North Face-Parent VF to Buy Dickies Owner For $820 Million

Williamson-Dickie generated approximately $875 million of revenue in the past year. VF Corporation , whose brands include Timberland , Wrangler and The North Face, last month said revenues in its Imagewear business rose 12% to $150m. "This acquis... More..

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BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp Cuts Position in Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp Cuts Position in Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Morgan Stanley and Baird were quick to answer last week's upgrade from Argus, although they're not even close to Argus' Tesla price target-unless you look at Morgan Stanley's bull case rather than its base c...More..

Gold buoyed by North Korea tensions, United States inflation data
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Gold buoyed by North Korea tensions, United States inflation data

Two weeks ago it saw its biggest weakly fall against the euro since the start of 2015. Weakness in U.S. Treasury yields may also be supporting the yen, Sweeting said. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 1.85 per ...More..

Wall St set to open lower as tensions with N.Korea mount
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Wall St set to open lower as tensions with N.Korea mount

They outweighed gains in health care stocks and elsewhere. Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman were all up, with the Dow Jones U.S. SeaWorld Entertainment slid 6.2 percent after the...More..

Target To Acquire Transportation Tech Company Grand Junction
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Target To Acquire Transportation Tech Company Grand Junction

As part of the agreement, Grand Junction's 13 employees will relocate a few blocks to Target's downtown San Francisco office and set about helping the retailer bring delivery to more areas. Amazon's Prime servi...More..

Korean tensions keep yen near eight-week highs
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Korean tensions keep yen near eight-week highs

South Korea's KOSPI fell 1,8 percent to a low of almost 12 weeks, but its losses for the week are a relatively modest 3,2 percent. U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to North Korea, saying Americ...More..

Fiat Chrysler eyeing up Chinese takeaway
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Fiat Chrysler eyeing up Chinese takeaway

UBS AG set a €11.00 ($12.94) price objective on shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research note on Monday, July 10th. It is calculated by multiplying the current ...More..

Airlines demand curbs on alcohol-fuelled passengers
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Airlines demand curbs on alcohol-fuelled passengers

This comes after a considerable increase in disruptive passenger behaviour from those travelling from British airports. I've had hands going up my skirt before, ' said Ally Murphy, a former crew manager for V...More..

Plague-carrying fleas confirmed in Northern Arizona
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Plague-carrying fleas confirmed in Northern Arizona

The announcement was made on Friday Navajo County Public Health officials. While the disease is considered a relic of the Middle Ages, cases have popped up in the southwestern U.S. In the United States, plagu...More..

Egyptian Train Crews Held After Fatal Alexandria Crash As Railway Chief Quits
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Egyptian Train Crews Held After Fatal Alexandria Crash As Railway Chief Quits

It did not say what caused the accident, but said that experts would investigate. Egyptians have long complained that successive governments failed to enforce basic safeguards for railways. Passenger Moumen Y...More..

Swiss franc eases slightly after spiking on North Korea tensions
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Swiss franc eases slightly after spiking on North Korea tensions

Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index dropped 1.69%, while mainland markets saw the Shanghai Composite dip 1.04%. Computer hardware stocks have shown a strong move to the upside on the day, driving the NYSE Arca Comput...More..

Asia stocks, dollar extend slide as US, North Korea tensions intensify
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Asia stocks, dollar extend slide as US, North Korea tensions intensify

European markets also slid in early trade after Wall Street indices suffered their biggest losses in almost three months Thursday, while the dollar struggled to recover from eight-week lows below 109 yen as i...More..

The Hansard Global plc (LON:HSD) Earns
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

The Hansard Global plc (LON:HSD) Earns "Outperform" Rating from Macquarie

The company had a trading volume of 385 shares. It has outperformed by 48.63% the S&P500. Therefore 64% are positive. Forterra Plc has GBX 380 highest and GBX 195 lowest target. The company was downgraded on Fr...More..

Trump condemns far right 'racism' after Virginia killing
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Trump condemns far right 'racism' after Virginia killing

Since then, the president has faced pressure from across the political spectrum, including fellow Republican officeholders and major USA business executives, to explicitly condemn the white supremacist moveme...More..

Merck CEO quits Trump advisory panel over Charlottesville response
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Merck CEO quits Trump advisory panel over Charlottesville response

The White House came under fire after Trump refused to explicitly condemn white supremacists for their role in a violent protest Saturday in the southern state of Virginia. Trump's attorney general, Jeff Sessio...More..

