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Japan prepares to intercept stray missiles from N. Korea

Japan prepares to intercept stray missiles from N. Korea Pyongyang's state-run KCNA news agency said on Thursday (August 10) its army would complete plans in mid-August to fire four intermediate-range missiles over Japan to land near Guam. The prospect of all out war between the North Korea and the USA continues to grow, and Guam is a strategic base of operations for the United States. [Full Article...]

Dow down 100 as global tensions continue to weigh

Dow down 100 as global tensions continue to weigh Brent crude, used to price global oils, gave up 29 cents to $51.85 in London. Elsewhere, French conglomerate Vivendi saw its stock fall 2.1 percent in the morning hours, while Italy's Mediaset dropped only 0.3 percent. The drop by Disney came after the company reported fiscal third quarter earnings that came in above estimates but on weaker than expected revenues. [Full Article...]

Asian stocks lower as US-North Korea nuclear tensions rise

Asian stocks lower as US-North Korea nuclear tensions rise The yen tends to benefit during times of geopolitical or financial stress as Japan is the world's biggest creditor nation and there is an assumption that Japanese investors there will repatriate funds should a crisis materialize. But for the week the S&P 500 lost 1.3 percent, its worst weekly showing since March. On the currency front, the U.S. dollar is trading at 108.82 yen compared to the 1... [Full Article...]

British ministers: Brexit transition period "will be important" for businesses

British ministers: Brexit transition period They write that there will be a "time-limited" transition period that would "further our national interest and give business greater certainty", but insist that Brexit will not be halted. That is why we believe a time-limited interim period will be important to further our national interest and give business greater certainty - but it can not be indefinite; it can not be a back door to staying in ... [Full Article...]

Fired engineer: Google tried to shame me

Fired engineer: Google tried to shame me Needless to say, the reasons he gives are not a surprise. In the 10-page, 3,300-word manifesto, the 28-year-old argues that a gender gap at Google exists not exclusively because of sexism, but in part because of "biological" differences between men and women. [Full Article...]

Futures lower as North Korea tensions linger

US Defence Secretary James Mattis, meanwhile, warned that a war would be "catastrophic", and that a "diplomatically-led effort to get this under control" was "gaining traction". South Korea's KOSPI fell 1.8 percent to an 11-1/2-week low, taking its losses this week to 3.2 percent. Japan is the world's biggest creditor nation and there is an assumption Japanese investors may repatriate their... [Full Article...]

Uber Investors Asks Major Shareholder to Step Down

Uber Investors Asks Major Shareholder to Step Down The gist: "completely without merit and riddled with lies and false allegations", the former CEO's spokesperson says. Among other things, Benchmark said, Kalanick knew Uber might be accused of stealing trade secrets from Waymo, Google's self-driving auto unit. [Full Article...]

Alexis Sanchez Contract Rumours, Riyad Mahrez Latest

Alexis Sanchez Contract Rumours, Riyad Mahrez Latest Sanchez has an abdominal strain and Wenger says he is likely to be "out for a while", ruling him out for the first two games against Leicester City this Friday and Stoke next week. "(PSG) are looking for (Kylian) Mbappe, that's what I read in the papers. He has a little abdominal strain that he caught on Sunday morning in training, before he came to Wembley. [Full Article...]

Microsoft, Intel Announce Blockchain Framework Ahead Of Adoption By Advertising Industry

Microsoft, Intel Announce Blockchain Framework Ahead Of Adoption By Advertising Industry The company posted a video, "Introducing the Coco Framework ", on Thursday. Microsoft will launch the framework on GitHub in 2018 as an open source project and will work with customers and partners, as well as the blockchain technical and business communities, to continue advancing foundational blockchain technology. [Full Article...]

S&P falls 1.4% in safety flight on North Korea tensions

S&P falls 1.4% in safety flight on North Korea tensions Canada's main stock index turned slightly higher in early trade on Wednesday, as gains for gold miners and energy companies with higher commodity prices offset falls among financials. Nevertheless, the geopolitical uncertainty looks set to continue, dealers said, following Trump's fresh warning Friday that the U.S. military is " locked and loaded " in the event of a misstep by the totalitarian sta... [Full Article...]

