Aug 12 2018
The S&P 500 is up 159.67 points, or 6 percent.
That was a drop of 0.7 percent from Thursday's close.
On Wall Street, the benchmark S&P 500 index rose modestly and remained less than half a percentage point from breaching an all-time high that was set in January.
"Today's impact has set the markets in a temporary risk-off sentiment", said Matt Forester, chief investment officer of BNY Mellon's Lockwood Advisors.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, a Labor Department report showed.
Statement from NCAA leaders on college basketball reforms
University presidents and chancellors will be held "personally accountable" for any rule-breaking by their athletic departments. The NCAA plans to pursue more rigorous certification requirements to ensure transparency in operations and finances.
Improved Liverpool need to be more clinical for title tilt, says Klopp
But that all made sense - we had to create a squad which is strong enough and wide enough to cope with the Premier League and to be as successful as possible. "The league is exactly the same". "The champions, Man City , didn't lose any players and brought in [Riyad] Mahrez ".
Facebook Shuts Down Accounts Trying To Influence Midterm US Elections
Facebook says the pages ran about 150 ads for $11,000 on Facebook and Instagram , paid for in USA and Canadian dollars. Among the techniques used to cover their trails were virtual private networks, and internet phone services.
All the 11 major S&P sectors were trading in the red.
Russia's dollar-traded RTS index plunged over three percent, Brazil Bovespa index was losing 2.3 percent, and the Turkish Borsa Istanbul index saw a 5.4 percent sell-off.
The Nasdaq inched toward a record on the back of high-flying technology trio of Apple, Amazon and Microsoft, while gains in the Dow and the S&P 500 were limited as energy shares fell. Tribune shares rose 2.9 percent.
However, chip stocks fell after Morgan Stanley downgraded the US semiconductor industry, saying upside to estimates is hard to come by.
Rite Aid (RAD.N) fell 10.6 percent and was the most actively traded stock after the drug store chain and US grocer Albertsons Cos ABS.N agreed to terminate their merger agreement. Micron also fell 1.1 percent.
On the TSX 78 issues advanced and 162 declined as a 0.5-to-1 ratio favoured decliners.
Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 1.04-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 1.10-to-1 ratio favored advancers. The DXY dollar index stood 0.5% higher Friday.
Aug 12 2018
NASA Prepare Launch Of Probe Which Will ‘Touch The Sun’
Less than two years after Parker's paper was published, his theory of solar wind was confirmed by satellite observations. NASA's probe is named for Parker, making it the first time the agency has named a mission for a living person.
Aug 11 2018
Jose Mourinho takes a swipe at United’s critics
Jose Mourinho and Manchester United got both in their opener against Leicester at Old Trafford and, for a week at least, the storm clouds around Old Trafford will lift.
Aug 10 2018
US Jewish, Pro-Israel Groups Praise Trump's Reimposition of Sanctions on Iran
European countries fear that abandoning the accord will lead to accelerated development of nuclear weapons in Iran. The Trump tactics have deepened an already serious economic crisis in Iran, fuelling protests around the country.
Aug 08 2018
Karunanidhi demise: State funeral for DMK Patriarch on Wednesday
He led DMK to victory in 1996, but AIADMK under Jayalalithaa trumped his party once again in 2001. DMK workers broke barricades and shouted slogans against the Centre and the state government.
Aug 07 2018
Donald Trump reimposes sanctions on Iran that were lifted by Barack Obama
Treasury must approve the sale of airplanes whose components are at least 10 percent American-made, like the AT72-600. French carmaker Renault, which does not sell cars in the USA , has said it will remain in Iran despite the sanctions.
Aug 05 2018
States vow to press fight against Trump's auto fuel rules
Federal and California officials would soon meet about the proposal, Wehrum said, adding, "All of us want one national program". More than a dozen states follow California's standards, amounting to about 40 percent of the country's new-vehicle market.
Aug 04 2018
Anthony Martial Responds To Mourinho Jibe, United Linked With Defender
Red Devils superstar Anthony Martial has responded to his manager Jose Mourinho's statements after the preseason friendly against Liverpool .
Aug 03 2018
Google declares Android phones can have two notches at most
Smartphone makers could go that way in the future, leading to smartphones that are filled with entirely unnecessary notches. Specifically, Google is limiting the number of notches - or "cutouts", as they're technically called - to two.
Aug 02 2018
Crews report progress in fight against twin California fires
The fire was nearly 35 percent contained, and thousands of residents were allowed to return to their neighborhoods. Officials said Monday that 723 homes have been destroyed by that fire, up from a previous count of 657 homes lost.
Aug 02 2018
Judge issues order to stop release of 3-D plastic gun blueprints
Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania State Police sued the company before its formal rollout of a downloadable gun program Wednesday. A federal judge on Tuesday stopped the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns.
Aug 10 2018Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will bring a longer battery life -- and Fortnite
Aug 10 2018Mike Pence Unveils Plans For New Space Force Military Branch By 2020
Aug 09 2018Angelina Jolie accuses Brad Pitt of failing to pay 'meaningful' child support
Aug 09 2018India vs England, Lord's Test
Aug 08 2018Saudi Arabia's expulsion of Canada ambassador sends pointed message
Aug 07 2018First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil
Aug 07 2018Tampa Police Pull Unconscious Child from River
Aug 05 2018California's Gov. Brown appeals to Trump for wildfire aid
Aug 04 2018Apple becomes the world’s first trillion-dollar company
Aug 01 2018Jose Mourinho heavily criticizes Manchester United after pre-season loss
Aug 12 2018Samsung unveils new Galaxy Note 9 smartphone and its first smart speaker
Aug 12 2018Ocasio-Cortez Accused Ben Shapiro of 'Catcalling' After Asking to Debate
Aug 09 2018War Of Credibility Over Rick Gates Continues In Paul Manafort Fraud Trial
Aug 05 2018Russian airline says 18 killed in Siberian helicopter crash
Aug 04 2018NASA Assigns Crews to First Commercial Spacecraft Flights
Aug 04 2018Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Louisville
Aug 03 2018Washington wins order preventing posting of 3D-printed gun plans
Aug 03 2018Deadline arrives for smoke-free Public Housing Authorities
Aug 02 2018Spy agencies suspect North Korea building new missiles
Aug 01 2018Harley Davidson plans smaller bike with eye on India
Jul 31 2018Zimbabweans vote in first election after Mugabe ouster
Jul 31 2018LeBron regrets pressuring son by naming him LeBron Jr