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Money TSX closes 143 points lower, gold rises amid US-North Korean tensions
Author: 0 TSX closes 143 points lower, gold rises amid US-North Korean tensions

Markets had earlier stabilised as USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson tried to ease the tensions, saying he did not believe there is "any imminent threat" to Guam and that diplomacy would prevail. Spot gold prices were unchanged at $1,286.27 a ounce, after touching a two-month high earlier. Currency markets focused on the USA producer price index data due later in the session.

Money Six soldiers wounded after man drives auto on them in Paris
Author: 0 Six soldiers wounded after man drives auto on them in Paris

Over the past two years, France has been hit by over 20 terrorist attacks causing over 240 deaths, which are claimed to have been organized by the ISIS terrorist group (" Islamic State in Iraq and Syria), or linked to it". The identity of the driver was not fully established at the time and investigators had to check whether it was the driver who drove into the soldiers .

Money Let's Stop the Bickering and Fix the Health Care System
Author: 0 Let's Stop the Bickering and Fix the Health Care System

I was proud to support health care reform that passed the House and tried to actually fix this failed experiment, but Senate Democrats-and a few wayward Republicans - refused to even send a compromise to conference committee to work with the House.

Money Bank of England cuts growth forecasts, keeps rates low
Author: 0 Bank of England cuts growth forecasts, keeps rates low

Sterling has now recovered nearly half of its post-Brexit-vote falls against the dollar, down 12 per cent compared with as much as 23.5 per cent during a "flash crash" in October. The British bank rate has been at 0.25 percent since August previous year, a record low set with a 25 basis point cut to bolster the economy in case of blowback from the Brexit referendum decision.

Money Dow Jones Tops 22000 Points
Author: 0 Dow Jones Tops 22000 Points

At the closing bell Wednesday, the index sat at 22,016 - a gain of 52 points and its sixth record-high in a row. As for the other two major United States indices for Wednesday's close, not much life at the close with the S&P 500 rising over 1 point and the tech heavy Nasdaq closing flat.

Money Bitcoin Split In Two After 'Hard Fork': Bitcoin Cash Emerges
Author: 0 Bitcoin Split In Two After 'Hard Fork': Bitcoin Cash Emerges

What's next for Bitcoin & Bitcoin cash? Despite the split , there's nothing fundamentally different about how the digital currency will operate now. According to a statement from Bitcoin Cash , a group of miners , developers, investors and Bitcoin users will upgrade the Bitcoin proposal via a UAHF creating a block size of 8MB vs a current limit size of 1MB.

Money Bitcoin Volatility Surges Ahead of Tuesday's Key Fork Decision
Author: 0 Bitcoin Volatility Surges Ahead of Tuesday's Key Fork Decision

Like Bitcoin , Bitcoin Cash is a peer-to-peer digital currency which is decentralised and requires no trusted third parties to operate. Despite near-universal support for an upgrade to the blockchain powering bitcoin , allowing the cryptocurrency to operate more efficiently, several recalcitrant bitcoin coders and miners have made a decision to "fork" bitcoin into a new currency.

Money Federal Reserve Just Dropped Two Major Changes to Its Statement
Author: 0 Federal Reserve Just Dropped Two Major Changes to Its Statement

The core personal consumption expenditures index, which the Fed prefers to use to track price changes, has fallen further away from the central bank's 2% target for four straight months. Between January and March, the nation's gross domestic grew at an anemic 1.4 percent annual rate. She previously indicated that temporary factors like cheaper cellphone plans and prescription drugs were behind the inflation slowdown.

Money US 'to ban Americans from visiting' North Korea
Author: 0 US 'to ban Americans from visiting' North Korea

That boom may already be turning to bust. Although Pyongyang does not publish exact figures, Americans are thought to account for a mere 1 percent of all foreign visitors. But while Beijing has stopped coal imports from the North, it has continued to trade iron, iron ore and other commodities. Talks were proposed after recently elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced in Berlin that he wanted to hit the reset button and bring about a calmer relationship between the divided ...

Money Mukesh Ambani has a four-letter strategy to win India's telecom wars
Author: 0 Mukesh Ambani has a four-letter strategy to win India's telecom wars

Ambani said that in order to fit every pocket, those who can not pay Rs 153, the company also introduced two sachets - a weekly plan for Rs 53 and a 2-day plan for Rs 23 - that will provide similar value. Later when the offer period ends, the broadband service prices are expected to start at Rs 500 for 600 GB data and for 1000 GB data at 100Mbps speed subscribers would be required to pay Rs 2,000 a month.

