• Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem, copies Colin Kaepernick's protest
Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem, copies Colin Kaepernick's protest

And apparently, Lynch is no stranger to sitting during the anthem. "With what's going on, I'd rather see him take a knee than stand up, put his hands up and get murdered ", Lynch said. Frankly, I think he's a genius who's laughing at all of us; for me that was confirmed when he was one of very few high profile National Football League players wh...

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  • Gold holds gains in Asia with North Korea tension setting the tone
Gold holds gains in Asia with North Korea tension setting the tone

Britain's FTSE 100 was marked 0.45% lower at 7,506 points, although gold mining companies Fresnillo Plc ( FNLPF ) and Randgold Resources ( GOLD ) posted solid 2.2% gains amid a $7 per ounce jump in bullion prices as investors moved money into safe-haven assets.

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  • Amazon offers refunds for dodgy solar eclipse glasses
Amazon offers refunds for dodgy solar eclipse glasses

The company said Sunday that it contacted and issued refunds to some customers who purchased glasses on Amazon that "may not comply with industry standards". It's probably worth securing some now, whether from the web, a store or one of the 7,000 or so libraries distributing them for eclipse events, because let's be honest-you probably don't want...

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  • Gold buoyed by North Korea tensions, USA inflation data
Gold buoyed by North Korea tensions, USA inflation data

Analysts pointed to the harsh threats and sabre rattling from US President Donald Trump , including a message Wednesday on Twitter boasting that the US nuclear arsenal was now "more powerful than ever before". Below that level lies another key support level for the dollar on technical charts at 108.13 yen, a trough the greenback touched in mid-A...

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  • Nikkei edges down ahead of holiday as investors warily eye North Korea
Nikkei edges down ahead of holiday as investors warily eye North Korea

Trump warned North Korea again on Thursday not to strike Guam or USA allies, saying his earlier threat to unleash " fire and fury " on Pyongyang if it launched an attack may not have been tough enough. The dollar was further weighed on Friday by the soft USA inflation data. "It's just a classic risk-off day", said Greg Anderson, global head ...

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  • Dollar falls below ¥110 in Tokyo on North Korea risks
Dollar falls below ¥110 in Tokyo on North Korea risks

Thin liquidity could also amplify market moves, she added, with markets in Singapore closed for a public holiday, and many market participants in Japan taking time off this week ahead of a public holiday on Friday. Macy's (M.N) shares closed down 10.2 percent and Kohl's (KSS.N) fell nearly 6 percent as the companies continued to report a drop in qu...

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  • Wall Street rises on inflation data but on track for weekly losses
Wall Street rises on inflation data but on track for weekly losses

The Dow ended a nine-day streak of closing records, falling by 0.24%, while the Nasdaq fell by just under half a percent and the S&P was down by 0.21%. "North Korea doesn't seem like they're going to back down and the United States has also made a very strong stance this time". "U.S. markets had previously been becalmed amidst the Goldilocks ...

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  • Trump May Roll Out Probe Into China and Intellectual Property Theft
Trump May Roll Out Probe Into China and Intellectual Property Theft

President Trump plans to get tougher on trade with China. "President Trump and President Xi agreed North Korea must stop its provocative and escalatory behavior", the statement said. The administration has been eyeing other moves to rebalance the U.S. A 2013 report by a commission co-chaired by Jon Huntsman, ambassador to China under President ...

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  • Stocks slide on continued concern over tension between USA and North Korea
Stocks slide on continued concern over tension between USA and North Korea

The indexes fell lower for the week with the Dow Jones Industrial Average -1.06%, the Nasdaq Composite down -1.50% and the S&P 500 fell -1.43%. While the data gave investors appetite for growth sectors such as information technology and biotechnology it soured them to rate-sensitive stocks such as banks, said Keith Lerner, Chief Market Stra...

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

South Korea's KOSPI fell 1.8 percent to almost a three-month low. The VIX rose further on Wednesday, rising as far as 12.11, its highest in nearly a month. The selling in the US extended to global markets Friday. Core prices had been expected to rise by 0.2 percent. The euro fell a quarter-of-a-percent against the dollar to trade at $1.1728 as ...

