SWB WORLD : DOW JUMPS 220 PTS TO NEW HIGHS; Staycation at the Line Hotel in L.A.; 13 Hygge Foods


TOP NEWS

Monday January 8, 2018

“Sometimes you just have to put on lip gloss and pretend to be psyched.” –Mindy Kaling


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

Germany coalition: Merkel courts SPD in pivotal talks

BBC


SWB ASIA

Iranian oil tanker burns, 32 missing after collision off China’s coast

REUTERS


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

Netanyahu tiptoes around U.S. threat to cut off Palestinian aid

REUTERS


SWB latin america

US imposes more sanctions on Venezuelans

BBC


HEADLINES

WSJ

Refugee Admissions to U.S. Off to Slow Start in Fiscal Year 2018

READ


REUTERS

With renewed vigor, U.S. top court scrutinizes curbs on voting

READ


BLOOMBERG

White House Doesn’t See Need for Faster Fed Hikes

READ


BBC

Sydney swelters on hottest day since 1939 as mercury hits 47.3C (117F)

READ


POLITICS

Trump flexes foreign policy muscle as new year begins

THE HILL

Mexico’s Trumpian populist could mean trouble for Donald Trump

POLITICO


MARKETS

Dow Jumps 220 Points to Score New Record; S&P 500 and Nasdaq Also Hit New Highs

THE STREET


  • OIL

Oil retreats on U.S. output rise after hitting near 2-year high

REUTERS


  • INVESTING

Charles Schwab: International Stocks a Way to Play Inflation in 2018

READ


  • CRYPTOCURRENCY

Bitcoin: What Does 2018 Hold In Store?

READ

If You Invested $100 In Ripple In January 2017, What Would You Have Now?

READ


SECTORS

  • TECH

The Google Home Max is too loud and too expensive — and you should absolutely buy it

TI


  • REAL ESTATE

Staging Multimillion Dollar Homes For Maximum Profit

FORBES


  • RETAIL

We visited convenience-store rivals Wawa and Sheetz to see which does it better — and the winner is clear

BI


OPPORTUNITY


ENTREPRENEUR

The American Blogger Making Six-Figures While Traveling The World

Liz Carlson was prepping to get her PhD in medieval history, but soon realized that she loved travel too much to sacrifice it for five years of study. Not confined by one medium, the 29-year-old chronicles her escapades on her blog, Young Adventuress, as well as on Instagram and YouTube.

FORBES


STARTUP/OVER

You can enroll in over 55,000 online classes for $10.99 each during Udemy’s New Year’s sale

Photography Masterclass: Your Complete Guide to Photography, $10.99 (originally $200)[You save $189]

Now through January 11, Udemy will be slashing prices on all its courses. ou’ll get full lifetime access to the course, so you can always go back and reference specific lessons if you need to.

BI


 LIFE


DECOR

HOW TO DECORATE WITH VELVET

In this room designed by House & Garden’s decoration director Gabby Deeming a David Seyfried  ‘Gilston’ sofa is covered in  ‘Foch’ cotton velvet by Manuel Canovas, £95 a metre, at Colefax and Fowler.

H&G UK


FOOD

13 HYGGE FOODS TO WARM YOUR HEART AND HEARTH ALL WINTER LONG

BAKED CAMEMBERT WITH FRESH HERBS

ELLE DECOR


TRAVEL

STAYCATION AT THE LINE HOTEL IN LOS ANGELES WITHOUT VENTURING MORE THAN 30 MINUTES AWAY

By using non-conventional materials in the design for a high-end hotel, the LINE is able to capture Los Angeles’ effortless combination of simplicity and extravagance.  The LINE is a 10 to 30 minute drive from all of the activities you would ever need for a true West Coast experience.

ELLE DECOR


ART & CULTURE

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Will Charge Non-New Yorkers in 2018

For the first time in nearly 50 years, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art will end its pay-as-you-wish admission policy. Since 1970, visitors to the museum were asked, but not required, to pay $25 for entrance. Beginning March 1, that fee will become mandatory for some—specifically non–New York residents.

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AND THIS

Why is China creating utopian “art cities” in its former wastelands?

“It’s like a Hollywood film set of an old Chinese village,” says Mary Ann O’Donnell, an American who has lived in and researched Shenzhen for over 20 years. Even down to the lattes.

QUARTZ


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