• Chinese newspaper warns Trump risks 'trade war'
Chinese newspaper warns Trump risks 'trade war'

The timing of the IP probe announcement was interesting, as it came after the phone call between Xi and Trump on North Korea , Jiang Shan, a former US trade official at the Ministry of Commerce, said by WeChat. Trump has escalated his harsh criticism of North Korea for days, tweeting Friday that the US had military options "locked and loaded". X...

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  • U.S. stocks rise as North Korea anxiety eases
U.S. stocks rise as North Korea anxiety eases

Last week's equity market losses - and yen gains - were sparked by a war of words between Pyongyang and Washington after U.S. President Donald Trump warned North Korea it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States. Last week, tensions escalated between America and North Korea. The Japanese currency, which firmed around 1.4 per ...

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  • Under Armour CEO steps down from Trump's American Manufacturing Council
Under Armour CEO steps down from Trump's American Manufacturing Council

Plank did not specifically mention Trump or Charlottesville, but said his company will focus on promoting "unity, diversity and inclusion" through sports. Plank stepped down from the White House council Monday night, following Merck & Co Inc CEO Kenneth Frazier in his decision to do the same after the Charlottesville attack .

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  • Shares, US dollar climb as N.Korea fears abate
Shares, US dollar climb as N.Korea fears abate

South Korea's KOSPI fell 1.8 percent to an 11-1/2-week low, but its losses for the week are a relatively modest 3.2 percent. Global stocks lost almost $1 trillion in value last week after President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States, leading to a war of words between Pyongyang and...

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  • MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (MX) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (MX) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

It looks like analysts are feeling bullish about the stock with overall sell-side analysts calling it a not a Buy. They issued an "outperform" rating and a $19.00 target price on the stock. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink . During the last month...

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  • Asian shares, dollar rally as North Korea blinks
Asian shares, dollar rally as North Korea blinks

The materials group slipped 0.2 per cent as the price of gold, which hit two-month highs last week as investors sought safe havens, fell around half a percent after the weekend passed without further inflammatory words over North Korea . A drop below that level would take the dollar to its lowest levels since last November, and analysts say its fa...

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  • A Look Inside the Charts on iShares Core Composite Bond ETF
A Look Inside the Charts on iShares Core Composite Bond ETF

Investors may be looking at some different technical levels in order to get a better grasp on the markets. It is a visual technical analysis system and the charts are created to be considered in their entirety to gain a perspective on the overall direction of the share or index and distinguish higher probability opportunities from lower probability...

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  • LOVEFiLM DVD by post rental service to close
LOVEFiLM DVD by post rental service to close

The DVD and Blu-ray rental service has been running for more than 15 years, in one guise or another, with members paying a subscription fee to rent and exchange discs by post. It is an end of an era for film buffs who liked to rent film selections on DVDs sent through the post. "I live in a small town and we don't have many shops around - it was ...

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  • Gold, silver shine as geopolitical tension rises
Gold, silver shine as geopolitical tension rises

Safe-haven gold, which hit two-month highs last week, also dropped. "You'd need to see something more tangible than just rhetoric for a broader pullback", said Richard Steinberg, managing director at HSW Advisors, a finance team within HighTower Advisors, in NY.

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  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Shares Bought by Summit Global Investments
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Shares Bought by Summit Global Investments

Asset Mgmt Grp Incorporated Inc owns 10,903 shares or 0.31% of their USA portfolio. Insiders sold 23,006,720 shares of company stock valued at $1,816,131,604 in the last quarter. The stock of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) has "Market Perform" rating given on Friday, November 18 by Telsey Advisory Group. In terms of moving averages, the 200-day is ...

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  • American Midstream Partners,'s (AMID)
American Midstream Partners,'s (AMID) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank Of Canada

It closed at $67.21 lastly. Nielsen N.V. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:NLSN) has declined 23.32% since August 14, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. It fall, as 22 investors sold EQM shares while 55 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 4 raised stakes. Morgan Stanley owns 1.49 million shares or 0.02% of their ...

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  • Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Rating Increased to Buy at Vetr Inc
Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Rating Increased to Buy at Vetr Inc

Crestwood Advisors Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of Tesla during the first quarter worth about $101,000. Garde Capital Inc. now owns 2,877 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock valued at $1,040,000 after buying an additional 215 shares during the last quarter.

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  • President Ram Nath Kovind hails Modi govt's GST, demonetisation move: 10 points
President Ram Nath Kovind hails Modi govt's GST, demonetisation move: 10 points

Kovind began his address congratulating fellow Indians on the occasion of India's 71st Independence Day. He also urged people to draw inspiration from fearless freedom fighters, many of whom sacrificed even their lives for the country. "Sardar Patel instilled in us the importance of national unity and integrity", Kovind emphasised. He also urged...

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  • Mattis, Tillerson make United States stance on North Korea more confusing
Mattis, Tillerson make United States stance on North Korea more confusing

The two officials called their approach "strategic accountability" and touted it as a replacement for past administrations" "failed policy of "strategic patience, ' which expedited the North Korean threat". Tillerson and Mattis urged North Korea to make a choice. Many politicians have already advised Trump against resorting to military action, wa...

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  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Stock Surges on Takeover Talk
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Stock Surges on Takeover Talk

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $12.55. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU ) shares are moving 7.19% trading at $12.44 today. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned approximately 0.10% of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. worth $17,405,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The co...

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  • Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.02
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.02

Barclays PLC boosted their price objective on Berkshire Hathaway from $191.00 to $205.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a report on Friday. Berkshire Hathaway has a 1-year low of $141.92 and a 1-year high of $179.99. BRK.B has recorded a 50-day moving average of $0.00 and a 200-day moving average of $0.00.

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  • Target Corporation (TGT) Acquires Transport Specialist Grand Junction
Target Corporation (TGT) Acquires Transport Specialist Grand Junction

San Francisco-based Grand Junction connects retailers and other distributors to more than 700 carriers across North America, and now handles same-day delivery service for Target's store in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood, Target said in a release .

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  • WannaCry vanquisher Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty to flogging banking trojan Kronos
WannaCry vanquisher Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty to flogging banking trojan Kronos

An attorney for a British cybersecurity researcher accused of creating malicious software to steal banking information said the researcher is "brilliant" and "a hero" who will eventually be cleared. Hutchins registered the domain, an action that led to the halt of the outbreak. Orin Kerr, a leading scholar of US hacking laws, openly questioned wh...

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  • Arrests of drunken air passengers up by 50%
Arrests of drunken air passengers up by 50%

Ryanair passengers flying from Manchester and Prestwick to Alicante and Ibiza are no longer permitted to bring duty free alcohol on board the aircraft, and are warned "Customers showing any signs of anti-social behaviour or attempting to hide alcohol will be denied travel without refund or compensation".

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  • Wall St stops stocks' bleeding, for now; gold, yen tick up
Wall St stops stocks' bleeding, for now; gold, yen tick up

Technology stocks in particular were higher, as Apple added $1.88, or 1.2 per cent, to $159.36 and Microsoft picked up $1.07, or 1.5 per cent, to $73.57. The dollar index was trading 0.2 percent up at 93.73. The US currency was down 0.5% at 109.73 yen , following a retreat to 109.740, its weakest since June 15.

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