SWB/Today’s Conversations: IRMA HITS FLORIDA; The Best Hotels in NYC; Cheapest Places to Live to Become an Entrepreneur


FALL BREAKFAST talk

CINNAMON GLAZED WHOLE WHEAT MINI PUMPKIN DONUTS


NEWS


WORLD

Hurricane Irma: Eye of storm hits Florida west coast

BBC


HEADLINES

WSJ

China Is Striving to Contain Its Once-Diving, Now-Thriving Yuan

READ


REUTERS

Irma batters Florida with high winds, rising floodwaters

READ


BLOOMBERG

Clinton Says She Is ‘Done With Being a Candidate’

READ


BBC

Hurricane Irma: Storm drains bay in Florida Keys

READ


THE GUARDIAN

Hurricane Irma: storm makes landfall near Naples with life-threatening surges

READ


POLITICS

Trump grants major disaster declaration for Florida

THE HILL

As Irma barrels into Florida, Washington takes a 1-2 punch

READ


MARKETS

Futures Hold Steady as Hurricane Irma Pummels Florida

Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 futures both rose 0.3% Sunday evening, while Nasdaq futures were up 0.4%. The euro fell 0.15% against the dollar, to $1.2018, while the pound fell 0.1%, to $1.3187.

THE STREET 


  • OIL

U.S. oil slides 3 pct as Irma threatens demand

CNBC


  • INVESTING

Was I Hacked? Find Out If the Equifax Breach Affects You

INVESTOPEDIA


SECTORS

  • TECH

Apple has lost its hardware mojo — but iPhone fans should be happier than ever

TECH INSIDER


  • REAL ESTATE

The House That Inspired The Great Gatsby Is on the Market for $17 Million

T&C


  • RETAIL

Silicon Valley is obsessed with these ultra-comfy, machine-washable shoes that cost $95 — here’s why

BI


 INSPIRED


ENTREPRENEUR

Quit Your Job: 7 Places In The U.S. So Cheap You Can Afford To Be An Entrepreneur

During the search for a new place to live, Cabrera narrowed the list to seven cheap places in the U.S. where there’s a high-quality of living, good weather and fast internet.

FORBES


STARTUP/OVER

These Frameworks Will Hold You Accountable To Turn Your Idea Into A Business

When Foley “pulled the emergency break” on her job at a NYC law firm, she moved to a lavender farm in France. After researching the clean beauty industry for two years, she was ready to take the leap to start what would eventually become Follain. 

FORBES


PERSONAL ECONOMY

The complete guide to thriving, compiled by scientists

“[Thriving] appears to come down to an individual experiencing a sense of development, of getting better at something, and succeeding at mastering something,” Brown said in a statement. “In the simplest terms, what underpins it is feeling good about life and yourself and being good at something.”

QUARTZ


 LIFESTYLE


DIY HOME

 USING SALVAGED FINDS

Citing William Morris as an influence, Patrick Williams expounds the benefits of a more honest approach to design, with an emphasis on quality of materials, traditional techniques and good craftsmanship.  The plaster walls in the kitchen are sealed with beeswax to make them water resistant.


SWB LIFE

THE 30 BEST HOTELS IN NEW YORK CITY

Part-owned by Robert de Niro, the Greenwich Hotel maintains an unassuming, quiet comfort.

For bookings and information,thegreenwichhotel.com.

HARPERS BAZAAR – see the list


FALL COCKTAIL hour

Thyme Will Tell


edgy, controversial, fun talk

The cultural differences between East and West, according to one artist

QUARTZ


Chinese kids born in the year of the dragon are more successful than their peers

QUARTZ


Weekend Box Office: ‘It’ Scares Up Massive $117.2M U.S. Bow

QUARTZ


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