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Safe Havens Benefit from Geopolitical Worries


Reuters data show a 22 percent perceived chance for a rate hike after the Fed's December meeting. His comments came in response to North Korea's threat to fire ballistic missiles toward the US territory of Guam, which is home to USA strategic bombers, a naval station and other strategic assets. Read More »

Markets slide, dollar slumps as North Korea fears spike

The CBOE volatility index extends advance after Thursday's spike while the "Fear Gauge" is now at its highest point since the November election. Gold futures continued to rise Friday morning, ahead of inflation data and as tensions between North Korea and the US escalated. Read More »

Stocks slide on continued concern over tension between U.S. and North Korea


Stocks are ending broadly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in technology companies and banks, two of the highest-performing sectors over the previous year. Investors said the week's swings were as much a result of earnings as geopolitics. Disney dropped 4.5 percent after reporting a weak quarter and saying it would pull its movies from Netflix and start its own video streaming services. Read More »

European markets end lower amid geopolitical tensions

Saber rattling between the United States and North Korea sent financial markets in Europe and Asia modestly lower on Wednesday as investors shifted their money into assets considered to be havens in times of trouble. The International Energy Agency said Opec members were not complying with production cuts, which were holding back efforts to rebalance the market quickly. Read More »

US Stocks Slip as North Korea Tensions Persist


Core prices had been expected to rise by 0.2%. Investors instead turned to safe-haven assets such as gold, pushing it to a two-month high, and the Japanese yen rose. While the German DAX Index has edged down by 0.1%, the French CAC 40 Index and the UK's FTSE 100 Index are both down by 1%. AMP stock tumbled 2.87 percent, while other major Australian financials made gains. Read More »

Los huevos contaminados causan temor en Europa


En total son 15 países de la Unión Europea y otros dos fuera del bloque comunitario afectados por la crisis de los huevos contaminados, comunicó la portavoz de la Comisión Europea Mina Andreeva. Normalmente, el fipronil se utiliza para tratar las pulgas y garrapatas de las mascotas, pero su uso en la cadena alimentaria, por ejemplo, para limpiar graneros está prohibido. Read More »

Dollar slumps, Tokyo tanks as North Korea tensions spike

The North's threat came hours after U.S. President Donald Trump warned that any threat by North Korea to the U.S. will be met with "fire and fury". The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 5.99 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,474.92. As a result, the yield on the benchmark ten-year note, which moves opposite of its price, is down by 1.5 basis points at 2.226 percent. Investors, who took the North Korea report from Japan in their stride earlier in the day, lost their appetite for risk after ... Read More »

North Korea nerves push stocks down for third day, lift gold

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan closed 1.48 percent lower. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. Wall Street put a floor under global equities on Friday after a weak inflation reading brought investors back into USA technology and other stocks, but gold and the yen still added slightly to the week's gains as tensions continued to escalate between North Korea and the United States. Read More »

U.S. stocks tumble on North Korea worries

Markets reacted with dismay to Trump's fresh warning Thursday that his earlier threat to unleash "fire and fury" on the reclusive nuclear-armed state may not have been "tough enough". At 11:03 a.m. ET (1503 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 110.36 points, or 0.5 percent, at 21,938.34, the S&P 500 was down 19.12 points, or 0.77 percent, at 2,454.90. Read More »

BlackRock Municipal Income Trus (NYSE:BFK) Trading Volume Significantly Higher

The value of the investment in (BYM) went from $7,765,000 to $7,623,000 a change of 1.8% since the last quarter. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.97%. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This article was originally posted by BBNS and is the sole property of of BBNS. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 9th. Read More »

Tesla Bonds: Earn a 5% Yield from Elon Musk?


It will also significantly increase the company's long-term debt through 2025, but as Musk discussed this week, the Model 3 program alone could generate ~$30 billion in revenue by that time with a demand for over 700,000 units per year. Read More »

Political tensions continue to weigh on world stocks

The Dow slumped by 1.1 percent, while the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 tumbled by 1.5 percent and 1.4 percent, respectively. The US military's options are "locked and loaded", Trump said on Friday in a warning to North Korea if it chose to "act unwisely". Read More »

Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) Rating Reiterated by Cowen and Company


Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Zillow Group during the second quarter worth about $204,000. Meeder Asset Management Inc. Z has been the topic of several recent research reports. Finally, Cowen and Company reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of Zillow Group in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Read More »

Shares hit by US-North Korea tensions

The strength on Wall Street is partly due to bargain hunting, with traders picking up stocks at reduced levels following the pullback seen over the past few sessions. Trump took specific aim at North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying, he had "disrespected our country greatly", and would not be "getting away with it". Read More »

Chelsea Captain Gary Cahill Sent Off Early, Blues Fall Behind

Alvaro Morata , on as a second-half substitute, reduced the deficit in his first league start since a club-record move from Real Madrid for £58 million (NZ$103 million). "First half better, second half not as well, but they're a good side - their physicality, they're a strong side, they press high, fast, and it can put you off kilter". Read More »

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

The original version of this report can be accessed at They now have a Dollars 14 price target on the stock. We have $8.11 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:NAP worth $15.52M less. Lauer Trevor F sold 3,800 shares worth $395,998. Read More »

