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Wed, Jan 17th, 2018
'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Wednesday there's "very, very strong" sentiment among Democrats in the chamber to oppose GOP-drafted legislation to keep the government's doors...

SQI Signs Agreement with a Global Biotechnology Company

TORONTO , Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc. ("SQI" or the "Company") (TSX-V: SQD; OTCQB: SQIDF), today announced it has signed a revenue-producing agreement with a global biotechnology...

SQIDF : 0.1400 (+7.28%)
SQD.VN : 0.175 (+2.94%)
BD Announces Webcast of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. , Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a global medical technology company, announced today that it will host a live webcast of its...

BDX : 231.37 (+1.24%)
AMN Healthcare to Host Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Earnings Conference Call on Thursday, February 15, 2018

SAN DIEGO , Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AMN), healthcare's leader and innovator in workforce solutions and staffing services, will host a conference call to...

AMN : 49.50 (+0.41%)
FDA Approves Addition Of Overall Survival Data To KYPROLIS® (carfilzomib) Label

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. , Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA)...

AMGN : 188.01 (+1.33%)
Indiana health network pays about $55,000 ransom to hackers

GREENFIELD, Ind. (AP) — A suburban Indianapolis health network said it paid a $55,000 ransom to hackers to regain access to hospital computer systems, making it the latest health system around the globe...

Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Announces Allowance of New U.S. Instant Release Beta-Alanine Patent Application

CARLSBAD, Calif. , Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Alternatives International, Inc. ("NAI") (NASDAQ: NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of customized nutritional supplements,...

NAII : 10.39 (-0.10%)
Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel

Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel.

MNK : 22.28 (-3.67%)
Aetna to pay $17M over mailing that revealed HIV meds

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Health insurer Aetna has agreed to pay $17 million to settle claims that it breached the privacy of thousands of customers who take HIV medications.

AET : 185.10 (+0.25%)
ADM Tronics Presents Outlook for 2018

NORTHVALE, N.J. , Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ADM Tronics Unlimited, Inc. (OTCQB: ADMT), a technology-based developer and manufacturer of innovative technologies and products, today released the...

ADMT : 0.1580 (+4.29%)
Philadelphia sues opioid makers in response to epidemic

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia has filed a lawsuit against drug companies that make prescription opioids, saying they've created "an unprecedented public health crisis."

Business owners help employees deal with emotional problems

NEW YORK (AP) — An employee is severely depressed and unable to complete a task. Or has mood swings and outbursts, unnerving colleagues and disrupting the workplace. These are some of the hardest situations...

Intrexon Prices Public Offering of Common Stock

GERMANTOWN, Md. , Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON) announced today that it has priced its previously announced underwritten public offering of common stock consisting...

XON : 14.25 (+3.49%)
Dynasil Corporation of America Expands Optical Product Offerings

NEWTON, Mass. , Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Dynasil Corporation of America (NASDAQ: DYSL) today announced its subsidiaries EMF Corporation and Optometrics Corporation have completed their...

DYSL : 1.26 (-2.33%)
MiMedx Announces the Enrollment of the First Patients in the Phase 3 Clinical Trial of AmnioFix® Injectable for Achilles Tendonitis

MARIETTA, Ga. , Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), the leading biopharmaceutical company developing and marketing regenerative and therapeutic biologics utilizing human...

MDXG : 14.09 (+1.08%)
First Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patient Dosed in Systemic Microdystrophin Gene Therapy

HACKENSACK, N.J. , Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) , a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne)...

SRPT : 61.17 (+1.70%)
Vegalab Exercises Option to Buy The Agronomy Group, LLC

PALM BEACH, Fla. , Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Vegalab US ("the Company"), (OTCQB: VEGL) -- On January 4, 2018 , the Company reported in a filing with the SEC that it exercised an option to...

VEGL : 3.3500 (+3.08%)
MIHI Launches a New Health Care Sharing Organization (HCSO) Designed for 58 Million US-based Hispanics Requiring Coverage

DULUTH, Georgia , January 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

MIHI : 0.2900 (-9.38%)
Relmada Therapeutics Acquires Global Rights to Develop and Market Dextromethadone for Treatment of Disorders of the Nervous System

NEW YORK , Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Relmada Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: RLMD), a clinical-stage company developing novel therapies for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases,...

RLMD : 0.7500 (+4.17%)
Abaxis To Report Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results On Thursday, January 25, 2018

UNION CITY, Calif. , Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABAX), a global diagnostics company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis instruments and consumables for the medical...

ABAX : 60.99 (-1.96%)

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps ( ESH18 +0.34%) are up +0.37% on optimism a House Republican stopgap spending plan can be passed to keep the government open through Feb 16. House Speaker Ryan is attempting to garner enough support... Read More

Chart of the Day

Chart of the Day

Grupo Sepervielle (SUPV) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The Argentine back has a Trend Spotter buy signals, a Weeighted Alpha of 153.14+ and gained 133.17% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures showed gains of 4 to 4 3/4 cents on Wednesday, supported by specs covering their short position. That was the largest 1 day move for the March contract since December 4. The weekly EIA report will be delayed until Thursday, with ethanol ...
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Alan Brugler writes this daily agricultural markets overview with opening, midday and closing comments directed at the gain and meat Ag markets.

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