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by | August 15, 2017 | 01:39

Williamson-Dickie brought in about $875 million in revenue over the last 12 months, while the new combined company will rake in about $1.7 billion in annual revenue. "Today's announcement is an authentic and natural next step as we look to combine the strengths of our two companies to create significant opportunities for our employees, vendors, retail partners and ultimately our customers".

by | August 14, 2017 | 23:01

He gushed: "I am so excited, terrified and proud to be invited to be part of Strictly 2017". We revealed he was signed up for the show , despite him having years of dance experience - the 29-year-old was known for his love of backflips and break-dancing during the boy band's energetic live performances .

by | August 14, 2017 | 22:41

After major indexes fell for three days in a row last week, S&P 500 futures were up 0.54% before the markets opened, Nasdaq futures were up 0.5%, and the Dow Jones was up 0.42% in pre-market trading. The single currency fell to a 2-day low of 1.1273 against the Swiss franc, from a high of 1.1332 hit at 5:00 pm ET. Investor sentiment got a boost after key US officials on Sunday played down the risk of an imminent war with North Korea, which had wiped out almost $1 trillion from global ...

by | August 14, 2017 | 22:25

Aldi does not now offer customers an option to shop on its own website and the partnership is a way to test online grocery demand, Scott Patton, Aldi's vice president of corporate buying , tells Reuters' Nandita Bose. "Our partnership with Instacart is another example of Aldi expanding our commitment to customer convenience and value ", said Jason Hart, CEO. Instacart personal shoppers then fill the order.

by | August 14, 2017 | 21:56

Lavrov said Russian Federation doesn't accept the North's nuclear weapons bid and pointed at a proposal by China and Russian Federation under which Pyongyang would freeze its nuclear and missile tests while the US and South Korea would halt their military drills.

by | August 14, 2017 | 20:42

The President said: "We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence, on many sides ". "We have to come together as Americans with love for our nation and true affection - really - and I say this so strongly - true affection for each other".

by | August 14, 2017 | 18:39

The feature will also apply to UberEats drivers with 100% of the tips earned going directly to the driver, the company said. The company is also adding "paid waiting time" for drivers, in which passengers will pay 20p for every minute they keep the driver waiting after the first two minutes.

by | August 14, 2017 | 18:03

The NSE Nifty also rose 62.20 points, or 0.64 per cent, to 9,773 in early trade. Major gainers in the 30-share index were Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (3.57%), Cipla (3.41%), Tata Steel (2.38%), Tata Power Company (1.70%), Reliance Industries (1.48%), and Maruti Suzuki India (1.47%).

by | August 14, 2017 | 17:43

Earlier on Sunday، an administrative prosecution suspended eight railway officials، while prosecutors in Alexandria have ordered the 15-day detention of the drivers of the two trains. "The rescue team is now searching for survivals while ambulances are transferring the injured to nearby hospitals", said Magdy Hegazi, undersecretary at the Health ministry.

by | August 14, 2017 | 17:23

The digital currency was founded in 2009 and has become a major force in online trading, with numerous largest companies now accepting it as payment for goods and services, among them Microsoft. A few days later Bitcoin locked in SegWit, a code modification that fixes malleability issues and frees up space in blocks, allowing for more transactions to be stored in each one.

by | August 14, 2017 | 17:24

Trump , who is under increasing pressure to explicitly condemn the white supremacist and hate groups involved, lashed out nearly immediately Monday at Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier on Twitter, saying that because of the resignation, the pharmaceutical executive "will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES!" Democrats and Republicans criticised Mr Trump for waiting too long to address the violence - his first major domestic crisis as president - and for failing when he did speak out to ...

by | August 14, 2017 | 17:08

Japan is enjoying its longest economic expansion in a decade, buoyed by spending and investment. Compared to the previous quarter, the economy expanded 1%, versus the median estimate for 0.6 growth. The Abenomics programme, a mix of monetary easing, government spending and structural reforms, was created to reignite the once-booming economy and lift consumer prices.

by | August 14, 2017 | 15:54

S&P 500 e-minis were down 4.5 points, or 0.18 percent, with 209,543 contracts traded. "There are four more (inflation) prints between now and the December FOMC meeting and we expect the Fed to remain data-dependent, if a touch more cautious", TD Securities said in a research note.

by | August 14, 2017 | 15:02

SPDR Gold Trust, the world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund , fell slight 0.03% to 786.87 tonnes on Wednesday, the lowest since March 2016. Low U.S. Treasury yields are also weighing on the dollar. Geopolitical risk can boost demand for assets seen as safe-havens such as gold. The attraction of the franc in the face of the Korean situation, however, has pulled it back from long-term lows hit earlier this month.

by | August 14, 2017 | 14:42

Facebook has found a way to get going in China, despite being banned in the country since 2009, with the introduction of a stealthy photo-sharing app. Chinese authorities have long blocked Facebook, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, arguing that foreign social media services operating beyond their control pose a threat to national security.

by | August 14, 2017 | 14:12

China's Shanghai Composite index jumped 28,82 points or 0.90 percent to 3,237.36 while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was up almost 1.4 percent at 27,250 in late trade. Insurers and banks, which invest in higher-yielding products such as foreign bonds, underperformed after USA yields dropped on weaker-than-expected US inflation data.

by | August 14, 2017 | 13:42

However, YourAnonNews, a Twitter account used to distribute news about Anonymous, was quick to distance itself from the apparent hack, stating: "We have no confirmation that Anonymous is involved yet". So, apparently, "Anonymous" announced they would shut down the website permanently after 24 hours. White nationalist, James Alex Fields Jr , 20, of OH, was arrested on Saturday and charged with second-degree murder and other criminal counts.