Franco-Nevada Corporation (FNV) jumped 3.58 percent in the last trading session

Hexavest Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Franco-Nevada Corporation by 50.7% in the second quarter. Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. On average, equities research analysts predict that Franco-Nevada Corporation will post $0.98 earnings per share for the current year. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 28th. Read More »

Gold climbs amid US-North Korean 'sabre-rattling'


Small attributed a large part of the Dow's decline to disappointing earnings from Disney after the media giant reported a weak quarter, said it would pull its movies from Netflix and start two of its own video streaming services. In Europe, the pan-continental STOXX 600 index fell 0.9pc, with falls deepening after a auto rammed a group of soldiers in Paris, injuring six, in what officials said was a suspected terrorist attack. Read More »

U.S. stocks close lower, snapping Dow's 10-day winning streak


The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 33.08 (-0.15 percent) to finish at 22,085.34. In 3.08pm trading, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index fell 1 percent. Many world stock markets have hit record or multi-year highs in recent weeks, leaving them vulnerable to a selloff, and the tensions over North Korea proved to be the trigger. Read More »

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR) has a Market value of 3.7 Billion

Empire State Realty Trust (NYSE: ESRT ) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. Physicians Realty Trust is a self-managed healthcare real estate company organized to acquire, selectively develop, own and manage healthcare properties that are leased to physicians, hospitals and healthcare delivery systems. Read More »

Uber investor sues ex-CEO over alleged fraud


The petition also asks Benchmark to sell at least 75 percent of its stock so that the firm no longer has rights to appoint members to Uber's board of directors. The lawsuit said Kalanick had known all these but failed to properly disclose them. The suit calls for an invalidation of Kalanick's position on the board. Read More »

PDP convention: We can not afford another mistake -Mark


Earlier on Wednesday the party had held a committee meeting at the party's national secretariat in Abuja, where the Convention Committee chairman, Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, and his subcommittee chairmen, deliberated on matters concerning the successful conduct of the convention, where principal officers of the party will be chosen. Read More »

Mourinho Confirms Interest In Signing £90m Super Star Ahead Of Chelsea


He is just one of many coaches in my footballing career. If he pulls it off - and few would bet against it - the feat will install the Frenchman in the pantheon of football's greatest managers. What Mourinho tries then will be telling, since this really is a game for experimentation rather than any true tension, much as some media tried to manufacture it beforehand. Read More »

Markets slide for third day on political tension


Pacific territory of Guam. 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. Inflation has risen 1.7 percent over the past 12 months, suggesting that inflation pressures remain well under control. Read More »

European Union slaps sanctions on additional North Korean nationals

Gold enjoyed another strong session as traders sought out safe havens, with the price lifting 0.1% to 1,287.8 USA dollars an ounce. 'Stock markets in Europe are still under pressure because of the heightened tensions surrounding North Korea, ' said David Madden, market analyst at CMC Markets UK. Read More »

CNMI governor backs Trump's stance on North Korea


Now installed in the White House, Trump issued a new warning to Pyongyang on Thursday that his previous promise to unleash " fire and fury " may not have been strong enough. Ms. Choo also berated North Korea , calling its plan to target Guam "a delusion that would only bring about its self-destruction". The American military presence on Guam consists of two bases - Andersen Air Force Base in the north and Naval Base Guam in the south - which are home to 7,000 USA troops. Read More »

Trump on North Korea; Google scandal; Trouble at Snap


Wall Street closed sharply lower, with Dow Jones down over 200 points on Thursday. The CBOE Volatility Index, the most widely followed barometer of expected near-term stock market volatility, ended at a session low of 11.11 after rising as high as 12.63. Read More »

North Korea standoff wipes $1trn off global stocks

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index .fteu3 lost 1.01 percent and MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe .miwd00000pus shed 0.12 percent. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 7 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,467. The data suggested little sign of inflationary pressure within the economy. Overall, earnings growth for MSCI Europe companies was tracking 24 percent, Thomson Reuters data showed, while MSCI Euro zone companies were seeing 16 percent earnings growth for the second quarter. Read More »

Futures lower as N.Korea tensions extend to third day


The CBOE Volatility Index .VIX , a barometer of expected near-term stock market volatility, closed at its highest since the election. So unless we see U.S. "Tensions will continue to mount and could eventually develop into a "black swan" event that the markets are not prudently considering", Steve Hanke, professor of Applied Economics at the Johns Hopkins University, told the Reuters Global Markets Forum on Wednesday. Read More »

Dean Foods Company (DF) Cut to Neutral at JP Morgan Chase & Co

Rothschild Inv Corp Il owns 0.35% invested in Dean Foods Co (NYSE:DF) for 133,105 shares. 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. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Investors of record on Monday, August 21st will be paid a $0.09 dividend. Read More »

Markets Right Now: US stocks trade lower at midday

JJ Kinahan, chief strategist at TD Ameritrade, said geopolitics had "splashed cold water on the markets". Brent crude, the global benchmark, was up 0.72% at $52.45 per barrel and US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) also gained, up 0.54% on the day at $49.48 per barrel. Read More »