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USA stocks close slightly lower after Disney earnings disappoint

USA stocks close slightly lower after Disney earnings disappoint

They outweighed gains in healthcare stocks and elsewhere. Were the situation to escalate, much more than the stock markets would be at risk. Safe-haven demand stimulated by rising tension between the U.S. North Korea's threat to carry out a missile strike on Guam continued to worry investors. Gold quickly surged back above $1,260 per oz as investors sought safe haven assets, according.



Australians set for non-binding mail ballot on gay marriage

But the government's second bid was defeated on Wednesday by a 31-vote tie. If most Australians want gay marriage, the Parliament would vote on legislation before the last two-week session of Parliament of the year ends on December 7. Regardless of many polls showing high public support for marriage reform, the campaign starts with its outcome unpredictable. If the country voted in support of same-sex marriage, then legislators could move to actually change the law.


Department stores _ except Nordstrom _ see sales metric drop

Department stores _ except Nordstrom _ see sales metric drop

The department store chain's shares initially jumped 6 percent on the news in premarket trading and were last up about 2.5 percent. That's right - they think these 10 stocks are even better buys. If you are viewing this article on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of U.S. and global copyright & trademark legislation.


Pink releases track 'What About Us,' announces new album 'Beautiful Trauma'

Pink releases track 'What About Us,' announces new album 'Beautiful Trauma'

Watch the lyric video for " What About Us " below. "What About Us" comes from producer Steve Mac who has worked on hit songs such as Ed Sheeran's "Shape Of You" and Clean Bandit's "Rockabye" and "Symphony". After giving birth to her son late previous year, she documented her return to the recording studio about three months later in an Instagram post in which she was working on her upcoming release.


Snap tumbles as second set of earnings disappoint

Snap tumbles as second set of earnings disappoint

Snap has had a tough quarter since it fell way short on its Q1 earnings report and its share price fell from almost $23 to around $18. Cantor Fitzgerald raised shares of Snap from an "underweight" rating to a "neutral" rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $18.00 to $17.00 in a research report on Thursday, May 11th.


Bank of England to continue using 'animal fat' in notes

Bank of England to continue using 'animal fat' in notes

The expense of switching the production process is also an issue, with alternative ingredients estimated to cost an additional £16.5m over 10 years. The Bank said its "has not taken this decision lightly". Britain's new bank notes are harder to forge than their predecessors. "The new polymer £20 note and the future print runs of the £5 and £10 notes will continue to be made from polymer manufactured using trace amounts of chemicals, typically less than 0.005 percent, ultimately derived ...