The Dow is on track for its worst December since 1931 , according to LPL Financial. FedEx plunged after saying worldwide shipping, especially in Europe, fell in the latest quarter. New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 1 per cent to finish the session at 8686.19, and declined 0.4 for the week, its third consecutive week of losses.
The bodies of two women from Denmark and Norway murdered by suspected jihadists while hiking in the High Atlas mountains in Morocco were flown back to Scandinavia on Friday. A total of 13 men have been detained after the murder of the female hikers from Denmark and Norway . Confirming its authenticity, the Rabat prosecutor issued a statement saying: "The video showing the arrested individuals ...
Kolfage says he has contacted the Trump administration about where to send the money. Conservatives exasperated with President Donald Trump's never-ending quest to secure funding for the wall were quick to pony up cash for the GoFundMe campaign , which was launched by an Iraq war vet.
Gold rose 0.8 percent to $1,251.80 an ounce. After two straight routs, USA stocks had opened solidly higher and pushed upward through the early afternoon. West Texas Intermediate crude is down more than 3.5%, trading at $48.41 a barrel, while Brent crude is down a similar margin, trading at $57.55. That's chopped oil prices by one-third since early October.
Vladimir Putin said it is hard to predict the consequences of a U.S. withdrawal from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, signed in 1987. When asked about Trump's plans for the immediate withdrawal of USA troops from Syria , Putin was nothing but supportive and agreed with the US president's assessment that the Islamic State group has been defeated.
The slayings have shocked Morocco, a popular tourist destination where attacks on foreigners are extremely rare. The Danish intelligence service PET has stated that it has authenticated a video showing the murder of one of the two young Scandinavians killed in the south of Morocco.