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Finance Discount retailer Aldi enters United States grocery delivery market
Author: 0 Discount retailer Aldi enters United States grocery delivery market

The new partnership allows customers to conveniently complete their grocery shopping by ordering award-winning ALDI products for delivery in as little as one hour . Aldi has also been expanding its selection of organic food and remodeling stores to take on Whole Foods. The chain said earlier this year that it expects to become the third biggest grocer in the country by 2022 through a $3.4 billion expansion to 2,500 stores.

Finance Liberum Capital Lowers AA PLC (LON:AA) Price Target to GBX 300
Author: 0 Liberum Capital Lowers AA PLC (LON:AA) Price Target to GBX 300

The stock rose 0.98% or $0.47 reaching $48.24 per share. In an analyst note sent to clients and investors by Deutsche Bank on Monday morning, Forterra Plc (LON:FORT) stock Buy was reiterated. The company's market cap is GBX 30.16 billion. The Firm has two divisions: Staffing Services, which includes the provision of temporary staff to customers, and PeoplePlus, which includes the provision of welfare to work and other training services.

Finance Kyle Larson wins third straight race at MIS
Author: 0 Kyle Larson wins third straight race at MIS

I picked wrong and the 42 went up the middle and was able to go by both of us. In other words, Larson earned five playoff points and a trophy, but he didn't necessarily earn more Saturday night sprint auto races . On lap 139, a caution flew when Suarez wiggled, allowing Kasey Kahne to get a run underneath. But with only three laps remaining, Paul Menard and Michael McDowell made contact on the back stretch and caused yet another caution.

Finance Uber will now let you tip your driver for good service
Author: 0 Uber will now let you tip your driver for good service

It also announced a new waiting charge of 20p per minute, which will be levied on dawdling passengers from 22 August. Ms Bertram said: "Drivers' time is valuable and every minute spent waiting for a rider means less time driving and making money".

Finance Sensex, Nifty Snap Five-day Losing Streak
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty Snap Five-day Losing Streak

The broader Nifty index finished up 83 points or 0.86 percent at 9,794, with Hindalco, Tata Power, Tata Steel , Sun Pharma and Cipla pacing the gainers. On the macro front, wholesale inflation rose to 1.88 per cent in July as prices of some commodities increased in the first month of Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout.

Finance Bitcoin has broken $4000
Author: 0 Bitcoin has broken $4000

While Bitcoin has risen in value by 7 percent over the last 24 hours, its counterpart Ethereum has dropped by almost 4.5 percent. While Bitcoin remains relatively unknown to most people, huge investors are getting involved in digital money.

Finance Merck CEO resigns from manufacturing council in protest
Author: 0 Merck CEO resigns from manufacturing council in protest

President Donald Trump wasted no time in slamming the CEO of a to drug manufacturer who just resigned from the President's Manufacturing Council over Trump's refusal to denouncing white supremacism. Frazier, though, was clearly fed up with the president today. Trump responded to Saturday's violence in Charlottesville by blaming bigotry on "many sides".

Finance Japan second-quarter GDP beats expectations
Author: 0 Japan second-quarter GDP beats expectations

Annualized GDP for previous quarter was revised to a 1.5 per cent increase, while quarterly real (inflation adjusted) GDP was revised up to 0.4 per cent growth from a 0.3 per cent increase. Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi was more cautious on the outlook for domestic demand and pledged to implement extra measures to strengthen the economy.

Finance Asian shares, USA stock futures, dollar slip on rising Korean tensions
Author: 0 Asian shares, USA stock futures, dollar slip on rising Korean tensions

WALL STREET: U.S. stocks closed lower on Thursday led by technology companies. The Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. The yen tends to benefit during times of geopolitical or financial stress as Japan is the world's biggest creditor nation and there is an assumption that Japanese investors there will repatriate funds should a crisis materialise.

Finance China's factory output growth slows, industrial upgrades proceed
Author: 0 China's factory output growth slows, industrial upgrades proceed

The slowdown in industrial production (IP) and retail sales in July is likely to be temporary; we expect a rebound in the upcoming months. Meanwhile, fixed-asset investment in urban areas, a measure of capital spending that includes roads, properties and factories, rose 8.3 percent in the first seven months of 2017 in comparison with the same period previous year.

Finance GoDaddy bans white supremacist website for offensive post
Author: 0 GoDaddy bans white supremacist website for offensive post

The Daily Stormer post in question denigrated Heather Heyer, 32, who was fatally struck by a vehicle allegedly driven by a man with white nationalist views, for her physical appearance and what it said were anti-white male views. "We have all the details on the servers and will be releasing the data when we feel the time is right", Anonymous said on the Daily Stormer website.

Finance July WPI inflation rises at 1.88%
Author: 0 July WPI inflation rises at 1.88%

Similarly, prices of food articles rose massively by 2.15 per cent from a deceleration of (-) 3.47 per cent during June 2017 and a rise of eight per cent in July 2017. However, the WPI in June 2016 declined to (-) 0.09 per cent. Easing price pressures helped the Reserve Bank of India reduce its key rates by 25 basis points in August, the lowest since November 2010.

Finance Asia stocks, dollar extend slide as US, North Korea tensions intensify
Author: 0 Asia stocks, dollar extend slide as US, North Korea tensions intensify

The S&P was, however, on track to post its biggest weekly loss in about five months and the Dow on course to record its biggest weekly fall in almost four months. Spot gold was up 0.3% at US$1,280.64 per ounce by 1225 GMT, after hitting US$1,281.92 an ounce, its highest since June 8. Macy's sank 10.3 percent and Kohl's lost 5.8 percent.

Finance S&P 500 Poised For Worst Week Since November As Global Tensions Persist
Author: 0 S&P 500 Poised For Worst Week Since November As Global Tensions Persist

Greater selling pressure was placed on the stock of the meal-kit company after it announced that a great portion of their revenue was taken up by unexpected costs and delays for their new facility in New Jersey. He also said the nuclear-armed nation should be "very, very nervous" if it even thinks about attacking the United States or its allies. But although US equities on Wednesday managed to close only slightly down even after Trump's warning that "fire and fury" would rain on North Korea ...

Finance No Surprise If North Korea Tests Missile Again: CIA Chief
Author: 0 No Surprise If North Korea Tests Missile Again: CIA Chief

To hear pretty much any USA official talk these days, the impression is that a nuclear war with North Korea could break out at any moment. Not necessarily today, as CIA Director Mike Pompeo assured , but soon. Asked on "This Week" if the United States is indeed locked and loaded, McMaster pivoted from military force to diplomacy. Zakharova said that the United States was not considering the full repercussions of an armed conflict in the region.

Finance Bitcoin price breaks $4000. Here's why
Author: 0 Bitcoin price breaks $4000. Here's why

While Bitcoin has risen in value by 7 percent over the last 24 hours, its counterpart Ethereum has dropped by almost 4.5 percent. USA -dollar/bitcoin trade accounted for about 25 percent. This week, Fidelity launched a feature allowing customers to also view their Coinbase bitcoin holdings. "Following a fall to $1,800, it has come back strongly and relatively steadily".

Finance Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem at Oakland Raiders preseason game
Author: 0 Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem at Oakland Raiders preseason game

Before the Raiders' first preseason game against the Cardinals , Lynch sat through the national anthem. And apparently, Lynch is no stranger to sitting during the anthem. and falls in line with what Colin Kaepernick started around the National Football League last season as players found ways to protest racism and police brutality during the playing of the anthem before games .

Author: 0 Shares Slip, Yen and Gold Gain as Korea Tensions Escalate

Markets around the region, including Germany's DAX performance index and the CAC-40 in Paris, fell more than 0.8% in the first hour of trading. Trump ratcheted up his rhetoric against North Korea and its leader on Thursday, warning Pyongyang against attacking Guam or US allies after it disclosed plans to fire missiles over Japan to land near the US Pacific territory.

