Investors will be paying close attention to the latest figures, to get a taste for how the US economy is performing as of late, and what this may mean for the Federal Reserve's strategy going forward. This was a technical level that acted as resistance in the past week. Health care and technology companies lead the way and the Nasdaq composite closed at a record high. On Wednesday Trump reiterated his call for a USA corporate tax rate cut to 15 percent from 35 percent.
"The economy is gaining traction, and inflation at this stage is still modest", said Quincy Krosby, chief market strategist at Prudential Financial.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced Wednesday, as stronger than expected growth data offset fears of a military confrontation on the Korean peninsula.
Better-than-expected initial jobs claims data pointed to continuing United States labor market strength while the pace of inflation remained subdued, increasing at its slowest pace in almost two-years.
Official figures said spending by U.S. consumers grew last month (July), along with wages and salaries, bolstering the view that the economy continues to strengthen amid Trump's policies.
The data "reinforced the belief that the bull market is still intact", according to Robert W. Baird's Antonelli.
The core personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index - the Fed's preferred inflation measure - increased 1.4 per cent in the 12 months through July, its smallest year-on-year increase since December 2015. (NYSE: HRB) which traded down about 8.3% at $26.81.
Scientists have discovered 15 new extraterrestrial signals
Astronomers have detected repeated radio signals from a mysterious source in a dwarf galaxy 3 billion light-years away. That's unusual in of itself; FRBs tend to pop once, and that's it, at least in the ten years we've been hunting them.
May, Abe pledge to increase pressure on North Korea
She will hold a joint press conference with Abe today evening and meet Emperor Akihito on Friday before leaving. Last week, Japan expanded its own sanctions against the North, after a similar United States move.
Marie, Thunder Bay, and Timmins have been reporting the highest gas prices, in the range of 131.9 to 133.9 cents per litre. Locally, prices across the Greater Toronto Area may hit between $1.329 and $1.339 per litre on September 2.
Hurricane Harvey hit landfall in Texas on Friday and has caused billions in damage while taking almost a dozen lives already. Two police officers and fire rescue officers used a rubber boat to reach the pair and managed to drag them onto the boat.
Suarez was initially ruled out for four weeks but the Uruguay team doctor has not ruled him out against Argentina and Paraguay . Argentina new coach, Jorge Sampaoli will be looking for a good start but is yet to confirm his starters.
The American was pushed hard by the little known 19-year-old but eventually came through 6-3 3-6 6-2 to reach the second round. Williams held at love to open the deciding set, and then broke for another 2-0 lead when Kuzmova hit a forehand wide.
Ghana contributed over 6,000 pilgrims for the 2017 Hajj. - More than two million pilgrims are taking part this year. In a hospital opposite the mountain, an area was set aside for people suffering dehydration or heat exhaustion.
The ride seats 32 people at a time and has a unique "face-off" design, where guests can sit back-to-back or face-to-face. That price includes admission for the rest of 2017 and all of 2018 plus some other upgrades.
Rumors about her pregnancy persisted previous year as she was removed from the public eye for some nine months. Kim and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, have two other children who were believed to have been born in 2010 and 2013.
Legal penalties run to as much as $20,000 per occurrence, or up to $250,000 if the victim is 65 or older. There have been over 550 complaints so far about price gouging on everything from food to gasoline .
The next big hurricane has already formed and this could become a big newsmaker in the U.S.in 10 days or so. That said, all interests in those areas should monitor the progress of Irma closely for many days to come.
The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, August 16 by Piper Jaffray. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Wednesday, April 6 to "Neutral" rating. This trend gives us conviction in analysts' expectations as CSCO has already illustrated their ability to grow at this rate.
RBI Data Confirms Note Ban was a Total Failure!
The Congress leader also said the FDI had fallen by seven per cent and credit to the industry was lowest in the last 63 years. The RBI yesterday said about 99 per cent of Rs 15.44 lakh crore demonetised currency came back into the system.
Angels acquire Justin Upton from Tigers
Entering play Thursday, Anaheim is one game back of the Minnesota Twins for the second American League Wild Card place. Acquired in the off-season, the Tigers may have found their centerfielder of the future in the form of Mikie Mahtook.
CC Sabathia Rips Nunez, Red Sox Over Bunting
The Red Sox went 1-for-8 with men on base against Sabathia and were 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position. Sabathia pitched in a tight game before the Yankees added four runs in the sixth and seventh.
Asteroid Florence passes by Earth relatively close
The closest passing of a large asteroid to Earth will happen Friday, according to scientists who study "near-Earth objects". EDT on Saturday, according to S&T, as this is when the asteroid will pass much dimmer stars.
Mortgage rates continue their month-long slide
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said today the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages fell to 3.82 percent from 3.86 percent last week. ARM interest rates in the 10 year category have been published at 3.000% today and the April is 3.709%.
Logitech unveils new "no lag" keyboard and mouse
Check out the videos below to see how the Logitech Craft keyboard works and how the MC Sound speakers perform. The Logitech Easy-Switch technology will allow them to easily switch between audio sources.