• Stocks open lower; Macy's and Blue Apron drop
Stocks open lower; Macy's and Blue Apron drop

Trump was responding to North Korea's claim it was completing plans to fire four intermediate-range missiles over Japan to land near the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam. As a result, the yield on the benchmark ten-year note, which moves opposite of its price, is down by 2.1 basis points at 2.220 percent. "The market has been looking for an excus...

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  • Borussia Dortmund extend Ousmane Dembele suspension until further notice
Borussia Dortmund extend Ousmane Dembele suspension until further notice

The Bundesliga club rejected an initial bid from Barcelona last week for the 20-year-old, who was one of the stars of the season for the club in 2016-17, as the Liga giants seek to fill the void created by Neymar's exit to Paris Saint-Germain.

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  • Stocks, dollar extend slide as US, North Korea tensions intensify
Stocks, dollar extend slide as US, North Korea tensions intensify

Randle: Are U.S. stocks ripe for a fall? The S&P 500 added 3.11 points, or 0.1%, to 2441.32, ending the week down 1.4%, its biggest loss since March. Spot gold XAU= was up 0.2 percent at $1,287.91 an ounce by 2:03 p.m. EDT (1803 GMT), and set for its biggest weekly gain since mid-April. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to play down te...

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  • Arsene Wenger confirms major Arsenal injury boost as 28-year-old returns
Arsene Wenger confirms major Arsenal injury boost as 28-year-old returns

It's little wonder some of Europe's elite might look to poach the Chile worldwide after Arsenal finished fifth in the Premier League last season. Sanchez missed Arsenal's scintillating start to the new Premier League season, an abdominal injury forcing him to sit out the 4-3 victory over Leicester.

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  • Korean shares end lower on foreign selling amid tensions over N. Korea
Korean shares end lower on foreign selling amid tensions over N. Korea

If the North Korean regime "does anything" to the USA or a USA ally "things will happen to them like they never thought possible", he told reporters on Thursday, according to Bloomberg . Shares Snap fell 1.94, or 14%, to 11.83 after the Snapchat parent reported earnings late Thursday that missed analyst forecasts. "Heightened geopolitical risks ...

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  • Global markets jarred by North Korea fears
Global markets jarred by North Korea fears

On Thursday, the CBOE Volatility Index, a barometer of expected near-term stock market volatility, closed at its highest since the USA presidential election. Shares of J.C. Penney (JCP) are moving sharply lower in pre-market trading after the department store operator reported a wider than expected second quarter loss despite better than expected...

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  • At least six dead, dozens missing, in Indian landslide
At least six dead, dozens missing, in Indian landslide

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi prayed for the quick recovery of those injured. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday offered condolence to the families of the deceased in the Mandi landslide and requested the Himachal Pradesh Government to provide every possible aid.

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  • Gold seen topping $US1350 an ounce on US, North Korea tensions
Gold seen topping $US1350 an ounce on US, North Korea tensions

On Thursday the greenback had shed 0.8 percent versus the yen, with the Japanese currency rallying broadly against most major currencies. Asked if he would consider a pre-emptive strike against North Korea to deny it the ability to launch a nuclear attack against the United States, Trump said, "We'll see what happens".

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  • Gold Prices May Shrug Off US CPI Data as Risk Appetite Collapses
Gold Prices May Shrug Off US CPI Data as Risk Appetite Collapses

With Japanese markets closed for a public holiday, Hong Kong led the downward charge in Asia-Pacific as the Hang Seng lost more than two percent. "The tension between the USA and North Korea is still dominating the news and it is looming over the financial markets", said David Madden, market analyst at CMC Markets UK.

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  • Russian stocks undermined by tensions between U.S. and N.Korea
Russian stocks undermined by tensions between U.S. and N.Korea

North Korea has made threats against the USA for years, but a recent military intelligence analysis found the country has developed the ability to build a small nuclear warhead that can reach the United States. Major stock indexes across Europe and Asia also posted weekly declines. FINANCIALS FALLING: Several financial sector companies also h...

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  • Guam's residents concerned but have faith in United States military
Guam's residents concerned but have faith in United States military

Guam, an unincorporated USA territory, is a strategic outpost about 2,100 miles south-east of Pyongyang. Andersen Air Force Base houses a Navy helicopter squadron and Air Force bombers that rotate to Guam from the USA mainland, including the B-2 stealth bomber, B-1 and B-52.

