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Stock Futures Lower as North Korea Threatens US in Guam


The Secretary of State said Trump's statement was meant to send a message to Kim Jong Un in a way the North Korean leader "would understand". "People are anxious", said R. Even though Kim threatened to unleash "enveloping fire" by lobbing four missiles nearby, Guam officials want to allay fears of an Armageddon by touting the island's idyllic scenery and secluded beaches . Read More »

US stocks slide amid heightened US-North Korea tensions

The euro was down 0.4 per cent at just over $1.17 and nearing a two-week low, while the New Zealand dollar tumbled a full one per cent as its central bank head bluntly said he wanted it lower. CURRENCIES: The U.S. dollar fell to 110.32 yen from 110.74 yen late Monday in Asia. Excluding food and energy components, PPI was also down 0.1% m/m in July, while the annual rate moderated to 1.8% from 1.9%, missing forecasts of 2.1%. Read More »

Liberty Media Corporation (NASDAQ:BATRK) To Release Earnings

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 6,775 shares of the company's stock worth $301,000 after buying an additional 892 shares in the last quarter. Shine Investment Advisory Services Inc. The firm had revenue of $6 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2 million. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Read More »

Markets Right Now: US stocks trade lower at midday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 204.69 (nearly one percent), closing the session at 21,844.01. "There's not a great incentive to buy big", said Lerner of SunTrust Advisory. October Brent crude rose $0.56, or 1.1%, to $52.70. The latest United States economic data cemented expectations that inflation will remain subdued amid a robust labour market. Read More »

Dollar slumps, Tokyo tanks as North Korea tensions spike

The S&P 500 index had its biggest one-day drop in nearly three months on Thursday as investors fled riskier assets, with technology stocks leading the charge, in response to an increasingly aggressive exchange of threats between the United States and North Korea . Read More »

Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) Sellers Covered 5.58% of Their Shorts

Jane Street Group has an ownership of 10,321 company stock worth at $203,000 after scooping up an extra 621 shares through out the quarter. Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 6.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. Read More »

Dow Jones witnesses worst drop since May amid geopolitical tensions

Even so, the close was the highest in a month. Geopolitical concerns contributed to the continued strength among treasuries amid an ongoing escalation in tensions between the USA and North Korea. "Tensions are still high and not going away at the moment". The dollar widened losses against the yen to hit a two-month low. The Swiss franc , meanwhile, looked set for its biggest one-day rise in more than two years. Read More »

Low market volatility now, but when it comes it could be huge

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.5 percent, while Japan's Nikkei lost 1.3 percent as the stronger yen sapped investor appetite. Five of the 11 major S&P sectors ended higher, with technology's 0.75-percent rise leading the advancers. Heightened geopolitical tensions between the USA and North Korea also meant that the dollar/yen pair would have a hard time responding to positive data, Lien added. Read More »

Korean tensions keep yen near eight-week highs


ANALYST TAKE: "We're seeing significant risk aversion in the markets on Wednesday, with the escalation in tensions between the USA and North Korea triggering moves into safe haven assets", said Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at OANDA. ENERGY: Benchmark U.S. crude added 28 cents to $49.45 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Materials, a sector that includes gold producers and other resource-based companies, was the lone gainer among the index's 10 main ... Read More »

Navios Maritime Midstream Partn (NAP) Reached a New 52-Week High


Lyons Wealth Management Llc increased Scripps Networks Interact In (SNI) stake by 538.45% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Bridgeway Cap Management stated it has 725,000 shares. The Company charters its contracts to global oil companies, refiners and large vessel operators. Therefore 18% are positive. A total of 7 analysts have released a report on Navios Maritime Acquisition. Read More »

Political tensions continue to weigh on world stocks


THE QUOTE: "Risk-averse sentiment is dominating global equities markets, and US indices have retraced from record levels over the last two days". "While not necessary unexpected - as the U.S. In bond markets, the yield in U.S. Treasuries fell, also pressured by the lowered expectations for a Fed move. Financials fell the most, down about 1 percent. Read More »

State says Trump on 'same page' as US officials

The index had its biggest drop since mid-May a day earlier. The Nasdaq Composite was up 19.35 points, or 0.31%, at 6 236.22. Gold miners bucked the 1.3 per cent fall for Australia's benchmark index. Markets had taken heart earlier in the day after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to play down the escalating war of words between Washington and Pyongyang. Read More »

Notable Runners: Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC)

The stock increased 0.53% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $16.92. The market capitalization of the company is at $5.72 Billion. Range Resources Corp. Range Resources Corp. had 100 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, April 3 by Credit Suisse. Read More »

Digital currency exchange Coinbase raises $100 million, hits $1 billion valuation


According to Brian Armstrong, Co-founder and CEO, Coinbase, the startup has experienced unprecedented growth over the past year, and has exchanged over $25 billion Dollars of digital currency for its customers so far. Armstrong said Coinbase is beginning to transition into the third phase of its expansion and wants to build digital currency applications for consumers. Read More »

Precision Drilling Corp (PDS)

Press coverage about Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE:PDS) (TSE:PD) has been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. It is trading at $2.96 a bit lower than $3.11, the stock's 50 day moving average and a tad under the 200 day moving average of $4.15. Read More »

The Credit Suisse AG Reduces Stake in CoreSite Realty Corporation (COR)

BidaskClub raised shares of Getty Realty Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, October 28 by Tudor Pickering. American Assets Capital Advisers acquired 42,047 shares as Coresite Rlty Corp (COR)'s stock rose 15.80%. The Virginia-based Toth Financial Advisory Corp has invested 0.09% in the stock. Read More »

Cameco Corporation (NYSE:CCJ) Analytical Analysis

Co acquired a new stake in Cameco Corporation during the first quarter worth $113,000. While looking at the Stock's Performance, Cameco Corporation now shows a Weekly Performance of -1.07%, where Monthly Performance is 6.05%, Quarterly performance is 2.11%, 6 Months performance is -4.78% and yearly performance percentage is 4.95%. Read More »

USDA Forecasts Record-High Soybean Production


The average soybean yield was forecast at 49.4 bushels an acre, down 5 percent from 52.1 bushels a year ago, with harvested area forecast at a record-high 88.7 million acres, unchanged from June but up 7 percent from 2016. Soybean yield is estimated at 52 bushels per acre, up two bushels from a year ago. Prices for both corn and beans fell sharply after the USDA issued its monthly crop production and supply and demand reports, with soybean futures plunging 2.1 percent to their lowest ... Read More »

Global Stocks Punished By Geopolitics, US Inflation In Focus


U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Pyongyang it should stop any actions that would lead to the "end of its regime and the destruction of its people". Investors' uncertainty, measured by the VIX volatility index , is still at higher levels not seen since the election, but stock markets are back to positive returns. Read More »