SWB/ Smart World Biz: RECORD HIGHS FOR BLACK FRIDAY & Markets; A Trip to Marfa, Texas


TOP NEWS ASTIR

Congress Prepares for Year-End Legislative Sprint


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

No Irish border deal before EU trade agreement: British minister

REUTERS


SWB ASIA

Mount Agung: Bali volcano activity prompts ‘red warning’


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

Islamic State raises stakes with Egypt mosque attack

BBC


SWB AFRICA

Egypt: IS flags carried by gunmen,attack officials say


HEADLINES

WSJ

The Economy Is Humming, but Businesses Aren’t Borrowing

READ


REUTERS

Black Friday, Thanksgiving online sales climb to record high

READ


BLOOMBERG

Not Even Egypt’s Deadliest Terror Attack Can Faze Stock Traders

READ


BBC

Trudeau apologises for ‘deep harm’ of residential schools

READ


POLITICS

Conyers stepping aside as ranking Dem on House Judiciary Committee

THE HILL

Dem lead in generic ballot polls worries GOP

THE HILL

Republicans flee from McConnell in 2018 primaries

POLITICO


MARKETS

S&P 500, Nasdaq Open to New Records as Wall Street Warms Up to Retail

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 52 points, or 0.22%. The S&P 500 Index rose 5 points, or 0.21%, and the Nasdaq increased 13 points or 0.22%. Both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq opened to record intraday highs.

THE STREET


  • OIL

U.S. crude tops two-year high as Keystone outage hits supply

CNBC


  • INVESTING

U.S. Black Friday, Thanksgiving Online Sales Climb to Record High

INVESTOPEDIA


SECTORS

  • TECH

Big advertisers like Mars are boycotting YouTube over paedophilic comments

TI


  • REAL ESTATE

Amazon’s Landlord: How The E-Commerce Boom Is Propelling Warehouse King Prologis To New Heights

FORBES


  • RETAIL

Black Friday Online Sales Blow By $5 Billion as Shoppers Forget Stores Exist

THE STREET 


OPPORTUNITY ASTIR


ENTREPRENEUR

How A Trip To Marfa Boosted This Brand’s Bottom Line

“The road trip through the Southwest and spending time in Texas certainly influenced design for our upcoming PreFall collection. You will be seeing a lot of Western influences, from chunky silver hardware inspired by bolos.  Marfa’s population is less than 2,000, but the legacy of those earlier days includes El Cosmico, which offers accommodations in the form of stylish yurts and tents.

FORBES


STARTUP/OVER

MoveWith: World-class fitness classes on your phone

MoveWith cofounder, CEO Holly Shelton

What it does: MoveWith is a personal fitness app that delivers audio workouts from well-known coaches. It includes classes for your body (running/cycling/Barre), mind (Yoga) and soul (meditation/talks).

Why it’s hot: “Growing 100%+ per month,” says Kim.  MoveWith is today’s modern gym, totally personal, totally digital.”

BI


 LIFE ASTIR


DECOR

WHITE LIVING ROOM BLACK ACCENTS

Jo Malone London’s sophisticated headquarters occupy one of a row of grand Georgian town houses in Marylebone.   Rose took the black-and-cream palette of the Jo Malone box as a starting point, filling the space with a mix of antique furniture and pieces of her own design.

H&G UK


FOOD

VINTAGE CHRISTMAS RECIPES FROM NIGELLA LAWSON


Here are a few of the best bits, from fizzing Venetian cocktails and canapés fit for a festive drinks party on 2012’s Nigelissima to slow-cooked black treacle ham for boxing day.

H&G UK


TRAVEL

The Most Beautiful Hotel in Every State in America

Maryland: Inn at Perry Cabin by Belmond

This seaside escape is the most picturesque way to experience Maryland’s coast from a perfectly airy room overlooking the marina. With the option to arrive by chartered yacht and on-site sailing lessons, Inn at Perry Cabin is the nautical getaway of your dreams. belmond.com

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HOLIDAY

The Best Planners for 2018: Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Hyper-Organized Friend

VOGUE


 COCKTAILS ASTIRRED

 Proper Drinks /edgy conversations


This Bartending Legend Wants You to Drink Less

DIGG


The Push for Education Programs That Pay People As They Learn

THE ATLANTIC


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