by | August 14, 2017 | 12:58

India's wholesale inflation grew at 1.88 percent during July, marginally higher from 0.90 percent in June, due to an increase in foods articles and vegetable prices. Potato prices plummeted (-) 42.45 percent in July, as against a growth 76.42 percent past year. In terms of food prices, the wholesale inflation rate for onion was lower year-on-year by (-) 9.50 per cent, while that for potatoes plunged by (-) 42.45 per cent.

by | August 14, 2017 | 12:06

Health care companies were among the gainers. Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday despite a slew of better-than-expected quarterly results, as investors sought refuge in safe-haven assets amid rising tensions between the United States and North Korea .

by | August 14, 2017 | 11:48

Mr Pompeo said he was "quite confident" that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un would "continue to try to develop" the country's weapons programme. 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 on the Korean Peninsula as tensions rise between the US and North Korea.

by | August 14, 2017 | 10:56

According to a recent TechCrunch report, the price has just crossed the $4,000 mark for the first time, trading now for around $4,135 per unit. Investors, anxious about North Korea's nuclear threat, recently dumped stocks and bonds in favor of alternative assets like Bitcoin .

by | August 14, 2017 | 10:24

What do you think about Lynch's sitting during the national anthem? Last September, the man of few words (at least not those on command) so eloquently stated that he'd rather see Kaepernick " take a knee than stand up, put his hands up and get murdered ." .

by | August 14, 2017 | 08:57

Overall, gold continued to edge higher to the $1,280 per ounce area in European trading. Elsewhere bitcoin has reportedly broken another record, reaching $3,500, nearly three times the value of gold. In Europe, France's CAC 40 fell 1.6 percent to 5,135 while Germany's DAX was down 1.3 percent at 12,133. The dollar weakened after news that United States producer prices unexpectedly fell in July, recording their biggest drop in almost a year and pointing to a further moderation in ...

by | August 14, 2017 | 08:06

Click the two links above for more details about the Amazon recall. He said the classes, listed as Homay CE ISO Certified Flexible Paper Solar Eclipse Glasses, stated they were ISO certified, had an ISO stamp, and were mirrored on the outside.

by | August 14, 2017 | 06:59

The major indexes were coming off their biggest single-day decline since May 17. The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark Standard & Poor's/TSX Composite Index fell 39.02 points, or 0.26 percent, to end the day at 15,217.33. In Europe, equities dived with London losing 0.6 percent, while Frankfurt shed 1.1 percent and Paris fell 1.4 percent. Disney also announced it will launch two new streaming television services including one for its ESPN-branded sports channel, while ending its deal ...

by | August 14, 2017 | 06:55

Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. 'For quite some time the market hasn't really reacted to things on the Korean Peninsula because we know from the past it is largely North Korean sabre-rattling, and it may yet be. German and US sovereign bond prices also rose on the fear trade, sending yields lower despite recent strong readings of economic growth. "Hard to assess political risk is now intruding on this scenario".

by | August 14, 2017 | 06:55

The pan-European STOXX 600 hit its lowest level since the end of March, down 1.1%. Data from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission released last week showed that currency speculators still held a large net short position in the yen during the week ended August 1, although somewhat smaller than the levels seen a couple of weeks earlier, when their bearish bets against the yen grew to the largest since January 2014.

by | August 14, 2017 | 06:42

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 0.17 percent, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite index declining 0.28 percent. 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.

by | August 14, 2017 | 06:33

While Trump officially withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an Obama-era trade deal, and will begin talks next week to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, other planned trade measures have been slow to materialize.

by | August 14, 2017 | 06:15

The Dow and S&P 500 inched higher on the day but they both posted their largest weekly percentage drops since late March. Global stock markets ended their worst week in months amid rising tensions between the USA and North Korea, though US stock indexes steadied on Friday to close up slightly.

by | August 14, 2017 | 05:51

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average fell 36.64 points to 22,048.70, the S&P 500 index inched down 0.90 of a point to 2,474.02 and the Nasdaq composite index lost 18.13 points to 6,352.33. Regions Financial shed 23 cents, or 1.6 percent, to $14.07. Economists had expected another 0.1 percent uptick. "I think (the North Korea situation) is going to continue to provide a little bit of support, but not enough to push prices significantly higher from here", said Hynes.

by | August 14, 2017 | 02:29

In other news, U.S. wholesale inflation dropped in July, the first contraction in almost a year and another data point that could weaken the case for the Federal Reserve to raise the benchmark interest rate again later this year. The Dow and S&P 500 inched higher on the day but they both posted their largest weekly percentage drops since late March. Germany's DAX was up 0.1 percent, while France's CAC 40 fell 1.1 percent.

by | August 14, 2017 | 01:40

Oil managed to end higher today, after the Energy Information Administration reported a bigger-than-expected decrease in domestic crude inventories last week. "If the data continues to come in on the softer side, the market might start to price the Fed staying on hold this year", said Sireen Harajli, FX strategist at Mizuho in NY.

by | August 13, 2017 | 23:12

Trump continued to ramp up the rhetoric with a post on Twitter this morning indicating that the U.S.is prepared to take military action against North Korea. Although Japan could be in the front line of any clash with North Korea, the yen is benefitting because Japan is the world's biggest creditor nation and Japanese investors tend to repatriate funds in times of stress, attracting other flows.

by | August 13, 2017 | 22:38

In other Prudential Financial news, executive Stephen Pelletier unloaded 4,133 stocks of Prudential Financial shares in a trade dated Mon, Aug 7th. These firms have also modified their investment in PRU . The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 14th. Shares for $3.81M were sold by Koster Barbara on Thursday, March 2.