SWB WORLD : FBI MEMO to be Released “Quickly”; Train Crash in Virginia; The New Bootie for Spring


 TODAY’S QUOTE

Thursday February 1, 2018

“Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is.” –Anne Frank


BIZ


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

China’s Li says ties with Britain to stay unchanged through Brexit

REUTERS


SWB ASIA

North Korea hits back at U.S., calls Trump administration ‘racist’

REUTERS


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

Israel, Lebanon clash over offshore energy, raising tensions

REUTERS


SWB AFRICA

South Africa’s water crisis spreads from Cape Town

REUTERS


SWB LATIN AMERICA

Pope to send envoy to investigate Chile sex abuse claims

BBC


HEADLINES

WSJ

FBI Urges White House Not to Release Contested Memo on 2016 Campaign

READ


REUTERS

USA Gymnastics says all directors have resigned after abuse scandal

READ


BLOOMBERG

Treasury Market Absorbs the Most Punishing January Since 2009

READ


BBC

State of the Union: Trump hails ‘new American moment’

READ


POLITICS

Train carrying GOP lawmakers hits truck in Virginia

THE HILL

Trey Gowdy announces retirement from Congress

THE HILL

Kelly: Memo to be released ‘pretty quick’

THE HILL 

CDC director who traded tobacco stock resigns

POLITICO


MARKETS

Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Finish Higher After Up-and-Down Day of Trading

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 75 points, or 0.28%. The S&P 500 rose 0.05% and the Nasdaq jumped 0.12%.

THE STREET


  • OIL

A ‘tremendous speculative bubble’ is gripping the oil market right now, oil expert Tom Kloza warns

CNBC


  • INVESTING

Fed Holds Interest Rates Steady, Sees Inflation Rising This Year

READ

Imminent 20% Plunge In Stocks Is Time To Buy: Goldman

READ


  • CRYPTOCURRENCY

BlackRock Keeping Cryptocurrency on Its Radar

READ


SECTORS

  • TECH

How Dallas Is Trying to Become the Smartest City in the Country

INC


  • REAL ESTATE

Opportunity Knocks At This California “House of Doors” Spanish Colonial

FORBES


  • RETAIL

Online wholesale retailer Boxed is weighing acquisition offers from Amazon, Kroger, and others

BI


OPPORTUNITY


ENTREPRENEUR

No Office? No Problem. Run Your Company Remotely With These 4 Tools

The key is having the right tools… and knowing how to use them. After testing dozens of platforms with my fully-remote company, these are the select few that have stood the test of time.

INC.


STARTUP/OVER

Dog-walking startup Wag got a whopping $300 million from SoftBank and hired a new CEO

 In the 100 US cities where Wag is available, its customers use it more frequently than Uber riders use the app-based taxi service, according to Schneider. “In the US alone, the pet services marketplace is about $70 billion,” Schneider said. “The US represents less than 40% of the global marketplace. It’s a very large marketplace.”

BI


 LIFE


DECOR

SMALL SPACES, HUGE INSPIRATION

SMALL BEDROOM WITH CURTAINED BED

The small bedroom in Patrick Williams’ Victorian flat is entirely painted in Farrow & Ball‘s ‘Lamp Room Grey’. It is a haven of calm watched over by a stone statue of the Virgin Mary.

H&G UK


FOOD

#TheLIST: Miss New Bootie

 Rag & Bone boots, $595, rag-bone.com.

 

SHOP

Ankle boots have long surpassed “trendy” status and have earned their spot as a wardrobe staple. Whether it’s your favorite high-waisted jeans, or a flirty mini dress, ankle boots have the power to transform a look into something undoubtedly cool.

HARPERS BAZAAR


TRAVEL

THE REDESIGNED ANNABEL’S IS A NEW LEVEL OF OPULENCE

Appropriately enough for the scene of five decades of aristocratic debauchery, Brudnizki’s interior design scheme was inspired by a painting depicting the fall of man from the Garden of Eden.  The main bar and dining spaces on the ground floor and first floor feature gilded de Gournay wallcoverings of Indian scenes and lush foliage, with an exotic pink and green colour scheme dominating.

H&G UK


AND THIS


Yale University’s New Course on Happiness Is So Popular That 25 Percent of Its Students Enrolled. Here’s What It’s About

INC


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