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IRAN vs U.S-Department of Defense    Middle East conundrum

Started 3-Jan by Guard101; 771 views.
Guard101

From: Guard101

3-Jan

Leader of Iran's elite Quds Force killed in US airstrike near Baghdad airport.

Leader of Iran's elite Quds Force killed in US airstrike near Baghdad airport originally appeared on abcnews.go.com

Qassem Soleimani, the leader of Iran's elite Quds Force, was killed late Thursday in a U.S. airstrike that targeted a convoy near the main airport in Baghdad.

Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis also died in the airstrike, Ahmed al-Assadi, a spokesman for Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces umbrella grouping of Iran-backed militias, confirmed to ABC News. Officials with the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed in a statement to ABC News that U.S. forces were responsible for the attack.

ABC News   January 3, 2020 boom
JUSTIN DOOM, LAUREN KING and MARC NATHANSON
https://news.yahoo.com/leader-irans-elite-quds-force-killed-airstrike-reports-015900795.html

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Guard101

From: Guard101

3-Jan

4:10 p.m. ET:

Stocks end session lower; Dow plunges 233 points

Stocks sank across the board Friday, while oil and gold prices surged after a U.S. drone attack killed a top Iranian general. The Dow tumbled more than 230 points. Both the Dow and S&P 500 had their worst day in a month.

Here’s how the markets settled at the end of regular trading Friday:

    S&P 500 (^GSPC): 3,234.85, down 23 points or 0.71%

    Dow (^DJI): 28,634.88, down 233.92 points or 0.81%

    Nasdaq (^IXIC): 9,020.77, down 71.42 points or 0.79%

    Crude oil (CL=F): $62.98 per barrel, up or 2.94%

    Gold (GC=F): $1,551.50 per ounce, up $23.40 or 1.53%

8 a.m.

ET: Stock futures sink; Oil and gold surge.

U.S. stock futures sank across the board and oil and gold prices surged Friday after the U.S. launched an airstrike killing a top Iranian general.

Here were the main pre-market moves, as of 8 a.m. ET:

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/stock-market-news-live-updates-january-3-2020-132001647.html

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  • Edited 03 January 2020 19:41  by  Guard101
funiki

From: funiki

3-Jan

Mostly down ....

if anything it's a great time to buy in!!! 

funiki

From: funiki

3-Jan

I hate warmongering but was it time to clean out some of the foreign swamp?  

Tittah

From: Tittah

4-Jan

The Stock Market often gets down after the huge hike and expenses during the Holidays!!

TAB00GA

From: TAB00GA

4-Jan

Watch it going up again after people get to pay most of the pending bills!!,

  • Edited 04 January 2020 16:26  by  TAB00GA

Trump announced: 

The U.S is ready to attack over 52 Iranian sights!!!

Thanks to G.W. Bush, Barack Hussein Obama, Hillary Clinton, Tony Blair and friends...

Love this quote:

"The last thing I ever wanted was to be alive when the three most powerful people on the whole planet would be named Bush, Dick and Colon."

-- Kurt Vonnegut

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