• North Korea tensions continue to weigh on global stocks
North Korea tensions continue to weigh on global stocks

The Korean won also continued to skid, down 0,45 percent to 1 147,20/$, falling below its 200-day moving average for the first time in a month. MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.77 per cent, on track for its third straight day of declines as it pulled further back from all-time highs.

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  • Ryanair calls for airport crackdown on alcohol sales
Ryanair calls for airport crackdown on alcohol sales

She told the show: "We noticed that there was a bar right next to the gate, which looked maybe like a temporary bar or something that wasn't normally there". Controlling the sale of alcohol in bars and restaurants to passengers during flight delays by limiting the number of drinks per boarding pass to a max of two.

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  • Aldi to offer grocery delivery service in 3 U.S. cities
Aldi to offer grocery delivery service in 3 U.S. cities

The service will allow customers to order groceries from Aldi online and receive their deliveries within an hour, the company says. Aldi , to position itself better, said during June it was going to invest over $3.4 billion to grow its store base in the US from 1,600 to more than 2,500 by the end of 2022.

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  • Asia stocks snap back into the red on lingering North Korea tensions
Asia stocks snap back into the red on lingering North Korea tensions

Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index dropped 1.69%, while mainland markets saw the Shanghai Composite dip 1.04%. Early Friday, the ICE Dollar Index was up just 0.04% to 93.437. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 1.69 points, or 0.1%, to 1,374.23. The market was waiting f or USA consumer inflation data on Friday that would offer m...

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  • Numis Securities Ltd Reaffirms Add Rating for Pagegroup PLC (PAGE)
Numis Securities Ltd Reaffirms Add Rating for Pagegroup PLC (PAGE)

The firm has "Outperform" rating by Davy Research given on Friday, October 30. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Buy" on Wednesday, April 26. Panmure Gordon maintained Clarkson PLC (LON:CKN) rating on Friday, January 6. Piper Jaffray has "Buy" rating and $53.5000 target. The stock has "Sell" rating by Liberum Capital on Monday, J...

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  • Larson splits Furniture Row duo to steal MI win
Larson splits Furniture Row duo to steal MI win

Kyle Larson won for the third consecutive time at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday , but Chase Elliott's own run of consecutive runner-up finishes there came to an end at three. After a caution with 13 laps left, Larson got to line up eighth with new tires. "This win feels fantastic to steal one in a way", Larson said. [Jones] is g...

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  • Sensex recovers over 250 points, Nifty reclaims 9800-mark
Sensex recovers over 250 points, Nifty reclaims 9800-mark

As for the last six months, both the indices, Sensex and Nifty have returned around 10%, which is also a good enough return. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 52.40 points or 0.54% at 9,763.20 with 41 components gaining. However, on a closing basis, the Nifty50 could not hold that level and closed at 9,794.15 points - up 83.35 points o...

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  • Uber expands its in-app tipping option to the UK
Uber expands its in-app tipping option to the UK

Another change seems long overdue - drivers' ratings now won't be harmed if customers rate them badly because of something the driver can't control, like a bug in the Uber app. Just like in the U.S., Uber will also charge passengers who make their drivers wait for more than two minutes. Uber has introduced a raft of major changes created to i...

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  • Bitcoin Prices Reach (Yet Another) All-Time High, Passing $4240
Bitcoin Prices Reach (Yet Another) All-Time High, Passing $4240

It was only one week ago that Bitcoin was trading for just over $3,000. Bitcoin's share of that is more than $66 billion, another record. It is already active in many altcoins, but not the currency it was initially designed for. Many Wall Street experts predict bitcoin's price will continue to climb, potentially past $5,000, and possibly pe...

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  • Trump condemns African-American CEO who stepped down from panel after Charlottesville
Trump condemns African-American CEO who stepped down from panel after Charlottesville

Frazier said in statement that as a "matter of personal conscience, I feel a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism". Trump fired back in a tweeted response less than an hour after the announcement. Trump's attorney general, Jeff Sessions, tried to defend the president over his reaction, appearing on a series of morning...

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  • Gold steady near 2-mth highs as N. Korea tensions continue
Gold steady near 2-mth highs as N. Korea tensions continue

WALL STREET: U.S. stocks closed lower on Thursday led by technology companies. Thin liquidity could also amplify market moves, she added, with markets in Singapore closed for a public holiday and many market participants in Japan taking time off this week ahead of a public holiday on Friday.

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  • Facebook anonymously launched an app in China
Facebook anonymously launched an app in China

Colorful Balloons has features similar to Facebook's Moments application. However, according to Quartz , data from the app analytics firm App Annie has shown that despite a boost in downloads since news of the app went public, it still finds itself in a losing battle to beat the established players in China such as Meitu and Meipai.

