SWB WEEKEND: Stocks Higher; Wishing You all a Very Merry Christmas!

WEEKEND ASTIR HEADLINES WSJ Boeing Confirms Takeover Talks With Brazilian Aircraft Maker Embraer READ REUTERS Defying Trump, over 120 countries at U.N. condemn Jerusalem decision READ BLOOMBERG Goldman Is Setting Up a Cryptocurrency Trading Desk READ POLITICS House Republicans close in on deal to keep government open READ Cochran’s future in the Senate in doubt […]

SWB/ Smart World Biz: Sweeping Tax Bill Heads to Trump for His Signature; Ski Chalets for Rent; A Hot Toddy

TOP NEWS ASTIR WORLD SWB EUROPE PM May forces her own deputy to resign after pornography scandal REUTERS SWB ASIA Myanmar bars UN probe as mass grave found in Rakhine BBC SWB MIDDLE EAST  Trump threatens to cut aid to U.N. members over Jerusalem vote REUTERS SWB LATIN AMERICA Mexico bus crash: Tourists killed in […]

SWB/ Smart World Biz: HOUSE APPROVES TAX OVERHAUL; Favorite Christmas Deserts; WeWork & Meetup

TOP NEWS ASTIR WORLD SWB EUROPE UK wants to set rules ‘right for our situation’ after leaving EU: May’s spokesman READ SWB ASIA China condemns US ‘Cold War mentality’ on national security BBC SWB MIDDLE EAST  Yemen rebel ballistic missile ‘intercepted over Riyadh’ BBC SWB AFRICA Pistorius asks South Africa’s top court to cut sentence […]

COCKTAILS ASTIRRED: Proper Drinks – Edgy Conversations

 COCKTAILS ASTIRRED  Proper drinks/edgy conversations HUMBOLDT The biggest mistakes people make when choosing a life partner QUARTZ Aristotle said there are three types of friendship, but only one we should strive for QUARTZ What is positive train control and why wasn’t it being used in the Amtrak train crash? QUARTZ  See you back in your […]

SWB/ Smart World Biz: RECORD YEAR IN THE MARKET; The Plaza’s Sold Out Etiquette Course; Inside Guild NYC

TOP NEWS ASTIR WORLD SWB EUROPE UK’s May says her government is well on way to delivering Brexit REUTERS SWB ASIA China, After Summit, Flies Military Aircraft Into Airspace Claimed by Seoul WSJ SWB MIDDLE EAST  U.S. vetoes U.N. call for withdrawal of Trump Jerusalem decision REUTERS SWB AFRICA S Africa’s ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa […]