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Midday Update: Stocks Retreat From Record Highs as Wall Street Assess Geopolitical Risks, Tax Reform Debate

Midday Update: Stocks Retreat From Record Highs as Wall Street Assess Geopolitical Risks, Tax Reform Debate

Finance
Shutterstock photoWall Street's major indices retreated from record highs into negative turf on Tuesday as tax reform debate in Congress along with fresh geopolitical risks in the Middle East rekindles risk aversion.Financial stocks are leading decliners with Dow component stocks Goldman Sachs ( GS ) and JP Morgan ( JPM ) causing the bulk of the blue chips' losses. The energy sector is also underwater after West Texas intermediate ran into profit-taking before challenging the $ 60 per barrel mark.US stocks were flat to slightly lower at the open in sympathy with European bourses, which reversed early gains following a significant miss on German production data along with worries about war erupting between Saudi Arabia and Iran, as well as the fallout from the "Saudi purge" this weekend.S...
A wardrobe malfunction waiting to happen: Perrie Edwards risks nip-slip in lace and PVC

A wardrobe malfunction waiting to happen: Perrie Edwards risks nip-slip in lace and PVC

Entertainment
The X Factor beauty has repeatedly risked spilling out of her skimpy costumes during the group's Glory Days tour.And now she has been spotted dancing the night away in yet another barely there outfit.Taking to Instagram, Perrie filmed herself and bandmate Leigh-Anne Pinnock heading for a night on the town.Amusingly, Leigh-Anne opted to hit the takeaway for chips and ketchup before arriving the club.Leigh-Anne Pinnock's red hot pics Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock's red hot pics.Instagram Leigh-Anne Pinnock is dripping sex appeal INSTAGRAMSNACK TIME: Leigh-Anne Pinnock enjoyed some chips before hitting the clubAs Perrie filmed inside their taxi, the British beauty could be seen snacking away – holding up the food for fans to see.Later on in the evening Perrie
Study weighs risks of human-drone impacts

Study weighs risks of human-drone impacts

Science
Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The risks of drone-human collisions vary widely, researchers at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University found in a new comprehensive survey.If drones are to take on more tasks, including package delivery, traffic management and more, the unmanned aircraft systems will have to fly over humans, raising the risk of drone-human collisions. But what do those risks actually entail? What might they look like?The latest study offers answers to those questions -- questions regulators at the Federal Aviation Administration and elsewhere are likely to pose as they consider whether or not to grant UASs greater access to airspace.Using a crash test dummy, Virginia Tech researchers analyzed the potential risk of head and neck injuries posed by three commercially available d...
Chloe Ferry risks vagina malfunction with knickerless exposé

Chloe Ferry risks vagina malfunction with knickerless exposé

Entertainment
INSTAGRAMPALS: Choe poses with Nathan HenryThe MTV wild-child has teased her privates more times than we care to remember on national TV.So we could have guessed she would use her birthday bash to expose herself once more.Taking to Instagram, co-star Nathan Henry wrote: "Happy Birthday Princess @chloegshore1.Celebs revealing no knickers A fun picture collection of celebrity wardrobe malfunctions, featuring Essex's Pascal Craymer, Rita Ora, Paris Hilton and Stephanie Davis all without their knickers. Oops. FAMEFLYNET Love Island's Georgia Harrison risks overexposure in gown slashed to waist ICELEBTVCHEEKY: Chloe ditched her underwear for the night out"Love you millions," he then added a string of emojis.Al
These are the top risks that could derail a good retirement plan

These are the top risks that could derail a good retirement plan

Finance
Ask any experienced financial planner what causes a retirement plan to fail, and they will likely agree that it is never a result of bad portfolio returns. So if a poorly performing portfolio is not the problem, then what is? Some of the answers may surprise you. Here are examples of how life's circumstances can derail even the best retirement plan, and what to do to avoid, fix or repair it.With improvements in medical treatment and increases in longevity, an unexpected illness when you are in your 60s, 70s or 80s may drag on longer than it did just a decade ago. One of the first things you should do is to learn how your current employee benefits (or those of your spouse) work and understand how the employer treats retiree health benefits. What will be the implications of that plan in reti...