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Wall Street falls on ramp-up of U.S. tension with North Korea


By Kimberly Chin(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were on track for their biggest one-day dip in a month on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" warning to North Korea escalated global uncertainty.But while investors appeared to favour safe-haven assets, some bargain seekers helped Wall Street's three major indexes pare losses and some U.S. officials sought to dial back tensions. Late Tuesday, North Korea had said it was considering plans to fire missiles at Guam, a U.S. territory, after Trump's warning earlier in the day.Trump tweeted on Wednesday about the strength of the ...

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 00:56 IST