TECH SLIDE: Losses among technology stocks led the market slide.
Reuters data show a 22 per cent perceived chance for a rate increase after the Fed's December meeting. "North Korea responding with a threat to US territory after Trump warned them not to threaten the USA was never going to go down well", Lawler said.
"Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely".
North Korea had responded to Trump's previous promise to unleash "fire and fury" with a threat to land missiles near the US Pacific territory of Guam.
Some of the top performing gold and gold mining stocks also rose on the back of the heightened US and North Korean tensions.
"Sound dialogue is not possible" with President Donald Trump they said.
The Nasdaq composite lost 18 points, or 0.3 percent, to 6,352.
Spot gold was almost flat at $1,285.76 per ounce at 0447 GMT and was set for a weekly gain of over 2 percent.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 20 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,453 as of 10:09 a.m. "Pretty remarkable, perhaps even extraordinary, considering", said Tim Ash, strategist at fund manager BlueBay.
"Traders should closely watch global equities today, with further falls and risk aversion likely pumping more safe-haven flows into precious metals", said Jeffrey Halley, a senior market analyst at OANDA.
The North Korea situation isn't the only thing weighing on stocks.
But the yen added to an already-strong weekly rally of close to 1.5 percent, hitting its highest in nearly four months versus the dollar at 108.73 yen.
World stocks fell for a third day on Thursday and investors shifted assets into safe haven currencies the Swiss franc and yen as well as gold. Economists had expected prices to rise by 0.2%.
Reaction to new inflation data was muted.
"If the data continues to come in on the softer side, the market might start to price the Fed staying on hold this year", said Sireen Harajli, FX strategist at Mizuho in NY. As well, producer prices in Japan rose 0.3% on month in July, a tick higher than the 0.2% gain seen and at a 2.6% gain on year, also beating expectations.
"Where the current tensions escalate sharply, we would expect an acceleration of this week's price action, i.e. a sharp rise in risk premiums across asset classes, substantial falls in United States and German government bonds yields, significant JPY and CHF strength and a massive sell-off in equities, particularly in Europe which is more linked into the global cycle".
The euro dipped 0.1 percent to $1.1737 EUR= but the single European currency has been slipping this week against the dollar, having hit a more than 2 1/2-year high of $1.1892 on August 2. Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman all rose and the Dow Jones U.S. defense index was up 1.6 percent after hitting a record high.
The arrest was part of an incident that damaged five LAPD vehicles and one sheriff's vehicle, according to ABC7 in Los Angeles. Randolph's arrest report describes him being arrested around 11 p.m. and booked at 4:23 a.m. local time the following morning.
According to OddsShark , on November 17, 2016 Mayweather was the favorite -2250 (McGregor +950) but his odds have dropped. I think we both owe the fans, everyone that's tuned in - I think we both should give them excitement".
Real Madrid vs Barcelona is available in most nations through the rights holders' online platform, if they have one. The staff are doing a great job, we do not fail because of the relationship in the dressing room.
But fresh questions have arisen over the PMLN's original plan to eventually replace Abbasi with Sharif's younger brother, Shahbaz. Sharif said in his Gujrat speech he would personally visit the boy's home "and try to help his family for life".
Spurs, despite an indifferent week, should head to Newcastle with confidence after beating Juventus 2-0 last Saturday. And yet Spurs seem willing to keep faith with the French worldwide , having reportedly turned down offers for him.
The Firm is engaged in designing, manufacturing and servicing engineered products that control the precise movement of fluids. It increased, as 4 investors sold IMI plc shares while 3 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 246 raised stakes.
The eggs at the centre of the scandal have mainly come from the Netherlands , followed by Belgium and Germany. The insecticide Fipronil , found in the eggs, can be harmful to humans if consumed in large doses.
Joel Ward's own goal saw Huddersfield become the first team to net their maiden Premier League goal in that manner. Huddersfield are in the top flight for the first time since 1972 and open their campaign at Palace on Saturday.
In the outskirts of Georgian capital Tbilisi, a wreath laying ceremony at a military cemetery marked the commemoration of the war. The U.S. statement came after Georgia and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation both expressed protest at Putin's visit.
In the treatment, a silicone balloon is inserted via the patient's throat into their stomach, then filled with a saline solution. In the other death, there was an esophageal perforation with the ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System .
Edris ends Farah's invincibility in final race
It doesn't quite sink in until you compete here and cross the line - I had a couple of minutes to myself - that this is it. That he finishes with silver on the track clearly wasn't the farewell he had planned.
Majority says current Congress a failure so far
"Democrats have given Congress fairly low ratings throughout 2017, ranging from 10% to 19%", the pollster noted. The health law is more popular than ever with 52 percent of respondents saying they hold a favorable view of it.
AIADMK dumps TTV Dinakaran as Deputy General Secretary
He said he would act against any partyman, including the chief minister, if they went against the interests of the party. Jayakumar expressed confidence over the merger of EPS, OPS factions of the AIADMK and said he hopes it happens soon.
Trump at the Helm - God Help Us
After days and days of build-up North Korea and the United States have now bluntly threatened each other with nuclear catastrophe. Chances are, he doesn't want to live in one.
Hamid Ansari signs off as Vice-President
Majority appreciated his constant endeavour to stick to the rules and not allowing any legislation to be passed during din. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that Hamid Ansari has contributed to the quality of debate with his wisdom.