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by | August 12, 2017 | 15:10

Singapore's DBS bank added in a statement that the yen "remains the safe haven currency from the sabre-rattling between US President Donald Trump and North Korea". Asian markets continued to fall on Thursday (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/asian-markets-continue-to-fall-after-wednesdays-selloff-2017-08-09), with losses of over 1% for the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index.

by | August 12, 2017 | 14:59

The CBOE Volatility Index, the most widely followed barometer of expected near-term USA stock market volatility, hit its highest mark since November 8, when Trump was elected president. Tensions increased further late in the NY session following comments by President Trump that the U.S. would respond to any threat with "fire and fury, the like of which the world has never seen".

by | August 12, 2017 | 14:28

Kathleen Brooks, research director at City Index Direct, said: "The Swiss franc is the safe haven of choice today as risk sentiment gets hit from escalating nuclear fears between the U.S. In 3.08pm trading, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index fell 1 percent. The Dow Jones industrial average closed 0.9% lower on Thursday, while the S&P 500 dropped 1.5% and the Nasdaq shed 2.1%.

by | August 12, 2017 | 14:23

When the new agreement comes into effect, the UK pension scheme will be separated from Tata Steel UK and a number of affiliates, the company said. On Wednesday, a Tata spokesman said the parties involved in pensions talks were in "positive discussions and we are hopeful of reaching a final agreement shortly", meaning the company could soon its United Kingdom pension scheme from its businesses.

by | August 12, 2017 | 09:53

Gains among technology companies helped snap a three-day losing streak for USA stocks Friday, though the market ended with its worst weekly loss since March. Fawad Razaqzada of Forex.com told Reuters "the war of words between the leaders of the US and North Korea continue to dominate investor sentiment".

by | August 12, 2017 | 06:38

First Manhattan Co. raised its stake in shares of Discovery Communications by 16.7% in the first quarter. The firm has 8.25% of total shares float short, yielding a short ratio of 7.59. On average, equities analysts forecast that Discovery Communications will post $2.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This report was published by Transcript Daily and is owned by of Transcript Daily.

by | August 12, 2017 | 06:30

Soybean acres for harvest is estimated at a record 88.7 million acres with planted acres estimated at a record-high 89.5 million acres. For soybeans , USDA said the crop would be 4.381 billion bushels, eclipsing the 2016 harvest's total of 4.307 billion bushels.

by | August 12, 2017 | 05:59

ValuEngine raised Liberty Global PLC from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. 06/21/2017 - Liberty Global plc had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Macquarie. The stock was bought at an average cost of $21.74 per share, for a total transaction of $3,022,990.48. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink .

by | August 12, 2017 | 05:11

The report noted that the company has not ruled out the possibility that the image may have been digitally altered in some way. Walmart has apologized for a display inside one of its stores that appeared to market firearms as back-to-school items.

by | August 12, 2017 | 01:54

In a post-earnings call with analysts, Musk said Tesla has received 1,800 orders per day since the launch event on July 28. He said that the Tesla Model 3 is selling with virtually no marketing effort at all. This is key to the company's short-term customer relations and long-term survival, as the Model 3 is now amassing some 1,800 reservations per day .

by | August 12, 2017 | 01:51

Global markets have been on edge for the bulk of the week after Trump warned North Korea of severe retribution should the authoritarian state proceed with any more missile tests or threats. Global political tensions have seen investors sell off shares as they flee to less risky assets such as the yen and the Swiss franc. United States producer prices Thursday disappointed, as traders await consumer price inflation figures later Friday.

by | August 12, 2017 | 01:40

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell 39.02 points, or 0.26 percent, to end at 15,217.33. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday, but the tense mood dragged Asian shares lower and an MSCI index of stocks across the globe .miwd00000pus was on track to post its largest weekly drop since the week before Donald Trump won the USA presidential election in November.

by | August 12, 2017 | 01:26

Later in the day, on Fox News , Gorka said that he had been "admonishing the journalist" who, he said, had asked the top USA diplomat to make "the military case for action, when that is not the mandate of the Secretary of State". Senator , and twelve-year member of the Armed Services Committee, I urge you to act [at] once. Secretary Tillerson is the chief diplomat of the United States and it is his portfolio to handle those issues".

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:14

Trump made his latest comments on North Korea during a pair of televised media events. The fact sheet noted that if North Korea delivers its promise to fire a quartet of ballistic missiles at Guam, emergency response personnel would provide information to "take shelter, go to a specific location, or evacuate a specific area" via radio, news or online sources.

by | August 11, 2017 | 23:47

Highbridge Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in Teekay Corporation during the fourth quarter worth about $696,000. PARK CIRCLE Co now owns 70,000 shares of the shipping company's stock worth $355,000 after buying an additional 20,000 shares in the last quarter.

by | August 11, 2017 | 23:14

The Dow slid as declines in shares of Apple and those of Goldman Sachs, recently down 2.3 percent and 1.7 percent respectively, outweighed gains in shares of McDonald's and those of Coca-Cola, recently up 1.4 percent and 0.5 percent respectively.

by | August 11, 2017 | 22:51

The average 12 month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the a year ago is $99.5. Moreover, Rk Capital Management Llc has 3.59% invested in the company for 1.26 million shares. will post $3.11 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company.

by | August 11, 2017 | 22:36

Credit Suisse Group reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $52.00 price target on shares of Nordstrom in a research note on Thursday. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, sixteen have given a hold recommendation and seven have given a buy recommendation to the company.

