administration avoid the problem? It is too ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arista Networks, McDonald’s, TripAdvisor, Newmont Mining, Nike, Visa and More

The market seesawed last week, digesting some of the big gains since the election in early November. With 2016 almost over, many portfolio managers and investors are looking to make ...
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Cempra Rises on Late-Stage Trial

Shares of Cempra Inc. (NASDAQ: CEMP) saw a handy gain early on Monday after Toyama Chemical announced that it had begun Phase 3 clinical trials with solithromycin in Japan for patients ...
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OPEC Agreement Continues to Push Oil Prices Higher

Crude oil prices have climbed above $52 a barrel for benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and above $55 a barrel for Brent as the OPEC agreement to cut production appears, ...
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