• Yen gains broadly on latest bout of Korean tensions
Yen gains broadly on latest bout of Korean tensions

Investors also took cover in the yen, the Swiss franc and gold . "Right now the market is viewing it as a lot of saber-rattling and a lot of smoke, but not much fire", said Darrell Cronk, president of Wells Fargo Investment Institute. The loonie was shaking off its slumber in late morning trading today after racking up losses for more than a w...

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  • Key facts about Guam, the centre of US-North Korea tension
Key facts about Guam, the centre of US-North Korea tension

Trump issued his strongest warning yet for North Korea in comments to reporters in New Jersey on Tuesday. When President Donald Trump promised to unleash " fire and fury " if North Korea continues to threaten nuclear war, he might not have remembered Kim Jong-un's US -friendly neighbors to the south.

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  • Inside 20-year-old Kylie Jenner's multi-million-dollar empire
Inside 20-year-old Kylie Jenner's multi-million-dollar empire

However, he may realize that she is not joking when she tells him that they are having a child. Kylie said that she doesn't see herself as a role model, preferring the term: "an inspiration to young girls". Kylie took to Instagram and posted some sizzling pics to celebrate her company, Kylie Cosmetic's slight growth in just 18 months. ...

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  • British Gas price increase: How you can avoid the £76 hike
British Gas price increase: How you can avoid the £76 hike

British Gas said the increase will add £76 to the typical annual bill of a household on its dual fuel standard tariff, taking it to £1,120. Such announcements are highly sensitive because they can affect share prices. Reality Check verdict: Figures from the regulator Ofgem suggest that distribution costs and government obligations across the...

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  • Another reason the Tesla Model 3 may eat into Model S sales
Another reason the Tesla Model 3 may eat into Model S sales

Panasonic's close involvement with Tesla makes it a major player in batteries, but Korean firms LG and Samsung have more automaker clients. The Model 3 is one of the most technological cars you can find. Both the Model S and the Model X SUV were delayed and then plagued with pesky problems, like doors that don't work and blank screens in their ...

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  • Rory McIlroy sacks long-time caddie JP Fitzgerald
Rory McIlroy sacks long-time caddie JP Fitzgerald

With Rory McIlroy at five-over for the opening nine holes on the first day of The Open , Fitzgerald turned to his golfer and said, " You're Rory McIlroy, what the fuck are you doing? ". McIlroy , who split with Fitzgerald after nine years, four major championship titles, and an X-rated kick in the trousers from his long-time looper at the Briti...

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  • Sears Shares Jump After Kenmore Brand Appliances Launch On Amazon
Sears Shares Jump After Kenmore Brand Appliances Launch On Amazon

Or with the remote that came with your air condition that always gets misplaced. The partnership will allow customers to integrate "smart" Kenmore appliances with Amazon's artificial intelligence program Alexa, enabling customers to turn up their air conditioner "without leaving the sofa", Sears said.

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  • Shraddha Kapoor Wishes She Could Meet The Real Haseena Parkar
Shraddha Kapoor Wishes She Could Meet The Real Haseena Parkar

The Apoorva Lakhia film is perhaps her first film in which she plays the sole protagonist! The movie, which happens to be a biopic of Dawood's sister, has been touted as one of Shraddha's big project and the actress has admitted that it has been a challenging experience for her.

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  • Justice Department announces 'largest darknet takedown in history'
Justice Department announces 'largest darknet takedown in history'

Authorities say the operation, led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation , the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and Dutch police, shut down infrastructure belonging to the networks AlphaBay and Hansa, according to a press release from Europol .

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  • Trump dodges on Russian Federation sanctions
Trump dodges on Russian Federation sanctions

Waters filed the resolution with the Financial Services Committee, which now has 14 legislative days to address it, either by debating it or voting it down. On Friday, the Associated Press reported there was another person in the meeting not disclosed by Trump Jr . The chamber's Republican leaders initially said there was a technical probl...

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  • United States stocks rise after solid June jobs report
United States stocks rise after solid June jobs report

Friday's report from the Labor Department shows wages grew 2.5 percent in June from the same period a year earlier. Economists were expecting there to be 178,000 jobs added to the economy in June while the unemployment rate was set to remain at 4.3%, a post-financial crisis low.

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  • Happy Heather Watson has winning feeling
Happy Heather Watson has winning feeling

She dropped out of the top 100 and failed to qualify for the French Open but things finally came together again in Eastbourne last week, where she reached the semi-finals. "I'm just going to go out there and play my match". It's always going to change. "You don't get to where she's got to in her career without being a really good player".

