SWB WORLD: STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS; Dow Tumbles; Plan a Superbowl Party (give me a break)


Wednesday January 31, 2018


QUOTE OF THE DAY

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” –Stephen Covey


BIZ


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

Putin says US sanctions list targets all Russians

BBC


SWB ASIA

China Builds Bridges and Highways While the U.S. Mouths Slogans

WSJ


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

Saudi anti-corruption drive generates $106bn in settlements

BBC


SWB AFRICA

Female leaders fear women being sidelined in Nigeria’s 2019 elections

 REUTERS


SWB LATIN AMERICA


HEADLINES

WSJ

Trump’s State of the Union Address

READ


REUTERS

Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan create healthcare company to cut costs

READ


BLOOMBERG

U.S. Probes Apple Over Updates That Slow Older iPhones

READ


POLITICS

Key senator floats new compromise for immigration talks

THE HILL

Senate passes bill in response to gymnastics sex-abuse case

POLITICO


MARKETS

Dow Tumbles 362 Points; S&P 500 and Nasdaq Also Finish Lower

The Dow declined by 1.37% to 26,076. The S&P 500 was off 1.09% while the Nasdaq declined 0.86%.

THE STREET


  • OIL

Oil falls for second day on stock market sell-off, supply concerns

REUTERS


  • INVESTING

Stocks Are Getting Hammered and Signs of Bull Market Fatigue Are Apparent

Stocks come under big-time pressure on Tuesday amid a spike in Treasury yields and ahead of Donald Trump’s ‘State of the Union’ address.

THE STREET


  • CRYPTOCURRENCY

U.S. Regulators Subpoena Crypto Exchange Bitfinex, Tether

BLOOMBERG

Bitcoin Today: Price Edges Lower Near $10K, Intel Reveals Blockchain ‘Sawtooth’

THE STREET


SECTORS

  • TECH

Apple is reportedly slashing iPhone X orders because it isn’t selling well

TI


  • REAL ESTATE

Changes In Commercial Real Estate Are Rewriting Landlord Rules For The 21st Century

FORBES


  • RETAIL

Take a look inside the most valuable mall in America, a massive $6 billion shopping center in Hawaii with more than 350 stores

BI


OPPORTUNITY


ENTREPRENEUR

51 enterprise startups to bet your career on in 2018

All of these companies are “enterprise” startups, meaning they specialize in making tech for work and business use, a massive $3.7 trillion worldwide market. And all of them achieved milestones in 2017, setting themselves up for a successful 2018 and beyond.

BI


STARTUP/OVER

How to Self-Publish Your Ebook in Less Than 24 Hours

In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy explains how he started out self-publishing his own ebook, then gives you seven steps to do the same for your content.

ENTREPRENEUR


 LIFE


DECOR

40+ BRILLIANT CURTAIN IDEAS TO HELP YOU MASTER THAT ELEGANT LOOK

CURTAIN ROOM DIVIDER

What had been a series of rooms is now a sequence of uninterrupted vistas, often punctuated dramatically by sculptures and demarcated by curtains.

ELLE DECOR


ENTERTAIN

11 Super Bowl Party Ideas for People Who Care More About the Schmoozing Than the Football

 Spice Up the Game with Some Empanadas

Super Bowl food is comfort food. Of course, hot wings, chips, and sliders are all welcome, but it can also be fun to spice up the party with a few new snacks.  Add some score marks on the dough with a fork before baking to make the empanadas look like little footballs for extra fun.

T&C


TRAVEL

These 3 New Destinations Will Make You Totally Rethink Hotel Design

The Freehand New York, which opened on Lexington and 23rd Street, is a showstopper from the moment you see the restored wood paneling in the lobby and the relief sculptures in the lounge to the when you step onto the rooftop and look out over Manhattan.  Then there’s the other thing that makes this hotel a showstopper: the price point. It’s affordable enough for those on a budget (rooms start at $129) but lavish enough for those in search of something more spectacular (like a penthouse).

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AND THIS


In just two hours, Amazon erased $30 billion in market value for healthcare’s biggest companies

QUARTZ


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