Oct 25 2018
Wall Street sank on Tuesday, continuing a punishing month for USA stocks, as dismal outlook from industrial bellwethers Caterpillar and 3M sparked concerns over corporate growth and added to worries ranging from China's slowdown to Saudi Arabia's diplomatic isolation.
Technology and health care companies also took heavy losses Tuesday.
The S&P technology sector (-3pc) was hit the hardest, after the share prices of Apple (-3.4pc), Facebook (-5.4pc), Google (-5.2pc) and Netflix (-9.4pc) fell sharply.
3M fell 6.6 per cent and Caterpillar lost 7.8 per cent. Caterpillar said Trump's taxes on imported steel were driving up costs. Texas Instruments, a major chipmaker, slumped 8.2 per cent and AT&T fell 8.1 per cent.
The benchmark extended its October rout to nearly 9 percent, making it the worst month since February 2009, while the Nasdaq Composite Index fell into a correction.
KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 fell 63 points, or 2.3 percent, to 2,677 as of 3:32 p.m.
Australia S&P/ASX 200 Index futures fell 1.6 percent.
The Nasdaq slid 69 points, or 0.9 percent, to 7,399.
Bond prices rose, sending yields lower, as investors sought out safer investments. While those companies are expected to deliver 21.9 percent earnings growth for the third quarter, investors are concerned about future growth amid rising inflation, interest rates and uncertainty over trade.
'EVERYONE WAS JUMPING': Dancing partygoers fall through floor at S.C. clubhouse
A massive piece of the floor fell through and ended up in the building's basement at the Woodlands of Clemson apartment complex. More than two-dozen people were injured when a clubhouse floor collapsed at a Clemson apartment complex early Sunday.
Ranked Simona Halep withdraws from WTA Finals
This is the first time that Bertens will appear in the WTA Finals while it was a sad ending to a fabulosus year for Halep.
Journalist provides major update on Liverpool's interest in Aaron Ramsey
Granit Xhaka has paid tribute to Arsenal boss Unai Emery and feels the Spaniard has already improved him as a player. Per the source, talks between Juventus and Ramsey's representatives are likely to start in January.
-China trade dispute. Among the big companies slated to release quarterly results this week are Microsoft, Amazon and Colgate-Palmolive.
us stocks fell sharply in morning trading Wednesday, adding to losses from a day earlier. Brent crude, used to price global oils, gained 0.3 percent to $76.67 per barrel in London.
The Chicago Board Options Exchange's volatility index, known as the VIX, or fear index, jumped 14 percent to its highest level in two weeks. AT&T, however, reported a 7.5 percent drop in quarterly results. It was down 227 points, or 0.9 percent, to 25,089. Marathon Oil dropped 3.5 percent to $19.74. The stock gained 5.7 percent to $176.16.
Truck maker Paccar tumbled 6.9 percent to $56.35, while engine manufacturer Cummins slid 3.4 percent to $135.17.
Despite the tumbling stock prices, the US economy looks solid.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng index sank 3.1 percent.
CURRENCIES: The dollar weakened to 112.42 yen from 112.47 yen on Tuesday.
The S&P 500 index fell 16 points, or 0.6 per cent, to 2,724. It's shares rose 1.4%. Copper dropped 1 percent to $2.76 a pound. Britain's FTSE 100 inched up 0.1 percent.
The US stock decline was preceded by a sharp sell-off in Asia, where China's Shanghai Composite declined 2.26 percent and Japan's Nikkei plunged 2.67 percent.
Oct 24 2018
20 injured in Rome after escalator loses control
A video shown on Sky TG24 shows the escalator accelerating suddenly, and the people riding down on it collapsing one onto another. The paper also said that one of the victims was injured so seriously that the medics were forced to amputate a part of his foot.
Oct 24 2018
Megyn Kelly Blackface Apology - Full Statement On Halloween Controversy
Megyn Kelly defended people wearing blackface on Halloween in an unbelievable " Today " show panel Tuesday morning. I've never been a "pc" kind of person - but I understand that we do need to be more sensitive in this day and age.
Oct 22 2018
Trump to Unveil 'Major Tax Cut for Middle Income People' Before Election
The president's reference to "Josh" was to Republican Josh Hawley, who has a slight lead and a lot of momentum against Sen. Trump and Republicans have made the strong economy a central reason to keep their party in power next year.
Oct 20 2018
IPhone XR available for pre-order from Friday
The XR will also be available in 128GB and 256GB storage variants priced at Rs 81,900 and Rs 91,900, respectively. Interested buyers can head over to Flipkart , Amazon.in or Paytm Mall to pre-book the iPhone XR online on Friday.
Oct 20 2018
Trump threatens to close Mexico border if migrants not stopped
In April , the president did deploy the National Guard to assist at the border, a move previously done by both President George W. In a series of tweets, Trump said that if Mexico is incapable of stopping the immigrants, he will "call up the U.S.
Oct 19 2018
Flu Shots are Safe, Free, and Important
The flu season begins in October. "This season, influenza vaccines have been updated to better match the circulating strains". Flu season is here, and the report of a child's death in Tampa has more people thinking about getting their annual vaccine .
Oct 18 2018
Serena Williams Had the Sweetest Reaction to Meghan Markle Wearing Her Blazer
The prince immediately made a beeline for Daphne, gave her a hug, held her hand and called over Meghan to say hello too. They ended the day with a visit to the Dubbo College Senior Campus.
Oct 18 2018
Major League Baseball investigates suspected Astros cheating in ALCS Game 1
The incident isn't expected to amount to anything more than a fine for Houston , according to a report from ESPN . Cora said he didn't think there was anything going on during the first two games of the series at Fenway.
Oct 16 2018
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson Have Ended Their Engagement
Both parties are yet to release any statements via their own social platforms however Pete Davidson has now deleted his accounts. Another source told Page Six that the tragic death of Grande's ex, rapper Mac Miller , threw the pop star for a major loop.
Oct 15 2018
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson break up, call off engagement
The two captivated the internet with a whirlwind romance that began in May and led to a proposal just a few weeks later in June. Davidson and Grande "still have love for each other", the insider said, but their relationship is "over romantically".
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