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.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will bring a longer battery life -- and Fortnite
While the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 isn't as exciting as the Note 8 , it's still a very, very refined and capable flagship smartphone. Despite being a productivity-focused smartphone, Samsung appears to be gearing the Note9 as an ultimate gaming device.
Mike Pence Unveils Plans For New Space Force Military Branch By 2020
When the proposal for a separate force was launched a year ago , Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resisted it. The Pentagon report, however, included a plan to create a unified combatant command, known as the U.S.
First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil
The country's "Burqa Ban" also outlaws other accessories covering the face like balaclavas, masks and false beards. Police are going through surveillance video to determine if the other woman deliberately ripped off the niqab.
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 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 09 2018
Angelina Jolie accuses Brad Pitt of failing to pay 'meaningful' child support
The 43-year-old actress's attorney filed legal documents requesting that the judge issue a final divorce decree this year. Angelina Jolie Pitt says she wants her divorce from Brad Pitt finalised before the end of the year.
Aug 09 2018
India vs England, Lord's Test
Virat Kohli and his men though might now have to deal with the seam and swing of the English pacers, under overcast conditions. The tourists' record at the venue is not a flattering one as they have won only 2 out of the 17 Tests they have played there.
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
Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Louisville
Do not forget to drain water from tires, cans, flowerpots, clogged rain gutters, rain barrels, toys and puddles. The agency says an adult resident of the town of Mead fell ill on July 27 and was hospitalized the next day.
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 03 2018
Washington wins order preventing posting of 3D-printed gun plans
State Department forced it to remove materials related to the printable guns from its website under munitions export control laws. In 2013, Defense Distributed posted a YouTube video demonstrating what it said was a Liberator pistol made from 3D-printed parts.
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 01 2018
Jose Mourinho heavily criticizes Manchester United after pre-season loss
Mourinho had expressed a desire for two new arrivals but says it will be "not a drama" if the club make just one new addition. Premier League side Manchester United were unsuccessful in their plot to offload French forward Anthony Martial to PSG.
Jul 31 2018
Zimbabweans vote in first election after Mugabe ouster
Mugabe‚ however‚ denied reports that he was politically or financially supporting Chamisa‚ and added he had never met him before. She said this while giving an update on voting now underway and the situation at various polling stations across the country.
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Aug 08 2018No, California didn’t worsen wildfires by dumping water into ocean
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Aug 05 2018Russian airline says 18 killed in Siberian helicopter crash
Aug 05 2018California's Gov. Brown appeals to Trump for wildfire aid
Aug 04 2018Anthony Martial Responds To Mourinho Jibe, United Linked With Defender
Aug 01 2018Former Trump Campaign Chair Heads to Trial
Jul 31 2018LeBron regrets pressuring son by naming him LeBron Jr
Aug 12 2018Samsung unveils new Galaxy Note 9 smartphone and its first smart speaker
Aug 11 2018Statement from NCAA leaders on college basketball reforms
Aug 11 2018Improved Liverpool need to be more clinical for title tilt, says Klopp
Aug 10 2018US Jewish, Pro-Israel Groups Praise Trump's Reimposition of Sanctions on Iran
Aug 08 2018Saudi Arabia's expulsion of Canada ambassador sends pointed message
Aug 07 2018Tampa Police Pull Unconscious Child from River
Aug 07 2018Donald Trump reimposes sanctions on Iran that were lifted by Barack Obama
Aug 04 2018Apple becomes the world’s first trillion-dollar company
Aug 04 2018NASA Assigns Crews to First Commercial Spacecraft Flights
Aug 03 2018Deadline arrives for smoke-free Public Housing Authorities
Aug 02 2018Crews report progress in fight against twin California fires
Aug 02 2018Facebook Shuts Down Accounts Trying To Influence Midterm US Elections