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  • Japan economy revs up to 4 pct annual growth in April-June
Japan economy revs up to 4 pct annual growth in April-June

Monday's figures were also good news for prime minister Shinzo Abe, whose brief and underwhelming first term as Japan's premier came directly after Koizumi. "Consumption gains could slow a little in the following quarter, but the foundations for a recover in consumer spending are in place". The costs of the companies in the second quarter grew by 2...

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  • BBCI: GoDaddy expels neo-Nazi site over article on Charlottesville victim
BBCI: GoDaddy expels neo-Nazi site over article on Charlottesville victim

The site, which is named after a Nazi publication, also features many stories filled with racial abuse, some of which describe black people as "monkeys". We will allow the site to remain online for 24 hours so the world can witness the hate, then we will shut it down permanently. Police later charged James Fields, 20, of OH, with second-degree murd...

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  • Asian markets mixed after strong Japan GDP
Asian markets mixed after strong Japan GDP

Both were below the Nikkei 225's close of 19,729.74 last Thursday - Japan markets had been closed Friday for a public holiday. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 rose 37.30 points or 0.66 percent to 5,730.40 while the broader All Ordinaries index ended up 35.10 points or 0.61 percent at 5,778.60.

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  • China July coal output lowest since October as Beijing crackdown hits
China July coal output lowest since October as Beijing crackdown hits

According to China's National Bureau of Statistics, retail sales in Asia's largest economy slowed to a 10.4% pace year-on-year rate of change (consensus: 10.8%), down from 11.0% in the previous month. The growth of property investment eased to 7.9 percent y/y between January and July, the lowest this year. The decrease in China's aluminium output...

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  • July wholesale inflation rises to 1.88%
July wholesale inflation rises to 1.88%

Wholesale price index ( WPI ) or wholesale inflation for the month of July 2017 rose 1.88% as against analyst expectations of 1.40%. India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices shot up by 1.88 per cent in July, official data showed here on Monday.

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  • Wall Street rises on Fed bets but North Korea mutes gains
Wall Street rises on Fed bets but North Korea mutes gains

Traders saw the chance of a rate hike in December fall to 40 percent from 42 percent shortly before the release of the data, according to Federal funds futures. Netflix also fell, giving up $3.37, or 1.9 percent, to $174.99. Mattis said North Korea must stop isolating itself and "stand down" in its pursuit of nuclear weapons, and Pyongyang "shoul...

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  • Global Stocks Selloff Stops at Wall Street; Gold, Yen Tick Up
Global Stocks Selloff Stops at Wall Street; Gold, Yen Tick Up

On the United States economic front, the Labor Department released a report showing labor productivity increased by slightly more than expected in the second quarter. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares declined 0.6 percent. Trump's top security adviser H.R. McMaster earlier told MSNBC that the U.S.is preparing for a "preventive wa...

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  • Military solution to North Korea would be 'tragic on an unbelievable scale'
Military solution to North Korea would be 'tragic on an unbelievable scale'

But be careful, the increased likelihood of a nuclear missile strikes the United States is a very risky threat", added the director of the u.s. central intelligence agency. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says he's aiming to further develop a working relationship with his counterpart in China in order to lessen the risk of miscalculation ...

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  • Bitcoin Price Climbs above US$4000, Hits All-Time High
Bitcoin Price Climbs above US$4000, Hits All-Time High

Bitcoin reached its highest ever closing price on Sunday. No one knows. Bitcoin could crash 50% to $2,000 tomorrow or spike to $5,000 - and I don't think anyone who truly knows crypto would be surprised at either option. A prediction of $5,000 per bitcoin by years' end , issued by Standpoint Research's Ronnie Moas in July, now doesn't seem so o...

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  • Seahawks' Michael Bennett sits during national anthem before preseason opener
Seahawks' Michael Bennett sits during national anthem before preseason opener

Two of the Raiders' top defensive players, All-Pro defensive end Khalil Mack and linebacker Bruce Irvin , joined Carr and Lynch as spectators. 'So that's a non-issue for me, ' Del Rio said . "I'd rather see him take a knee than stand up, put his hands up, and get murdered ", he said at the time. "Seeing everything in Virginia and stuff t...

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  • North Korea tensions drag down stocks but boost gold
North Korea tensions drag down stocks but boost gold

Markets around the region, including Germany's DAX performance index and the CAC-40 in Paris, fell more than 0.8% in the first hour of trading. Most Asian currencies stumbled, with the Korean won on pace for its biggest fall in almost eight weeks as North Korea warned it is "carefully examining" plans for a missile strike on the US Pacific...

