SWB WORLD : DOW Finishes With Gain of 330 Points; Oil Drops; Turmoil in White House; Gold Brick Building in NYC


 TODAY’S QUOTE

Monday February 12, 2018

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”–Mark Twain


BIZ


HEADLINES

WSJ

New Tax Law Haunts Companies That Did ‘Inversion’ Deals

READ


REUTERS

North Korea judged winner of diplomatic gold at Olympics

READ


BLOOMBERG

When Will It End? Bloodied Traders Seeking Clues

READ


BBC

Russia jet carrying 71 people crashes after Moscow take-off

READ


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

Macerata: Anti-racism protest after migrant shooting in Italy

BBC


SWB ASIA

Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit: South Korea

REUTERS


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

Israeli air strikes against Syria ‘biggest since 1982’

BBC


SWB AFRICA

Drought-hit Cape Town rejoices at rainfall

BBC


SWB LATIN AMERICA

Venezuelans rush to the border as Colombia tightens controls

BBC


POLITICS


Devin Nunes creates his own alternative news site

POLITICO

White House lurches into crisis mode, again

POLITICO

Trump questions lack of ‘due process’ after two aides resign over past allegations

THE HILL

The Democrats’ secret weapon to take back statehouses

POLITICO

The resistance gets rolled

POLITICO


MARKETS


  • STOCKS

Dow Finishes With Gain of 330 Points, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Also Close Higher

The Dow finished up 330 points, or 1.38%. The S&P 500 gained 1.49% and Nasdaq was up 1.44%. At one point early in the session Friday, the blue-chip Dow fell as much as 500 points.

For the week of Feb. 5-9, the Dow declined by 5.21%, the S&P 500 dropped by 5.16% and the Nasdaq dropped 5.06%.

THE STREET


  • OIL

Oil falls below $60 for first time this year after 8.5% drop this week

CNBC


  • INVESTING

How Algo Trading Is Worsening Stock Market Routs

READ


  • CRYPTOCURRENCY

Ripple, Litecoin, And Bitcoin Lead Cryptocurrency Turnaround As Equities Sell Off

FORBES

Blockchain Technology May Change the World, But What Are the Risks?

THE STREET 


  • TECH

Apple sold more watches than Rolex, Swatch, and the rest of the Swiss watch industry combined

TECH INSIDER


  • REAL ESTATE

Best Buy Cities: Where To Invest In Housing In 2018

FORBES


  • RETAIL

The 36 best things you can buy at REI’s huge winter clearance sale

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OPPORTUNITY

This Successful Entrepreneur Explains Why You Can’t Succeed Unless You Invest in Yourself

Payal Kadakia accomplishments are proof positive that in the pursuit of your business dreams you must hang on to the hobbies that fuel your mind.

ENTREPRENEUR


 LIFE/STYLE


DECOR

An East London flat restored using salvaged finds

Shunning our throwaway culture, interior designer Patrick Williams of Berdoulat Design used salvaged finds and traditional techniques to imaginatively restore his Victorian flat in east London in a sympathetic manner .

H&G UK


TRAVEL

#TheLIST: In-Flight Essentials

Equip yourself with the luxe essentials you’ll need (or want) to make the flight as enjoyable and relaxing as it can be, and insure you arrive feeling your best.

HARPERSBAZAAR


ART & CULTURE

Manhattan Gets Its First Gold-Brick Building

This spring, Manhattan will get the first hand-laid gilded bronze brick building at 196 Orchard Street on the Lower East Side.

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AND THIS

Why poor parents in Nairobi choose private over free primary schools

QUARTZ


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