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  • Gas prices trend down for fifth consecutive week, increase in production cited
Gas prices trend down for fifth consecutive week, increase in production cited

Further north, sub-$2 prices were rampant across metro regions including Tampa, Orlando, Melbourne and Vero Beach. Consumers can find gas for $2.00 or less at one out of every four gas stations in the country. "With July 4 around the corner, the national average gasoline price has fallen over the last week yet again", Dan McTeague, senior petroleum...

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  • Kyle Lowry, Raptors agree to deal that keeps Toronto's core intact
Kyle Lowry, Raptors agree to deal that keeps Toronto's core intact

Ibaka, who was acquired from the Orlando Magic in a trade for Terrence Ross and a first-round pick, averaged 14.2 points and 6.8 rebounds in 23 games after the All-Star break deal. The Knicks will need a lot more than just a president to purge the stigma of being a dysfunctional and ingrate organization as they proved to be throughout last seas...

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  • How Hong Kong's Banks Turned Chinese
How Hong Kong's Banks Turned Chinese

There was no trace of the protest that had taken place in the same square three days ago, when campaigners chained themselves to the now-gleaming golden Bauhinia statue, and draped it in black. While the Hong Kong Chinese also helped transform food culture in Vancouver, Yu said their arrival also bred resentment from others, including Chinese imm...

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  • UK chancellor, BoE chief stress Brexit perils
UK chancellor, BoE chief stress Brexit perils

Speaking earlier on Tuesday, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling denied the United Kingdom had effectively conceded to the EU's timetable for talks - which will see discussions on a future trade deal come after those on the terms of exit. Britain has lost its first battle with the European Union over the timetable for Brexit talks. "I think it...

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  • Fed: Large Banks Would Remain Well-Capitalized Under Severe Stress
Fed: Large Banks Would Remain Well-Capitalized Under Severe Stress

The Fed introduced stress tests after the 2008 financial crisis rocked markets around the globe in order to examine whether the country's biggest banks could handle a severe recession. Testings results released Thursday by the Federal Reserve show that the 34 institutions under scrutiny have enough capital to make it through the two scenarios reg...

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  • Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional
Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

The ban violates the First Amendment free speech clause and "contrary to the government's contention, trademarks are private, not government speech", said the court in its decision. The court decided the ban on registering "scandalous, immoral, or disparaging remarks" violated the First Amendment. "The Supreme Court vindicated the Team's position...

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  • Instacart Thinks Its Deal with Whole Foods Will Survive Amazon Buyout
Instacart Thinks Its Deal with Whole Foods Will Survive Amazon Buyout

The message is this: The brick-and-mortar retail business that pioneered organic, fresh food and the country's dominant e-commerce company makea powerful combination. And figuring out how to get it to your front door is the ultimate inconvenience for consumers. The parties expect to close the transaction during the second half of 2017.

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  • Oil prices fall on OPEC output increase, rising US crude stocks
Oil prices fall on OPEC output increase, rising US crude stocks

Data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) showed U.S. commercial crude oil inventories fell by 1.7 million barrels in the week through June 9. ANZ bank [The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited] said in a note to clients that prices were "under pressure earlier in the day after a report from OPEC showed that its ...

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  • Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland
Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland

Scotland's deep-lying 5-4-1 system starved England's creative players of space, but gradually cracks began to appear. It was a insane end to the game and that's global football for you. England were on course for victory after substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain took advantage of some weak defending and goalkeeping in the 70th minute after Craig G...

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  • Ruth Davidson given DUP gay rights assurance
Ruth Davidson given DUP gay rights assurance

A spokesman for the Scottish Conservatives said: "The reality is that the party in Scotland already has autonomy and has done for the last few years". The DUP opposes same-sex marriage and Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom where it is not legal. Davidson, who gained 13 seats in Scotland for the conservative party, is an ...

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  • Oil rises as U.S. stockpiles fall
Oil rises as U.S. stockpiles fall

A week ago, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and some non-OPEC members met in Vienna to roll over the output cut deal to reduce 1.8 million barrels per day until the end of next March. Rising output from OPEC members, Nigeria and Libya , which were exempted from the output reduction deal, is also undercutting atte...

