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Dow down 100 as global tensions continue to weigh

The reclusive state raised the stakes further with a detailed plan to send a salvo of missiles towards the USA territory of Guam. The U.S. consumer-price index, set for release before Wall Street opens, will be closely monitored by investors for clues on inflation and the Fed's next move, said Mr.

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North Korea talk drags stocks lower; gold, yen rise

President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States . "We're not very oversold yet so the market still has more downside left to it". In a note sent to clients late on Thursday, the USA bank predicted the single currency would rise to $1.25 in the first quarter of next year and reach parity with sterling for the first time .

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Nikkei flat as North Korea fears recede; financial stocks tumble

The sell-off is likely to extend into the European session today, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Germany's DAX and France's CAC 40 to open down about 0.7% each and Britain's FTSE 100 to start 0.55% lower. Others said it was too early to conclude the week's moves marked the beginning of a deeper downturn. The dollar weakened after news that USA producer prices unexpectedly fell in July, recording their biggest drop in almost a year and pointing to a further ...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks drift lower on Wall Street

The dollar weakened after news that US producer prices unexpectedly fell in July, recording their biggest drop in almost a year and pointing to a further moderation in inflation that could delay a Federal Reserve interest rate increase. Valeant's stock, which rallied a day before following quarterly results, sank 9.6 percent to C$17.85 after it said its subsidiaries in Australia were the subject of a tax audit.

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Canadian stock market falls

A small rise in a measure of United States consumer prices pointed to benign inflation that could make the Federal Reserve cautious about raising interest rates again this year, which would be favourable to equity investors. The remarks, following North Korea's earlier revelation of a plan to launch a salvo of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, gave investors a reason to pocket profit in the sectors, such as technology, that have been the biggest gainers in ...

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President Trump to launch investigation into China trade violations

In a phone call Friday, Trump praised Chinese President Xi Jinping for backing the recent United Nations vote to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea, and the leaders reaffirmed their commitment to a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula. Mr Trump's threat to investigate China's IP and trade practices is valid, but his administration may not be up to the delicate task of carrying out a new China probe without sparking a damaging trade war, U.S.

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Far East Tensions Cause Gold Prices to Perk

The Dow Jones industrial average slid 36.64 points, or 0.2 percent, to 22,048.70. The stock exchanges in NY saw tiny losses at the end of trading on Tuesday, while Dow-Jones Index and S & P 500 earlier notched new records. Of those, 52 percent delivered earnings and revenue that beat financial analysts' forecasts, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 edged down almost 0.1 percent.

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North Korea nerves push stocks down for third day, lift gold

At 10:57 a.m. ET (1457 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 54.38 points, or 0.25 percent, at 21,898.39, the S&P 500 was up 8.69 points, or 0.35 percent, at 2,446.90. The surge in gold prices come a day after the yellow metal snapped a three-day winning streak, as investors cheered USA job openings data that topped expectations suggesting the US labor market continues to strengthened, raising the prospect of the Federal Reserve hiking rates later this year.

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Stock markets lower, gold price continues to rise amid political tensions

The Nasdaq Composite was down 37.30 points, or 0.59%, at 6,315.03. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 35 points, or 1.4 percent, to 2,438, its biggest drop since mid-May. Safe-haven assets gained following the rising geopolitical tensions. Benchmark U.S. crude fell 97 cents, or 2 percent, to $48.59 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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Cambodia neutral on China islands row

Describing the joint communiqué as a "negotiated document" adopted by all Asean members, the DFA chief also agreed with China's proposal to have a generally stable [South China Sea] and no major disruption from outside parties before they could announce the official start of the COC consultation in November.

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European stocks fall as caution over geopolitical tensions lingers

Reuters data show a 22 per cent perceived chance for a rate increase after the Fed's December meeting. Simmering tensions between the US and North Korea continued to weigh on investors. "Pretty remarkable, perhaps even extraordinary, considering", said Tim Ash, strategist at fund manager BlueBay. European stock markets fell further in opening trade on Friday on intensifying fears over North Korea, dealers said.

