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Author: 0 Shares, dollar slip as US-North Korea tensions escalate

Asian and USA equity markets had extended their sell-off overnight as a war of words between the US and North Korea intensified. "If the market truly believed the North Korea reaction was imminent, I think it would be down a lot more than it is", said Alan Skrainka, chief investment officer at Cornerstone Wealth Management.

Business Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam
Author: 0 Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam

Pyongyang on Thursday warned Washington that it could fire intermediate-range ballistic missiles near the waters 30 to 40 km off the coast of the U.S. He said North Korea "better get its act together" or "things will happen to them like they never thought possible". It also has a spotty record, although its most recent test, in May, was a success .

Business Spooked investors send Snap shares spiraling
Author: 0 Spooked investors send Snap shares spiraling

Snapchat became popular among young smartphone users for its disappearing messages, often photos or video but analysts say it needs to show strong growth to keep pace in the rapidly evolving social media sector dominated by Facebook . In after hours trading, shares of the company are down almost 13%. Snapchat's goofy dancing hot dog lens, which overlays a funky frankfurter onto a person's selfies or surroundings, has been viewed 1.5 billion times in snaps , Spiegel said.

Business Deshaun Watson impresses in preseason debut with the Houston Texans
Author: 0 Deshaun Watson impresses in preseason debut with the Houston Texans

That included doing something the pedestrian Savage can't do: Decisively taking off and running for paydirt on a 15-yard score late in the third quarter. "I think a couple more days out here and I'll be back and be 100%". But looking the part in practice is one thing and being a poised, successful gamer - even in a game that doesn't count - is another.

Business Shkreli lawyer's closing argument: 'There's something wrong with Martin Shkreli'
Author: 0 Shkreli lawyer's closing argument: 'There's something wrong with Martin Shkreli'

Shkreli was initially taken into custody in 2015 after reports of a securities fraud probe emerged. He was derisively called " Pharma Bro " on social media-so he adopted that as his handle on League of Legends. Less than an hour after a USA jury convicted Martin Shkreli of securities fraud, the so-called " Pharma Bro " was back at his New York City apartment doing what comes naturally: trash talking in a live-stream on YouTube .

Business Jab Harry Met Sejal review
Author: 0 Jab Harry Met Sejal review

Talking about the alliance, founder of Manglmurti Films, Sangeeta Sachin Ahir said, " JAB HARRY MET SEJAL is undoubtedly as big as it could get". JHMS First Day collections: Jab Harry Met Sejal ( JHMS ) will mark Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma' s second release this year.

Business Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected Pakistan Prime Minister
Author: 0 Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected Pakistan Prime Minister

Abbasi, who had been serving as minister of Petroleum and Natural resources, however, will vacate the position for Sharif's brother Shahbaz Sharif after the Punjab Chief Minister is elected to the National Assembly. He said development of FATA would be expedited. The opposition has criticized this intention as dynastic and undemocratic, criticism that Abbasi rejects.

Business How to protect your eyes during eclipse
Author: 0 How to protect your eyes during eclipse

Many people who observe a total eclipse of the sun report experiencing a sense of awe bordering on the spiritual. This total eclipse will be the first in the continental USA since 1979, and OR will be the first state in the country to witness it.

Business Forkin' hell! Bitcoin splits in two
Author: 0 Forkin' hell! Bitcoin splits in two

First, a little background. One thing that should please the existing owners of bitcoin is that their bitcoin is safe and tomorrow they will get one bitcoin cash for every bitcoin they hold. The argument was contentious, and it came down to a deadline last night, where the second group emerged victorious. BTC and BCC will be competing with each other in the open market and while individually their prices may suffer initially, the combined prices of the two cryptocurrencies will ...

Business Tesla hands over first Model 3 to early buyers
Author: 0 Tesla hands over first Model 3 to early buyers

Chief executive officer Elon Musk told reporters that the company has more than. But at the same time, you might want to be planning the budget to see how you're going to afford the $60,000 vehicle you're so keen to own, and once you option it up don't be surprised at an $80k drive away price tag.

Business Dollar inches up as investors brace for Fed guidance
Author: 0 Dollar inches up as investors brace for Fed guidance

Instead Fed Chair Janet Yellen took the opportunity to discuss the bank's bond buying programme, signalling that it plans to begin reducing its massive bond portfolio in the near future as its seeks to normalise its balance sheet. The dollar index , which measures the greenback against six major peers, was down 0.33 percent at 93.739 in late trading. However, Mr Kroszner said, "Probably they will want to see a little more evidence before taking the next step on the interest rate ...

Business Nobody told the euro that Mario Draghi was dovish
Author: 0 Nobody told the euro that Mario Draghi was dovish

A combination of adverse market reaction to United Kingdom retail sales figures and hawkish comments from European Central Bank (ECB ) President Mario Draghi have pushed the GBP/EUR exchange rate down to an eight-day low. Under Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, the BOJ in 2013 adopted an aggressive stimulus program with the aim to lift inflation to 2 percent in about two years and pull Japan out of prolonged deflation.

