SWB/ Smart World Biz: Dow Closes at Record High; Bitcoin Mania; Live in LaLa Land Building


TOP NEWS ASTIR


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

Brexit Breakthrough Fails as Irish Allies Flex Muscle With May

BLOOMBERG


SWB ASIA

Philippines Suspends Troubled Dengue Drug After More Than 730,000 Immunized

WSJ


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen’s former leader, killed in Sanaa

BBC


SWB AFRICA

Egyptian security forces kill five suspected militants in raid

REUTERS


HEADLINES

WSJ

GOP’s Late Changes to Tax Bill Buoy Key Industries

READ


REUTERS

CVS-Aetna deal to change how big employers buy health benefits

READ


BLOOMBERG

Tech Slides as Tax Plan Buoys Dow, S&P 500, Dollar: Markets Wrap

READ


POLITICS

Supreme Court allows full Trump travel ban to take effect

THE HILL 

Trump backs Roy Moore, saying his vote is needed in Senate

THE HILL

Congress faces frantic week with possible shutdown, taxes, Russia

POLITICO


MARKETS

Dow Closes at Record High

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high, meanwhile the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed in the red, down 0.11% and 1.05%, respectively.

THE STREET


  • OIL

Oil eases 1 percent on profit-taking as U.S. output eyed

REUTERS


  • INVESTING

Bitcoin Investing Overtakes Stocks In Google Search Trends

READ

READ

CBOE Announces Bitcoin Futures Trading, Starting Dec. 10

INVESTOPEDIA


SECTORS

  • TECH

Bitcoin hits new high above $11,500 as the Winklevoss twins become the first bitcoin billionaires

TI


  • REAL ESTATE

You Can Live In Emma Stone’s La La Land Building for Just $495,000

AD


  • RETAIL

Walmart and Amazon are locked in a bitter retail war — but they’re becoming clones of each other in the process

BI


OPPORTUNITY ASTIR


ENTREPRENEUR

White + Warren Weaves Its Way Into Sustainable Cashmere

When it comes to cashmere, sustainability isn’t always top of mind. But for Susan White Morrissey of White + Warren, her goal isn’t just to design accessibly-priced cashmere, she wants to feel good doing it.

FORBES


STARTUP/OVER

How A Single Mom Battling Breast Cancer Built Beauty Bakerie To A $5M Brand, Got Unilever To Invest

She stuck with her idea for a new lipstick brand and makeup company even as she battled breast cancer as a single mom. Now Beauty Bakerie has a cult following for its no-smudge liquid lipsticks, known as “lip whip,”..

FORBES


 LIFE ASTIR


DECOR

The Ubiquitous Yule Log Video Just Got Way Cooler

Rather than zooming in super-close on the logs, West Elm created whole scenes to take in—you can choose from a modernminimalistluxe, or rustic setup, whichever fits best with your room decor.  (Just download the West Elm app and connect your iPad to the television with an HDMI cable, or mirror the devices.)

CLEVER


HOLIDAY

THE 15 PRETTIEST CHRISTMAS COOKIES TO GIFT (AND EAT)

Chocolate Dipped Sugar Cookie

ELLE DECOR


TRAVEL

 

Arguably Europe’s most festive city come holiday season, London is an idyllic place to spend Christmas. Explore Christmas markets, cozy up by the fire at a posh hotel, go ice skating, and indulge in a shopping spree at Harrods. Shack up at the Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair, where a festive Afternoon Tea promises the ultimate in British tradition.

BOOK NOW Brown’s Hotel, Mayfair, London

T&C


FASHION

15 Elegant Winter Coats We Love Right Now

Here’s how to keep warm this winter without sacrificing your fashion sense.

T&C


 COCKTAILS ASTIRRED

 Proper Drinks /edgy conversations

25 CHAMPAGNE COCKTAILS TO ADD LIGHTHEARTED FLAVOR TO YOUR EVENING

WINTER WHITE


BBC Christmas ad is the most touching one yet

MASHABLE


Facebook takes aim at children under 13 with Messenger Kids

MASHABLE


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