Gold buoyed by North Korea tensions, USA inflation data

Gold buoyed by North Korea tensions, USA inflation data Asked Friday about Trump's latest statements, Merkel declined to say whether Germany would stand with the U.S.in case of a military conflict with North Korea. The Swiss franc and Japanese yen are often sought out in times of geopolitical tension or global financial stress, partly because both countries have big current account surpluses. [Full Article...]

Shapovalov doesn't remember posing for photo with Nadal at 2008 Rogers Cup

Shapovalov doesn't remember posing for photo with Nadal at 2008 Rogers Cup I know it can't continue that way. On Friday, he will meet the iron with the Dutch Robin Haase , who has surprised the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov , the 7th-seeded, in three sets of 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-1. Canadian teenager Shapovalov captured the imagination of an entire country, after upstaging top seed and 15-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal as well as Juan Martin del Potro en route to the s... [Full Article...]

Cards to host Rally Cat Appreciation Day at September game

Cards to host Rally Cat Appreciation Day at September game It ended up in the possession of a woman who claimed the kitten as her own, but it ultimately got away leading to the Cardinals releasing a odd statement on the cat's whereabouts on Thursday morning. The cat caused quite a stir, especially since, once it was removed from the field (by a man who had obviously never had to hold a cat before in his life), Yadier Molina hit a grand slam and put th... [Full Article...]

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK) Traded -11.4% Below Its 50 Day Average

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK) Traded -11.4% Below Its 50 Day Average It is positive, as 44 investors sold Discovery Communications Inc . shares while 196 reduced holdings. ING Groep NV's holdings in Discovery Communications were worth $251,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The correct version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.thestockobserver.com/2017/08/13/discovery-communications-inc-nasdaqdisca-cfo-gunnar-wiedenfels-acquires-20000-share... [Full Article...]

Park Avenue Securities LLC Reduces Stake in Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR)

Park Avenue Securities LLC Reduces Stake in Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR) Tealwood Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in Oclaro during the first quarter worth $1,779,000. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its position in Oclaro by 77.5% in the first quarter. will post $0.74 EPS for the current year. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This report was posted by Community Financial News and is the property of of Community Financial News. [Full Article...]

Analysts Opinions on: Physicians Realty Trust (DOC)

The following firms have also recently changed their position in DOC. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans cut its holdings by shedding 165,660 shares a decrease of 48.5% from 03/31/2017 to 06/30/2017. Moreover, Sei has 0.02% invested in Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC). Empire State Realty Trust's dividend payout ratio is 107.70%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece of content was first pub... [Full Article...]

Liberty Global plc - Class B Or (NASDAQ:LBTYB) Experiences Light Trading Volume

The following firms have also recently changed their position in LBTYA . Bluemountain Capital Management, LLC expanded its investment by buying 32,618 shares an increase of 38.1% from 12/31/2015 to 06/30/2017. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link . The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. [Full Article...]

BJP President Amit Shah Offers Chief Minister Nitish Kumar To Join NDA

BJP President Amit Shah Offers Chief Minister Nitish Kumar To Join NDA Sharad Yadav who has been sulking ever since Nitish Kumar dumped the RJD and allied with the BJP made a decision to congratulate Ahmed Patel. "He [Sharad Yadav] has not been removed from the JD (U )", party leader Vasishtha Narayana said. [Full Article...]

Dow loses more than 100 points amid North Korea tensions

The Japanese yen hit an eight-week high against the US dollar, and USA -traded Nikkei stock futures dropped 2 percent to their lowest since mid May. Global markets have been on edge for the bulk of the week after Trump warned North Korea of severe retribution should the authoritarian state proceed with any more missile tests or threats. [Full Article...]

RBI dividend to government halves to $4.78 billion

RBI dividend to government halves to $4.78 billion By that arithmetic, given that RBI is paying only Rs 30,659 crore, the amount has decreased by nearly Rs 28,000 crore for the fiscal year 2016-17. The decline could make it harder for the government to meet its fiscal deficit target of 3.2 percent of gross domestic product for the year ending in March, although New Delhi will likely meet the shortfall by boosting revenues from other areas. [Full Article...]


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