On Thursday, the three major USA indexes logged their worst performances since mid-May (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/us-stocks-set-up-for-another-day-of-losses-as-north-korean-tensions-simmer-2017-08-10) in a session dogged by geopolitical concerns.
"As a portfolio manager, you say, 'Do I think we'll get a war out of this?' " said Torsten Slok, chief global economist at Deutsche Bank, referring to the bluster between North Korea and President Donald Trump.
Six out of the S&P 500's 11 major sectors closed positive on August 9.
The Russian dollar-traded index RTS was down 1.49 percent, and ruble-traded MICEX fell 1.29 percent by midday.
The data comes amid tepid inflation that has remained below the Federal Reserve's 2 percent target, despite low unemployment.
After touching a more than two-month high at $1,291.86, spot gold last added 0.2 percent to $1,288.81 an ounce.
"This acquisition and the launch of our direct-to-consumer services mark an entirely new growth strategy for the company, one that takes advantage of the incredible opportunity that changing technology provides us to leverage the strength of our great brands", Iger noted.
David Madden, market analyst at CMC Markets, said: "Stock markets in Europe are still feeling the pressure from the tension surrounding North Korea". The slide deepened after Trump's remarks on North Korea aired.
Nevsun Resources Ltd offset some of the material group's gains, plunging 16.4 percent to C$2.75 after the company reported disappointing quarterly results.
Office Depot tumbled 22.4 percent after the office supplies retailer's quarterly results came in below estimates.
OIL: Benchmark U.S. crude lost 24 cents to $48.37 per barrel on the on the New York Mercantile Exchange while Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils, declined 20 cents to $51.70 per barrel in London. On the Nasdaq, 1,846 issues fell and 953 advanced favoring decliners.
Benchmark US 10-year notes last rose 6/32 in price to yield 2.1905 per cent, from 2.211 per cent late on Thursday.
CURRENCIES: The euro slipped 0.1 percent to $1.1176 while the dollar was steady at 109.20 yen.
"The escalation of the geopolitical situation between the US and North Korea is beginning to rattle investors' nerves as was witnessed in the VIX index yesterday", said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at First Standard Financial.
The U.S. dollar was down 0.3% at 110.01 yen which hurt the share prices of motor-vehicle makers, technology companies and banks. When Iraq invaded Kuwait 27 years ago this month, the S&P 500 fell 1.1 percent, and was down 9.3 percent 20 days later.
Arsenal , meanwhile, have not won their first Premier League game of the season at the Emirates in three of the past four years. The Gunners are at the top of the table and thank the football gods the Premier League is back.
However, Shakespeare believes the midfielder, a product of United's academy, will remain at the King Power Stadium this summer. I have always answered this question, not only once but twice, three times'.
As expected, Koetter wasn't happy with Aguayo's missed kicks on Friday and made it very evident following the team's 24-12 loss. The Bucs traded up into the second round to draft Aguayo after he was an All-American kicker at Florida State.
The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link . The company's shares were given away at $17.45 per share worth to an income of some $2,415,097 on account of WHITMAN MARGARET C.
But he says that, until that happens, the United States "will be the most powerful nuclear nation on earth, by far". Navy aircraft carrier strike group or Marine Corps Expeditionary Unit off the Korean Peninsula right now.
ESPN said that Pakistan are also set to travel to the UAE from September 21 for a full series against Sri Lanka. However, the final call over the World XI matches is expected to be taken by the government.
The first week of the season is always one of the hardest to predict, but our writers have a lot of confidence in the top six. The Spanish manager believes the signings were needed to freshen up an ageing squad ahead of the new season.
Security Council resolutions. "All the people are rising up across the country to retaliate against the U.S. thousands of times". State news agency KCNA has reported such mobilisations all over the country on Thursday and Friday.
In the second match, the player surrendered themselves, and the third time refused to play by asking "complete mockery" of it. Dota 2 is normally played as a 5-vs-5 team game, so limiting the bot to a 1-on-1 match greatly reduces the complexity.
And Trump's previous notion that China could simply solve this problem for everyone is magical thinking. "Not even close. They eventually agreed to measures that the US says will cost North Korea more than a billion dollars each year.
New faces on the Premier League merry-go-round
Another pointer towards a low-scoring affair perhaps is the absence of Eden Hazard who will miss the game with an ankle injury. However, the 24-year-old expects more of the same to come his way during the season due to his price tag.
Se la Corea del Nord attacca Guam se ne pentirà amaramente
GLI SCENARI - Se la Corea del Nord dovesse lancia un attacco di minaccia agli Stati Uniti , la Cina dovrebbe rimanere neutrale. Ma l'escalation di tensione preoccupa la Russian Federation , che ha deciso di rafforzare i sistemi anti-aerei a Est.
'Jersey Shore' Cast Reunite For E! Docuseries
In the clip, The Situation describes Pauly D as his former "boy in the house", but laments that they haven't spoken in five years. He also sports his famous "motorcycle-proof" hair even if he tries to wear more sensible hairstyles during the past five years.