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Pompeo says North Korea dismantling test site consistent with commitments by Pyongyang

Pompeo says North Korea dismantling test site consistent with commitments by Pyongyang

An official from South Korea's presidential office on Tuesday said Seoul has also been detecting dismantlement activities at the Sohae launch site but did not specify what the North was supposedly taking apart. It follows comments from the U.S. president last week that there was "no time limit" for North Korea to denuclearise and no need to rush the process.


Trump planning emergency aid to farmers affected by tariffs

Trump planning emergency aid to farmers affected by tariffs

China has fought back with tariffs of its own, sparking a global trade war that some fear would plunge financial markets into chaos. Interestingly enough, direct assistance will apparently come principally via the New Deal's Commodity Credit Corporation , a federal entity that needs no new congressional authorization in order to borrow billions from the Treasury and pay it out to farmers to "stabilize, support, and protect farm income and prices".


4 types of Goldfish crackers recalled because of salmonella concerns

4 types of Goldfish crackers recalled because of salmonella concerns

The company said no illnesses had been reported. There are about 23,000 hospitalizations, and 450 deaths in the United States every year as a result. The company said in a statement on Saturday (Jul 21) that it has not received any complaints of illness, and that it issued the recall as a precautionary measure.


Alphabet is closing in on all-time highs ahead of earnings (GOOGL)

Alphabet is closing in on all-time highs ahead of earnings (GOOGL)

Alphabet is expected to report per-share earnings of $9.66, excluding the impact of a $5.07 billion charge accrued in connection with a European Commission fine, according to analysts polled by FactSet . Both Alphabet's headcount and taxes increased. The company is selling more ads as its YouTube video service and Google search grow globally, he said.


China Rejects Donald Trump's Accusations Of Currency Manipulation

China Rejects Donald Trump's Accusations Of Currency Manipulation

Fundamental analyses tend to be overrated, but I think the relative strength of the U.S. economy and the Federal Reserve's monetary policy have helped to drive a strong bullish trend in the U.S. It was last up 0.1 percent at $1.1741. Investors are now looking ahead to an important meeting on trade between Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the White House .