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Gold Rising On North Korea Fears - Finance News

The dollar was near one-week lows against the Swiss franc, with at 0.9547. "It's definitely North Korea". Oil prices held steady with many USA refiners still working below capacity after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas and Louisiana and as Hurricane Irma headed towards the Caribbean.


Tech firms lead afternoon slide in US stocks; oil rises

Tech firms lead afternoon slide in US stocks; oil rises

All three pleaded not guilty at a hearing on 3 August. Banks and technology companies were down more than the rest of the market. Financials were the worst-performing sector, dropping 2.2% for their biggest one-day fall since mid-May as US Treasury yields dropped sharply.


John Lewis has removed gender specific labels from its kids range

John Lewis has removed gender specific labels from its kids range

The department store retailer has taken labels off individual items, designations sections have been merged in-store and own-brand clothing now have "girls & boys" or "boys & girls" labels on them. Some expressed their horror at the thought of dressing their children in gender neutral clothing. For all the hubbub, John Lewis's clothes themselves have not significantly changed-there are still dresses and skirts and trousers and shirts.


The New York Daily News Has Sold For Just $1

The New York Daily News Has Sold For Just $1

The Daily News is a familiar sight on newsstands in NY and, thanks to its provocative covers, a familiar sight on social media far from the city. It can also indicate the conclusion of the political effect its owner the real estate magnate Mortimer B.


Millions of Time Warner Cable customer's information exposed after data leak

Millions of Time Warner Cable customer's information exposed after data leak

Some of the exposed details include financial transaction information, email addresses, and usernames. Social Security numbers and credit card information do not appear to have been revealed, the report said. "We see more and more examples of how bad actors use leaked or hacked data for a range of crimes or other unethical purposes", said Bob Diachenko, Kromtech's chief communications officer.


Will North Korea make missiles over Japan the new normal?

Will North Korea make missiles over Japan the new normal?

At a press conference alongside Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister said the United Kingdom condemned the latest missile launch in the "strongest terms possible". "The reason they want it, I think, is they want to be able to either respond to North Korean provocation or they want North Korea to be aware that they have the capability to respond if North Korea goes too far", said Schuster, now a Hawaii Pacific University professor.