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FDA approves first 3D-printed prescription drug

FDA approves first 3D-printed prescription drug

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first 3D-printed prescription drug. The new drug, called Spritam, was developed by Aprecia Pharmaceuticals. It's made of porous ... [more]

US manufacturing orders meet expectations in June

US manufacturing orders meet expectations in June

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Orders for goods produced in US factories climbed 1.8% in June, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. The reading was in line with expectation following a downwardly revised 1.1% de... [more]

UK extends Iraqi air campaign against Islamic State to 2017

UK extends Iraqi air campaign against Islamic State to 2017

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - UK will extend its Iraqi air campaign against Islamic State militants until March 2017, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced on Tuesday. "Our Tornado [aircraft] squadrons have... [more]

Greece expects bailout deal by 18 August as stock exchange falls for second day

Greece expects bailout deal by 18 August as stock exchange falls for second day

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Greek government spokeswoman Olga Gerovasili on Tuesday said the country expected to conclude a bailout deal with its international creditors by 18 August, with the drafting of the ... [more]

Eurozone producer prices fall in June, as expected

Eurozone producer prices fall in June, as expected

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Producer prices in the Eurozone fell 2.2% year-on-year in June compared with a 2% decline in May, in line with expectations, according to data released by Eurostat. Prices in the en... [more]

FX Roundup: RBA decision sends AUD higher, pound flat ahead of 'Super Thursday'

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Early trading on Tuesday saw the pound flat and euro up marginally, while the Australian dollar clawed back some ground after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) decided to keep its... [more]

Supertyphoon Soudelor heads for Taiwan

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Typhoon Soudelor, dubbed the world's most powerful storm so far into 2015, is heading for Taiwan. Soudelor, is currently west of Guam and the northern Mariana Islands, where it has ... [more]

UK house prices increase 0.4%, says Nationwide

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - British house prices bounced back by 0.4% in July, after growth fell to a two-year low in June, building society Nationwide revealed on Tuesday. House prices rose in line with econo... [more]

Puerto Rico defaults on debt

Tue, 04 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Puerto Rico's Government Development Bank (GDB) announced late on Monday that it was only able to make a partial payment on its Public Finance Corporation (PFC) debt service due by ... [more]

US ISM manufacturing index falls unexpectedly in July

Mon, 03 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - The US ISM manufacturing index ticked lower in July, falling from 53.5 in June to 52.7, below consensus expectations for a stable reading. The slight drop brought the index to its l... [more]

US personal income and expenditure up in June

Mon, 03 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Personal incomes in the US increased by 0.4% in June according the country's Bureau of Economic Analysis. The climb in personal income beat expectations for a 0.3% rise, and was con... [more]

London tube strike to go ahead Wednesday, TfL says

Mon, 03 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - London Underground will see new strikes this week after the union rejected its offer in a dispute over terms and conditions for the introduction of 24-hour train services from Septe... [more]

China manufacturing falls to two year low on weaker export orders, demand

Mon, 03 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Manufacturing activity in China has fallen to its lowest level in two years as new export orders and work continued to decline. The Caixin/Markit purchasing managers' index (PMI) ... [more]

Greek stock market opens with record drop as manufacturing sector falls

Mon, 03 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Athens Stock Exchange Market reopened on Monday with heavy losses, after five weeks of remaining closed. The Hellenic manufacturing sector's PMI fell to 30.2 points in July, accordi... [more]

Eurozone manufacturing holds steady but Greece's output plunges, Markit says

Mon, 03 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - The Eurozone manufacturing sector expanded steadily in July, despite a drastic slowdown in Greece, data released on Monday showed. The final Markit manufacturing Purchasing Managers... [more]

UK and France urge EU to act against migrant Calais crisis

Mon, 03 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Britain and France on Sunday urged the EU to help fight against the migrant crisis in northern French Calais, where thousands of immigrants are trying to enter the UK. "Many of thos... [more]

Canada PM dissolves parliament, calls general election

Mon, 03 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has called for a general election will be held on 19 October. The announcement, made late on Sunday, came after Harper dissolved the Parliamen... [more]

FX Round-up: Euro tumbles on Greece sell-off

Mon, 03 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - The euro slipped lower against dollar on Monday, shedding marginal gains posted earlier in the session as investors braced themselves for the Greek stock market sell-off. The Athens... [more]

Greek stock exchange market expected to open 20% lower

Mon, 03 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - The Athens Stock Exchange is set to reopen with an expected 20% fall on Monday after five weeks of remaining closed. Although economic activity at the bourse will be resumed, some r... [more]

Monsoon rain leaves over 100 dead in India

Mon, 03 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Heavy monsoon rain has claimed over 100 lives in India in the last seven days, the country's Home Ministry said. A cyclone hit the state of West Bengal on Sunday, killing 48 people ... [more]

FX Roundup: Euro up against dollar, AUD recovers from six-year low

Fri, 31 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The euro was up against the dollar in European trading on Friday, while the Australian dollar turned a corner after having dropped to a six-year low in the previous session. At 1501... [more]

US employment costs slowdown sharply in second quarter

Fri, 31 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The cost of employment in the US came to a sharp slowdown in the second quarter, data released on Friday showed. The employment cost index rose 0.2% in the second quarter compared w... [more]

Beijing chosen as host city for 2022 Winter Olympics

Fri, 31 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Beijing will become the first city to host both Summer and Winter editions of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, after being chosen by the International Olympic Committee as host cit... [more]

Eurozone unemployment rate unchanged in June

Fri, 31 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The rate of unemployed people in the Eurozone remained unchanged in June, data released on Friday showed. The jobless rate was unchanged at 11.1% for the third consecutive month, al... [more]

Eurozone core inflation holds steady in July

Fri, 31 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Consumer prices in the Eurozone edged slightly higher in July, data released on Friday showed. According to the European Union's statistics agency, consumer prices in July rose 0.2%... [more]

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Name Last Chg.% Time
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Charter Communications Inc. 191.60 2.29 16:33
Expedia Inc. 125.04 2.00 16:33

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Nxp Semiconductors Nv 94.00 -4.05 16:33
Avago Technologies Ltd. 121.34 -3.55 16:33
Apple Inc. 114.86 -3.02 16:33
Mylan Inc. 54.08 -2.03 16:33
Western Digital Corp. 84.35 -1.75 16:33