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Piracy is a long-running and even routine issue for Hollywood, whether it's street vendors hawking bootleg DVDs on street corners or video uploaded to file-sharing sites like Pirate Bay. Now cybercriminals are also putting embarrassing chatter and other company secrets at risk - Full Story.

Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, above her heart. But on her right glitters a diamond-and-gold brooch - Full Story.

From Barcelona to Times Square and beyond, extremists have used vehicles as deadly weapons with alarming frequency in recent years, whether to promote jihad, get attention or express despair - Full Story.

The CEO of 21st Century Fox denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the deadly violence surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia - Full Story.

Hiring increased in 11 U.S. states in July, while the unemployment rate tumbled to record lows in two states - Full Story.

Eclipse mania is building and so is demand for the glasses that make it safe to view the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 99 years - Full Story.

White House adviser Steve Bannon isn't alone in pondering America's possibly generation-defining question about China's emerging superpower status - but his call for an "economic war" puts him far outside the mainstream - Full Story.

China's government is moving to curb domestic companies' investments abroad in property, sports, entertainment and other fields, following a series of high-profile, multibillion-dollar acquisitions by Chinese firms - Full Story.

"These are the times that try men's souls," was written more than two centuries ago, but given events this week, they could have popped up in any blog or tweet in recent days - Full Story.

Sporting goods retailers can't shake their losing streak - Full Story.

Updated: 8/18 4:23 PM

Market Overview

(08/18/2017 04:37 PM ET)
Dow21,674.5down -76.2
S&P 5002,425.6down -4.5
NYSE11,699.8down -12.9
NYSE MKT2,494.0up +12.9
NASDAQ6,216.5down -5.4
Trading Volume(mil): NASDAQ:1,974  NYSE:925

Key Indicators

U.S. 3mo T-Bills0.988up +0.010  14:59
Crude Oil48.73up +1.64  16:59
Gold1286.80up +0.40  14:36
LIBOR1.23up +0.00  06:55
$/Euro1.176up +0.004  16:00

World Markets

Amsterdam EOE519.64 -4.07Fri 12:05
Belgian 20 Price Index3,924.78 -18.96Fri 12:05
Frankfurt DAX12,165.19 -38.27Fri 11:45
Mexican IPC51,075.46 +81.28Fri 16:16
Nikkei 22519,470.41 -232.22Fri 02:15
Paris CAC 405,114.15 -32.70Fri 12:05
Seoul Composite2,358.37 -3.30Fri 05:01
Shanghai Composite3,268.72 +0.29Fri 03:00
Stockholm General551.72 -3.88Fri 11:35
Swiss Zurich8,874.35 -71.05Fri 11:32
Sydney All Ord5,798.50 -28.70Fri 02:40

U.S. Treasury Rates

U.S. - 5yr T-Notes1.76% 0.00Fri 14:59
U.S. - 10yr T-Notes2.19% 0.00Fri 14:59
U.S. - 30yr T-Notes2.78% 0.00Fri 14:59

Securities In The News

Ford Motor Co.10.56-0.08Fri close
Infosys Technologies Ltd.14.79-1.14Fri close
Nestle SA83.76-0.10Fri close