TOP NEWS ASTIR
Catalan crisis: Spain’s Rajoy vows to end ‘separatist havoc’
Vietnam, China avoid quarrel over South China Sea during visit
SWB MIDDLE EAST
Israel signals free hand in Syria as U.S., Russia expand truce
SWB LATIN AMERICA
US expands Venezuela blacklist for ‘undermining democracy’
Why Niger and Mali’s cattle herders turned to jihad
Trump, Fellow Populist Duterte to Meet as U.S.-Philippine Relations Improve
Gala glitz masks Asia’s tensions as Trump winds up tour
Bond Traders Brace for Inflation Data That Could Rattle the Fed
GOP nears initial victory on tax reform
Moore backers stand by their man
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.
Oil prices slide after U.S. drillers add rigs
Bull market in ‘bottom of ninth inning,’ says strategist who called the year’s rally
A lip-syncing app teens are obsessed with just got bought for $1 billion — here’s how to use Musical.ly
Will Tax Bill Produce A Real Estate Debacle Or Is A Boom Ahead?
10 big brands you can’t get on Amazon
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”)