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Dow, S&P 500 notch records, dollar rises after new Fed policy

Dow, S&P 500 notch records, dollar rises after new Fed policy

The central bank is also expected to announce plans to begin unwinding its $4.2 trillion portfolio of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities, almost a decade after the global financial crisis. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note jumped to 2.27 percent from 2.25 percent late Tuesday. Singapore added more than one percent, with Wellington 0.2 percent higher and Taipei climbing 0.4 percent.


TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly sunny, high near 79

TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly sunny, high near 79

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m. Monday , there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 82, the weather service said. Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Weekend highs on Friday , Saturday and Sunday also should be in the upper-80s to lower-90s.


'Tensions to rise' after Trump's North Korea comments

'Tensions to rise' after Trump's North Korea comments

General Assembly. The United States and Iran are planning for their highest-level interaction of Donald Trump's presidency. And I think at a certain point people will begin to wonder whether he likes saber-rattling more than wielding the saber.


IPhone X supports fats charging only if you spend Rs. 6500 extra

IPhone X supports fats charging only if you spend Rs. 6500 extra

This week, Apple officially unveiled its new iPhone range which go on sale on September 22. Yes, you read that correctly. When looking at price, consider that you could spend up to $1,500 on a new iPhone. The iPhone 8 Plus costs $1229 and $1479 for the 64GB and 256GB versions, respectively. Though the iPhone 8 sticks closely to the design of the iPhone 7 , the 8 will have a very important twist.


Iran Displays Auspicious Timing; Israel Responds with Alertness and Security

Iran Displays Auspicious Timing; Israel Responds with Alertness and Security

Israel has used the American-made Patriot missiles to down drones before-three drones in 2014-two launched from Gaza and one from Syria-and one Syrian drone over Golan Heights as recently as April . Israel has always been concerned by its nemesis Iran's ongoing efforts to establish itself in southern Syria, near the Golan Heights. Israel's multi-tier missile defense system includes the Arrow, created to intercept long-range ballistic missiles in the stratosphere with an eye on Iran, and ...


NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: Tropical Storm Warning

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: Tropical Storm Warning

The storm is not expected to make a direct impact on LI, but is forecast to deliver a passing blow. Jose was downgraded to a tropical storm late Tuesday night as its top winds decreased to about 70 miles per hour (110 kph). The hurricane will be close enough to bring potential impacts of tropical storm force winds, coastal flooding, and heavy rainfall. Rain will fall off and on Tuesday as the outer bands of Jose rotate in.