SWB WORLD : MARKETS FLAT; Shooting in Kentucky; Schumer Withdraws Offer; Spring Outfit Ideas;


TODAY’S QUOTE

Wednesday January 24, 2018

“One finds limits by pushing them.” –Herbert Simon


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

Britain to set up unit to tackle ‘fake news’: May’s spokesman

REUTERS


SWB ASIA

North Korea, U.S. clash at disarmament forum over nuclear arms

REUTERS


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

Syria war: Thousands flee Turkish assault on Afrin enclave

BBC


SWB AFRICA

Uganda’s Museveni: I love Trump for being frank with Africans

BBC


SWB LATIN AMERICA

NAFTA negotiators open key round of talks; Trump cites progress

REUTERS


HEADLINES

WSJ

Manufacturers Fight Over New Tariffs’ Effect on U.S. Jobs

READ


REUTERS

Trump signs solar panel tariff, angering U.S. installers

READ


BLOOMBERG

Mueller’s Team Interviewed Sessions in Russia Meddling Probe

READ


BBC

Kentucky school shooting: Two teenagers dead and 17 injured

READ


POLITICS

Schumer withdraws offer to boost funds for Trump’s border wall: report

THE HILL 

Mueller’s team interviews Sessions in Russia probe

POLITICO


MARKETS

Dow Closes Wild Tuesday on Sour Note

The Nasdaq gained 0.71%, or 52 points, to 7,460.29 while the S&P 500 rose 0.22%, or 6 points, to 2,839.15. The Dow meanwhile fell 0.01%, or 4 points, to 26,210.81.

THE STREET


  • OIL

Oil rally may run further on Venezuela’s output woes, fund interest

REUTERS


  • INVESTING

Why Amazon’s Stock Is Surging 15% Ahead Of Earnings

READ


  • CRYPTOCURRENCY

Cryptocurrency Trading Declining to Start 2018, Says TD Ameritrade CEO

THE STREET 


SECTORS

  • TECH

These renders show what Apple might have planned for the successor to the iPhone X

TI


  • REAL ESTATE

As Competition To Disrupt Home Sales Heats Up, Startup Knock Plans Rollout To 10 New Cities

FORBES


  • RETAIL

Take a look inside Amazon’s futuristic new store, which promises no checkout lines and tracks your purchases with high-tech sensors

BI


OPPORTUNITY


ENTREPRENEUR

FIGS Cleans Up With The 4th Largest Raise For A Female-Founded Company In 2017

With over 19 million healthcare workers in the U.S. as of December 2017, Hasson and Spear are onto something big with their stylish, antimicrobial, odor-free and wrinkle-free designs.

FORBES


NON PROFIT/SOCIAL GOOD

How Impact Investors And Social Entrepreneurs Can Maintain The Mission After An Exit

“Investors want to make sure the impact continues over the long-term, even after the investment has closed,” says Abhilash Mudaliar, the GIIN’s research director. According to Mudaliar, over 80% of investors believe they have a responsibility to continue the mission post-exit.

FORBES


 LIFE


HOME

CITY GARDEN INSPIRATION

OPEN-PLAN

At Adam Sykes’ London home, enormous panes of glass slide open allowing you to walk from the front courtyard through  the sitting room and into the back garden. A table and chairs from Encompass Furniture reflect the steel structure of the house.

H&G UK


TRAVEL

LONDON’S MOST INSTAGRAMMABLE NEW RESTAURANT

The dim sum kitchen and bar is particularly pretty, with a green-tiled front, terrazzo worktop and brass lights and shelving, recreating the retro atmosphere of a 1960s Hong Kong ‘tea restaurant’.  Duddell’s, perhaps London’s most insta-worthy new dining spot.

H&G UK


FASHION

#TheList: Utterly Inspiring Spring Outfit Ideas

 

Silky suiting lends the pulled-together coordination of a standard suit with the soft approachability of silky separates.

Worme kimono and pants, $843 and $671, worme.co.uk.

SHOP

HARPERS BAZAAR 


AND THIS

Wealthy millennials aren’t investing their money

More than a third (38%) of respondents between the ages of 18 and 34 said they save upwards of half their paychecks. Fifty-four percent said they were cutting back on going out to build their nest egg, and 42% said they were postponing vacations to save.

QUARTZ


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