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Gold up on rising US-North Korea tensions

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Australia's S&P/ASX 200 edged up 0.2 percent to 5,779.20, while South Korea's Kospi fell 1.1 percent to 2,342.19. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 70.4 points, or 0.32 percent, to 22,014.94, the S&P 500 lost 5.51 points, or 0.22 percent, to 2,469.41 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 31.19 points, or 0.49 percent, to 6,339.27. Read More »

Stocks Fall for Third Straight Day as North Korea Tensions Percolate

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The VIX, a measure of how much volatility investors expect in stocks, jumped 10 .4 percent. M stock is now down 0.4% to trade at $23.43, asthe company prepares to report earnings tomorrow. Markets began to tumble Tuesday after President Trump promised North Korea will face "fire and fury like the world has never seen" if the country continues to threaten the US. Read More »

Markets jittery over North Korea as United Kingdom trade deficit widens

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With President Donald Trump warning North Korea of " fire and fury ", investors have become concerned that the war of words between Washington and Pyongyang could spiral out of control. Shaun Osborn from Scotiabank said, "The yen is the big story really". Market jitters from the escalating geopolitical tensions between the USA and North Korea have brought Gold back into fashion this week, with the yellow metal hitting a fresh two-month high above $1288, during early hours on Friday . Read More »

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV)

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The firm has fifty days moving average percentage of 10.53% to its latest price change. (CDR) opened the session with a $5.26 price tag, later ranging from $5.22 to $5.36, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. Thanks to an increase of nearly 12.82% in the past one month, the stock price is now outperforming with 48.91% so far on the year - still in strong zone. Read More »

Uber Investor sues former CEO Kalanick, forcing him off the board

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The lawsuit from Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital accuses Mr Kalanick of concealing a range of misdeeds from the board and scheming to retain power at the company. Uber told the BBC it would not comment on the lawsuit. Unfortunately for Kalanick , his troubles are only piling up as he now has to contend with a lawsuit filed by the biggest shareholder of the ride-hailing firm, Benchmark. Read More »

Investors see shine in gold amid rising tensions between US, North Korea

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The CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX , jumped about 44%. Brewing tensions between the US and North Korea put investors in a selling mood again Thursday, dragging USA stocks lower for the third day in a row. President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it would face " fire and fury " if it threatened the United States. The South Korean capital, Seoul, is within range of massed North Korean rockets and artillery, which would be impossible to destroy in a first USA strike. Read More »

Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP) Upgraded to "Buy" by Vetr Inc

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With growth slowing to about a 4.4 percent increase in daily users in its second quarter, Snap has to find a way to monetize its current following. They fell 17.1 per cent to $11.41 - their lowest level since floating on the stock market in March at $17 - as second-quarter losses were revealed to have nearly quadrupled to $443.1 million off lower than expected revenue of $181.7 million. Read More »

Stocks tumble on North Korea worries

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The S&P 500 index dropped 35.81 points to 2,438.21, while the Nasdaq composite index slid 135.46 points to 6,216.87. United Kingdom industrial production grew more than expected in June largely due to higher oil and gas output, data from the Office for National Statistics revealed. Read More »

Dollar falls below ¥110 in Tokyo on North Korea risks

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Technology stocks, the biggest gainers this year, led Thursday's market slide. Smaller-company stocks also fell sharply. Worries over a potential confrontation between the United States and North Korea weighed heavily on global stock markets on Wednesday but helped boost the price of assets, such as gold and the Swiss franc, that are considered safe havens in times of geopolitical peril. Read More »

How major USA stock market indexes fared Thursday

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Hours earlier, North Korea's army had said in a statement it was exploring plans for attacking the tiny USA territory, which houses US military bases and is a common refuelling stop for US government aircraft traversing the Pacific Ocean. Read More »

USA claims to speak with one voice on N. Korea

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Small-company stocks fell more than the rest of the market. Relations between Washington and Pyongyang have been stretched in recent days over North Korea's nuclear weapons programme and missile tests , after the United States intelligence community determined that North Korea had successfully produced a miniaturised warhead that can fit inside its missiles, and on new UN sanctions against North Korea . Read More »

Brokers Add To Their Ratings On Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR)

