Korea angst shows signs of abating as stocks rise

THE QUOTE: "The markets continue to recover from last week's disorder as USA equities orchestrated a splendid showing recouping some of the sharp losses from last Friday, as investor confidence returns with the de-escalation of North Korea tension"... More..

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North American stock markets start week on a positive note, loonie down
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

North American stock markets start week on a positive note, loonie down

Coupled with a continued simmering tension between the U.S. and North Korea , that trio of data led to another positive day for safe haven currencies such as the Japanese yen and Swiss franc (CHF). One New...More..

United States stocks close higher as North Korea fears ease
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

United States stocks close higher as North Korea fears ease

Hedge funds and money managers boosted their net long, or buy, position in Comex gold for the fourth straight week to a near two-month high in the week to August 8, data showed on Friday. U.S. President Dona...More..

Pandora picks Sling TV boss Roger Lynch as new CEO
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Pandora picks Sling TV boss Roger Lynch as new CEO

Shares of Pandora P, -0 .12% jumped almost 3% in after-hours trading on the news of Lynch's appointment, which removed some uncertainty from the stock. Pandora yesterday also appointed Michael Lynton , ...More..

Amazon to close Lovefilm By Post rental service
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Amazon to close Lovefilm By Post rental service

He argued that there's simply a much wider selection available to rent on DVD and Blu-ray when compared to streaming services... and there are obvious technological benefits, too. It is hoping the customers wil...More..

Tesla's 'Tiny House' goes on roadshow to promote its solar tech
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tesla's 'Tiny House' goes on roadshow to promote its solar tech

According to a report by Electrek , Tesla will showcase its newest energy products "to educate the public on how to generate, store and use renewable energy for their home". Join us at one of our upcoming ...More..

Alliancebernstein LP Increases Stake in EnLink Midstream, LLC (NYSE:ENLC)
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Alliancebernstein LP Increases Stake in EnLink Midstream, LLC (NYSE:ENLC)

The firm has a market capitalization of $3.03 billion, a PE ratio of 4193.750 and a beta of 2.58. Cogeco Communications Inc (TSE:CCA) has 0.00% since August 14, 2016 and is. Investors of record on Tuesday, Au...More..

Shares in Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Acquired by Accuvest Global Advisors
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Shares in Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Acquired by Accuvest Global Advisors

The volume of the particular stock is the shares bought and sold in a single trading day. Personal Capital Advisors Corp boosted its position in shares of Tesla by 2,038.4% in the first quarter. Net profit ma...More..

by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Mattis: If North Korea hits Guam 'then it's game on'

Titled We're Holding Pyongyang to Account , the article described Washington's priorities in tackling North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs. 'The bottom line is we will defend the countr...More..

Wal-Mart Stores Inc
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Wal-Mart Stores Inc

Dubuque Bank & Trust Company acquired 19,367 shares as Wal ( WMT)'s stock rose 13.55%. The company declined -0.32% and closed its last trading session at $80.66. It dropped, as 97 investors sold WMT shares w...More..

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Stock Surges on Takeover Talk
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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

If Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV decides to not sell itself to a Chinese company, then it will likely spin off more of its business. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH reduced its stake in Fiat C...More..

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B) Lowered to
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B) Lowered to "Sell" at BidaskClub

Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Berkshire Hathaway earned a coverage optimism score of 0.02 on Accern's scale. The separat...More..

Target To Acquire Transportation Tech Company Grand Junction
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Target To Acquire Transportation Tech Company Grand Junction

Target Corp.is acquiring Grand Junction, a San Francisco-based transportation technology company, as the Minneapolis-based retailer looks to expand its delivery capabilities. Through Grand Junction's platform, ...More..

by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Shares Sold by Hodges Capital Management Inc

Johnson Financial Group Inc decreased its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc (Prn) ( GILD ) by 99.71% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Shares of Gilead Sciences, Inc. Virginia Retirement Sys...More..

Bombay High Court puts up Sahara's Aamby Valley for public auction
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Bombay High Court puts up Sahara's Aamby Valley for public auction

The reserve price for the property has been set at Rs. 37 ,392 crore. The Supreme Court on Thursday said the auction process will go on according to the schedule, but if Rs1,500 crore is paid, as proposed by...More..

MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (MX) Upgraded at BidaskClub
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (MX) Upgraded at BidaskClub

Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 7,050,788 shares of the semiconductor company's stock worth $100,262,000 after buying an additional 948,452 shares during the last quarter. Zacks Investment Researc...More..

Investor Review: iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA) Shares Under the Microscope
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Investor Review: iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA) Shares Under the Microscope

However, it can act as the first line of defense in a trend and a breaking of it in the opposite direction of the move can often be a sign of the defenses weakening. On the flip side, momentum tends to be weake...More..

California sues Trump administration over threats to 'sanctuary cities'
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

California sues Trump administration over threats to 'sanctuary cities'

Both lawsuits name Sessions and the DOJ as defendants, and seek a court order to prevent the Trump administration from attaching new conditions to the law enforcement grants. Every state is entitled by law to a...More..

TSX and NYSE stocks rally as North Korean fears wane
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

TSX and NYSE stocks rally as North Korean fears wane

Significant strength is also visible among computer hardware stocks, as reflected by the 1.1 percent advance by the NYSE Arca Computer Hardware Index . Many world stock markets have hit record or multi-year hi...More..

Aldi to pilot grocery delivery with Instacart
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Aldi to pilot grocery delivery with Instacart

The delivery service should also help set Aldi apart from Lidl, Aldi's biggest rival in Europe, which started expanding in the U.S. in June. Customers use the Instacart website or app to fill their virtual ...More..

Flight-to-Safety Buying Drives Gold to a Two-month High
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

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

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.6 percent in its third session of declines, heading for a 1.5 percent drop for the week. "Hard to assess political risk is now intruding on t...More..

Researcher who stopped WannaCry pleads not guilty to other malware
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Researcher who stopped WannaCry pleads not guilty to other malware

Hutchins, also known as MalwareTech, was arrested in Las Vegas earlier this month for his alleged role in creating and distributing malware that steals people's banking information. Shortly after his arrest, ...More..

Arrests of drunken air passengers up by 50%
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Arrests of drunken air passengers up by 50%

The arrest figures came from 18 of the 20 police forces with a major airport in their area. Earlier: Ryanair is suggesting that passengers should be restricted to two alcoholic drinks in the airport befor...More..

by | Monday, August 14, 2017

European markets end lower amid geopolitical tensions

Shanghai's main index also tumbled 1.6 percent to 3,208.54 while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 dropped 1.2 percent to 5,693.10. The pan-European Stoxx 600 ended over 1% lower to a five-month low with nearly all s...More..

London's Garden Bridge Project Officially Axed After £37 Million in Public Costs
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

London's Garden Bridge Project Officially Axed After £37 Million in Public Costs

Khan himself doesn't seem to have ever been that fond of the project , or at least the fact that it relied on public money, and put a halt to preliminary structural planning works a year ago. But the announcem...More..