SWB WEEKEND : DOW DIVES; A Second Shutdown; Weekend’s Best: The Olympics; Your Weekend Meal

It’s the Weekend ….Thank Goodness 🙂

 


BIZ


HEADLINES

WSJ

U.S. Secretly Offered Iran a Channel for Talks on Prisoners

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REUTERS

U.S. body brokers supply world with human torsos, limbs and heads

READ


BLOOMBERG

U.S. Stocks Plunge as Rate-Hike Jitters Return: Markets Wrap

READ


BBC

US House set for budget battle ahead of shutdown deadline

READ


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

Bank of England raises prospect of higher rates as global economy booms

REUTERS


SWB ASIA

North Korea holds military parade ahead of Winter Olympics

BBC


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

U.S. wants a month-long pause in Syrian violence: State Department

REUTERS


SWB AFRICA

Lagos art lovers get chance to bid for long-lost masterpiece found in London

REUTERS


SWB LATIN AMERICA

Venezuela opposition weighs election run after talks end

BBC


POLITICS


Shutdown begins after Paul pushes back Senate vote

The Hill

House Dem opposition mounts to budget deal

THE HILL 

Congress stumbles into second shutdown

POLITICO


MARKETS


  • STOCKS

Dow Dives 1,033 Points as Volatility Spikes, Bond Yields Rise

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 848 points, or 3.41%, just minutes before the close. The S&P 500 declined 2.3%, while the Nasdaq slid 2.5%.

THE STREET


  • OIL

US crude is heading back into the mid-$50s, says the man who called oil’s 2018 top

CNBC


  • INVESTING

Investors Pull Most Money Out of Dow Jones ETF in Nine Months

BLOOMBERG


  • TECH

17 of the coolest things your Google Home can do

TI


  • REAL ESTATE

Can This Billionaires’ Row Apartment Beat The Odds, Resell For $70 Million?

FORBES


  • RETAIL

This Mall Is Only for the Rich, and It’s Doing Fine

BLOOMBERG


LIFE/STYLE


OLYMPICS

How to Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics

If you have a cable provider, you will be able to stream coverage from NBCNBCSportsthe Olympic Channel and on NBCOlympics.com. Additional coverage and live feeds will also be available through the NBCSports and NBC apps. Viewers looking for Spanish-language coverage can access it through Telemundo and Telemundo Deportes. NBC will also air certain events on their cable networks including CNBC and USA Network.

HARPERS BAZAAR


FOOD – YOUR WEEKEND MEAL

 Best Lasagna served with Red Wine

There are only as many layers in a lasagna as you can aspire to. And this isn’t a metaphor–you really just keep layering the meaty sauce and creamy béchamel and squiggle-edged noodles until your casserole dish cries out: “Enough is enough!” And into the oven it goes.

RECIPE FROM BON APPETIT


DRINK – COCKTAIL OF THE WEEK

WHITE RUSSIAN

ABOUT THE WHITE RUSSIAN COCKTAIL

The White Russian is decadent and sophisticated. Combining vodkaKahlúa and cream and serving it on the rocks create a delicious alternative to adult milkshakes.

RECIPE FROM LIQUOR.COM


TRAVEL –  BEST SWISS SKI RESORTS

Zermatt

Après that starts on the mountain in mid-afternoon is a well-known feature of Austrian resorts, and is being propagated in big-name French resorts through the Folie Douce franchise – but it’s arguably been going on in Zermatt as long as anywhere, in the cute huts that dot the lower slopes of the Matterhorn sector.

THE TELEGRAPH


FASHION – SIMPLE LUXURY

 

Part heritage influence, part contemporary-cool, we present the looks that will travel seamlessly from an urban setting to the beach. Think simple luxury, sleek silhouettes and mineral shades, combining to echo the mood and tones of an iconic backdrop and hint at a new aesthetic; something that feels effortless, approachable and resolutely modern.


ARTS AND CULTURE

Tallest Infinity Pool in the Western Hemisphere Is Coming to New York City

The 68-story Brooklyn Point tower will feature a 27-foot-long saltwater infinity pool with unrestricted views of New York’s most recognizable architecture.

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HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!

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