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  • Most Carolina Memorial Day Weekend travelers expected in over a decade
Most Carolina Memorial Day Weekend travelers expected in over a decade

The Virginia Department of Transportation is gearing up by lifting planned construction zones and offering real-time travel data. Almost 40 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Memorial Day weekend, according to AAA .

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  • Blitzboks officially crowned World Series champions!
Blitzboks officially crowned World Series champions!

But that didn't prevent them securing runners-up spot in the overall standings, behind South Africa, after picking up three opening-day wins in the pool stage. "I'm absolutely elated", said Riddell. The win was preserved by the youngest and smallest player on the squad, former Howe of Fife player George Horne, who made a brilliant cover tackle an...

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  • Wheeling, Weirton AT&T Workers Could Strike
Wheeling, Weirton AT&T Workers Could Strike

That includes the 19,000 line and cable workers in California, Nevada and CT and the DirecTV technicians who will also be walking picket lines over the weekend if they don't get a new contract. Employees at several area AT&T stores, including the one at the Eastwood Mall in Niles, and the call center in Boardman said they plan to join the picket ...

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  • FBI chief's unceremonious ouster boomerangs on Trump
FBI chief's unceremonious ouster boomerangs on Trump

Congressional Democrats were already concerned that Trump was trying to stifle a probe into possible coordination between his campaign and Russia's election meddling by firing Comey last week. As FBI director, he was accustomed to hours-long oversight hearings before Congress covering a wide range of topics. "I think we know enough now, and there...

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  • Pippa Middleton's wedding dress reportedly taken in 5 times already…
Pippa Middleton's wedding dress reportedly taken in 5 times already…

Pippa, who shares a £17million mansion in West London with her husband-to-be, was busy yesterday stepping up her pre-wedding beauty regime with a trip to a spa in South Kensington offering such treatments as £100 sugar cane facials. "Ruth and Dorothy were very close and she must be heartbroken", Jean revealed to Mail Online. In fact, according to t...

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  • SoftBank wants merger talks between T-Mobile US, Sprint
SoftBank wants merger talks between T-Mobile US, Sprint

Oft-cited as a potential merger partner for Sprint , T-Mobile was once again identified as SoftBank Chairman Masayoshi Son's favored merger partner during his company's earnings conference call this week, the Financial Times reported (sub.

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  • Boeing stock drops after halting 737 MAX test flights
Boeing stock drops after halting 737 MAX test flights

The company's stock opened at $185.48 per share and saw a high on Wednesday of $185.65 per share, New York Stock Exchange data shows. Engine maker CFM informed Boeing of a potential quality issue with the five stage Low Pressure Turbines (LPT), which are manufactured by CFM joint venture partner French Safran Aircraft Engines.

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  • Jakarta's Christian governor jailed for insulting Islam
Jakarta's Christian governor jailed for insulting Islam

After the verdict, the governor was taken to a Jakarta prison but it was unclear whether he would remain in jail or be released later to allow him to file his appeal. "Today is one of the darkest days in Indonesia", he added. Before the blasphemy controversy erupted, Purnama enjoyed a large lead in opinion polls due to his determination to clean ...

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  • Banks hit with new levy, potentially costing billions
Banks hit with new levy, potentially costing billions

This comes at a cost of $2.2 billion over four years. "This represents an additional and fair contribution from our major banks, is similar to measures imposed in other advanced countries, and will even up the playing field for smaller banks", Mr Morrison said.

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  • S&P, Nasdaq hit record highs as volatility drops
S&P, Nasdaq hit record highs as volatility drops

The Nasdaq stood fast, closing up 0.3% to post another new closing high. The 10-year US Treasury note's yield, which moves inversely to price, hit its highest point in almost six weeks, adding 0.5 basis points at 2.392 per cent, while the price of gold , another so-called safe-haven asset, dropped 0.5 per cent to an eight-week low at 1,220.29....

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  • Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (HTZ) Receives $32.44 Average PT from Analysts
Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (HTZ) Receives $32.44 Average PT from Analysts

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in HTZ. Over the past five trading sessions it is -4.19%; 4.94% for the month; -0.53% for the last quarter; -33.13% for the past six-months; and -48.2% for the last 12 months.

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  • South Africa's ANC accuses judiciary of pandering to opposition
South Africa's ANC accuses judiciary of pandering to opposition

Judge Bashir Vally gave Zuma five days to provide the records. On April 24th, the Democratic Alliance (DA) party applied to the courts to force Mr Zuma to disclose the thinking and documentation behind the reshuffle, because it could not seek a legal review of the president's actions on March 31st without that information.

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