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  • Amazon recalls solar eclipse glasses
Amazon recalls solar eclipse glasses

A shop steward for Local 2665, the union that includes Cedar Hill Firefighters, said they ordered about 250 glasses from Amazon to hand out. A statement from Amazon about the recall said: "Safety is among our highest priorities". NASA's page also links to the American Astronomical Society's list of reputable solar filter vendors . Viewing the s...

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  • Dollar at eight-week low vs yen as North Korea tensions simmer
Dollar at eight-week low vs yen as North Korea tensions simmer

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 36.64 points, or 0.17 percent, to 22,048.7, the S&P 500 lost 0.9 points, or 0.04 percent, to 2,474.02 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 18.13 points, or 0.28 percent, to 6,352.33. In overseas trading, stock markets across the Asia-Pacific region moved mostly lower during trading on Wednesday. Regions Financia...

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  • Global Stocks Poised for Weekly Declines
Global Stocks Poised for Weekly Declines

Still, the main indexes have not yet recouped losses sustained over a three-day stretch of red ink earlier this week. In 3.23pm trading in NY, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gave up 0.7 per cent, while the Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 1.8 per cent.

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  • Gold Prices Jump as Political Instability Moves Dollar Lower
Gold Prices Jump as Political Instability Moves Dollar Lower

The Labor Department said its consumer price index inched up by 0.1 percent in July after coming in unchanged in June. It is now on track for its biggest weekly drop since the week before the November 8 USA presidential election. The European Central Bank's target is similar to the US's at 2% however French inflation is only able to increase at 0.8...

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  • European stock markets extend losses at open
European stock markets extend losses at open

The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 35.81 points, or 1.5 percent, to 2,438.21. The major United States index futures are pointing to a higher opening on Friday, as some traders may look to pick up stocks at reduced levels following the pullback seen over the past few sessions.

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  • Stocks May Regain Ground In Early Trading
Stocks May Regain Ground In Early Trading

WALL STREET: Losses in health care and consumer-focused companies pulled US stocks lower, snapping a 10-day winning streak for the Dow Jones industrial average . He said it is "a bullish sign that the equity markets are rebounding somewhat on a Friday, in spite of the fact that investors will need to wait for two days to react to any geopolitical ...

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  • Trump to call for China IT trade probe on Monday
Trump to call for China IT trade probe on Monday

Trump's latest move does not mean any immediate sanctions on China as is being reported by some media outlets, but might lead to one at the end of the investigation which could take as long as a year. In addition to the U.S., the European Union, Japan, Germany and Canada have all expressed concern about China's behaviour on IP theft. Michael Wess...

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  • Stocks plunge over North Korea tensions
Stocks plunge over North Korea tensions

Especially, after the fall of the previous day, he felt that the market was too lowered, and he therefore took advantage of a technical rebound. But despite the largest percentage drop in over a month on a global equities index, USA equities ended only slightly lower as healthy corporate earnings and a recent string of strong economic data entice...

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  • US Stocks Poised for Weekly Decline
US Stocks Poised for Weekly Decline

The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 14 points, a gain of 0.07 percent, the Nasdaq composite rose almost 40 points or 0.64 percent and the S&P 500 gained 3 points or 0.13 percent. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen soared 8.85 percent after its first-quarter loss narrowed to 16 million euros from last year's 37 million euros, due to lower fina...

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  • SoundCloud Loses CEO But Stays Afloat With New $215 Million Investment
SoundCloud Loses CEO But Stays Afloat With New $215 Million Investment

Until this deal, it looked like SoundCloud could be forced to shut its doors before the end of the year. The company outlined the investments in a blog post, while it also announced that former Vimeo executive Kerry Trainor will be taking over as CEO...

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  • North Korea Threat Casts an Ominous Cloud -- Here's Where Wall Street Stands
North Korea Threat Casts an Ominous Cloud -- Here's Where Wall Street Stands

The FTSE 100 index closed at a three-month low last night as concern about geopolitical tension continued to put world stock markets under pressure. Despite the drop, analysts said the market seemed to be a bit skeptical that the North Korea situation would grow into a major crisis, noting that the losses were still not that deep.

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  • Global safe-haven trades jump on escalating North Korea tensions
Global safe-haven trades jump on escalating North Korea tensions

The Nasdaq Composite was up 34.61 points, or 0.56 percent, at 6,251.48. Among other markets, oil prices advanced after a US Department of Energy report showed lower oil inventories. Trump says North Korea "better get their act together or they are going to be in trouble like few nations have ever been in trouble". German bond yields fel...

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