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Yuvraj Singh dropped for limited-overs series; Ashwin, Jadeja rested

All rounder Yuvraj Singh and batsman Rishabh Pant have been dropped, while in-form Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin have been rested. The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked the India Cricket Team for the five-match One Day International series and only Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka .

Wall Street set to open lower on simmering North Korea tensions

Earlier in the week, Trump said the USA would unleash " fire and fury " on North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S. Wall Street's so-called "fear gauge", the CBOE Volatility Index, eased after hitting its highest levels since Election Day on Friday (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/wall-streets-fear-gauge-on-course-for-biggest-weekly-surge-in-2-years-2017-08-11).

Stocks plunge amid growing North Korean-US tensions, gold continues rise

Core prices had also been expected to climb by 0.2%. Volatility gauges from the United States to Japan rose after president Donald Trump said in response to a Washington Post report on North Korea's nuclear capabilities that further threats from the country would be met with "fire and fury".

Exciting news and the future of SoundCloud

Now, it has been revealed that their CEO Alex Ljung will be replaced by Kerry Trainor , former CEO of Vimeo. "That's a great business", said Trainor, a former executive at Yahoo! The Pro service, which costs $7 a month, provides basic stats such as play counts and likes, see plays by country, turn on or off public comments and upload up to six hours of audio.

Cigna Investments New Claims $1023000 Stake in Columbia Property Trust, (NYSE:CXP)

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Several research analysts have recently weighed in on LPT shares. BidaskClub downgraded shares of STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. With 307,800 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 8 days to cover their ESS's short positions. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

Ambac Financial Group's (NASDAQ:AMBC) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at BTIG Research

The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $46.60. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $48.00 target price on shares of Fidelity National Financial in a research note on Friday, July 14th.

Investors Focused Mover:: First Potomac Realty Trust (FPO)

Federal Realty Invt Tr now has $9.54B valuation. For the last six months, the stock has performed 4.31%. The value of the total investment in Federal Realty Investment Trust decreased from $3,879,000 to $3,782,000 a change of 2.5% for the reporting period.

White House: Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron on growing North Korea's threat

President Donald Trump tomorrow will order his top trade adviser to determine whether to investigate Chinese trade practices that force U.S. firms operating in China to turn over intellectual property, senior administration officials said yesterday.

Amazon Exploring New Food Technology To Eliminate Refrigeration Needs

Backers of the technology, which was originally developed at Washington State (go Cougars), claim it can deliver the same flavor as prepared meals served hot or warmed up later, which I'll let someone else verify first. It also preserves nutrients, color, texture and flavor while providing up to a year's lifespan on shelves, making the meals suitable for storage and delivery.

Premier League Preview: Arsenal vs. Leicester City

Leicester showed some of the form that won them the title in 2016 and helped stave off relegation last term but in the end they were undone by canny France worldwide Giroud who has been linked with a move away from Arsenal all summer. So overall I think he adapts slowly to the way we want to play and is a collective player and an intelligent player as well". Despite only starting 17 games last season in all competitions, Giroud still scored 16 times - including an eye-catching ...

Investors Buy Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) on Weakness

It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500. The stock decreased 2.35% or $1.53 on August 10, reaching $63.53. Louisiana State Employees Retirement accumulated 31,900 shares. Stillwater Investment owns 3,396 shares. Tdam Usa Inc owns 286,833 shares for 1.38% of their portfolio. Du Pont E I De Nemours & Co (Call) was reduced too.

'Fire and fury' talk on N. Korea 'wasn't tough enough'

Trump said he is returning to Washington on Monday for an important meeting and a press conference. Janice Furukawa, who has prepared a typhoon emergency kit, said: 'To be honest, I'm more anxious about the projectiles from the typhoons when we get strong winds than whatever projectiles Kim Jong Un says he will launch on Guam '.

S&P closes barely lower despite N. Korea tensions

Strong gains in NY, where the Dow saw repeated record highs up until three day ago, had kept investor optimism high when news of the conflict first broke, Currie said. There were fewer signs of anxiousness in the markets Friday. Kohl's stock dropped almost six percent despite better than expected earnings . It's still the highest it's been since May.

As North Korean tensions simmer, here's how stocks reacted to past crises

The Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. The yen tends to benefit during times of geopolitical or financial stress as Japan is the world's biggest creditor nation and there is an assumption that Japanese investors there will repatriate funds should a crisis materialise.

Tesla Model 3's battery-pack size revealed in EPA documents

Being a famous person who makes movies and electric cars respectively is certainly hard for reasons beyond my ken, but the number of vaguely-worded statements issued about the end of a "normal relationship" lead me to believe otherwise.

AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.00

Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in AU Optronics Corp during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $473,000. The company had revenue of $84.41 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $87.09 billion.

Perrigo Company Receives a Sell from RBC Capital

A number of other research firms have also recently weighed in on PRGO. Principal Financial Group Inc now owns 202,937 shares worth $15,326,000. Crawford Investment Counsel Inc now controls 349,181 shares with a value of $26,370,000. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. Perrigo's strong performance follows a period of struggle during which the company reduced its earnings forecasts a couple of times under CEO Hendrickson, prompting activist hedge ...

Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts

The company's market capitalization is $230.64 million. 12/16/2016 - Tetra Technologies , Inc. was downgraded to "sector perform" by analysts at RBC Capital. The stock has "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Thursday, December 22. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $104.22 a share. The stock has "Buy" rating by Sidoti on Tuesday, April 19.

