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German federal statistics office reports slower growth rate in Q2

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Economists forecast producer and import prices to remain flat in July after falling 0.1 percent in June. Trade weighed on overall growth as imports rose faster than exports. In the meantime, Hungary's final GDP data is due. But he warned against policy complacency, calling it probably "the biggest risk" to Germany's economic momentum. Read More »

WPI inflation rises first time in 5 months to 1.88% in July

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The government is releasing consumer price inflation data since January 2012 based on combined data for rural and urban consumers. The ONS said consumer prices in the United Kingdom accelerated at a 2.6% clip in July, unchanged from the June reading but slightly slower than the 2.7% pace forecast by economists. Read More »

Premarket: Shares rally, yen and gold fall as N. Korea tensions ease

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The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index rose 0.09 percent and MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.10 percent. The Australian dollar, which is regarded as a liquid proxy for bets on China's economy, held steady at $0.7892, staying above Friday's low of $0.7839, which was the Aussie's lowest since July 18. Read More »

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (DKS) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance

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In the market the company is trading down by -20.77% since yesterday's close of $34.91. The Company reported earnings per diluted share of $2.56 for the 52 weeks ended January 28, 2017. Brokerage houses, on average, are recommending investors to hold Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc . Therefore 62% are positive. It seems that Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc . Read More »

Charlotte's own Vigil for Charlottesville will be tonight in Marshall Park

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Attendees at the Philadelphia vigil at Thomas Paine Plaza near City Hall claimed two objectives: to support the victims of the violence in Charlottesville and to emphatically oppose the beliefs of the white nationalists marching there. The group will assemble at 8 p.m.in Marshall Park to stand for diversity, peace and love, organizer Scott Huffman of Indivisible Charlotte said. "We can't let that happen". Read More »

Mitie Group PLC (LON:MTO) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity

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Smiths Group plc presently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,578.85 ($20.56). It has outperformed by 99.41% the S&P500. Tiaa Cref Inv Management Ltd reported 1.60 million shares. Artisan Limited Partnership has invested 0.05% in GenMark Diagnostics, Inc (NASDAQ:GNMK). The Geneva Advisors Llc holds 389,589 shares with $64.50M value, down from 413,436 last quarter. Read More »

Sayer, Okla. man arrested following auto bombing attempt

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The complaint says Varnell prepared a statement to be posted on social media after the explosion, helped assemble what he thought was the explosive device, and helped load it into what he believed was a stolen van. Both of Oklahoma's Republican U.S. senators said the alleged plot could have rivaled the devastation caused by the Oklahoma City bombing 22 years ago. Read More »

JDU's RS MP replaces Sharad Yadav, may join Union Cabinet

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On Friday, while talking to the reporters outside the parliament, Nitish Kumar had said, "As far as party is concerned, the party has taken its decision. Kumar had earlier suspended another JD (U) Rajya Sabha MP, Ali Anwar, who had attended a meeting of Opposition parties convened by Sonia Gandhi on instructions from Sharad Yadav. Read More »

Stocks drift lower on Wall Street

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Financial markets have tended to quickly shake off North Korea's periodic saber-rattling in the past, dismissing it as bluster, but tensions have lingered this year amid signs that it is making progress in its ballistic missile program and on Trump's growing frustration with Pyongyang. Read More »

Global stocks slide as US-North Korea nuclear tensions rise

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MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.68 percent, snapping a brief foray into posiive territory early in the day and extended losses from Wednesday. The Japanese yen strengthened 0.35 percent versus the greenback at 109.94 per dollar. And when the S&P 500 breaks a streak of 50+ trading days without a 1%+ up move, the index actually averages a decline over the next month and a gain of just 0.86% over the next three months. Read More »

US Stocks Slip as North Korea Tensions Persist

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The Nasdaq lost 2.1% to 6,216.87. Officials from the South Korean presidential office earlier insisted the North Korean threat may have been aimed at multiple objectives, including causing the kind of confusion and chaos now seen in both South Korea and the United States , which in turn may weaken the alliance between the two, rather than signaling its actual or imminent armed provocation. Read More »

Video Captured on Officer's Eyeglasses Helps Convict Man Who Shot Him

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Smith, wearing glasses outfitted with a video camera, speaks to a woman in the store. Injured, the officer scrambles back to his cruiser to call for help. A bystander, who identified himself as J. Tompkins, approaches Smith, who is struggling to breathe, and attempts to keep him calm while using the police radio to provide dispatch with more details about Smith's condition. Read More »

