SWB/Today’s Conversations: HURRICANE IRMA; Trump Deals; Guide to Sell on Amazon; Cheers to Fall


BREAKFAST talk

NO-PASTRY PEAR TARTS


NEWS


WORLD

Hurricane Irma batters Caribbean as Florida braces for weekend landfall

REUTERS


HEADLINES

WSJ

Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer to Step Down

READ


REUTERS

New York to file lawsuit protecting DACA beneficiaries

READ


BLOOMBERG

Irma Sweeps Over Caribbean as Florida Braces for Powerful Storm

READ


BBC

Hurricane Irma wreaks major damage in Caribbean

READ


THE GUARDIAN

Hurricane Irma: blackouts and flooding on St Martin as winds destroy sturdiest buildings

READ


POLITICS

Trump, Dems reach deal on short-term funding, debt package

THE HILL

Why Obama refuses to blast Trump over DACA

POLITICO

Dem leaders back tying debt hike to Harvey aid

THE HILL


MARKETS

Fed’s Fischer Throws a Curveball; Markets Eye Hurricane Irma — ICYMI Wednesday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.25%, the S&P 500 gained 0.31% and the Nasdaq rallied 0.28% on Wednesday.

THE STREET 


  • OIL

US crude jumps 2.9% to three-week closing high of $48.66 as refineries restart after Harvey

CNBC


  • INVESTING

Apple Could Fall 10% Once New iPhone Launches

INVESTOPEDIA


SECTORS

  • TECH

Facebook Acknowledges It Sold Political Ads to Russia in Election 2016

THE STREET


  • REAL ESTATE

Apartment Boom In Houston Forecasted Post-Harvey

FORBES


  • RETAIL

Gap will close about 200 Gap and Banana Republic stores over the next 3 years

BI


 INSPIRED


ENTREPRENEUR

This new women’s clothing brand takes all the guesswork out of shopping for work

Many women would be relieved to have an arsenal of work clothes they didn’t have to think about, so they could spend their energy on the decisions of the day that do matter. Which is why MM.LaFleur was created.

BI


STARTUP/OVER

A Small Business Guide To Selling On Amazon: Be Ready To Compete On Price

Amazon’s vast influence and presence make it an appealing platform for retailers who want to take advantage of the site’s unmatched volume of traffic.  Price is the number one reason users give for shopping on Amazon, so it’s critical to be able to compete on price.

FORBES


 LIFESTYLE


DIY HOME – FIREPLACE DESIGN

NEW FLAME

‘I love having an open fire in the kitchen, and being able to eat in front of it on a chilly winter evening is a real joy,’ says the owner of this kitchen designed by Plain English.

H&G UK


SWB LIFE – TRAVEL

The 7 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in New England

The 63-mile trail, which follows a Native American trade route, runs east to west through the northwest part of the state, straddling the Berkshire Mountains between the Hudson and Connecticut River valleys.

T&C


FALL COCKTAIL hour

CASINO#thedrinkblog


edgy, controversial, fun talk

Should women disclose their prior salary in interviews? They get punished either way

QUARTZ


The college lecture is dying. Good riddance.

Can you hear me in the back of your room? (Harry Tennant for Quartz)

QUARTZ


Lawnmower parents are raising a generation of kids who struggle with adversity

DALLASNEWS


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