Markets slide for third day on political tension

Some investors are on edge after U.S. President Donald Trump warned North Korea of " fire and fury ". Trump's comments followed reports the North has mastered a technology needed to strike the United States with a nuclear missile. Shares of Snap (SNAP) are also seeing pre-market weakness after the parent of Snapchat reported a wider than expected second quarter loss on revenues that came in below expectations.

North Korea talk drags stocks lower; gold, yen rise

Additionally, China weighed in on the standoff, saying in an editorial in state-run Global Times that Beijing will intervene if the US strikes first against North Korea . The report said labor productivity climbed by 0.9 percent in the second quarter after inching up by a revised 0.1 percent in the first quarter. Avis Budget Group slumped 9.9 percent after the vehicle rental company cut its guidance following a weak second quarter.

Tokyo stocks tumble as US-NKorea tensions mount

The yen is perceived as a safe haven because Japan is the world's biggest creditor country and investors there have tended to repatriate funds in times of crisis. South Korea's benchmark Kospi fell 1.1 per cent to the lowest since June 21, while the won fell the most in three weeks. It was last up 1.2% at 1.1305 per euro.

Hong Kong scrambles to inspect European Union eggs as insecticide found

Other affected European Union countries are France, Sweden, Britain, Austria, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Denmark, commission spokesman Daniel Rosario said, as well as non-EU member Switzerland. The semi-autonomous Chinese territory of Hong Kong was the only non-European place mentioned that was affected. But the Food Standards Agency said the contamination posed a low risk to the public.

North Korea nuclear war unlikely, but risk is rising

Now it is essentially a staging area, which sees rotations of bomber groups coming through. Their location in a USA territory means its military is just hours from potential flashpoints in the western Pacific. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho stood before the ASEAN Regional Forum meeting and said the following: "We will, under no circumstances, put the nukes and ballistic rockets on the negotiating table".

Asbury Automotive Group Inc

It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500. Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc. augmented its holdings by buying 1 shares an increase of 2.5% in the quarter. In addition, as of December 31, 2016, it owned and operated two standalone used vehicle stores in Florida. About 20.03M shares traded. Penske Automotive Group's payout ratio is now 30.55%.

Analyst Research Roundup: Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD), Corning Incorporated (GLW)

Commerce Bank decreased Enterprise Prods Partners L ( EPD ) stake by 34.1% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Washington Trust Bank now owns 8,640 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $239,000 after buying an additional 6,440 shares during the last quarter .

Guardiola: Man City to rein in spending after record outlay

We create always more than the opponent'. According to Spanish radio station Onda Cero (via the Manchester Evening News' Alex Porter ), City are looking to strengthen their midfield following the sale of Fernando and have contacted Barca about potentially buying Busquets.

Shares in Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Acquired by Westbourne Investment Advisors Inc

PayPal Holdings, Inc . was covered by a number of analysts recently, 14 rated the stock as Buy, 15 rated Hold, 0 rated sell and 0 gave an Underperform. This buyback authorization allows the credit services provider to purchase up to 9.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

Brookfield Renewable Partners LP

Brookfield Renewable Partners ( NYSE BEP ) traded down 0.48% on Wednesday, hitting $33.37. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $26.00 price objective on shares of Brookfield Property Partners L.P.in a research note on Friday, July 7th.

BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust

Finally, BNP Paribas cut BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust to an "underperform" rating and set a GBX 260 ($3.39) target price for the company.in a report on Thursday, May 25th. The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.054 per share.

National Retail Properties (NNN) Stake Increased by Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp

The company presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $50.50. IFC Holdings Incorporated FL acquired a new position in Retail Properties of America during the first quarter worth approximately $177,000. National Retail Properties's dividend payout ratio is 142.86%. In related news, COO Shane C. Garrison sold 1,000 shares of Retail Properties of America stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 18th.

Archer-Daniels-Midland (NYSE:ADM) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.19

During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.41 earnings per share . Archer-Daniels-Midland's revenue was down 4.4% compared to the same quarter past year. Media headlines about Archer-Daniels-Midland (NYSE:ADM) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Markel Corp invested in 1.46M shares.

How major USA stock market indexes fared Thursday

It also came amid heightened tensions between North Korea and the US. The broad-based S&P 500 fell less than 0.1 per cent at the end at 2,474.02, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 0.3 per cent to 6,352.33. Natural gas jumped 10 cents, or 3.5 percent, to $2.99 per 1,000 cubic feet. Charter Communications rose 2.9 percent on news Altice is exploring a bid for the cable giant.

United States stocks tumble on North Korea worries

Bond and gold prices, traditional havens for nervous investors, were little changed, and the VIX, a measure of how much volatility investors expect in stocks, fell 3.3 percent following a 44.4 percent jump the day before. Benchmark U.S. crude rose 23 cents to settle at $48.82 a barrel on the on the New York Mercantile Exchange. In other energy futures trading, wholesale gasoline dipped 1 cent to $1.62 a gallon.

FTSE ends down as shares hit by US-North Korea tensions

A weaker opening on Wall Street further added to the downward pressure in Europe. The UK blue-chip index closed 113 points, or 1.5%, lower at 7,385, steadily losing ground as the trading session wore on. Trump, whose threat this week to bring "fire and fury" was dismissed by North Korea, said Thursday his statement might not have been "tough enough".

Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,103,789 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $43,695,000 after buying an additional 46,441 shares in the last quarter. Physicians Realty Trust now has $3.20B valuation. Now the shares of Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR ) has the trading volume of 8.18 Million shares with the average trading volume of 544130 shares.