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European markets end lower amid geopolitical tensions

That weighed on bank shares, which were down the most. The euro slid 0.3 percent to 129.34 yen, and fell 0.1 percent against the dollar to $1.1743. The stock has more than doubled over the past 12 months, gaining more than 160%. Perrigo rose $1.58, or 2.1 percent, to $78.43. It also raised its outlook.

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Early Uber Investor Sues Former CEO Travis Kalanick for Fraud

Members of the board sent an e-mail to Uber staff expressing dismay over the Benchmark lawsuit , according to a copy of the note. The allegations have been called by the former CEO's spokesperson as completely without merit and baseless.

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Arsenal's Arsene Wenger 'not super optimistic' on Alexis Sanchez stay

Wenger said Sanchez would not have started against Leicester even if he wasn't injured. "He's out for I don't know how long". Asked if he expected Al-Khelaifi to get in touch, Wenger replied: "No, no". "He had a scan two days ago and he's out for a while". Some players rush into deals because they think they have to go to avoid getting found out. Here's the thing, Alexis Sanchez is the original front-man for Arsenal, and the club has no one else good enough on the team to replace him ...

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North Korea Has Markets Nervous But Not Panicked

United States stocks have been in retreat since President Donald Trump Tuesday issued a fiery warning to North Korea to halt its nuclear program. The S&P 500 sank 1.7% from Tuesday to Thursday, the Dow fell 1.1%, and the Nasdaq dropped 2.4%.

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Eight dead, over 40 missing in Himachal landslide

Eight bodies have been recovered, including the driver and the conductor of Chamba depot Chanden Sharma and Satpal, respectively. Mandi's deputy commissioner Sandeep Kadam said that the Indian Army and the National Disaster Response Force have been called in to help out the local police in the rescue operations.

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Asia stocks, US$ extend slide as US-North Korea tensions intensify

President Donald Trump stepped up his rhetoric against North Korea . The dollar last changed hands at 108.96 yen, down 0.2 percent. Many world stock markets have hit record or multi-year highs in recent weeks, leaving them vulnerable to a selloff, and the tensions over North Korea have proved to be the trigger.

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Asian Stocks Sink Most This Year on US-North Korea Rhetoric

The broad-based S&P 500 was hit even harder, dropping 1.5 percent to close at 2,438.22, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index lost 2.2 percent 6,216.87. Significant strength is also visible among computer hardware stocks, as reflected by the 1.1% advance by the NYSE Arca Computer Hardware Index. Disappointing quarterly results from big department store chains also weighed down the market.

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Many Guam Residents Aren't Worried About North Korea

The exercises are an annual event, but come as Pyongyang says it is readying a plan to fire off four Hwasong-12 missiles toward the tiny island, which is USA territory and major military hub. They threatened USA, other countries, and they threaten Guam. The 163,000 residents that make up Guam's population, which includes 6,000 USA service members, are considered US citizens.

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Cards Announce Rally Cat Appreciation Promotion

We'll see what lies ahead in Rally Cat's future. A lot of people want to know what happened to that kitten. The same group says it's now "confident" it's the same cat we saw scratching and clawing at Busch Stadium grounds crew member Lucas Hackmann as he attempted to safely remove it from harm's way.

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Amalgamated Bank Significantly Increases Its Position in Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO)

Signature Estate & Investment Advisors has an ownership of 2,725 stocks of the firms shares valued $116,000 after scooping up an extra 129 shares through out the quarter. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a $0.37 dividend. Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated's payout ratio is now 20.37%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: " Coca-Cola Company (The ) (KO) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts" was published by Transcript Daily and is the property of of ...

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Korean tensions keep yen near eight-week highs

Trump continued to ramp up the rhetoric with a post on Twitter this morning indicating that the United States is prepared to take military action against North Korea . FED WATCH: As well as monitoring the geopolitical backdrop, investors are looking ahead to an appearance Thursday by Bill Dudley, president of the U.S.

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Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated (NYSE:CHCT) Up 1.95%, Can the Run Continue?

There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $31. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a buy rating and issued a $23.00 price target on shares of Physicians Realty Trust in a research report on Friday, June 30th.

