SWB WORLD : DOW ROCKETS Over 200 Points to Record; Oil Up; Divorce Platform; Buzzy European Cities


Monday January 29, 2018

“People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.” –Dalai Lama


BIZ


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

‘Door is open’ if Britain wants to change mind on Brexit, says EU’s Moscovici

REUTERS


SWB ASIA

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Candidate Barred From Election

WSJ


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

Kabul Bombing: Suicide Assault Kills Dozens in Afghanistan With Ambulance Attack

WSJ


SWB AFRICA

Trump Tells African Leaders Tillerson Will Visit in March

 WSJ


SWB LATIN AMERICA

Brazil: Gunmen storm Fortaleza nightclub killing 14

BBC


HEADLINES

WSJ

Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Steps Down as RNC Finance Chairman

READ


REUTERS


BLOOMBERG

Ingvar Kamprad, Ikea’s Swedish Billionaire Founder, Dies at 91

READ


POLITICS

The Memo: Republicans hope for calm amid storm at State of the Union

THE HILL

Trump supports release of FBI intelligence memo, White House aide says

POLITICO


MARKETS

Dow Rockets Over 200 Points to Record; S&P 500, Nasdaq Also Close at New Highs

The Dow was up by 223 points, or 0.85%, to close at 26,616. The S&P 500 jumped 1.18% and the Nasdaq rose 1.28%

THE STREET


  • OIL

Oil Prices Are Closing In on One Hot Week

THE STREET


  • INVESTING

Gold Prices May Hit $10,000 Thanks to Crashing U.S. Dollar and Rising Inflation

THE STREET


  • CRYPTOCURRENCY

How Cryptocurrencies Could Take on Dollars, Euros and the Yen

THE STREET

Cryptocurrency Trading Declining to Start 2018, Says TD Ameritrade CEO

THE STREET


SECTORS

  • TECH

Apple’s new $350 ‘HomePod’ smart speaker is available to buy right now — here are 7 things you should know before buying it

TI


  • REAL ESTATE

Should You Opt For Tenantvesting Over Homeownership In 2018?

FORBES


  • RETAIL

How IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad’s bizarrely frugal habits and ‘disagreeable’ personality trait made him one of the richest self-made billionaires

BI


OPPORTUNITY


ENTREPRENEUR

‘It’s Over Easy’: Lessons From Laura Wasser’s Divorce Platform For Entrepreneurs

Today is the formal launch of the platform, offering education, videos and online tools including:

  • Property Allocation Tools
  • Customizable Co-parenting Calendars
  • Interactive Child and Spousal Support Calculators
  • The ability to stop and save work along the way
  • Export tools for printing and storing of the data you organize
  • Access to experts such as family counselors, mediators, child custody experts and financial advisors

FORBES


STARTUP/OVER

These Millennial Siblings Are Building a Multimillion-Dollar Fashion Company From Ocean Plastic

Cue Fair Harbor.  Brother-Sister Founders of Fair Harbor, Jake Danehy (Left) and Caroline Danehy.

When Jake Danehy learned of the depth of the ocean plastic crisis, he founded Fair Harbor in the hope of creating stylish, durable, and functional swimwear out of recycled plastic bottles.

INC.


 LIFE


DECOR – DARK COUNTERTOPS

“Homeowners were intrigued with slate tiles that came in black, dark green and multi-colored rust tones. We wanted to design a slate option for countertops that had the same natural cleft detail— but combined with the growing interest in dramatic black stones. Basalt Slate is the result, and one of our most popular designs this year.”

ELLE DECOR


TRAVEL

8 buzzy European cities to visit in 2018 before the hipsters arrive

Matera is the third oldest inhabited settlement in the world, after Aleppo and Jericho. Despite its relative recent poverty, the city – situated in Southern Italy – has been named 2019 Europe’s Capital of Culture.

HARPERS BAZAAR


VALENTINE’S DAY

The Best Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Guy

HARPERS BAZAAR


ART & CULTURE

Inside London’s Startling Architectural Transformation

On the heels of America’s $1 billion embassy, a host of massive projects—including new headquarters for Apple and Bloomberg—promises to change the capital city forever.

AD


AND THIS

One of India’s oldest and most famous dynasties is built on a chance encounter with an American artist

QUARTZ


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