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Mon, Feb 17th, 2020
Asian markets mixed: Japan skids; China helped by rate cut

BANGKOK (AP) — Markets were mixed in Asia on Monday, with Japan's benchmark slipping 0.8% after the government reported the economy contracted 6.3% in annual terms in the last quarter. China's shares...

Japanese economy sinks amid fears about virus impact

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese economy shrank at an annual pace of 6.3% last quarter as growth was battered by typhoons and crimped consumer spending.

Quicken Loans founder Gilbert back to work after stroke

DETROIT (AP) — Quicken Loans founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert is slowly returning to work eight months after suffering a stroke.

Virus renews safety concerns about slaughtering wild animals

BEIJING (AP) — China cracked down on the sale of exotic species after an outbreak of a new virus in 2002 was linked to markets selling live animals. The germ turned out to be a coronavirus that caused...

Cost of China's anti-virus fight rises with workers idle

BEIJING (AP) — Real estate agent Du Xuekun’s sales usually jump after the Lunar New Year holiday. But this year, Du has been at home for a month with no income after vast swathes of China’s economy...

Mirati Therapeutics Announces Initial Data In Renal Cell Carcinoma From Ongoing Investigator Sponsored Clinical Trial Of Sitravatinib In Combination With Nivolumab At The 2020 ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Syposium

SAN DIEGO , Feb. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRTX), a clinical stage targeted oncology company, today announced the presentation of initial data from an ongoing investigator...

MRTX : 92.17 (-2.57%)
Adverum (ADVM) Alert: Johnson Fistel Launches Investigation into Adverum Biotechnologies; Investors Encouraged to Contact Firm

SAN DIEGO , Feb. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson Fistel, LLP, is investigating potential claims against Adverum Biotechnologies, Inc. ("Adverum " or the "Company" (NASDAQ:...

ADVM : 15.79 (+3.41%)
Amid virus outbreak, concerns about a hockey stick shortage

Jack Eichel snapped his stick over the crossbar in frustration after an empty-net goal sealed a Buffalo Sabres loss, splintering it across the ice. He and other NHL players might want to think twice about...

Cruise stranded by virus fears ends with roses in Cambodia

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — After being stranded at sea for two weeks because five ports refused to allow their cruise ship to dock, the passengers of the MS Westerdam were anything but sure their...

Overwatch esports games moved from China to Seoul amid virus

NEW YORK (AP) — The Overwatch League is relocating scheduled esports matches from three cities in China to Seoul due to the outbreak of a virus which has killed nearly 1,400 people.

US stocks post small gains, major indexes up for the week

Wall Street closed out a wobbly day of trading Friday with the major stock indexes notching their second straight weekly gain.

CPB : 48.64 (+0.58%)
GM : 34.76 (-1.50%)
MRO : 10.64 (-4.23%)
EXPE : 122.80 (+11.04%)
New virus affects supply at Fiat Chrysler's Serbia plant

MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler said Friday it is temporarily shutting down its plant in Serbia due to supplier issues linked to the new virus outbreak in China.

Feds probing how personal Medicare info gets to marketers

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog is launching a nationwide probe into how marketers may be getting seniors’ personal Medicare information aided by apparent misuse of a government system, officials...

IDEXX Laboratories to Present at Two Upcoming Institutional Investor Conferences

WESTBROOK, Maine , Feb. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX), a global leader in veterinary diagnostics, veterinary practice software and water microbiology testing,...

IDXX : 288.78 (+1.31%)
Charlotte's Web Earns NSF International's Good Manufacturing Practice Registration

Independent registration from the global public health organization underlies commitment to dietary supplement quality and compliance with U.S. GMP requirements

CWBHF : 6.4150 (+1.21%)
CWEB.TO : 8.49 (+1.92%)
Eirgenix Receives Approval from Japan's PMDA

TAIPEI , Feb. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- EirGenix, Inc. (6589, TT) had undertaken the transfer of drug substance manufacturing of a marketed drug from a Japanese pharmaceutical company and has since...

China Jo-Jo Drugstores Reports Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results

HANGZHOU, China , Feb. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc. (NASDAQ: CJJD) ("Jo-Jo Drugstores" or the "Company"), a leading online and offline retailer and wholesale distributor...

CJJD : 1.63 (-4.68%)
With virus, shops in China suffer a star-crossed Valentines

BEIJING (AP) — In virus-stricken China, couples can celebrate Valentine's Day with a roast beef salad, hot chocolate, a rose and a note, all delivered to their door.

Biossance Expands The Clean Academy ‒ The Ultimate Clean Beauty Resource

EMERYVILLE, Calif. , Feb. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Biossance, a pioneering clean skincare brand from Amyris, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMRS), a global science and technology leader of pure, sustainable ingredients...

AMRS : 3.75 (-1.57%)
Global shares steady but virus concerns keep buying in check

LONDON (AP) — Global shares recovered their poise Friday though continuing concerns about the economic impact of the virus outbreak that began in China kept market gains in check.

MGM : 31.52 (-0.88%)
UAL : 79.55 (-1.78%)

Chart of the Day

Aptose Bioscns (APTO)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the clinical biomedical company Aptose Biosciences (APTO). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top 100 Stocks list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then I used the Fl...
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