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  • Tech companies leads broad slide in U.S. stocks; oil slumps
Tech companies leads broad slide in U.S. stocks; oil slumps

Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average slid 125 points, or 0.6 percent, to 21,923. "Given the great run we've had, seems like some sort of pullback wouldn't be surprising", said Michael Baele, managing director of investments at U.S.

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  • North Korean
North Korean "saber-rattling" sees gold hit two-month high

Markets were also lower in Europe and Asia. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday but the tense mood dragged Asian shares lower and an MSCI index of stocks across the globe was on track to post its largest weekly drop since the week before Donald Trump won the US presidential election in November.

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  • PSG Land Kylian Mbappe in Stunning £160million Transfer
PSG Land Kylian Mbappe in Stunning £160million Transfer

Over the past seven days, national sports daily L'Equipe has devoted 37 pages of coverage to the Brazilian superstar's arrival in the French capital. And based on recent reports, he could stay in the Ligue 1 in the near future. They want to put to bed any doubts they belong at European football's top table. There has been speculation in France th...

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  • Precision Drilling Corporation (PDS) - Research Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates
Precision Drilling Corporation (PDS) - Research Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates

Legal & General Group held about 0.16% of Precision Drilling Corporation valued $2,146,000 as of its latest document with the Security and Exchange Commission. Canaccord Genuity reduced their price target on shares of Precision Drilling from C$4.75 to C$4.25 in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Precision Drilling Corp (NYSE: PDS)'s rev...

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  • North Korea talk drags stocks lower; gold, yen rise
North Korea talk drags stocks lower; gold, yen rise

ASIA'S DAY: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 tumbled 1.3 percent to 19,738.71 and Seoul's Kospi fell 1.1 percent to 2,368.39. The Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong lost 0.7 perc ent and China's Shanghai Composite Index was down 0.2 per cent. For the week, the London index fell 2.7%, the biggest loss since the week ended April 21. "However, if the rhetoric does...

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  • Futures lower as North Korea tensions linger
Futures lower as North Korea tensions linger

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.6 percent in its third session of declines, heading for a 1.5 percent drop for the week. The last time the S&P closed down more than 1 percent was May 17 when it fell 1.8 percent. "U.S. markets had previously been becalmed amidst the Goldilocks scenario of strong profit growth, ...

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  • Chelsea set Premier League first with opening-day indiscipline
Chelsea set Premier League first with opening-day indiscipline

And they needed all of that cushion to survive a second half fightback from the champions - who finished with nine men after Cesc Fabregas' late dismissal for a second yellow card. Mauricio Pellegrino had to settle for a point in his first match as Southampton manager as his side wasted a series of chancs. Chelsea get the defence of their ...

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  • How major US stock market indexes fared Wednesday
How major US stock market indexes fared Wednesday

Markets were also lower in Europe and Asia. Tech has been the stalwart of the USA stock market this year, rising more than 20 percent in the time period. "The gold market shows various signs of ambivalence and we believe that this pattern will continue into the foreseeable future", Norbert Rucker, head of macro & commodity research at Juliu...

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  • Trump escalates North Korea tension
Trump escalates North Korea tension

And when the S&P 500 breaks a streak of 50+ trading days without a 1%+ up move, the index actually averages a decline over the next month and a gain of just 0.86% over the next three months. Snap's earnings missed forecasts (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/snap-ceos-promise-cant-overcome-declining-ad-rates-stock-heads-toward-new-lows-after-earni...

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  • Tonnes Of Contaminated Eggs Sold In Denmark
Tonnes Of Contaminated Eggs Sold In Denmark

Products will be withdrawn due to the chemical's unauthorized status, rather than a specific safety concern. Agriculture officials in Portugal have moved to quell fears about contaminated eggs reaching supermarket shelves here, saying none of the affected lots were ever intended for this country.

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  • Analysts Opinions on: Physicians Realty Trust (DOC)
Analysts Opinions on: Physicians Realty Trust (DOC)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of HR. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 153,793 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $3,194,000 after buying an additional 13,898 shares in the last quarter.

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  • What PDP delegates will do at today's national convention
What PDP delegates will do at today's national convention

Makarfi disclosed this at the opening ceremony of the 75th PDP National Executive Committee meeting of the party held at the party national Secretariat on Friday in Abuja. "Nigerians remember with nostalgia life under the PDP and they are yearning for it to come back". Many of our members that left earlier due to one form of disagreement or the ...

