SWB/Today’s Conversations: Harvey’s Newest Path; Trump Pushes Tax Reform; One Fine Stay in Paris


BREAKFAST talk

Cinnamon Apple Cider Doughnuts 


NEWS


TOP

Weakening storm Harvey slogs into Louisiana, more flee Texas

REUTERS


HEADLINES

WSJ

Fallout From Harvey to Disrupt Energy Markets Around the World

READ


REUTERS

Storm-hit Houston reels from influx of evacuees, crime outbreak

READ


BLOOMBERG

Harvey Makes Second Landfall on Battered Gulf Coastline

READ


BBC

Houston reels as Storm Harvey bears down on Louisiana

READ


THE GUARDIAN

Donald Trump says ‘talking not the answer’ to North Korea crisis

READ


POLITICS

Trump kicks off tax reform pitch

THE HILL

White House targets Trump-state Dems in tax push

POLITICO


MARKETS

Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Finish Higher as Trump Pushes Tax Reform

The S&P 500 gained 0.46%, its best increase since Aug. 22. The Nasdaq added 1.05%. The S&P 500 closed higher for its fourth day of gains in a row, the Dow its second, and the Nasdaq its third.

THE STREET


  • OIL

Harvey shuts down largest US oil refinery, bears down on Louisiana plants

CNBC


  • INVESTING

Why Active Managers Still Underperform

THE STREET


SECTORS

  • TECH

“What got us here is not what’s going to get us to the next level;” Uber’s new CEO is addressing the troops in his first all-hands meeting

TECH INSIDER


  • REAL ESTATE

Why Modern Architecture Is The Latest Attraction In Las Vegas

The living room of a home in Nevada by architecture and construction firm Marmol Radziner.

FORBES


  • RETAIL

We taste-tested grilled-chicken sandwiches from 7 major fast-food chains — and the winner is clear

BI


 INSPIRED


ENTREPRENEUR

How This Founder Built an $80 Million Business, Thanks to Moms Everywhere

Convincing retail buyers to stock a premium-priced baby shampoo was a struggle initially, but her Los Angeles-based California Baby company now generates $80 million in annual revenue.  When you talked to moms, they’d just get it.

INC


STARTUP/OVER

Why Now Is the Best Time to Start a DIY Home-Based Business

 “As mobile apps are empowering people to do more than ever before without needing to outsource, this trend looks to only increase and threaten professional services.”

INC.


PERSONAL ECONOMY

Have People In Your Life That Hold You To Higher Standards Than You Hold Yourself

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” Similarly, Tim Sanders, former Yahoo! director, said, “Your network is your net worth.”  As Tony Robbins has said, your life is a reflection of your standards, or what you’re willing to tolerate.

INC


 LIFESTYLE


 DIY HOME

 HOW TO ADD CHARACTER TO A MODERN CITY FLAT

This modern workspace in the corner maximises space by combining the desk with a bookcase.

WORKSPACE – SOPHIE ASHBY – MODERN FLAT

H&G UK


THE PERUSE – REISS LONDON

FALL WINTER 2017

SHOP THE LOOK


SWB LIFE – TRAVEL

ONE FINE STAY IN PARIS

From the Gard De Nord, the Quai de Jemmapes II flat is only a fifteen-minute walk, transporting you far from the bustle of Paris’ main streets. 

The Quai de Jemmapes is available through onefinestay, and sleeps 2-4.

H&G UK


COCKTAIL hour

Peach Royale


edgy, controversial, fun talk

Joel Osteen On Why He Didn’t Open His Church To Flood Victims: ‘The City Didn’t Ask Us’

DIGG


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