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White House Government Agencies

  • CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a panel discussion on " The United States and the Global Economic Outlook" hosted by the National Association for Business Economics and the American Economic Association- 2030 GMT. CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans participates in a panel...

  • CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a panel discussion on " The United States and the Global Economic Outlook" hosted by the National Association for Business Economics and the American Economic Association- 2030 GMT. CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans participates in a panel...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 28- German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim agreed to divest five types of animal health products to settle charges that a proposed asset swap with Sanofi would harm competition, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. The proposed asset swap involved Boehringer Ingelheim's acquisition of Sanofi's $13.5 billion...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 28- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday that German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim agreed to divest five types of animal health products to settle FTC charges that a proposed asset swap with Sanofi would harm competition. The proposed asset swap involved Boehringer Ingelheim's acquisition of Sanofi's $13.5...

  • CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a panel discussion on " The United States and the Global Economic Outlook" hosted by the National Association for Business Economics and the American Economic Association- 2030 GMT. CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans participates in a panel...

  • CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a panel discussion on " The United States and the Global Economic Outlook" hosted by the National Association for Business Economics and the American Economic Association- 2030 GMT. CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans participates in a panel...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 27- Healthcare company Abbott Laboratories has won U.S. antitrust approval for its proposed $25 billion acquisition of medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday. Jude's vascular closure device and Abbott's steerable sheath to Japan- based Terumo Corp. In October, Abbott said the companies would...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 27- Healthcare company Abbott Laboratories has won U.S. antitrust approval for its proposed $25 billion acquisition of medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday. Jude's vascular closure device and Abbott's steerable sheath to Japan- based Terumo Corp. In October, Abbott said the companies would...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 27- The U.S. dollar rose against the yen on Tuesday on stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data and expectations for a hawkish Federal Reserve, but remained below a recent 10- month high in thin holiday trading. Trading was thin as markets in Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Hong Kong were closed for holidays. "The prospect of Fed tightening...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 27- Healthcare company Abbott Laboratories has won U.S. antitrust approval for its proposed purchase of medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday. Jude's vascular closure device and Abbott's steerable sheath- to Japan- based Terumo Corp..

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 27- Healthcare company Abbott Laboratories has won U.S. antitrust approval for its proposed purchase of medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday. Abbott has agreed to divest two medical device businesses to settle FTC charges that the $25 billion acquisition of St.

  • Dec 27- Seattle Genetics Inc said four people had died in trials testing its experimental cancer drug, prompting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to impose a clinical hold on several early-stage studies. The company is working with the FDA to identify whether the drug is the cause of the toxicity. "This outcome does place risk on whether the program is able to...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 27- The U.S. dollar rose against the yen on Tuesday on stronger-than-expected U.S. housing data and expectations for a hawkish Federal Reserve, but remained below a recent 10- month high in thin holiday trading. The data helped underscore expectations that the Fed would raise interest rates at a faster pace next year, a view that gained traction after...

  • Dec 27- Seattle Genetics Inc said on Tuesday that four people had died in trials testing its experimental cancer drug, prompting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to impose a clinical hold on several early-stage trials. The drug, vadastuximab talirine, is being tested to treat acute myeloid leukemia, a type of blood cancer. Six patients have been identified...

  • Dec 27- Seattle Genetics Inc said on Monday that four people had died in trials testing its experimental cancer drug, prompting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to impose a clinical hold on several early-stage trials. The drug, vadastuximab talirine, is being tested to treat acute myeloid leukemia, a type of blood cancer. Six patients have been identified...

  • **CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in panel, " The United States and the Global Economic Outlook" hosted by the National Association for Business Economics and the American Economic Association- 2030 GMT. BALTIMORE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook,...

  • OSLO- Norges Bank Deputy Governor Egil Matsen addresses the 39th annual meeting of the Norwegian Association of Economists at Oslo Business School- 0830 GMT. BALTIMORE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, January 2017" before the Maryland Bankers Association's First Friday Economic Outlook...

  • OSLO- Norges Bank Deputy Governor Egil Matsen addresses the 39th annual meeting of the Norwegian Association of Economists at Oslo Business School- 0830 GMT. BALTIMORE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, January 2017" before the Maryland Bankers Association's First Friday Economic Outlook...

  • It is the first FDA- approved medicine for spinal muscular atrophy, a devastating disease that affects about one in 10,000 live births. The FDA approved it for use across the full range and severity of the disease. Annual Spinraza sales could reach $2 billion, according to RBC Capital Markets analyst Michael Yee.

  • Dec 23- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday said it has approved Biogen Inc's drug to treat spinal muscular atrophy, the leading genetic cause of death in infants. The drug, nusinersen, which was discovered by Ionis Pharmaceuticals and licensed to Biogen, will be sold under the brand name Spinraza. It is the first FDA- approved medicine for spinal...