The ex-dividend date will be Wednesday May 10th, 2017. (NYSE:DLR). Tealwood Asset Mgmt holds 49,942 shares. On August10, 2017, First Potomac Realty Trust (the " Company ") issued a press release announcing that on September26, 2017 it will hold a special meeting of shareholders in connection with the previously announced merger to the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated June27, 2017, by and among the Company , First Potomac Realty Investment Limited Partnership, Government Properties Income ... Read More »

Tesla Set to Raise $1.5 Billion for Model 3 Production

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Tesla CEO , Elon Musk , has confirmed that his latest Model 3 will initially come with either 50kWh or 75kWh versions of the vehicle maker's lithium ion power packs. Tesla burned through a record $1.16 billion in cash in the second quarter, driven by spending on production capacity for the vehicle and batteries. Read More »

Dominion Midstream Partners LP

Investors will be watching the company shares closely as we head through earnings season. Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) has declined 9.96% since August 10, 2016 and is downtrending. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus raised EnLink Midstream Partners, from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $18.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Read More »

Wall St ends off lows as traders buy N. Korea dip

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At the close of trading in NY, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 33.08 points, or 0.15%, to 22,085.34. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 7 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,467. Franco Nevada Corp rose 3.9 percent to C$95.65, while Barrick Gold Corp was up 1.9 percent at C$21.26. After a dip of as much as 0.52 percent earlier in the day, investors appeared to take some comfort in Tillerson's comments, said Richard Steinberg , managing director at HighTower Advisors in NY. Read More »

North Korea nerves rattle stocks, lift gold, yen

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European bourses also looked set to open lower across the board, with Eurostoxx 50 futures already down 0.7 percent in early trade. "It's incredible when you consider the headlines just how calm the equity markets are, how they've taken things in their stride", said Ryan Detrick, senior market strategist at LPL Financial in Charlotte, North Carolina. Read More »

Wall Street swings lower on North Korea fears

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The S&P 500 Index ( SPX - 2,474.02) lost 0.9 point, or 0.04%. That was shy of expectations for 1.5 percent, which would have been unchanged from the June reading. The Nasdaq Composite Index declined 0.2% to 6370.46 and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index slid 0.2% to 2474.92. Consumer-focused companies and banks were among the biggest decliners. Read More »

Want to watch the solar eclipse? Learn how to protect your eyes!

The total solar eclipse on Monday, the first to arch the USA coast-to-coast in 99 years, will be a test of how well the country's grid will handle an unprecedented swing in solar-power production. Another condition that be permanently blinding to your eyesight is solar retinopathy. Harris explains that a total solar eclipse is even more wonderful. Read More »

Country legend Glen Campbell dies

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By the time he was in his early 20s, Campbell was living in Los Angeles, The AP reported . She said: " Glen Campbell was special because he was so gifted". "But sometimes as I sit playing and singing to him, he will close his eyes. and kind of smile", she told The Mirror in June. The Rhinestone Cowboy singer was one of the biggest stars of the late 1960s and 1970s. Read More »

Bitcoin rockets to a new record high: Will it go higher?

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The currency split , or "forked", on August 1 after a minority of developers went ahead with their own upgrade proposal to improve transaction speed on the digital currency network. By increasing the block sizes, miners and traders hope the speed will jump back up again, thus making it more accessible to all. Almost every altcoin has reaped gains from bitcoin's record-setting advance. Read More »

United States says South China Sea talks will be a key test

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It called the latest test of the Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile "a stern warning" to the USA, saying it is time America learns to "coexist with us". 7, 2017. Finalising the COC has acquired urgency following a series of confrontations between China and some of its smaller South-east Asian neighbours with competing claims to the South China Sea. Read More »

Anti diversity manifesto by Google employee is going viral; here is why

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Silicon Valley faces another tempest over the status of women in the work place, this time at Google (GOOG). The hot talk of the tech world is a controversial memo written by an engineer at Google who argues women aren't suited to jobs in technology because of biological and psychological differences with men. Read More »

Arsenal claim 14th Community Shield with penalty shootout victory [GALLERY]

Conte added: "He [Madley] tried to explain to me about his decision but there was no time because I also wanted to ask him why there wasn't a penalty and the yellow card for Willian ". The Gunners were forced into a change around the half-hour mark, Per Mertesacker replaced by Kolasinac after drawing blood in an aerial challenge with Gary Cahill , a blow for Wenger, who was already without Shkodran Mustafi and had opted to leave out Laurent Koscielny. Read More »