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  • Wall Street ends off lows as traders buy North Korea dip
Wall Street ends off lows as traders buy North Korea dip

The technology sector was the biggest weight on the S&P 500 index with a 1.9-percent drop. The index had its biggest drop since mid-May a day earlier. Core prices had been expected to rise by 0.2 percent. The strength on Wall Street is partly due to bargain hunting, with traders picking up stocks at reduced levels following the pullback seen over...

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  • Dow loses more than 100 points amid North Korea tensions
Dow loses more than 100 points amid North Korea tensions

The slight rally came after world stock markets slid Wednesday on concerns linked to the harsh threats and sabre rattling from US President Donald Trump against Pyongyang . military installations in Guam. Looking at currency movements during the Asian session, the yen continued strengthening against the dollar, with the pair trading below ...

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  • US stocks slip amid heightened US-North Korea tensions
US stocks slip amid heightened US-North Korea tensions

SIMMERING TENSIONS: North Korea revealed on Thursday a detailed plan to launch a salvo of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. Its shares tumbled $11.35 to $61.99. BONDS: Bond prices rose. US Treasury yields fell on Wednesday, with yields on the benchmark 10-year note hitting a si...

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  • Stock markets lower, gold price continues to rise amid political tensions
Stock markets lower, gold price continues to rise amid political tensions

At 9:38am ET (1338 GMT) the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 85.43 points, or 0.39%, at 21,963.27, and the S&P 500 was down 10.31 points, or 0.42% at 2,463.71. On the Nasdaq , 1,378 issues rose and 892 fell. "Generally, earnings are good, .it's our view that this pullback (in stocks) should provide good buying opportunities", ABC Funds'...

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  • The StanCorp Financial Group (SFG) vs. Prudential Financial (PRU) Financial Analysis
The StanCorp Financial Group (SFG) vs. Prudential Financial (PRU) Financial Analysis

Prudential Financial, Inc . ( PRU ) have shown a high EPS growth of 5.70% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -20.20% yoy. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 1,376 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $139,000 after buying an additional 137 shares during the period.

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  • American who gave Nazi salute in Germany beaten up by passer-by
American who gave Nazi salute in Germany beaten up by passer-by

The man who punched him fled from the scene and police are searching for him. The 41-year-old American tourist suffered minor injuries as a result of the assault. They were later freed after posting a 500 Euro bail. Germany outlawed the salute after World War II, along with Holocaust denial and other symbols and signals associated with the Nazi...

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  • Yuvraj Singh, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja left out for SL ODIs
Yuvraj Singh, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja left out for SL ODIs

Available on Android and IOS. Virat Kohli had earlier confirmed that he is more than willing to play the ODIs and lead the side while spin duo Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have been rested for the limited-overs string of the tour.

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  • Dollar at eight-week low vs yen as North Korea tensions simmer
Dollar at eight-week low vs yen as North Korea tensions simmer

At a briefing on opioid addiction at his golf course in Bedminster, N.J., Trump warned North Korea not to make any more threats against the United States, adding that North Korea would be "met with fire and fury like the world has never seen".

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  • Wall St set to open flat after inflation data, N.Korea tensions
Wall St set to open flat after inflation data, N.Korea tensions

Amid the hot rhetoric, USA stocks sold off sharply on Thursday, with the S&P 500 falling more than 1 percent. "Given the great run we've had, seems like some sort of pullback wouldn't be surprising", said Michael Baele, managing director of investments at U.S.

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  • Dollar slumps, Tokyo tanks as North Korea tensions spike
Dollar slumps, Tokyo tanks as North Korea tensions spike

In the first four days of the week, the Standard & Poor's 500 index swung from marking its latest record high to posting its biggest single-day drop in almost three months. All the indexes are down for the week. As a result, the yield on the benchmark ten-year note, which moves opposite of its price, fell by 2.9 basis points to 2.212%.

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