Disney, North Korea Drive Dow Jones Industrial Average Lower
00:09, Aug 10, 2017
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President Donald Trump said on Twitter that the United States' nuclear arsenal was now "more powerful than ever before" in a fresh warning to North Korea over its missile tests. The S&P hasn't moved more than 0.5 percent in one day since July and has fallen more than 1 percent only twice this year.
The president warned Pyongyang that any more threats would be met with "fire and fury like the world has never seen".
North Korea said it was considering plans to fire missiles at Guam, a US -held Pacific island, after President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned the nuclear-armed nation that it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States.
Technology and consumer-focused companies helped lift US stocks higher Tuesday, steering the market indexes further into record territory.
In the political sphere, investors will be keeping a close eye on the rising tensions between North Korea and the USA on Wednesday. Energy stocks fell along with crude prices as investors kept an eye on the latest company earnings and geopolitical news. It fell 19 cents, or 0.4 percent, to $49.39 per barrel Monday in NY. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.6 percent. Both were coming off record highs.
Yields on German 10-year bonds - the bloc's benchmark which has the top Triple-A rank by all three ratings firms - fell 2 basis points to 0.456 percent.
In late trading, US 10-year yields were at 2.237. The Dow rallied to another record high as well as the S&P 500 Index after the Labor Department said on Tuesday that job openings, a measure of labor demand, increased 461,000 to a seasonally adjusted 6.2 million, the highest level since the series started in December 2000. The data suggest employers have plenty of jobs to fill but are struggling to find workers. That "looks high enough to be consistent with a 5 percent-plus pace for real GDP growth", said Jim O'Sullivan of High Frequency Economics in a report. "Such investor hopes are also reflected in USA equity prices", said Komal Sri-Kumar, president of Sri-Kumar Global Strategies. Still, he said, "the Washington, D.C., bedlam and North Korea's saber-rattling is muddying the broader landscape". Meanwhile, markets in Japan, South Korea and other Asian countries were also lower, and so-called futures signaled that USA markets would also open down. The euro fell to $1.1760 from $1.1793.
German and US government bonds, alongside gold and the Japanese and Swiss currencies, were the main beneficiaries. September-dated crude futures settled up 0.8%, or 39 cents, at $49.56 per barrel. It declined 23 cents on Tuesday to $52.14.
Bungie confirmed that third-party applications that are dependent on overlays would not support Destiny 2 on PC. Bungie's upcoming online shooter, Destiny 2 , has hit open beta for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One users.
Shivakumar, the Energy Minister was apparently in charge of the hospitality for the Gujarat Congress MLAs. Patel had said that the NOTA option will be printed on ballot papers to be used in the Rajya Sabha polls.
The infant had apparently been left in the vehicle for about two hours by his father, who forgot the boy, police said. According to the safety organization Kids and Cars, an average of 37 children die each year in hot cars.
Hu said the military operation would aim to seize Indian personnel "illegally" lingering in Chinese territory or expel them. The "expert" wrote in the daily that the "Chinese side will inform the Indian foreign ministry before its operation".
The accord lifted the nuclear-related sanctions against Iran in exchange for certain restrictions on its nuclear activities. The diplomat also said presidents of seven countries had arrived Iran by Thursday night to take part in the ceremony.
And a wild card element is whether Trump will press to pay for the U.S. -Mexico border wall as part of the spending bill. But, so far, no version of a proposed Republican legislation has successfully made it to Oval Office for signature.
Maduro accuses the USA of fomenting the unrest against him and his government, with the help of the conservative opposition. They say President Nicolas Maduro's administration has failed to reimburse them per strict currency controls.
USA officials are skeptical, however, that North Korea and Iran are coordinating their rocket and missile launches. The North last week refused to respond to the South's offer to open dialogue to ease tension.
Holidaymakers are being warned they face lengthy delays at European airports this summer after border checks were tightened. Some tourists are being hit by airport delays which go on for longer than their flights.
PayPal's payment system on Skype works pretty much as it does on other communication platforms like Slack and iMessage . In other words, a user in the United States will have the option to send money to a contact in Europe in Euros.
CBS News's Margaret Brennan had tweeted earlier Thursday about eyeing some of Journey's members in the White House briefing room. President Donald Trump is barring transgender people from serving in the military "in any capacity".
Lahore Truck Blast Kills 2, Injures 22
A truck bomb injured at least 34 people late Monday in Pakistan , officials said, in the latest bombing to rattle Lahore . According to the police, even though no casualties are reported, a minor girl is said to be in a critical condition.
Korea frees Canadian missionary jailed since 2015
The pastor's family asked Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for help in securing Lim's release from the country. Cameron Ahmad says in the statement it is an active case and the government would not be commenting further.
Army jawan killed in Pakistan firing on LoC
He said that the injured soldier was shifted to an Army base hospital in Srinagar where his condition is stated to be stable. However, Islamabad rejected the charges and suggested an independent investigation.
New details about Usher's recent lawsuit emerge
She said she was selected to go back stage and then a security guard asked for her number; and that Usher was interested. Two women and a man are suing Usher for failing to tell them he had herpes before sleeping with them.
RNC Makes Kayleigh McEnany Its National Spokesperson
The video series was launched by Team Trump a week ago, with the first installment hosted by Eric Trump's wife, Lara Yunaska. Lara Trump's Facebook video for Trump topped two million views and McEnany's is already north of one million by comparison.
BBCI: Lebanon border jihadists withdraw to Syria
Khaled said the UNHCR has been trying to reach refugees in the border region of Arsal to determine whether returns were voluntary. That group is known as the Hay'at Tahrir al Sham militant alliance - Arabic for the Levant Liberation Committee - or HTS.
AMD Radeon Pro SSG Breaks Terabyte Memory Barrier
Vega will come in a number of different variants including the vega 64 and 56 which will be released later this month. AMD will offer to consumer models based on the Vega architecture: the Radeon RX Vega 64 and the Radeon RX Vega 56.
US Senate Republicans fail to dismantle Obamacare
Senate Republicans' attempt to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act died early Friday morning, with three GOP senators - Sen. The big problem is that there are no guarantees the the House will not simply pass " skinny repeal " after the Senate does.
Expect a few showers through Friday
Today's high is expected to reach 86 under increasingly cloudy skies, with a 30 percent chance of rain between 5 and 10 p.m. There's also the chance for a lingering shower into Saturday morning, but we're expecting some sun in the afternoon.
Trump pledges U.S. aid in Lebanon fight against IS
Of Republican Senators Susan Collins (ME) and Lisa Murkowski (AK), who both voted against the motion, Trump said only, "It's sad". Whilst the group is Lebanese, it is strongly backed by Iran, and its political wing is very influential within the country.
Long-acting injections could replace daily HIV pill
In addition, low viral levels also dramatically lower the risk of her passing on the virus to others, although not completely. But a reservoir of virus was found in a few immune cells, although none of it was deemed capable of replicating, they said.