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iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index Fund (NASDAQ:IBB), (ABBV) – The Week Ahead In Biotech (July 25-31): Big Pharma Earnings, Iterum FDA Decision, Alzheimer’s Conference, IPOs and More

By   /  July 25, 2021  /  Business  /  No Comments

Biotech stocks rebounded in the week ended July 23, thanks to the broader market strength. The sector also benefitted from the optimism that was set in motion by the solid start to the pharma reporting season. Big pharma companies, including Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and Novartis AG (NYSE: NVS) reported forecast-beating results and issued […]

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China’s Digital Yuan Puts Ant and Tencent in an Awkward Spot

By   /  July 25, 2021  /  Business  /  No Comments

HONG KONG—China is calling on private-sector pioneers Ant Group Co. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. to help it develop a state-backed digital currency that threatens the pair’s highly popular payment networks. The People’s Bank of China in recent months has accelerated the testing of its digital yuan, putting the operators of Alipay and WeChat Pay in […]

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Chicago Casino Would Be a Costly Bet, Gambling Operators Say

By   /  July 24, 2021  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Chicago Casino Would Be a Costly Bet, Gambling Operators Say

Chicago leaders are searching for a company to build the city’s first casino, but big gambling operators are concerned that the government’s plans will be too costly to make the project feasible. The city is calling for a megaresort with hotel rooms, meeting space and a surrounding entertainment district, according to a request for proposals […]

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Diversified, Resilient Miami Existing Condo Market Continues Posting Record Sales

By   /  July 24, 2021  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Diversified, Resilient Miami Existing Condo Market Continues Posting Record Sales

MIAMI, July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Miami-Dade County existing condominiums, one of the hottest markets in the U.S. fueled by pent-up demand from many U.S. companies and individuals moving to the region, continues to post robust record-breaking sales figures. A review by the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) of our condo market after the tragic collapse […]

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Todd Arnhold Joins the Ideal Credit Union Team as New AVP of Network Services

By   /  July 24, 2021  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Todd Arnhold Joins the Ideal Credit Union Team as New AVP of Network Services

WOODBURY, Minn., July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Todd Arnhold has been hired as Ideal CU’s new AVP of Network Services. Before joining the Ideal CU team, he worked as Director / Information Security Officer for Lifespark. Prior to that, he served as Director of Information Technology, Privacy and Data Security at Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota. Todd brings […]

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Potential role of ‘junk DNA’ sequence in aging, cancer — ScienceDaily

By   /  July 24, 2021  /  Science  /  Comments Off on Potential role of ‘junk DNA’ sequence in aging, cancer — ScienceDaily

The human body is essentially made up of trillions of living cells. It ages as its cells age, which happens when those cells eventually stop replicating and dividing. Scientists have long known that genes influence how cells age and how long humans live, but how that works exactly remains unclear. Findings from a new study […]

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How the Delta Variant Spreads So Quickly

By   /  July 23, 2021  /  Science  /  Comments Off on How the Delta Variant Spreads So Quickly

Since first appearing in India in late 2020, the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 has become the predominant strain in much of the world. Researchers might now know why Delta has been so successful: people infected with it produce far more virus than do those infected with the original version of SARS-CoV-2, making it very easy […]

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Soft Robot Hand Is First to Be Fully 3-D-Printed in a Single Step

By   /  July 23, 2021  /  Science  /  Comments Off on Soft Robot Hand Is First to Be Fully 3-D-Printed in a Single Step

A soft robotic hand has finally achieved a historic accomplishment: beating the first level of Super Mario Bros. Although quickly pressing and releasing the buttons and directional pad on a Nintendo Entertainment System controller is a fun test of this three-fingered machine’s performance, the real breakthrough is not what it does—but how it was created. […]

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Owensboro CC Names Michelle Pessia Exec. Chef » Exhibit City News

By   /  July 23, 2021  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Owensboro CC Names Michelle Pessia Exec. Chef » Exhibit City News

Spectra, the provider of venue management to the Owensboro Convention Center, has its first female top chef.  Michelle Pessia is now the executive chef for food services and hospitality for the venue.  She will be the first woman to lead the team since the venue opened in 2014. A 2011 graduate from the Culinary Program […]

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Robinhood Crypto Entity Faces $30M Fine After Money Laundering Probe

By   /  July 23, 2021  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Robinhood Crypto Entity Faces $30M Fine After Money Laundering Probe

The crypto subsidiary of retail-focused stock and cryptocurrency exchange Robinhood Financial LLC faces a $30 million fine after a probe into its financial regulations compliance conducted by New York state investigation authorities. What Happened: According to a Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) filing from July 19, the investigation into Robinhood Crypto’s practices was initiated in July 2020. The New […]

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