SWB/Today’s Conversations: Market jumps 200 points; Eclectic Cool Home; Overcoming Adversity to Build a Business


BREAKFAST talk

Strawberry-Almond Scones


NEWS


WORLD

Trump to expand US military intervention in Afghanistan

THE GUARDIAN


HEADLINES

WSJ

Chevron CEO John Watson to Step Down

READ


REUTERS

U.S. targets Chinese and Russia entities over North Korea

READ


BLOOMBERG

U.S. Expands North Korea Sanctions, Seeks to Seize Millions

READ


BBC

US Navy collision: Remains found in hunt for missing sailors

READ


THE GUARDIAN

Spain terror suspect tells court cell was planning much bigger attack

READ


POLITICS

7 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2018

THE HILL 

Dems prep for Pence, Kasich, Haley to run in 2020

POLITICO


MARKETS

Markets Roar Back as Dow Jumps Nearly 200 Points; S&P 500 and Nasdaq Also Rise

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.90%, or 196 points, for one of its best daily performances this summer. The S&P 500 added 0.99% and the Nasdaq gained 1.36%.

THE STREET


  • OIL

Two October surprises could boost oil prices above $50

CNBC OIL


  • INVESTING

Nike and Under Armour’s Growth Went To Adidas and Puma

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SECTORS

  • TECH

Facebook really is losing teen users to Instagram and Snapchat

TECH INSIDER


  • REAL ESTATE

New York’s Plaza Hotel Is Up For Sale, Report Says

FORBES


  • RETAIL

Amazon is about to claim a new victim in the retail apocalypse

BI


 INSPIRED


STARTUP/OVER

How Marie Tillman Overcame Personal Tragedy and Emerged as a Resilient Entrepreneur

Tillman bootstrapped Mac & Mia and launched it out of her garage in 2014. Nearly three years later, the company has a staff of 40 in its Chicago headquarters as well as 40 remote stylists.  She is also the co-founder and president of the Pat Tillman Foundation. Named for her first husband, a former NFL player who was killed in Afghanistan in 2004

ENTREPRENEUR


PERSONAL ECONOMY – DOWNSIZING

Why it’s becoming ‘cool’ to live in a car – or a 150-sq. ft. apartment

This conscious shift, mainly among portions of the middle and upper classes, springs from a desire to live more fully with less. For some it means choosing tiny homes and “micro-apartments” – typically less than 350 square feet.

BI


 LIFESTYLE


DIY HOME – ECLECTICALLY COOL

Sarah’s casually chic house proves that you can have kids and still live with style. Effortlessly mixing classic pieces with both modern and boho touches imbues her home with an organic and personal style all its own.

CHAIRISH


THE PERUSE – CHAIRISH

 

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 SWB LIFE

A Sneak Peek at the Beverly Hills Hotel’s New Poolside Furniture

The iconic green and white striped chaises that surround The Beverly Hills Hotel pool will receive some Instagram competition this week. On Wednesday, the famous Hollywood hotel is unveiling “Le Refuge” a light pink daybed that’s shaded by matching metal palm trees.

T&C 


SUMMER COCKTAIL hour

Grey Goose’s le grand fizz is officially the drink of summer ’17.

Ingredients: 1.0 oz Grey Goose Vodka, 0.5 oz St-Germain Liqueur, 3 squeezes of lime 2.0 oz club soda


edgy, controversial, fun talk


How a jury determined the most innocent product in America hid a deadly secret

QUARTZ


Here’s The Cost Of Having A Baby, According To Where You Live

FORBES


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