Money The Women of Girls Trip Share Their Uplifting Mantras
Author: 0 The Women of Girls Trip Share Their Uplifting Mantras

The actress filmed upcoming comedy movie Girls Trip in the Louisiana city, in which she stars alongside Regina Hall , Queen Latifah and Tiffany Haddish . "And we love being a family and that's what gets us through". Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith tell us what happens in New Orleans, should stay in New Orleans.

Money Take a Look Inside OJ Simpson's Former Florida Home
Author: 0 Take a Look Inside OJ Simpson's Former Florida Home

The 70-year-old former college and professional football player is being held at Lovelock Correctional Facility in Lovelock, Nevada. Simpson was on video conference from Lovelock and he was the only other person to speak at the hearing. A rehearing date would be set by the panel for some time between one and three years later. Simpson had ascended so far past stereotypes - as Jay-Z raps on his latest album 4:44 in the track "The Story of O.J.", now one of the top 25 songs in the United ...

Money Netflix surges on strong subscriber growth
Author: 0 Netflix surges on strong subscriber growth

Equity analyst Loop Capital upgraded the stock and raised the price target on November 10 boosting the price target from $133.00 to $151.00 and setting the rating at "Buy" which had previously been "Buy". However, Netflix's global expansion has come with higher expenses, as marketing costs increased to USD274.3 million from USD216.3 million, while technology and development expenses rose to USD267.1 million from USD207.3 million a year ago.

Money Alfred Angelo closure prompts panic in East Tennessee brides
Author: 0 Alfred Angelo closure prompts panic in East Tennessee brides

Whitten, the mother in Houston, said she and her daughter started hearing on social media and bridal chat boards that Alfred Angelo might be closing its stores. "We have no comment at this time ", she said. Thankfully it's the same color. "It's good it's a human being", she said. "We call ourselves the front lines, dealing with brides, which can often be a stressful time ".

Money Nigeria Will Support Cap on Its Oil Production, Minister Says
Author: 0 Nigeria Will Support Cap on Its Oil Production, Minister Says

OPEC needs to deliver some "shock and awe" to the oil market for prices to rise, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said . PublicInvest Research believes pressures on oil prices will persist but will eventually balance out at around the US$50 per barrel (bbl) levels.

Money Rajnath Singh rebuts online troll, says 'all Kashmiris are not terrorists'
Author: 0 Rajnath Singh rebuts online troll, says 'all Kashmiris are not terrorists'

A memo that was circulated to regional police, military and paramilitary units two weeks ago indicates Indian security officials had been expecting an attack. In the Hindu-dominated Jammu region of the Indian state, saffron-clad members of the right-wing Bajrang Dal group stopped cars to enforce a strike in memory of the pilgrims.

Money Tech giants rally today in support of net neutrality
Author: 0 Tech giants rally today in support of net neutrality

Speaking to Sky News, Ed Johnson-Williams, a campaigner at Open Rights Group, said: "The EU's net neutrality rules are some of the strongest net neutrality protections in the world". The now-Republican-majority FCC argue the regulations inhibit internet service providers' ability to innovate and lay new infrastructure. "And broadband providers shouldn't favor their own services at the expense of smaller rivals, relegating competitors into slower lanes".

Money Ad Campaign Urges Portman, Capito to Oppose Medicaid Cuts in Health Bill
Author: 0 Ad Campaign Urges Portman, Capito to Oppose Medicaid Cuts in Health Bill

And they just might get it - from Senate Democrats. For instance, if a state used to pay 40 percent of its Medicaid costs before it expanded and the government took up 100 percent of the cost, the Senate bill would slowly chip away at how much the government was paying, until it was back to that 60-40 split.

Money Senate Healthcare Bill vote approaching
Author: 0 Senate Healthcare Bill vote approaching

Cruz made his comments after a town hall event here hosted by Concerned Veterans For America, a group backed by the conservative Koch brothers. The shift in priorities is remarkable. In May 2010 two months after the law passed, 30 percent of Democrats had a very favorable view of it. Republicans were heatedly against it: 69 percent had a "very unfavorable view".

Money Roche fourth as Calmejane wins eighth stage of the Tour
Author: 0 Roche fourth as Calmejane wins eighth stage of the Tour

It would be no surprise to see Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet, British champion Stephen Cummings or French climbers Thibaut Pinot and Warren Barguil scrapping to get in the day's breakaway. "It was super, super fast". "I really appreciate those words", said Kittel. And after the descent of the Mont du Chat there is 13.5km of flat racing, seven kilometres more than what we raced over in the Dauphine.

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