R&D Market Pulse

Amazon is exploring a pioneering food-prep technology that could create, low-cost, tasty meals that do not require refrigeration.
10:00am
8.16.2017
The increasingly acrimonious dialogue last week between President Trump and North Korea was the primary reason for the declines seen in the R&D Index members.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
9:51am
8.14.2017
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The R&D Market Pulse Index for the week ending August 4, 2017 closed at 3,457.98.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
9:33am
8.7.2017
A U.S. lawsuit accuses Germany’s major automakers of colluding for nearly two decades, limiting the pace of technological advances in their vehicles.
10:19am
8.2.2017
The R&D Market Pulse Index for the week ending July 28, 2017 closed at 3,492.35.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
10:30am
7.31.2017
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IBM reported its 21st consecutive quarter of sales declines.
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10:56am
7.26.2017
Fourteen R&D Index companies gained value last week from 0.15% (Pfizer) to 2.38% (Amazon).
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
9:57am
7.24.2017
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Microsoft is diving deeper into the artificial intelligence space, announcing a new initiative that utilizes AI to advance sustainability.
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10:35am
7.19.2017
OECD issued an economic forecast last week, citing faster growth in France and China for 2017, but a slowdown in the U.S., the UK, Italy and Russia.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
10:35am
7.17.2017
BMW announced it is scaling back on the number of options it will offer, in order to offset increasing R&D investments in electric and autonomous vehicles.
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10:43am
7.12.2017
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Volvo announced last week that it plans to phase out conventional engines in its cars with all new models in 2019 being electric or gas-electric hybrids.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
10:35am
7.10.2017
BMW is scaling back on the number of car models it will offer in order to increase its R&D investments in developing electric and autonomous vehicles.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
3:29pm
7.6.2017
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Novartis saw a particularly significant increase in the stock market, gaining nearly 7%, mostly due to positive phase III results from its CANTOS study.
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10:30am
6.28.2017
The Index was up 1.73% (or 60.21 basis points) over the week ending June 16, 2017.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
10:19am
6.26.2017
The Dept. of Energy is awarding $258 million to six leading U.S. tech companies to develop the nation’s first exascale supercomputers.
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10:02am
6.21.2017
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The Fed raised the short-term interest rate last Wednesday by a quarter point to a range from 1.0% to 1.25%.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
10:24am
6.19.2017
According to a World Bank report, global growth is projected to accelerate to 2.7 percent in 2017, up from a low of 2.4 percent in 2016.
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2:16pm
6.14.2017
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The R&D Market Pulse for the holiday-shortened week ending June 9, 2017 closed at 1,645.27 for the 25 companies in the R&D Market Pulse Index.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
10:06am
6.12.2017
A weekly video report hosted by R&D Editor Laura Panjwani, focused on the stock market outlook of the top companies in research and development.
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10:01am
6.7.2017
The unemployment rate for May fell to 4.3%, its lowest level in 16 years.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
9:21am
6.5.2017
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Twenty-one new drugs have been approved by the FDA already in 2017, compared to just 22 for all of 2016.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
12:26pm
5.30.2017
Stocks had their worst day of the year on Wednesday with the DJIA falling 1.78%, the S&P 500 falling 1.82% and the Nasdaq composite falling 2.57%.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
10:23am
5.22.2017
Astra Zeneca's significant stock rise was attributed to successful stage 3 trial results of its imuno-oncology drug Imfinzi.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
10:31am
5.15.2017
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