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Meet the FDA’s Newest Fast Tracked Zika Virus Treatment

Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRNA) shares jumped late on Monday after the firm announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for its investigational Zika ...
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Electric Vehicles Are Coming, but Are Drivers Following?

Most Americans believe there will be 70% more electric vehicles (EVs) on U.S. streets and highways in the next five years. Most Americans also believe someone else will be driving ...
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What to Watch When Kohl’s Reports Tuesday

Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE: KSS) is scheduled to release its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets open on Tuesday. The consensus estimates are calling for $1.53 in earnings per share ...
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Target Goes Small on Food Business

In March of 2018, a rumor circulated of merger talks between big-box merchandiser Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) and grocery giant Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR). The rumor was quickly denied, but ...
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What to Expect When Home Depot and Lowe’s Report This Week

The big home improvement retailers are set to battle it out this week when they report earnings on Tuesday and Wednesday. Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) may be having a ...
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Why the FDA Is a Little Slow on This Jet Lag Study

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: VNDA) shares dropped early to begin the week after the firm announced that it received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the U.S. Food and Drug ...
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Less Unemployment Is the Good News; the Bad News Is That It Means More of This

About 164,000 new jobs were created in the U.S. in July, and the national unemployment rate stands at 3.7% -- compared with 5.7% in Canada and 6.3% in the European ...
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Study: Americans Are Clueless About How Many Calories Are Actually in Their Fast Food

We all know that eating a lot of fast food is bad for our health. That doesn’t stop almost 40% of us from doing just that every day, according to ...
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More Market Calls Returning for $2,000 Gold Ahead

The market fundamentals and technicals both seem to be aligned with gold in mid-2019. The shiny yellow metal is up about 17% so far in 2019, with those gains really ...
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Why Walmart Is So Loved After Earnings, and Why It’s Beating Amazon in 2019

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) managed to save what otherwise would have been a very weak open to the trading session on Thursday when its earnings of $1.27 per share on ...
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JC Penney Results Keep It in Penny Stock Territory

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) posted quarterly results that will keep its shares in penny stock territory, perhaps permanently. The New York Stock Exchange already has warned the struggling ...
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These Are Peter Fonda’s 71 Films

Peter Fonda died at age 79 of complications of lung cancer. He was part of Hollywood royalty, son of screen legend Henry Fonda and younger brother of megastar Jane Fonda. ...
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Study: Our DNA Influences How Much We Drink

“Alcohol consumption is a heritable complex trait,” according to a new paper published in the journal Nature Human Behavior. In other words, how much we drink is in our genes. ...
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This Animal Might Hold the Secret to Curing Autism and Alzheimer’s

The alpaca is an amiable, fluffy furred mammal from the Andes, related to the llama. Alpacas are said to make good pets, but are raised primarily for their soft wool, ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Gold Price Targets: 3 Top Stocks to Buy Now

Long-time market investors have always tended to chuckle at the “gold-bugs” as they tend to stay positive on the precious metals all the time. Not many are laughing now, as ...
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