SoftBank invests $2.5 billion in Flipkart

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After this financing round, Flipkart will have in excess of $4 billion of cash on its balance sheet . This investment is an extension of Flipkart's funding round in April this year, when Tencent , ebay and Microsoft invested in the company. Read More »

S&P closes barely lower despite N. Korea tensions

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In more tranquil terms, Tillerson sought to explain the thinking behind Trump's warning to Pyongyang that it would be "met with fire and fury like the world has never seen" if it made more threats to the United States. Copper rose 1.05 percent to $6,481.50 a tonne. Nevsun Resources offset some of the material group's gains, plunging 18.4% to $2.685 after the company reported disappointing quarterly results. Read More »

LEGO gets new CEO for second time in 8 months

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Jorgen Vig Knudstorp, the chairman of the LEGO Group, emphasizes that Padda's age and "realisation he could only do the job for a few years at most" have brought about a change in the top management. Padda will take on a special advisory role with the LEGO Brand Group, the company said . He told the Financial Times that it had always been the plan to look for a successor straight away while Padda was in the role, but that the recruitment process had been faster than he had anticipated. Read More »

'O, That's Good!': Oprah Is Making Mashed Potatoes

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The mashed potatoes, for instance, are made in part with cauliflower, while the broccoli cheddar soup replaces some of the cheese with butternut squash. Kraft Heinz , which has not seen sales growth since it was created in a 2015 merger, clearly hopes to capitalize on Winfrey's fame, and popularity and credibility with a broad cross-section of Americans and women in particular. Read More »

Suspect in vehicle 'terror' attack shot, arrested on Paris highway

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The driver is on the run. French police used gunfire to "neutralize" a man who is believed to have used a vehicle to ram into a group of soldiers on patrol in a Paris suburb early Wednesday - an attack that injured six people. He was shot five times , while an officer was also hit by a bullet before the man was arrested, said a source close to the case. The soldiers injured in Wednesday's attack were assigned to the 7,000 strong Sentinelle force, which was created to guard ... Read More »

Sensex Down by Over 180 Points, Nifty Regains 10000 Mark

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Both indices had opened higher before immediately declining in morning trade. The broader Nifty index was up 12 points or 0.12 percent at 10,069. Financial and consumer stocks were top contributors to the fall. The volume chart was led by Bharti Infratel with trades of over 85.34 million shares. According to market observers, broadly negative global cues and heavy selling pressure in banking, oil and gas, and capital goods stocks dragged the key indices lower. Read More »

China set for easy ride from ASEAN on disputed South China Sea

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Pursuant to the full and effective implementation of the DOC in its entirety, and pending the early adoption of an effective COC, the ASEAN foreign ministers stressed the importance of undertaking confidence building and preventive measures to enhance, among others, trust and confidence among concerned parties. Read More »

Springfield gas prices hold below Missouri average

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By region, the West Coast remains the most expensive market in the country, with California holding the distinction as the state in the Lower 48 with the highest price at $2.96 per gallon. Pump prices in 47 states and Washington, D.C., moved higher last week, resulting from strong demand, rising exports and declining USA crude oil inventory levels. Read More »

North, South Korean top diplomats talk in Manila

Beijing claims nearly all of the South China Sea, including a cluster of islands, reefs and atolls further south called the Spratlys; ASEAN members Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam have overlapping claims on the waters. Read More »

Fair Fare Advocates Respond to Millionaire's Tax

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The majority leader's office did not respond to a request for comment from CNNMoney, but a spokesman for Senate Republicans batted down the idea to The New York Times . The mayor's plan also calls for half-price MetroCards for low-income riders. Subway power outages, long delays and even a derailed subway vehicle led New York Gov. Read More »

Bitcoin Cash - The All New Crypto Kid In Town

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The schism of bitcoin had been a number of years in the making, but this week saw it finally take place, resulting in the creation of a new cryptocurrency: bitcoin cash . "The inception of Bitcoin Cash may prove to be exactly what Bitcoin needs", Hayter said . Founded in 2012, the exchange still only trades bitcoin , ethereum , and litcoin - all digital currencies which the team has deemed stable enough for an armature investor to put money into, but also technically secure. Read More »

Marijuana company buys entire town in California, United States

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Nipton, CA (population 20), located on the border of California and Nevada, is a remnant of the California Gold Rush. American Green said it will take control of all 80 acres of Nipton, which includes an Old West-style hotel, a handful of houses, a caravan park and a coffee shop. Read More »