Biz to Inform/Ideas to Transform
12 OCTOBER, 2016 WEDNESDAY
Smarter In 10
2UP TO SPEED ON THE MARKETS
Stocks at Three-Week Lows as Alcoa Heralds Poor Start to Earnings Season
Stocks bottomed out at three-week lows on Tuesday afternoon as a disappointing quarterly performance from Alcoa (AA) heralded a poor start to the third-quarter earnings season.
The S&P 500 was down 1.5%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 1.3%, and the Nasdaq declined 1.8%. The S&P 500 saw its worst daily performance of October. The Dow endured its worst day in a month.
West Texas Intermediate crude oil closed down 1.1% at $50.79 a barrel.
3TOP NEWS BUZZ
Russia Says It’s Joining China to Counter U.S. Missile Defense
Russian official says U.S. seeks ability for nuclear strikes
Poznikhir says shield would allow unilateral moves by U.S.
Russia said it’s working with China to counter U.S. plans to expand its missile-defense network, which the two nations see as targeting their military assets.
TOP BUSINESS BUZZ
Samsung to Permanently Discontinue Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone
Move halts production and sale of defective premium phone; investors digest possibility smartphone giant could abandon Galaxy Note series.
Did Samsung Copy Apple? The Supreme Court Patent Infringement Case Explained
Apple and Samsung, the two gadget makers who represented more than a third of the smartphone market as of the second quarter of FY 2016, have been locked in patent battles since the spring of 2011.
Tell Me What You Did Today, And I’ll Tell You Who You Are
If you repeated today every day for the next year, realistically, where would you end up?
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi
Gandhi was completely right. When you don’t act in accordance with your values and goals, you’re internally-conflicted. Your behaviors directly translate into your results. And when you consciously sabotage yourself, you cannot have confidence. Instead, you’ll have depression andidentity confusion.
International Day Of The Girl 2016: Gabby Douglas, Chloe Grace Moretz And More Promote Female Empowerment With #ActuallySheCan Campaign
Female empowerment is the message also behind a campaign launching today. ActuallySheCan aims to start a movement and important dialogue around modern female empowerment, celebrating young women and their ambitions. Through the use of the dedicated hashtag #ActuallySheCan the program is dedicated to providing young women with empowering advice on careers, relationships, health, and more.
EAT CHIC: INSIDE NYC’S BEST NEW FRENCH DINING EXPERIENCE
The bar at Le Coucou is not intended as a convivial New York hangout for weekend carousers to make repeat Old Fashioned requests. Rather, it is a petite showpiece set underneath a vaulted ceiling, enveloped in a moody landscape mural by local artist Dean Barger.
There are no stools. In the mornings, the restaurant’s buttery Kouign-amann (a Breton cake that’s pure butter-y, sugar-y heaven) is reason enough to rise early. Sunlight ricochets off the bar, a sight just as impressive as its nocturnal tableau.
9MEDIA & CULTURE
Billy Bush is reportedly leaving NBC after vulgar Donald Trump tape leak
Billy Bush is leaving NBC after his involvement in a vulgar tape with Donald Trump that leaked Friday,CNN’s Brian Stelter is reporting. One source told the news channel that the network will announce Bush’s departure “in the coming days.”
10STARTING OUT/STARTING OVER #sidehustle
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