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  • USA stocks tumble on North Korea worries
USA stocks tumble on North Korea worries

The pan-European STOXX 600 hit its lowest level since the end of March, down 1%. US stocks closed higher on Friday as Wall Street clawed back from a sharp decline in the previous session but the market still posted a weekly loss on lingering geopolitical uncertainties.

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  • 'China should be neutral if North Korea fires first on US'
'China should be neutral if North Korea fires first on US'

Pyongyang has said it would take less than 18 minutes for a missile to reach the USA territory. " Trump said the USA would take tough measures if North Korea fired off missiles, but it did not", said Zhang Liangui, a professor at the ruling Communist Party's main training academy.

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  • General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Shares Bought by Busey Trust CO
General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Shares Bought by Busey Trust CO

Diversified Trust Co who had been investing in Suntrust Bks Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $26.91B market cap company. During the last six months the stock slipped -11.43%. His predecessor, whose tenure included challenges from the 9/11 attacks to the 2008 financial crisis, streamlined GE to focus on its industrial roots but...

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  • Liberty Media Corporation (FWONK) Upgraded to
Liberty Media Corporation (FWONK) Upgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research

Baupost Group LLC is the second biggest holder with 2 million shares now valued at 47.16 million whilst Mason Capital Management LLC has 2 million shares valued at 44.29 million. Receive Liberty Media Corporation News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for...

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  • North Korea Has Markets Nervous But Not Panicked
North Korea Has Markets Nervous But Not Panicked

It commented, "That bleak assessment is likely to feed a growing debate in Japan about whether the country should acquire the means to launch preemptive military strikes". Kohl's stock dropped almost six percent despite better than expected earnings. The dollar was further weighed down on Friday by the soft U.S. inflation data.

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  • Gold steady near two-months highs as North Korea tensions lend support
Gold steady near two-months highs as North Korea tensions lend support

Japanese markets were closed for a holiday but the yen powered on, hitting an eight-week high of 108.91 yen to the USA dollar, adding to its biggest weekly gain since May. Stocks ended more than one percent down in Seoul while the won slumped to a three-week low against the dollar as the United States president and South Korea's volatile neighb...

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  • Dollar slumps, Tokyo tanks as North Korea tensions spike
Dollar slumps, Tokyo tanks as North Korea tensions spike

Pacific territory of Guam. However, U.S. stocks recovered temporarily late on Wednesday as investors appeared to brush off the geopolitical concerns following encouraging comments from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The blue chip FTSE 100 index ended the session 1.1 percent lower at 7,309.96, its worst week since March. The Japanese yen stre...

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  • ConAgra Foods Inc. (NYSE:CAG) Position Held by Compass Capital Management Inc
ConAgra Foods Inc. (NYSE:CAG) Position Held by Compass Capital Management Inc

Private Bank & Trust Co. raised its position in ConAgra Foods by 0.5% in the first quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 53,712 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,167,000 after buying an additional 18,291 shares in the last quarter.

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  • Mover to Watch: Bank of America Corporation (BAC)
Mover to Watch: Bank of America Corporation (BAC)

TechnipFMC plc Ordinary Share (NYSE:FTI) has 0.00% since August 11, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 28.62% the S&P500. First Personal Financial Services acquired 26,497 shares as Bank Amer Corp ( BAC)'s stock declined 6.00%. 2,760 are owned by Argent Tru Communications. Eagle Cap Mgmt Limited Liability reported 3.21% stake. Separately, Directo...

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  • Equities fall on rising tension between US & North Korea
Equities fall on rising tension between US & North Korea

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index lost 0.75 percent and MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.33 percent. Most large-cap stocks were mixed across the board. It was last up 1.2% at 1.1305 per euro. Yields on core government debt fell. Weaker-than-expected July consumer price data led investors to bet that benign inflation woul...

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  • Tata Steel pensions deal paves the way to merger
Tata Steel pensions deal paves the way to merger

Britain's Pensions Regulator revealed Friday its initial backing to proposals by industrial giant Tata Steel UK Ltd.to pump £550 million ($713 million) into a company savings plan to ditch the scheme and avoid bankruptcy. "What this delivers is a more realistic promise to scheme members, without the destruction of value that comes with the current ...

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  • North Korea standoff wipes $1trn off global stocks
North Korea standoff wipes $1trn off global stocks

The Stoxx Europe 600 benchmark was down 1% (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/european-stocks-face-worst-week-in-9-months-on-us-north-korea-tensions-2017-08-11), while Hong Kong's Hang Seng led the Asian losses with a drop of 2%. Materials, a sector that includes gold producers and other resource-based companies, was the lone gainer among the index'...

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