Economía

por | Agosto 12, 2017 | 22:47

Global markets have been on edge since Tuesday, when President Donald Trump warned North Korea of severe retribution should the authoritarian state proceed with any more missile tests or threats. The market was waiting f or US consumer inflation data on Friday that would offer more clues about future Fed decisions. "It's a clear case of "risk-off" sentiment lifting the yen, as investors focus on the latest developments with North Korea ", said Kumiko Ishikawa, FX market analyst at ...

por | Agosto 12, 2017 | 22:31

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por | Agosto 12, 2017 | 20:32

Investors, who took the North Korea report from Japan in their stride earlier in the day, lost their appetite for risk after Trump's comments to reporters during his vacation at his golf club in New Jersey. The recovery fit a recent pattern of investors using dips to put more money in stocks. Michael Kors climbed 21.5 percent after the luxury handbag and apparel designer and retailer's latest quarterly results beat analysts' forecasts as sales improved.

por | Agosto 12, 2017 | 19:10

Marco Rubio, a member of the Senate foreign affairs committee, defended President Donald Trump's stark warning to North Korea in a series of tweets Thursday morning. The three main indexes were all down Wednesday with the Dow Jones industrial average off 36.64 points, or 0.17%, at 22048.70 points, the Standard and Poor's 500 losing 0.04% at 2474.02 points and the Nasdaq composite giving back 0.28% at 6352.33 points.

por | Agosto 12, 2017 | 16:23

Japan has in the past vowed to shoot down North Korean missiles or rockets that threaten to hit its territory. North Korea's rapidly advancing nuclear missile technology and its threat to strike US territories have heightened tension that has transformed into rhetoric and a war of words between the U.S.

por | Agosto 12, 2017 | 15:02

Japanese markets were closed for a holiday, but the tense mood dragged Asian shares lower and an MSCI index of stocks across the globe posted its largest weekly drop since the week before Donald Trump won the USA presidential election in November.

por | Agosto 12, 2017 | 14:31

The CBOE Volatility Index , known as Wall Street's "fear gauge", rose to its highest level of the year. "Geopolitical tensions are the key driving force this morning, boosting demand for safe havens", TD Securities analysts said in a note.

por | Agosto 12, 2017 | 09:54

The Nasdaq index declined over 2% on the day with the S&P 500 index retreating around 1.5%. Entering Friday's session, the Dow was on track to post its worst weekly performance since March 24, while the S&P 500 stared at its biggest weekly loss since the week before the US election.

por | Agosto 12, 2017 | 08:12

They also note that they have investors lined up to acquire 75% of Benchmark's current position, which is now near $9 billion at Uber's current $69 billion valuation, if they are willing to withdraw their lawsuit . "It's an indictment of the governance of Uber ". San-Francisco-based Uber is still seeking a new CEO and on Thursday its global operations chief revealed to staff in an email that he would be standing down from the role in mid-September.

por | Agosto 12, 2017 | 07:19

An inning earlier, St. Louis was struggling to crack the code on Royals starter Jason Hammel. Same goes for the Tigers (52-62), Blue Jays (54-60) and Athletics (50-65). Louis Post-Dispatch that the cat, which she named "Yadi", jumped out of her arms in a St. Louis park while she was walking home. Molina wasn't phased by the incident, and ended up hitting a grand slam home run.

por | Agosto 12, 2017 | 07:09

Kohl's shares are down 15% in the year to date, compared to a 10.5% gain for the S&P 500 [s:spx]. "This selloff could be more than just a North Korea induced blip on the screen", Peter Boockvar, chief market analyst at The Lindsey Group, wrote in a report on Friday.

por | Agosto 12, 2017 | 06:34

The bigger surprise is that the cost to protect against declines in the kiwi against the US dollar for one month shot up to the most expensive levels since April. And in bond markets, 10-year U.S. Treasuries and Germany's ultra-safe government bonds, known as Bunds, were trading at their highest prices since June.

por | Agosto 12, 2017 | 05:10

Core inflation, which excludes volatile energy and food changes, was also up a slight 0.1 per cent in July. Even the core PPI reading on the monthly reading managed to turn in a -0.1% reading in July. The Fed is tasked with achieving maximum sustainable employment and stable prices. The unemployment rate is 4.3 percent. Inflation, however, has disappointed.

por | Agosto 12, 2017 | 04:57

Maduro says the protests are a violent effort to overthrow his government and assures that the constituent assembly will bring peace to the country. It has already sacked the attorney general, a Maduro appointee-turned-critic who opposed the creation of the Constituent Assembly as unconstitutional.

por | Agosto 12, 2017 | 04:40

Across Europe, the Cac 40 in France slid 1.1% while Germany's Dax was flat. Utilities eked out a small gain. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .dji was down 82.37 points, or 0.37 percent, to 22,002.97, the S&P 500 .spx had lost 8.34 points, or 0.34 percent, to 2,466.58 and the Nasdaq Composite .ixic had dropped 38.99 points, or 0.61 percent, to 6,331.47.

por | Agosto 11, 2017 | 22:57

The consumer discretionary index .SPLRCD was one of its biggest losers with a 0.47 percent drop. Japan was closed on a public holiday. World equity markets were lower Friday on the back of simmering tensions between the United States and North Korea , but firmer prices on Wall Street helped put a floor under the losses in Europe, dealers said.

por | Agosto 11, 2017 | 12:55

Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman all rose and the Dow Jones U.S. defense index was up 1.6 percent after hitting a record high. Shares of Apple, Amazon and Facebook fell more than 2% Thursday. Spot gold XAU= added 0.7 percent to $1,286.00 an ounce. It follows a sell-off in overnight markets , as global stocks got the jitters from rising levels of animosity between the U.S.

por | Agosto 10, 2017 | 22:38

THE QUOTE: "Risk-averse sentiment is dominating global equities markets, and US indices have retraced from record levels over the last two days". Stocks took a hit for a third straight day Thursday as North Korea's nuclear threats seemed again to roil the markets.

por | Agosto 10, 2017 | 20:55

The Nasdaq composite lost 13.31 points, or 0.2%, to 6,370.46. Trump's remarks on Tuesday that North Korea would face " fire and fury like the world has never seen " pushed Wall Street lower on Tuesday and drove up the VIX "fear gauge" of expected volatility on the S&P 500 higher.

por | Agosto 09, 2017 | 13:58

The news services say Damore confirmed the dismissal by email. Google CEO Sunder Pichai has reportedly cut his vacation short to deal with the crisis over the anti-diversity memo . As for the author's feeling that their views couldn't be discussed openly, Zunger called the author's views "fundamentally corrosive" to any organization.