Lower close after Trump threatens North Korea


The markets closed lower with the Dow losing 33 points to 22,085 after President Donald Trump threatened North Korea. Nasdaq fell 13 points to 6,370.

On the upside

Kopin (Nasdaq: KOPN) reported higher second quarter revenue.

Esperion Therapeutics (Nasdaq: ESPR) provided updates for its bempedoic acid franchise development program and expected to submit two New Drug Applications in the first quarter of 2019.

Second quarter revenue surged for Lending Club (NYSE: LC) to top analyst estimates.


On the downside

Atkore International Group (NYSE: ATKR) disappointed with third quarter earnings and revenue that fell short of expectations.

Robert W. Baird downgraded Plains GP Holdings (NYSE: PAGP) from an Outperform rating to a Neutral rating and slashed it price target from $36.00 to $23.00.


Second quarter earnings tumbled for Commercial Vehicle Group (Nasdaq: CVGI).

In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 5 to 3 on the NYSE and by a margin of nearly 3 to 2 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 fell 5 points to 2,474. Bitcoin leaped $40 to $2993.

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