Crude oil prices failed to make a decisive recovery on Thursday even though the USA sanctions against Iran went into effect on Thursday and the S&P 500 Energy Index closed the day 0.9% lower.
USA stocks closed mixed on Thursday as investors digested a batch of key economic data and corporate earnings reports.
Shares of Apple rose 1 percent, while those of Amazon were up 0.5 percent and Microsoft 0.3 percent.
I fear being fined if I speak out, Pogba says
It's going to be easier and it makes the team go higher. "I relish every challenge, it doesn't matter what, I love to work". I know it's a great cup, it will stay in my mind, but I want to win all the trophies.
The S&P technology index fell 1 percent, with Intel down 2.8 percent after Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to "sell".
The Russell 2000 is up 151.29 points, or 9.9 per cent.
As the second-quarter earnings season winds down, the estimate for profit growth of S&P companies in the second quarter has risen to 24.1 percent, higher than 20.7 percent at the start of July, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
"It was a classic risk-off move", said Quincy Krosby, chief market strategist at Prudential Financial in New Jersey.
Investors fled to safe-haven assets, pushing the dollar higher and weighing on USA bond yields.
Barty, Schuurs power into Montreal doubles final
Making the finals here is incredible. "I just went all the way also on her forehand, short, cross, long, everything". The Ukrainian even got a service break to close the gap to 5-3, but Stephens broke right back to take the set.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average decreased 74.52 points, or 0.29 percent, to 25,509.23.
Meanwhile, in the US, the dollar strengthened, gaining 0.68%.
The Dow is up 790.01 points, or 3.2 per cent.
The Nasdaq gained 0.3 per cent for the week after strong gains in some technology shares.
Shares of trade-sensitive companies also declined, including Boeing, 3M and Caterpillar, which were all down at least 1.4 percent.
Cutting down salt intake isn't always healthy: Lancet
An increased cardiovascular risk was only observed in communities where the average intake was greater than 5 g/day. The study was focused on 94,000 individuals between the ages of 35 and 70 who were from 18 different countries.
Declining issues outnumbered advancers for a 1.63-to-1 ratio on the NYSE and for a 1.06-to-1 ratio on the Nasdaq. Nasdaq Composite futures have dropped 0.6%.
More recently, wages have risen more quickly than inflation but there have been signs that household finances remain stretched. The ONS also said that the economy grew by 0.1 per cent in June, down from a more robust 0.3 per cent in the previous month.
The $1.5 billion craft will travel towards the centre of our solar system on a mission to discover more about risky solar storms. The spacecraft, which will plunge into the sun's atmosphere, known as the corona, is protected by an ultra-powerful heat shield.
Royal King told the Seattle Times he was photographing a wedding when he saw a plane and two F-15 fighter jets trailing it. Eyewitness John Waldron told CNN he watched the plane do "a complete loop", before it went "pretty much straight up".
Sarri has quite a task on his hands getting this Chelsea squad up to speed and there were concerns heading into the match. Sarri has signed Napoli midfielder Jorginho in a £57m deal and England veteran Rob Green in the summer transfer window.
Barclays said Friday's GDP data showed that the British economy's second-quarter rebound only offset the first-quarter weakness. Sterling also hit a nine-month low against the euro, and was down against the yen and Swiss franc, BBC reported on Thursday.
Play resumed with England, 1-0 up in a five-match series after their 31-run win at Edgbston last week, yet to bat. The Delhi-born cricketer is presently playing the second Test of India's tour of England at Lord's.
Termed "bond-i", or Blockchain Offered New Debt Instrument , the name also refers to the famous Bondi Beach in Sydney. World Bank has mandated only the Common Wealth Bank of Australia [CBA] to issue bond based on Ethereum blockchain .
Despite the closure, Perfect World promised it was "committed to supporting and growing Runic Games' beloved franchises". Despite this, the shared-world action-RPG does feature elements of what made the original Torchlight games so popular.
Additional Navy P-8 aircraft and Philippine Coast Guard vessels have expanded the search to about 3,000 square nautical miles. The Philippine government facilitated diplomatic clearance for USA assets involved in the search and rescue operation.
Plastic bag ban declaration expected
The Warehouse also announced it will ban all plastic bags within a year and is making moves to review its packaging too. Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage says degradable bags will also be included in the mandatory phase-out.
South Western Railway strike suspended
The decision has been made after many correspondences over the past 24 hours between RMT and South Western Railway . A further day of talks has also been proposed for Friday August 17.
Trump doubles tariffs on Turkish metals
Turkey has since accused Mr Trump of enforcing "economic terror" on the troubled nation. "Confidence needs to be regained". Treasury Department sanctioned Turkey's ministers of Justice and Interior because of Brunson's detainment.
Phil misses cut, fails to qualify for Ryder Cup
Those standings will finalize the eight automatic selections following the conclusion of the PGA on Sunday night. Still, Furyk said, "it was nice to get a chance to see both guys play". "He showed a lot of poise".
Wolves break Premier League record
Despite being down to ten men, the Blues came out of the half-time the better of the two sides and regained their lead. Jagielka took a big risk in his attempt to stop Jota bursting through on goal and ultimately it cost his team dearly.
Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas reaches Toronto final
Under a blazing afternoon sun, Tsitsipas and Anderson relied on their service games in the opening set on the showcase hardcourt. Play wraps up Sunday at the $5.94-million United States tournament on the York University campus.
Pogba gives cryptic response on United future
He scored his first senior team goal with a lovely move around his defender and a fine finish to the far post. This was backed up by the fact Pogba was made captain for the match last night.