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SWB/ Smart World Biz: MARKET PULLS BACK; Chanel Opens Members Only Club; Soho Home/Anthropology

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SWB/ Smart World Biz: MARKET PULLS BACK; Chanel Opens Members Only Club; Soho Home/Anthropology

November 12, 2017      In NEWS ASTIR Comments Off on SWB/ Smart World Biz: MARKET PULLS BACK; Chanel Opens Members Only Club; Soho Home/Anthropology

TOP NEWS ASTIR

Strong earthquake hits Iraq-Iran border area, six killed in Iran


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

Catalan crisis: Spain’s Rajoy vows to end ‘separatist havoc’

BBC


SWB ASIA

Vietnam, China avoid quarrel over South China Sea during visit

REUTERS


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

Israel signals free hand in Syria as U.S., Russia expand truce

REUTERS


 SWB LATIN AMERICA

US expands Venezuela blacklist for ‘undermining democracy’

BBC


SWB AFRICA

Why Niger and Mali’s cattle herders turned to jihad

REUTERS


HEADLINES

WSJ

Trump, Fellow Populist Duterte to Meet as U.S.-Philippine Relations Improve

READ


REUTERS

Gala glitz masks Asia’s tensions as Trump winds up tour

READ


BLOOMBERG

Bond Traders Brace for Inflation Data That Could Rattle the Fed

READ


POLITICS

GOP nears initial victory on tax reform

THE HILL


Moore backers stand by their man

POLITICO


MARKETS

Dow Snags First Weekly Loss Since September as Tax Woes Pile High

The S&P 500 slipped 2 points, or 0.09%, to decline for its first time in nine weeks. The Nasdaq gained 0.01% by the closing bell Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished down, shedding 39 points, or 0.17%, for its first weekly decline after eight straight weeks of gains.

THE STREET


  • OIL

Oil prices slide after U.S. drillers add rigs

REUTERS


  • INVESTING

Bull market in ‘bottom of ninth inning,’ says strategist who called the year’s rally

CNBC


SECTORS

  • TECH

A lip-syncing app teens are obsessed with just got bought for $1 billion — here’s how to use Musical.ly

TECH INSIDER


  • REAL ESTATE

Will Tax Bill Produce A Real Estate Debacle Or Is A Boom Ahead?

FORBES


  • RETAIL

10 big brands you can’t get on Amazon

BI


OPPORTUNITY ASTIR


ENTREPRENEUR

This Successful Entrepreneur Shares How to Find Opportunity Where It Seemingly Doesn’t Exist

If you go to Brandless.com, you’ll find a variety of products — foods, health and beauty aids, household items that are all non-GMO, organic, non-toxic and sustainable.  Every item on the recently launched ecommerce platform retails for just $3.

ENTREPRENEUR


STARTUP/OVER

How this woman grew her startup from zero to $58 million in three years

  • Framebridge is a hot Washington, D.C. custom framing internet startup that has landed deals with Target and Crate & Barrel.
  • Her story shows the kind of grit it really takes to found a successful startup.

BI


 SOCIAL GOOD

Holberton School flips education on its head by not charging tuition.

What it is: Coding schools in San Francisco are easy to come by, but Holberton School sets itself apart by not charging tuition. Instead, it has graduates give back 17% of their salaries or internship pay for the first three years after graduation.

TECH INSIDER


 LIFE ASTIR


DECOR

SOHO HOME Is Finally Available in the U.S. and You Can Only Get it at Anthropology

Well, no matter how far you traveled to lounge in one of their uber-cool bars or swanky rooftop lounges, now you can take their style home with you. Soho Home just launched their first-ever collection in the U.S., exclusively sold at Anthropologie.

ELLE DECOR


TRAVEL

The Best Things to Do in New York City Over the Holidays

Bank of America Winter Village At Bryant Park

What you need to know: The shops are open starting October 28 –until January 2 on Monday – Friday from 11am-8pm, and Saturday & Sunday from 10am-8pm. The rink is open daily starting October 28 until March 4 from 8am-10pm, weather permitting.

THE LIST/T&C


FASHION

Chanel Just Opened a Members-Only Club in New York City

Borrowed from the boys, the exclusive Coco Club is the ultimate destination for the modern woman.  Chanel-branded poker, pool and ping-pong tables plus artisanal cocktails (with Chanel stirrers!) and limitless bar snacks are intended to evoke an old school men’s club vibe.

T&C


 COCKTAILS ASTIRRED

Serve a Proper Cocktail

IT’S ABOUT TIME TO FALL IN LOVE WITH THIS RUM COCKTAIL. IT’S CALLED THE TI’ PUNCH.

It’s also the only rum that can be used to make a proper Ti’ Punch—the unofficial drink of Guadeloupe and Martinique. (The “ti’” in the name is the abbreviation for the Creole “petite.”)

LIQUOR.COM


edgy, controversial, fun talk


The Finalists For The 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Are Hysterical

DIGG


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