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North Korea tensions continue to weigh on global stocks

ASIA'S DAY: Earlier, Asia bore the brunt of the mounting geopolitical uncertainty, with South Korea's Kospi index closing down 1.7 percent at 2,319.71 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng ending 2 percent lower at 26,883.51. The dollar was further weighed down on Friday by the soft United States inflation data. It all led to a loss of mojo for the Australian dollar, which slipped below 79 cents against the U.S.

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Gold buoyed by North Korea tensions, United States inflation data

Amid the hot rhetoric, US stocks sold off sharply on Thursday, with the S&P 500 falling more than 1 percent. European stock markets fell further in opening trade on Friday on intensifying fears over North Korea , dealers said. Bargain-seeking investors instead turned their focus to strength in the global economy and earnings toward the end of an active trading day. The latest USA economic data cemented expectations that inflation will remain subdued amid a robust labour market.

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Chelsea 2-3 Burnley: 9-man Blues almost come back

Chelsea had not lost on the opening day of the season since 1998 and paraded the Premier League trophy before kick-off as a reminder of the size of the task facing the Clarets. Striker Jay Rodriguez, bought from Southampton during the summer for £12 million (NZ$21.3 million), was busy early on for the home side, going close twice in two first-half minutes with a header and a shot.

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Swiss franc consolidates after rallying hard on North Korea tensions

In the morning hours, the benchmark was on the path to suffer its biggest percentage decline in almost two weeks. Mainland markets also traded below the flat line, with the Shanghai Composite slipping 0.18% and the Shenzhen Composite lower by 0.14%.

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Trump on North Korea; Google scandal; Trouble at Snap

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.17% and closed at 22,048.70. ASIA'S DAY: Earlier, Asia bore the brunt of the mounting geopolitical uncertainty, with South Korea's Kospi index closing down 1.7 percent at 2,319.71 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng ending 2 percent lower at 26,883.51.

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Five attempts to stop PDP convention failed - Makarfi

He said the party must insist that any member of the caretaker committee interested in running for the offices of the president, governor or senate in the 2019 general election should step down now. The committee chairman said that the fact that the party became a victim of its own success was one of the sobering lessons that it learnt from its defeat.

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Morgan Stanley Lowers Stake in MBIA, Inc. (MBI)

The value of the position overall is up by 7.9%. Alliancebernstein L.P. added to its holdings by buying 4,700 shares an increase of 2.1% as of 06/30/2017. shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the firms management believes its shares is undervalued. Over the last three months, insiders bought 177,033 shares of company stock valued at $1,589,112.

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US stocks slip as North Korea tensions mount

The Dow is up 34.62 points or 0.2% at 21,878.63, the Nasdaq is up 25.62 points or 0.4% at 6,242.49 and the S&P 500 is up 4.36 points or 0.2% at 2,442.57. Earlier on Thursday, North Korea revealed a plan to launch ballistic missiles toward a major USA military hub in the Pacific. Investors also drew some encouragement from new government data showing USA inflation at the consumer level inched higher last month.

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(T) Price Target to C$50.00

Finally, Nexus Investment Management Inc. raised its position in TELUS Corporation by 0.4% in the first quarter. The P/E ratio is 20.65 and the market value is 20.91B. TELUS Corporation's payout ratio is presently 89.02%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) Issues Earnings Results" was originally published by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze.

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China's claim to a 'hack-proof' communication system

Unlike traditional communications, which can be tapped surreptitiously, anyone attempting to eavesdrop on a quantum communication creates a disturbance that can be detected by the network's users. "I am not aware of any specific United States research that focuses specifically on ground-to-satellite quantum teleportation, [although] there have been experiments demonstrating quantum teleportation and pushing the limits of distance".

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USA stocks close lower, snapping Dow's 10-day winning streak

South Korea's Kospi fell 0.2 percent. U.S. President Donald Trump , in his latest warning to North Korea , said military solutions were "fully in place" and referred to American weapons as being "locked and loaded" should the nuclear-armed nation act "unwisely".

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World markets slide for third day on political tension

October Brent crude rose $0.56, or 1.1%, to $52.70. Safe-haven demand rose after North Korea said it was "carefully examining" a plan to strike Guam, where a USA military base is located, shrugging off President Donald Trump's earlier warning that further threats to the United States will be met with " fire and fury ".


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