SWB WORLD :MARKETS OPEN WITH NEW RECORDS; Most Anticipated Buildings of 2018; Lake Como Cool Hotel


TOP NEWS

Wednesday January 3, 2018

“Please think about your legacy, because you’re writing it every day.” –Gary Vaynerchuck


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

Germany migrants: Doctors oppose asylum seeker age tests

BBC


SWB ASIA

North Korea: South proposes Olympics delegation talks

REUTERS

 


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

Iran’s leader says enemies have stirred unrest in country

REUTERS


SWB AFRICA

Nigerians killed in New Year attack on Rivers church

BBC 

 


HEADLINES

WSJ

Supreme Leader Khamenei Blames ‘Enemies’ for Iran Protests

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REUTERS

Wall Street off to strong start to 2018 as techs gain

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BLOOMBERG

The Criminal Underworld Is Dropping Bitcoin for Another Currency

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bbc

Deadly US cold snap expected to worsen

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POLITICS

Congress faces January logjam

THE HILL

Warren positions herself for potential 2020 run

POLITICO


MARKETS

Nasdaq Tops 7,000 to Score New Record; S&P 500 Also Closes at Record High

THE STREET


  • OIL

Oil records strongest year opening since 2014 amid Iran unrest

CNBC


  • INVESTING

Amazon Stock Could Drop 20% in First Quarter

INVESTOPEDIA


  • CRYTOCURRENCY

Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund Is Long Bitcoin

INVESTOPEDIA

Blockchain Wars: IOTA’s Tangle Takes on Ethereum

INVESTOPEDIA


SECTORS

  • TECH

Expect Google, Facebook and Others to Face More Challenges From Europe in 2018

THE STREET

 


  • REAL ESTATE

Buying Rental Property Vs. Investing In A REIT, Part I

FORBES


  • RETAIL

Amazon Prime members are obsessed with this 7-in-1 kitchen appliance

BI


OPPORTUNITY


ENTREPRENUER

How This Woman-Owned Plant Brand Went From Survival Mode To Full Bloom

Eliza Blank developed a hobby for houseplants when she saw how they enlivened her cramped apartment. In 2012, she launched The Sill, hoping to inspire other city-dwellers to adopt seedlings and learn how to care for them.

SUCCESS SO FAR

Last year, sales reached over $2 million. This year, The Sill doubled its traffic and newsletter subscriptions following a website redesign.

 

FORBES


STARTUP/OVER

How to Really Refresh Your Career in 2018


Whether you’re seeking a promotion at your current company or desire an entirely new role, there are several key tactics that will help make 2018 a year of job transformation. We invited three career experts to share their top pointers.

 

VOGUE


 LIFE


HOME

11 THINGS PEOPLE WITH SPOTLESS HOUSES DO EVERY DAY

Let’s face it: No one wants to — or has time to — make a second job out of cleaning their home. And that’s okay. We polled home bloggers and other busy folks to find out what little things they do daily to keep their places presentable. Good news: Each of these tasks takes a few minutes at most.

 

ELLE DECOR


TRAVEL

THE COOLEST HOTEL ON LAKE COMO

With its modern, rationalist-inspired design, masterminded by Patricia Urquiola, Il Sereno is shaking up Lake Como’s historic hotel scene. Il Sereno, is the brainchild of the cosmopolitan Contreras family who hail from Venezuela. 

H&G UK


ART & CULTURE

The 12 Most Anticipated Buildings of 2018

Anyone who is well-versed in modern Milanese architecture will instantly recognize the verdant work of Italian-born architect Stefano Boeri.  In 2018, the 61-year-old architect is bringing his talents to China. The Nanjing Green Towers will be Asia’s first-ever vertical forest—an important milestone for a region suffering from some of the worst carbon dioxide emissions on the planet.

 

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