WPI up by 1.1 percent from June, inflation at 1.88 percent
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

WPI up by 1.1 percent from June, inflation at 1.88 percent

Industrial output contracted 0.1 per cent in June from a year earlier, data showed on Friday. Easing price pressures helped the Reserve Bank of India reduce its key rates by 25 basis points in August, the l...More..

Dollar hits 8-week low vs yen, N.Korea tensions spook investors
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Dollar hits 8-week low vs yen, N.Korea tensions spook investors

Shares of Snap were down as much as 14.23 percent and hit an all-time low following a miss on revenue and daily active users. US crude was down 0.9 percent at $48.16 per barrel, on track for a weekly loss of ...More..

GoDaddy gives neo-Nazi website 24 hours to find a new host
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

GoDaddy gives neo-Nazi website 24 hours to find a new host

A cyber attack on a neo-Nazi website that posted vile comments about a protester killed in the Charlottesville auto attack may have been a hoax, it has emerged. He said the article about Heyer violated GoDadd...More..

European markets open lower on Friday
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

European markets open lower on Friday

European markets opened lower on Friday on the back of war of words and escalating geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and North Korea . This week, the S&P 500 started on a stronger note by rising to a ...More..

Bitcoin Price Surges To New Record As Confidence In Cryptocurrency Rises
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Bitcoin Price Surges To New Record As Confidence In Cryptocurrency Rises

Bitcoin trade in Chinese yuan and South Korean won accounted for about 12 percent each. The spike follows several digital sessions over which the cryptocurrency set consecutive all-time highs after a static ...More..

Australia's CBA says CEO Narev to stand down amid money-laundering scandal
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Australia's CBA says CEO Narev to stand down amid money-laundering scandal

The announcement comes amid recent speculation about Narev's future, after the bank was slammed over the money laundering compliance allegations, and its handling of the scandal. The Chairman of the Commonweal...More..

by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Gold Beats US Stocks As North Korea Worries Drive Haven Demand

US gold futures for December delivery was mostly unchanged at $1,290.50 per ounce. The Nasdaq added 39.68 points, or 0.6 percent, to 6,256.56. It was the biggest percentage loss since mid-June. While this gav...More..

Asia stocks, US$ extend slide as US-North Korea tensions intensify
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Asia stocks, US$ extend slide as US-North Korea tensions intensify

Trump's threat earlier this week, to unleash "fire and fury" on Pyongyang if it attacked, was ultimately dismissed as bluster by many investors. Randgold Resources Ltd. Odds of a Fed rate rise during the Dece...More..

by | Monday, August 14, 2017

TSX closes 143 points lower, gold rises amid US-North Korean tensions

Copper lost 0.39 per cent to US$6,455.00 a tonne. Shanghai posted its biggest one-day drop since December while Seoul stocks again ended deep in negative territory. "The global economy is really on some firm ...More..

Top Global Markets News of the Day
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Top Global Markets News of the Day

Six of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher, with the technology's 0.36 percent rise leading the advancers. The influential financial stocks were among the biggest drags on the index, with Royal Bank of Canad...More..

Markets extend losses as Korea tensions escalate
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Markets extend losses as Korea tensions escalate

Gold prices have continued to benefit overnight as traders favoured safe haven assets, with the precious metal quoted at USD1,279.42 an ounce - its highest level in two months - above the USD1,273.94 an ounce a...More..

BBCI: Australian deputy PM reveals he may be New Zealand citizen
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

BBCI: Australian deputy PM reveals he may be New Zealand citizen

Under the Australian constitution , anyone with dual citizenship can not stand for federal election. This is the latest in a surprisingly high amount of MPs to be caught out in a section of the constitution ...More..

Tokyo stocks open higher as worries about US-North Korea tensions ease
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Tokyo stocks open higher as worries about US-North Korea tensions ease

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS closed 1.47 percent lower. Australian shares were down 1.3%, set for a weekly loss of 0.6%. Global benchmark Brent also fell 0.9 percen...More..

TSX falls as North Korea tensions spur flight to safety
by | Sunday, August 13, 2017

TSX falls as North Korea tensions spur flight to safety

KOREA JITTERS: With President Donald Trump warning North Korea of " fire and fury ", investors have become concerned that the war of words between Washington and Pyongyang could escalate. "I don't see it as a f...More..

Philippines rejects advice on South China Sea row
by | Sunday, August 13, 2017

Philippines rejects advice on South China Sea row

Closeted in their annual gathering in Manila over the weekend, however, ASEAN foreign ministers wrangled over the tone and wordings to depict the territorial rifts involving China and five other governments...More..