by | August 11, 2017 | 22:31

An attack with "enveloping fire" against U.S. military interests on the Pacific island could be conducted at any moment once approval has been given by leader Kim Jong-un, a North Korean army spokesman said on Wednesday, according to state media.

by | August 11, 2017 | 21:20

Carroll Financial Associates Inc. increased its stake in Marathon Petroleum Corporation by 12.3% in the first quarter. American Century Companies Inc. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) traded down 1.47% on Thursday, reaching $52.21. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)'s RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 36.87.

by | August 11, 2017 | 21:01

Asian stock markets slumped on Friday following overnight losses on Wall Street as U.S. President Donald Trump's bellicose remarks prompted investors to unload shares in companies that have been on the rise in recent months. In the United Kingdom, gold mining stocks Randgold Resource and Fresnillo were among the few to gain - up 2.8% and 4.9%. Discovery Communications fell 94 cents, or 3.9 percent, to $23.36.

by | August 11, 2017 | 20:09

According to Axios , the incoming "rescue investors", Raine Group and Temasek , would receive "preferential treatment", which potentially means worsened terms for older SoundCloud investors, making it more hard to recover the money they've invested.

by | August 11, 2017 | 19:57

Since March 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 insider sales for $67.52 million activity. Tripadvisor Inc (NASDAQ:TRIP) has declined 30.31% since August 10, 2016 and is downtrending. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, April 6. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, August 7 report.

by | August 11, 2017 | 19:52

Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 7,973,627 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $78,300,000 after buying an additional 3,481,430 shares during the last quarter. If you are reading this news story on another domain, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of USA & worldwide copyright legislation. Several analysts have recently commented on OCLR shares.

by | August 11, 2017 | 18:58

Already on store shelves, the pumpkin spice-flavored ground coffee joins existing pumpkin spice products for consumers, including K-Cup pods, a Frappuccino chilled coffee drink and an instant coffee version. Today the company announced that it would begin selling its wildly popular Pumpkin Spice Lattes at grocery stores in ready-to-drink bottle form later this month.

by | August 11, 2017 | 18:35

It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. More notable recent Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Rite-Aid: Calling All Silver Linings" on August 02, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Rite Aid Is Now Priced For Future Profits" published on July 14, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Waiting For Rite Aid" on August 08, 2017.

by | August 11, 2017 | 18:27

SRS Capital Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of Netflix by 3,361.9% in the first quarter. (NASDAQ: NFLX ) by some 24,357,110 shares, 354 decreased positions by 26,833,850 and 128 held positions by 308,510,781. A number of analysts have recently issued reports on NFLX shares. On July 18 Credit Suisse left the stock rating at "Neutral" but raised the price target to $190.00 from $115.00.

by | August 11, 2017 | 17:59

The fund owned 166,272 shares of the oil and gas company's stock after selling 1,802,841 shares during the period. Frontier Investment Mgmt Co holds 0.51% of its portfolio in John Hancock Patriot Premium Div Fund II for 341,274 shares. Cenovus Energy has a 12-month low of $6.76 and a 12-month high of $16.82. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This piece of content was reported by Sports Perspectives and is the property of of Sports Perspectives.

by | August 11, 2017 | 17:47

On Thursday, the RBI Board held its meeting and approved the transfer of surplus to the government for the year ended June 30, 2017. In yet another jibe at the government over demonetisation, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said another Rs 50,000 crore should be added to the cost of the note ban exercise that was undertaken past year.

by | August 11, 2017 | 16:37

The data comes against the backdrop of a Federal Reserve looking for more evidence that the United States economy is moving along in the right direction before it announces its next rate hike. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch were expecting a small gain of 0.1% in the producer-price index. Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence rose 0.3 per cent after advancing by the same margin in June.

by | August 11, 2017 | 16:09

The findings are detailed in a report by the CAA that assesses the top 30 United Kingdom airports on the quality of support they provide for passengers who need it. By establishing partnerships with a diverse mix of hidden disability organisations including, Autism Together, Liverpool Dementia Action Alliance, Stomawise and The Brain Charity, new procedures have been put in place along with staff training and familiarisation visits in order to give passengers with hidden disabilities greater ...

by | August 11, 2017 | 15:58

SEOUL ― Hours after President Donald Trump vowed to unleash "fire and fury" if North Korea threatened the United States, people in neighboring South Korea ― the most likely target of any North Korean military aggression ― showed few signs of immediate concern.

by | August 11, 2017 | 15:45

It has underperformed by 56.70% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months negative chart setup for the $1.62 billion company. Agile Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:AGRX) had an increase of 31.05% in short interest. JCP has been the topic of several research reports. Given the weak second-quarter earnings data competitors of J.C. Penney reported, sluggish sales appear to be an industry-level problem.

by | August 11, 2017 | 14:50

The Vix, a measure of how much volatility investors expect in stocks , jumped 34.8 per cent, the biggest increase since May. In the cash market, the blue chip Dow Jones industrial Average is trading 22028.67, down 56.67 or -0.26%. Japan's Nikkei 225 was down 1.29%, followed by the Hang Seng index that fell 0.36% and the Shanghai Composite index that dropped 0.03%. In Europe, stocks were trading in the red in morning trade, while Asia markets finished trade in negative territory.

by | August 11, 2017 | 14:36

The new entity will combine M&G's active investment expertise with Prudential UK&E's capabilities in volatility-adjusted savings and liability-driven investment to provide more choice for customers across both brands through retail, institutional and direct channels.