Eerie quiet on Wall Street is finally broken
The broad-based S&P 500 dropped 0.2 percent to 2474.92 points, and the Nasdaq dropped 0.2 percent to 6370.46 points. The S&P 500 was down 6 points, or 0.25 percent, and the Nasdaq was down 35 points, or half a percent.
The song is created for anyone who has plugged their iPhone into their vehicle stereo only to have it automatically start blaring whatever song is alphabetically at the top of their list. But it might be more fun to pay the buck and see if the world can get a blank track of silence to the top of the iTunes charts. The tweet gained 15,000 likes within 24-hours, catapulting his silent symphony onto iTunes' coveted song chart ahead of artists Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore, Bruno Mars, Kesha, and Justin Timberlake, among other superstars. Many will surely point out that this hack could be done by manually making your own blank song and adding it to your phone, but the convenience of spending 99 cents on this to make the problem go away is a tradeoff that seems worth it. Then again, you really can't put a price on silence.
New Orleans mayor says more generators on way
When fully running, the city's 22 pumping stations can remove 29 billion gallons a day, according to the Sewerage and Water Board. Landrieu also said people would be able to get sandbags if they want to take the extra precaution of sandbagging their homes.
South Korea, Japan warn N.Korea on Guam missile attack
Located on the northeast side of the island, the Air Force base retains a fleet of B52 bombers and fighter jets. The fourth C-130J Super Hercules arrived at Yokota Air Base, Japan, on Thursday, the US Air Force announced.
Stocks fall as tensions with North Korea escalate
The fall of the S&P 500 has been higher, at 1.5 %, most felt still for the Nasdaq, technology stocks losing 2.1% on the session. Economists are forecasting a pickup in the monthly core CPI index with a gain of 0.2% in July, up from 0.1% the prior month.
Institutional Investors Are Dumping Coeur Mining Inc (NYSE:CDE)
Currently Coeur Mining Inc (NYSE:CDE)'s shares owned by insiders are 0.3%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 75.6%. The Company has its mines located in the United States, Mexico, and Bolivia and exploration projects in Mexico and Argentina.
Asian stocks mostly lower on growing unease over North Korea
The dollar pulled back against the euro and other currencies after the Consumer Price Index rose a tame 0.1 percent in July. Ongoing global glut concerns lingered in oil markets despite a bigger-than-expected draw in USA crude inventories.