In general news, anti-government protests by young moderates in Iran grew. More record cold blasted the Midwest and Northeast. In politics, the FBI opened old investigations into Hillary Clinton and the Global Initiative. Finally, a tell-all tabloid book about Trump’s first year caused a battle in the press between Steve Bannon and President Trump.
From the FDA, Medtronic (MDT) received approval for the Riptide stroke embolic aspiration catheter to compete with Penumbra (PEN). Also, Dexcom (DXCM) received approval from CMS for the Libre CGM.