SWB WORLD : DOW AND NASDAQ ROCKET TO NEW LEVELS; Think Summer on the Beach – in Roma !


TOP NEWS

Thursday January 4, 2018

“Gifts are easy–they’re given after all. Choices can be hard. You can seduce yourself with your gifts if you’re not careful, and if you do, it’ll probably be to the detriment of your choices.” –Jeff Bezos


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

Deadly Storm Eleanor batters Europe

 BBC


SWB ASIA

North Korea reopens border hotline as Trump boasts of ‘bigger’ nuclear button

REUTERS


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

Iran deploys Revolutionary Guards to quell ‘sedition’ in protest hotbeds

REUTERS


SWB AFRICA

Egypt court postpones verdict against presidential hopeful: sources

REUTERS


HEADLINES

WSJ

North and South Korea Test Revived Hotline, Signaling Tentative Thaw in Tensions

READ


REUTERS

Rare snow hits U.S. Southeast as Northeast braces for ‘bombogenesis’

READ


BLOOMBERG

The Tax Law Hits Manhattan Home Sales

BLOOMBERG


BBC

‘Bomb cyclone’: US braces for explosive winter storm

READ


POLITICS

Trump: Bannon has ‘lost his mind’

THE HILL

Jones sworn in, and Senate Democrats rejoice

POLITICO


MARKETS

Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Rocket to New Records

Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq started off the new year with record closes on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. issued a research note on Wednesday that forecast the S&P 500 will rise 7% in 2018 to 2850, with a total return of 9%.

 

THE STREET


  • OIL

Oil Reaches Highest Since June 2015 as U.S. Stockpiles Dwindle

BLOOMBERG


  • INVESTING

Netflix Breakout Seen Boosting Stock By 17%

INVESTOPEDIA


  • CRYPTOCURRENCY

Bitcoin is the “new world currency” Peter Thiel wanted PayPal to be

QUARTZ

Bitcoin Price Is Up As Cryptocurrency Markets Reach Record Valuation

INVESTOPEDIA


SECTORS

  • TECH

Spotify has reportedly filed for its IPO in secret

TECH INSIDER


  • REAL ESTATE

How Major Real Estate Developers Are Experimenting With Co-Living

FORBES


  • RETAIL

Dangerous raw water prices are skyrocketing to $60 as Silicon Valley’s latest trend flies off the shelves

BI


OPPORTUNITY


ENTREPRENEUR

Meet the 34-year-old founder of Stitch Fix, who just became one of America’s richest self-made women

Katrina Lake founded Stitch Fix, the online personal shopping service, out of her apartment on the back of a failed startup idea.

Today, according to Forbes, Lake, now 34, has a 16.6% ownership in the company, which went public a month ago. And her net worth now approaching $500 million—making her one of the youngest, richest self-made women in America.

BI


STARTUP/OVER

Melissa Hartwig: How The Whole30 Program Can Make You More Productive And Happier

I spoke to Melissa Hartwig, author of both The Whole30 Fast & Easy Cookbook: 150 Simply Delicious Everyday Recipes for Your Whole30 and The Whole30 Day by Day: Your Daily Guide to Whole30 Success, about why the Whole30 movement has taken off, the daily food habits people should adopt to be healthier, how the food we eat impacts our productivity.

 

FORBES


 LIFE


DECOR

20 STYLISH HOME OFFICE IDEAS TO HELP YOU GET THE JOB DONE

The sectional sofa in the wife’s study is upholstered in a Schumacher velvet with Samuel & Sons trim, the cocktail table is by Philip and Kelvin LaVerne, and the walls are paneled with custom-made brass grilles.

ELLE DECOR


TRAVEL

ROME IS GETTING ITS OWN BEACH NEXT SUMMER

According to The Local, Rome will create 32,800 feet of temporary beach along the banks of the Tiber River, which cuts through the city. Located near the Marconi Bridge, the beach will wind along the car-free riverbank dotted with pop-up bars, and is set to be finished by summer 2018.

ELLE DECOR


FASHION

#TheList: Get in a Cateye Frame of Mind

Shades of Kurt

HARPERS BAZAAR


 AND THIS…

There’s a reason using a period in a text message makes you sound angry

QUARTZ


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SMARTWOMENBIZ. 

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