After touching a more than two-month high at US$1,291.86, spot gold last added 0.2 per cent to US$1,288.81 an ounce. The Nasdaq composite lost 76 points, or 1.2 percent, to 6,275.
With the tense mood pushing European shares down for a third day [EU] and Wall Street set to fall again [.N], global stocks .world were on course for their worst week since Donald Trump won November's USA presidential election.
The S&P 500 Index (SPX - 2,474.02) lost 0.9 point, or 0.04%.
"Amid tensions in the worldwide arena, it's hard to seek higher prices ahead of three days of holidays", Kawaguchi said. According to CNN, a USA jet departing from Guam flew over the Korean peninsula on Monday as a warning. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks gave up 6 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,390.
"The comments by the State Secretary is a message that nothing important has been decided on North Korea", Haruki Kawaguchi, a manager in the stock trading department at Marusan Securities, told Bloomberg News.
Dow member Disney dropped 3.9 percent as it reported flat third-quarter revenues due in part to weakness in its cable subscription business. On the Nasdaq, 1,378 issues rose and 892 fell.
While stocks have declined this week, the sell-off has not been dramatic.
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"The market is trying to interpret the CPI data as somewhat positive because it is anticipating that the Fed will be on hold not only in September but also possibly in December", said Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist at Boston Private Wealth.
Manuel Oliveri of Credit Agricole said about the single currency,"The euro has become more correlated to risk in recent weeks and sentiment is still a bit cautious", adding "though the euro upside trend is likely to remain intact over the longer term".
"We have not had a 5 percent correction since June 2016".
When prices of bonds rise, yields fall.
The dollar was up 0.05 percent to 109.25 yen, after earlier falling to a sixteen-week low following data showing USA consumer prices rose less than expected in July.
Amid the hot rhetoric, US stocks sold off sharply on Thursday, with the S&P 500 falling more than 1 percent.
The dollar index fell 0.39 percent, with the euro up 0.48 percent to $1.1827.
"Whether it is a credit crunch in China, policy error from the Fed, or fear of an over-valued USA stock market, there are many reasons to maintain a balanced multi-asset portfolio that has exposure to defensive asset classes and currencies".
Elsewhere in commodities, the September crude contract was up 39 cents to $49.56 United States per barrel, September natural gas advanced six cents at $2.88 U.S. per mmBTU and September copper declined two cents at $2.93 USA a pound.
North Korea's latest missile test was its 13 (and tenth successful one) since US President Donald Trump assumed office in January. Friday: The US president warns that military solutions are "locked and loaded" should North Korea "act unwisely".
The formula would then feed money to schools based on what each district needs to provide an "adequate" education. Bruce Rauner's amendatory veto of the state's K-12 funding bill offers a lesson for all politicians, Rep.
The AAS and NASA have posted a list of reputable solar filter brands, retail distributors and online dealers. Observatory directors will also share more of the science and mythology behind eclipses throughout history.
Within hours of Ansari marking his presence at the meeting, the JD (U) suspended him from the parliamentary party. The NCP justified the decision and said its leaders were very angry. "We are not beholden to the Congress".
Searches are taking place approximately 22.5 km (14 miles) north-west of Malin Head. "All we know is he did not resurface". The Lough Swilly lifeboat, Portrush lifeboat and coastguard helicopter are involved in the search.
Police found 17 undocumented immigrants locked inside a tractor trailer in Edinburg on Sunday according to ABC affiliate, KRGV . James Bradley, 60, the driver of the trailer, was arrested and charged with smuggling the people.
Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn has reaffirmed Cambodia's stance of taking no sides in territorial disputes in the South China Sea. But even this future Code of Conduct, China insists , must not be legally binding .
Fayose launches presidential campaign at PDP convention
He also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for being unbiased and for demonstrating its independency. We will continue to pray for him, we want him to be fit but that does not mean that we will go to sleep.
Trump tells Calvo he's behind Guam "1000%"
Eddie Calvo to express his support to the US territory amid the threats of an imminent strike from North Korea . North Korea has also threatened to fire intermediate-range ballistic missiles at Japan, the Daily Mail notes.
Aaron Carter Gets Emotional At a Gay Bar
According to Aaron Carter , one of his biggest male crushes is Adam Lambert, and he has admired the singer for quite a long time. A source said: "Madison was not a good influence on Aaron, and Aaron is better off without her". "And that was it".
Tainted eggs found in Hong Kong, checks intensified
The Netherlands is Europe's biggest egg producer - and one of the largest exporters of eggs and egg products in the world. Heather Hancock, FSA chairwoman, said it was not "something to worry about" and that any health impact was unlikely.
Police hunt gunman who fired on officers
The officer dived for cover before calling for backup. "Then a little bit later we saw four figures running towards our house". The police officer withdrew immediately from the scene and as he did so came under further fire from the offender, he said.