Business Bridal store chain suddenly going out of business
Author: 0 Bridal store chain suddenly going out of business

The second friend had put 60 percent down and the Alfred Angelo shop will be giving it to her for that price, Fudge said. As of 8 p.m. Thursday, the North Attleboro store on Route 1 closed for good - but not without some uproar. "I work for Dedham Town Taxi". Employees at the location told police they had lost their jobs, but were trying to help customers get their dresses.

Business Rand Paul: New Health Bill Doesn't Replace Obamacare
Author: 0 Rand Paul: New Health Bill Doesn't Replace Obamacare

It also includes an amendment by U.S. Sen. Sign that it's all about the moderates? Details of the proposal were closely guarded Thursday morning, and it was unclear what precise form the Cruz idea would take in the final bill. "What it is focused on, front and center, is lowering premiums", Cruz said of his amendment. "The insurance companies make $15 billion a year". Cruz appears happy to have his amendment (or a version of it) included in the bill.

Business A Querrey Murray had no answer to
Author: 0 A Querrey Murray had no answer to

The fifth set followed a similar plot line, lasting 27 minutes as Murray won just one point off the American's serve. The second semifinal was lined-up after wins by Roger Federer and Tomas Berdych . Querrey will now face Marin Cilic--who defeated Gilles Muller 3-6, 7-6 (8/6), 7-5, 5-7, 6-1--in the semi-finals. Andy Murray has been knocked out of Wimbledon at the quarter-final stage after he was beaten in five sets by Sam Querrey .

Business 220000 jobs added to US Labor Market in June
Author: 0 220000 jobs added to US Labor Market in June

The labour force participation rate increased to 62.8 per cent from 62.7 per cent in the previous month, though that is still near the lowest level in more than three decades. Consider this: In 2015, the US added 200,000 or more jobs a month nine times. Since the start of the year, the number of long-term unemployed people has decreased by 322,000.

Business How will Amazon transform Whole Foods? (The 3:59, Ep. 242)
Author: 0 How will Amazon transform Whole Foods? (The 3:59, Ep. 242)

It has realised it needs to co-opt one or two of the various legacy rivals all the experts reckoned it would destroy - just as it has 'disrupted other sectors like books, music, clothing, cloud computing etc. The analysts pointed out that while there remains a fear of Amazon entering the United Kingdom, the food retail sector is likely to remain depressed.

Business Whole Foods Physical Stores Are Vital to Amazon's Grocery Success
Author: 0 Whole Foods Physical Stores Are Vital to Amazon's Grocery Success

Whole Foods CEO says deal with Amazon was the result of a 'whirlwind courtship'. "Because, little over six weeks after we met on this blind date, we're officially engaged", Mackey said. Through Whole Foods, Amazon would gain a national store footprint in the United States along with a presence in Canada and the U.K, with over 460 stores in total.

Business Mainers wary of Amazon/Whole Foods deal
Author: 0 Mainers wary of Amazon/Whole Foods deal

Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a stunning move that gives it hundreds of stores across the U.S., a brand-new laboratory for radical retail experiments that could revolutionise the way people buy groceries. "It is likely that Amazon will utilize Whole Foods to even further expand their private label offering ". By acquiring Whole Foods , Amazon now owns a familiar name with a lot of value in the market.

Author: 0 MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long-awaited move

The partial inclusion factors in only 5 per cent full weightage, which imply China's A-shares will have just about 18 per cent weight. The second change was an agreement between MSCI and the authorities that onshore exchanges will not force index product providers, such as exchange-traded fund providers, to seek approval from them before launching products containing A-shares.

Author: 0 Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon 'whirlwind courtship'

Consumers north of the border will probably have to wait a while before being able to try whatever it is Amazon has in mind, said Bonno. ONLINE grocer Ocado could be Amazon's next takeover target , analysts speculated yesterday. The stores could also be hubs to pick up nongrocery items, which would reduce delivery costs and provide an alternative for shoppers who don't want their packages left unattended on their porches.

Author: 0 People Confirmed Dead in Grenfell Tower Fire With 70 Still Unaccounted For

The Prime Minister said there had been "huge frustrations" on the ground as people struggled to find information. London Police Commander Stuart Cundy said the priority now was to "recover and identify all the victims". It has since emerged that the United States had banned the type of cladding thought to have been used on Grenfell Tower. Friends and family have said that they are still awaiting news.

Author: 0 How Fed hike will affect USA consumers and overseas economies

He suggests conservative non-US based investors buy USA taxable municipal bonds , which yield 0.25-0.3 percentage point more than their equivalent A-rated corporates while having a lower historical default rate. As interest rates rise, this is a good time to reduce credit card debt or move it to a lower-rate balance transfer card . The cap would escalate in three-month intervals.

Author: 0 Amazon Inks $13.7B Whole Foods Buy

Following the announcement, shares of Whole Foods spiked over 27 percent, while shares of the e-commerce giant rallied 3 percent. The deal also comes one month after a board shake-up and cost-cutting plan amid pressure from activist investor Jana Partners .

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