SWB/ Smart World Biz: DOW DROPS; High Fashion Low Cost for the Modern Citizen; Holiday Gifts


TOP NEWS ASTIR


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

Russian doping: IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

BBC


SWB ASIA

Rohingya crisis: UN rights chief ‘cannot rule out genocide’

BBC


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

Jerusalem: Turkey warns Trump against crossing ‘red line’

BBC


SWB AFRICA

‘Abacha loot’: Switzerland to return $320m to Nigeria

BBC


HEADLINES

WSJ

Trump Tells Arab Leaders U.S. Will Move Embassy to Jerusalem

READ


REUTERS

Deutsche Bank gets subpoena from Mueller on Trump accounts: source

REUTERS


BLOOMBERG

Ray Dalio Says End of the SALT Deduction Will Further Divide the Nation

READ


POLITICS

Conyers ‘retiring today’ amid sexual misconduct allegations

THE HILL

Supreme Court appears split in fight over cake for gay wedding

POLITICO


MARKETS

Dow Drops by More Than 100 Points; S&P 500 and Nasdaq Also Finish Lower

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all finished lower on Tuesday, a day after the Dow posted a new record close on the heels of the Senate’s passage of the GOP tax bill.

THE STREET


  • OIL

Goldman raises 2018 oil price forecast on robust OPEC commitment

CNBC


  • INVESTING

77% of Investors Worried About Market Bubbles In Survey

INVESTOPEDIA


SECTORS

  • TECH

Lyft exec says there’s going to be a ‘gut-wrenching decade’ in autonomous vehicles before there’s a clear winner

TI


  • REAL ESTATE

Forget ‘Location, Location, Location’ When Making Retirement Housing Decisions

FORBES


  • RETAIL

Amazon is raising prices at Whole Foods after its highly-publicized cuts

BI


OPPORTUNITY ASTIR


ENTREPRENEUR

In mid-September, the beauty brand that promises to hide blemishes without covering up your freckles or pores released its first line of body products called Body Hero. “I think this is the year we went from niche to cult,” said Weiss, who aims to makes Glossier (pronounced “Gloss-ee-yay”) the Nike of beauty.”

INC


STARTUP/OVER

A high-fashion apparel startup wants to create a better uniform for working women — and millennials are obsessed

Their direct-to-consumer apparel company Modern Citizen provides stylish, professional women with a curated collection of fashion-forward pieces, with many items priced under $100. Cashmere knits, wrap dresses, and relaxed-fit blazers provide comfortable alternatives to the Valley wardrobe staples.

Jessica Lee and Lizzie Agnew make it sound easy starting a women-run fashion label in the city they call “Man Francisco.” The idea was to create a brand for “women like us,” Lee said.

BI


 LIFE ASTIR


DECOR

19 COSY, RUSTIC INTERIORS FOR CHILLY DAYS

 EXPOSED WOOD LIVING ROOM

The layout of the living room has been planned to take advantage of its original features, with chairs and sofas arranged around the opened-up fireplace and facing the half-shuttered windows. Orignal beams and exposed wood coupled with whitewashed walls completes the rustic yet fresh look of this room in the restored Lamb’s House in Leith.

H&G UK


FOOD

‘The Immigrant Cookbook’ Celebrates Immigrant Chefs And ‘Recipes That Make America Great’

The Immigrant Cookbook is a new cookbook featuring recipes from renowned immigrants—and a sprinkling of second generation—who are chefs, restaurateurs, culinary entrepreneurs and authors. Daniel Boulud gives his recipe for Salade Lyonnaise aux Lardons. “To me,” he writes, “this salad is just so French.”

FORBES


HOLIDAY

20 Customizable Gifts That Will Make You Everyone’s Favorite Friend

 

There are no pet parents who wouldn’t be obsessed with their fur baby in pillow form. SHOP NOW: Custom-printed photo pet pillow

CLEVER 


ART & CULTURE

Robin Wright Will Take Over House of Cards Season 6 From Kevin Spacey

The final eight episodes will bring back Robin Wright as Claire Underwood, although it remains unclear how House of Cards‘ creative team plan to write out Spacey’s President Frank Underwood. Production will resume in 2018.

HARPERS BAZAAR


 COCKTAILS ASTIRRED

 Proper Drinks /edgy conversations

INGREDIENTS IN THE MANHATTAN COCKTAIL

2 oz

Matt Lauer is what happens when men who are terrible to women are given every benefit of the doubt

MASHABLE


Where the world’s fourth-graders read at the most advanced level

QUARTZ


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