Finance Amazon offers refunds to customers who may have purchased counterfeit eclipse glasses
Author: 0 Amazon offers refunds to customers who may have purchased counterfeit eclipse glasses

Amazon is warning buyers of some glasses used to view solar eclipses not to use the item out health concerns. "Safety is among our highest priorities", Amazon told the Oregon-based KGW . The lens caps had the proper ISO number, 12312-2, which has been verified to comply with global safety standards. NASA's page also links to the American Astronomical Society's list of reputable solar filter vendors .

Finance Trump escalates North Korea tension
Author: 0 Trump escalates North Korea tension

The market slide accelerated slightly in the last half-hour of trading as Trump denounced North Korea's nuclear program . London's benchmark share index closed down 45 points amid fears of a military conflict between the U.S. Sydney was a rare bright spot in Asia-Pacific with stocks closing 0.4 percent up as Australia's biggest bank posted record annual profits. The report said labor productivity climbed by 0.9% in the second quarter after inching up by a revised 0.1% in the first quarter.

Finance North Korea has markets nervous but not panicked
Author: 0 North Korea has markets nervous but not panicked

North Korea has said it may attack Guam in retaliation. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq followed the Dow, falling 1.5 percent and 2.1 percent, respectively. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 204 points, marking three consecutive day of losses.

Finance Asian shares, United States stock futures, dollar slip on rising Korean tensions
Author: 0 Asian shares, United States stock futures, dollar slip on rising Korean tensions

The selling carried through on Wednesday, with US stocks falling. US President Donald Trump added to the heat by tweeting that "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded , should North Korea act unwisely". The greenback first came under pressure after the Washington Post reported North Korea has. On Thursday the greenback had shed 0.8 per cent versus the yen, with the Japanese currency rallying broadly against most major currencies.

Finance Jittery stock markets fall amid global tension over North Korea
Author: 0 Jittery stock markets fall amid global tension over North Korea

In Asia, markets were mostly lower after disappointing Chinese trade data. In commodities trading, United States crude oil was wallowing around $49 to the barrel amid speculation that a predicted gain in American output will offset OPEC-led efforts to trim a global glut.

Author: 0 US Futures Point South as US-North Korea Rhetoric Heats Up

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.9 percent to end at 21,844.01, the only close below 22,000 since breaking through that level for the first time August 2. Fourteen of the Dow's 30 stocks ended higher, led by 1.5% rallies for Microsoft and Cisco Systems. Disappointing quarterly results from big department store chains also weighed down the market.

Finance Dow Jones Industrial Average Futures Fall on North Korea Risk, Disney Earnings
Author: 0 Dow Jones Industrial Average Futures Fall on North Korea Risk, Disney Earnings

US stocks have risen week after week this year - with the S&P up more than 9 percent - in extremely low volatility, as strong corporate earnings and an improving global economy offset disappointment that President Donald Trump's promises to lower corporate taxes and implement a massive infrastructure spending have so far failed to see the light of day.

Finance Asian stocks fall amid escalating US, North Korea tension
Author: 0 Asian stocks fall amid escalating US, North Korea tension

Smaller-company stocks also fell sharply. Trade was subdued before a three-day weekend starting on Friday. The Wells Fargo Investment Institute describes the market response, so far, as "tepid". Also, the figures and forecasts of auto rental company Avis were disappointing and that share trimmed 10 percent. Discovery Communications fell 70 cents, or 2.9 percent, to $23.60.

Finance SoundCloud Loses CEO But Stays Afloat With New $215 Million Investment
Author: 0 SoundCloud Loses CEO But Stays Afloat With New $215 Million Investment

Although Ljung has been the CEO and chairman of the company for almost a decade, the founder will now simply just oversee the company as a chairman. Trainor said the company will compete less directly with larger rivals Spotify Ltd. "We can't have that, and I'm happy to once again say that won't be happening", he continued. As part of the reorganisation, The Raine Group , Temasek and a number of returning backers will receive a special class of common stock that has seniority and ...

