If tensions with North Korea de-escalate and the US economy remains on track, it's easy to see how stocks could quickly climb to new heights. The Dow rose slightly on Friday after shedding 205 points the day before, its worst slide in almost three months.
At 10:34 a.m. ET (1434 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX compositeindex fell 70.95 points, or 0.47 percent, to 15,146.38.
The euro dipped 0.1 per cent to US$1.1737 (RM5.03) but the single European currency has been slipping this week against the dollar, having hit a more than 2 ½-year high of US$1.1892 on August 2.
Nervous investors drove shares lower earlier in the week, after President Trump declared Tuesday that the US would react with "fire and fury" to further nuclear provocations from North Korea.
Winners and Losers: Ralph Lauren Corp. and Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. reported earnings that beat investors' expectations, sending shares in both to soar 13 percent and 22 percent.
Fossil tumbled 25.1% after the watch maker said sales continued to weaken, falling short of analysts' estimates.
Stocks saw some strength during trading on Friday, regaining ground following the sell-off seen in the previous session.
The big winners? Gold, ultra-safe government bonds and defense contractors. With the drop, the index fell to its lowest closing level in a month. The consumer discretionary index was one of its biggest losers with a 0.47 percent drop. Only utilities sector stocks eked out a gain on a day of mostly listless trading as investors kept an eye on the latest company earnings and geopolitical news.
Investors retreated from several of this year's top performers on Thursday, including shares of large US technology companies and biotechnology firms, while lifting shares of utilities companies - often thought of as bond proxies due to their relatively hefty dividends.
"Trump's response was aggressive and that's why the market turned lower", said Ken Polcari, Director of the NYSE floor division at O'Neil Securities.
Nonetheless, traders seemed reluctant to make more significant moves ahead of the release of reports on labor productivity and costs and producer and consumer price inflation in the coming days.
The weakness among oil service stocks came amid a modest decrease by the price of crude oil, with crude for September delivery slipping $0.22 to $49.17 a barrel. However, the 4-week average figure dropped by 1,000 to 241,000. Netflix also fell, giving up $2.58, or 1.4 percent, to $175.78.
Copper traded at $2.912, down 0.25%, while natural gas tacked on 0.23% to $2.991. Silver gained 1 cent to $17.07 an ounce.
The dollar was down 0.77 percent against the yen JPY= at 109.21 yen. Hong Kong's HangSeng added 0.6 percent. The euro held steady at $1.1752.
The FTSE 100 is underperforming the DAX and CAC 40 because of several companies that are in the British index are paying dividends.
In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 finished 0.38% higher at 5,765.66, underpinned by the weighty financials subindex, which added 0.73%. Japan was closed on a public holiday.
Jose Mourinho admits Manchester United could still sign one more player, but he will not be "crying" if they do not. Our levels of confidence and knowledge are higher so I am happy to start the season.
Kishor said the results may have been declared early this year because of the computerised system the BSEB adopted. This year more than 12 lakh students appeared for the examination out of which four lakh qualify the examination.
At the time, Elliott was a new member of the Cowboys, having been drafted fourth overall following a stellar career at Ohio State. The threat from the league means that Elliott needs to stay out of trouble.
Weather issues throughout the day meant the action was pushed into a later hour, and into the subsequent darkness. Obviously to be able to finish and not have to wake up at 5:30 (A.M.) tomorrow, get some rest".
Nuveen California Municipal Value Fund 2 (:NCB) shares are seeing unusual volume mid-trading session today. The day's total volume of 20863 this morning is in contrast from the three-month daily average of 6.16K.
These robots are of "lightweight" and consist of "surveillance cameras and transmission systems with a range of 200 metres". The terrorists attacked the army camp located in the forest area of Kalaroose in north Kashmir.
Posting her topless photos on her public Instagram account has definitely raised the pulses of her huge fan base. Some of the photo uploads had comments section enabled while Esha disabled the option for most of the pictures.
Also, told us that recently I'm in NY , filming something which will be different than usual, and something one has never seen. The 50-year-old actor told his fans all about the upcoming live show while hosting a Facebook Live this week.
The Belgium global and the Serbian midfielder arrived at Old Trafford from Everton and Chelsea respectively. Manchester United are reportedly set to complete the signing of teenage Oliveirense striker Bruno Amorim.
It has underperformed by 6.21% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months negative chart setup for the $1.38B company. The value of the investment in KEYW decreased from $7,995,000 to $7,195,000 decreasing 10.0% quarter to quarter.
Pep Guardiola Unmoved By Manchester City Favorite Tag
The attacking duo of Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero have formed a lethal partnership, as was evident in the pre-season. Of the trio that have been brought in so far, Kyle Walker and Danilo started while Benjamin Mendy recovers from injury.
AECOM (ACM) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity
Canaccord Genuity reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $36.00 target price on shares of AECOM in a research note on Tuesday. AECOM (ACM) belonging to the Industrials sector has declined -3.18% and closed its last trading session at $31.96.
Mets dealing veteran Neil Walker to the Brewers
Neil Walker's tenure with the Mets was near a conclusion as the Mets finished batting practice Saturday at Citizens Bank Park. The Milwaukee Brewers have pulled off a deal to acquire second baseman Neil Walker in a trade with the New York Mets .
Dulquer Salmaan All Set To Make His Bollywood Debut
The shoot for his film will begin in September first week and locations will be the picturesque locales of Ooty and Kochi. The teaser for Dulquer Salmaan's Solo was released on Saturday by Bollywood director and producer Karan Johar on Twitter.
Brighton vs Manchester City
The 48-year-old said: "Hopefully next season I'll be here and we're not going to spend how we spent this season". But the former Benfica player is adamant he remains "calm and ready to help my team" despite his new price-tag.
Recent Analysts' Ratings Changes for LG Display Co. (LPL)
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Bills deal Watkins, get Matthews
It sure seems like it - he caught four passes in Buffalo's preseason game Thursday night. "I feel like I'm going to puke". Despite showing flashes of being a star, it didn't work out, as Watkins was often injured.