• USA stocks snap 3-day losing streak in roller coaster week
USA stocks snap 3-day losing streak in roller coaster week

North Korea's military said its threat to envelop Guam with fire was meant as a warning to Washington that its extensive military assets on the Pacific island were at risk, discouraging any notion of using precision strikes against Pyongyang's nuclear program.

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  • Liberty Media Corporation - Ser (NASDAQ:FWONK) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume
Liberty Media Corporation - Ser (NASDAQ:FWONK) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in BATRK. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in Liberty Media Corporation by 5.3% in the first quarter. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS to be $-0.26 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $-1.03. Zero analysts have provided estimates...

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  • Flight-to-Safety Buying Drives Gold to a Two-month High
Flight-to-Safety Buying Drives Gold to a Two-month High

Priceline Group dropped 8 percent after issuing a profit forecast that was weaker than analysts were expecting. US stock-index futures pointed to more losses for Wall Street on Thursday as tensions between the USA and North Korea showed few signs of easing.

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  • Asia stocks, dollar extend slide as US, North Korea tensions intensify
Asia stocks, dollar extend slide as US, North Korea tensions intensify

Pacific territory of Guam. European markets closed lower: London's FTSE lost 0.6 per cent, Paris fell 1.4 per cent and Frankfurt dipped 1.1 per cent. South Korea's Kospi fell 1.3 percent in early trade, taking its losses this week to 2.8 percent. "Pretty remarkable, perhaps even extraordinary, considering", said Tim Ash, strategist at fund mana...

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  • Wall Street falls on ramp-up of United States tension with North Korea
Wall Street falls on ramp-up of United States tension with North Korea

The Dow slid as declines in shares of Apple and those of Goldman Sachs, recently down 2.3 percent and 1.7 percent respectively, outweighed gains in shares of McDonald's and those of Coca-Cola, recently up 1.4 percent and 0.5 percent respectively.

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  • Tata Steel UK signs new pensions deal
Tata Steel UK signs new pensions deal

The RAA will allow the United Kingdom subsidiary of Indian steelmaker Tata Steel to separate itself from the BSPS, which has assets worth around £15 billion ($19.48 billion). Currently, pension scheme members who transfer to the PPF before their retirement date have their benefits capped at 90% of what they were initially promised.

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  • Markets extend losses as Korea tensions escalate
Markets extend losses as Korea tensions escalate

The S&P 500 gained 6 points, or 0.2%, to 2,444, supported by gains in consumer-discretionary, technology and health-care sectors. "Risk aversion is still very much a concern for markets", said Shaun Osborne, chief currency strategist at Scotiabank in Toronto.

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  • Gold steady near 2-month highs on N. Korea tensions
Gold steady near 2-month highs on N. Korea tensions

Trump said that further threats would be met with " fire and fury like the world has never seen". He noted that when the North test-fired a missile in July, stocks rose. ANALYST'S TAKE: The U.S.jobs figure "was through the roof" and the NFIB survey "painted a much better picture for the U.S. economy than most believed", said Stephen Innes of OAND...

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  • USDA forecasts corn production down, soybeans up from '16
USDA forecasts corn production down, soybeans up from '16

Average corn yield is estimated at 169.5 bushels per acre, down 5.1 bushels from 2016. Harvested area of corn was forecast at 83.5 million acres, unchanged from the June Acreage report but down 4% from past year. "Conditions remain favorable for soybean production", Knopf said. Average yield was forecast at 27.2 bushels an acre, down 3.7 bush...

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  • Markel Corp Has $3790000 Position in Liberty Global PLC (LBTYA)
Markel Corp Has $3790000 Position in Liberty Global PLC (LBTYA)

Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 927,830 shares in the company, valued at approximately $22,583,382.20. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO bought a new position in Liberty Global PLC during the second quarter worth about $1,754,000.

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  • Piper Jaffray Says That Discovery Comms (NASDAQ:DISCA) Has $27.0000 Stock Target
Piper Jaffray Says That Discovery Comms (NASDAQ:DISCA) Has $27.0000 Stock Target

Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. In a report released on 8/11/2017 Piper Jaffray increased the stock price target of Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCA) to $27.00 reporting a possible upside of 0.17%.

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  • Walmart issues apology for back-to-school gun display
Walmart issues apology for back-to-school gun display

Leeanna May said she was at the Evansville Walmart early Wednesday morning with her husband near the sporting goods section, where May spotted what she described as the "disgusting" display. 'Is this real? Literally... It's still unclear if the sign was placed there by a customer or an employee as a "joke". "Charles Crowson, a spokesman for Wal...

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  • TELUS Corporation (NASDAQ:TU) To Release Earnings
TELUS Corporation (NASDAQ:TU) To Release Earnings

The Southern Company had 35 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. TELUS Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.28 on Accern's range. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.56 by $0.02.

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  • Investors Buy Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) on Weakness on Insider Selling
Investors Buy Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) on Weakness on Insider Selling

In other news, insider Francisco Crespo sold 7,700 shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 28th. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 11th.

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  • White House Gets a Face-Lift While Trump's Out of Town
White House Gets a Face-Lift While Trump's Out of Town

According to the New York Times , the overhaul will cost taxpayers about $3.4 million. The schedule, which Politico said remains subject to change, showed the president returning to NY late Monday afternoon, staying at Trump Tower for two days, then heading to his Bedminster, New Jersey golf club to spend the remaining days of a "working vaca...

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  • Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR) Downgraded by BidaskClub
Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR) Downgraded by BidaskClub

Oclaro, Inc . ( OCLR ), a part of Technology sector and belongs to Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry; ended its day with loss -4.26% and finalized at the price of $8.32. "(OCLR) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research " was originally published by Rincon Hill News and is the property of of Rincon Hill News.

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  • Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) Shares Sold by Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc
Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) Shares Sold by Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc

Credit Suisse maintained Applied Materials, Inc. About 7.56M shares traded. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT ) has risen 121.40% since August 11, 2016 and is uptrending. This trading sentiment put the stock on Active spotlight. In this case, shares are down -2.99% from $37.48, the 52-week high touched on Jul. 20, 2017, and are keeping their lo...

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  • 10% Model 3 orders cancelled, but numbers jump since launch
10% Model 3 orders cancelled, but numbers jump since launch

Kelty led negotiations with Panasonic on that plant, according to his LinkedIn profile. Solar panels are eco-friendly but not cost effective and that is what Tesla wished to change. As I mused back in May, it may be even more logical to develop a larger (or modular) SUV platform that could replace the tricksy Model X and also underpin Tesl...

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  • Stock markets extend losses at open
Stock markets extend losses at open

Treasuries . XM is a fully regulated next-generation financial services provider of online trading on currency exchange, commodities, equity indices, precious metals and energies, with services to clients from over 196 countries worldwide.Founded in 2009 by market experts with extensive knowledge of the global forex and capital markets and with...

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  • Stocks tumble on North Korea worries
Stocks tumble on North Korea worries

The data comes amid tepid inflation that has remained below the Fed's 2% target, despite low unemployment. Global markets have been on edge since Tuesday, when President Donald Trump warned North Korea of severe retribution should the authoritarian state proceed with any more missile tests or threats.

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