Finance Wall Street falls as investors flee risk on N. Korea concerns
Author: 0 Wall Street falls as investors flee risk on N. Korea concerns

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. "We're still close to the all-time high so that makes people a little nervous too, so they might say now might be the time to take a little bit of money off the table".

Finance Dollar hits 8-week low vs yen
Author: 0 Dollar hits 8-week low vs yen

The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped 0.90 points, or 0.04 percent, to 2,474.02. Yesterday, the TICK opened at around 900-a reading of 1,000 or more means pretty severe selling pressure-and then headed higher throughout the day. "I don't think that some of the great leaders that I have admired would have taken that same path", McCain said. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index edged up 0.1 percent in July, which was below the 0.2 percent rise expected by economists ...

Finance North Korea Tensions Hit Global Stock Markets
Author: 0 North Korea Tensions Hit Global Stock Markets

Six of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher, with the technology's .SPLRCT 0.36 percent rise leading the advancers. The strength on Wall Street was partly due to bargain hunting, with traders picking up stocks at reduced levels following the pullback seen over the past few sessions.

Finance Ousmane Dembele transfer: Dortmund extend player's suspension amid Barcelona interest
Author: 0 Ousmane Dembele transfer: Dortmund extend player's suspension amid Barcelona interest

Barcelona are struggling to bring in a replacement for Neymar, given Liverpool also rejected a €100m [£90.4m] bid for Philippe Coutinho , despite the Brazil worldwide handing in a transfer request by email on Friday. Now it is not likely that there will be a transfer of our player", Dortmund said in an official statement. Dortmund are holding out for a bid of around €135 million for Dembele and on Sunday they have confirmed that he wouldn't be returning to squad training in the short-term ...

Finance Futures lower as North Korea tensions linger
Author: 0 Futures lower as North Korea tensions linger

US stocks closed higher on Friday as Wall Street clawed back from a sharp decline in the previous session but the market still posted a weekly loss on lingering geopolitical uncertainties. Wall Street rebounded on Friday and ended on a good note in a hard week marked by increasing geopolitical tensions: the Dow Jones has taken 0.1% and the Nasdaq up 0.6 per cent.

Author: 0 Dow plummets 205pts as Trump inflames Korea tension

Global markets have been on edge since Tuesday, when President Donald Trump warned North Korea of severe retribution should the authoritarian state proceed with any more missile tests or threats. Nvidia's quarterly revenue in its data center and automotive businesses missed estimates, dragging the chipmaker's shares down 5.43 percent. The dollar pulled back against the euro and other currencies after the Consumer Price Index rose a tame 0.1 percent in July.

Author: 0 Sales of gold bars rising amid rising tension on peninsula

Traders across the globe reacted with dismay to Trump's warning Thursday that his earlier threat to unleash " fire and fury " on the reclusive nuclear-armed state may not have been "tough enough". May 17 was the last time the three indexes had a bigger single-day decline. Gold was up $3 at $1293 an ounce, adding to 2-month highs. Department store operator J.C.

Author: 0 Gold seen topping $US1350 an ounce on US, North Korea tensions

This morning gold had reached $1,286.33 while gold for delivery in December rose 0.8% to $1,290.10. Trading was thinner than usual, with Japanese markets closed for a public holiday. Global benchmark Brent also fell 0.9 percent to $51.44, after Thursday's 1.5 percent drop. The yen tends to benefit during times of geopolitical or financial stress as Japan is the world's biggest creditor nation and there is an assumption that Japanese investors there will repatriate funds should a crisis ...

Finance Gold Climbs as North Korea Concerns Increase
Author: 0 Gold Climbs as North Korea Concerns Increase

Pacific territory of Guam in an unusually detailed threat. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average slid 120 points, or 0.5 percent, to 21,928. Gold prices touched their highest level in more than two months at US$1,285.76 an ounce. Bond prices, which move inversely to yields, closed higher.