North Korea, Retail and Snap – 5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Open

In The Daily Scoop by Lauren Parker, Accessories MagazineLeave a Comment

Here are five things you must know for Friday, Aug. 11. U.S. stock futures were lower again on Friday, Aug. 11, as international tensions continued to spike on North Korea and President Donald Trump’s exchange of barbs. This will mark Wall Street’s fourth day in a row and the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s further retreat from a record-making stretch at the beginning of the week that extended nine days. Global markets have been on edge for the bulk of the week after Trump warned North Korea of severe retribution should the authoritarian state proceed with any more missile tests or threats. Trump said that further threats would be met with “fire and fury like the world has never seen.” He doubled down on those remarks on Thursday, suggesting that perhaps his rhetoric was not harsh enough. Read more at The Street 

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