Ulta shares hit 52-week high after retailer says Kylie Cosmetics in stores by the holidays

August 31, 2018@9:11 AM TFP Editor 0

Ulta Beauty shares rebounded Friday morning after falling in after-hours trading Thursday, as the makeup retailer announced it will be bringing Kylie Cosmetics to its stores, exclusively, ahead of the holiday season. The stock skyrocketed as much as 10 percent, hitting a 52-week high of $268.88. On Thursday afternoon, shares fell more than 6 percent following Ulta’s mixed second-quarter earnings report. Investors were disappointed with the forecast for the third quarter, but welcomed the news of the Kylie Cosmetics launch, which has the potential to [Read More]

Dow flip in to positive territory in early trade

August 31, 2018@9:06 AM TFP Editor 0

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The Latest: UN warns against assault on Syria’s Idlib

August 31, 2018@9:04 AM TFP Editor 0

BEIRUT –  The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 5 p.m. The head of the U.N. agency for refugees says a potential military offensive in the last rebel stronghold in Syria threatens to cause renewed displacement and discourage refugees from returning home. U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said Friday that an offensive on Idlib is “going to be very difficult.” He said he has appealed to the government in Syria to find a way forward for the area, packed with [Read More]

Talk of tying capital gains taxes to inflation shouldn’t change your financial plans

August 31, 2018@9:01 AM TFP Editor 0

The administration’s interest in allowing investors to factor in inflation when calculating their capital gains tax liability is mounting. On Thursday, President Donald Trump said he’s thinking “very strongly” about doing so. That comes after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced earlier this month that he was considering a proposal on it, as well. Don’t brace for a tax break just yet, experts say. The idea already has critics who argue the change is outside of the Treasury’s authority, and it’s likely to be challenged in [Read More]

Nafta: US-Canada trade talks going down to wire

August 31, 2018@8:48 AM TFP Editor 0

Image copyright AFP Image caption Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland is in Washington for the talks Talks between the US and Canada about amending the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) are heading into their final day with no deal in sight. US President Donald Trump set a Friday deadline for Canada to sign a new agreement with the US and Mexico. He has threatened to leave Canada on the sidelines since announcing a breakthrough with Mexico on Monday. However, he and Canadian Prime Minister [Read More]

Nearly 500 Children Separated At Border From Parents Are Still In Government Shelters

August 31, 2018@8:43 AM TFP Editor 0

Five weeks after the U.S. government failed to meet a federal judge’s deadline to reunite all children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border under President Donald Trump’s zero tolerance policy, nearly 500 children are still awaiting their parents in government shelters — including 22 under the age of 5 — according to updated numbers released Thursday night. Trump administration officials provided the data in response to a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union. They indicate only a slight decrease from the 528 [Read More]

Nasdaq opening gains firm, up 0.2% at 8,105.39

August 31, 2018@8:41 AM TFP Editor 0

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Wall Street opens lower as trade concerns weigh

August 31, 2018@8:36 AM TFP Editor 0

U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday for a second day in a row, as concerns about the ongoing trade talks between the United States and other major economies hampered a record rally for the major indexes. Read on Reuters