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
New Tax Law Haunts Companies That Did ‘Inversion’ Deals
North Korea judged winner of diplomatic gold at Olympics
When Will It End? Bloodied Traders Seeking Clues
Russia jet carrying 71 people crashes after Moscow take-off
Macerata: Anti-racism protest after migrant shooting in Italy
Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit: South Korea
SWB MIDDLE EAST
Israeli air strikes against Syria ‘biggest since 1982’
Drought-hit Cape Town rejoices at rainfall
SWB LATIN AMERICA
Venezuelans rush to the border as Colombia tightens controls
Devin Nunes creates his own alternative news site
White House lurches into crisis mode, again
Trump questions lack of ‘due process’ after two aides resign over past allegations
The Democrats’ secret weapon to take back statehouses
The resistance gets rolled
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%.
Oil falls below $60 for first time this year after 8.5% drop this week
How Algo Trading Is Worsening Stock Market Routs
Ripple, Litecoin, And Bitcoin Lead Cryptocurrency Turnaround As Equities Sell Off
Blockchain Technology May Change the World, But What Are the Risks?
Apple sold more watches than Rolex, Swatch, and the rest of the Swiss watch industry combined
Best Buy Cities: Where To Invest In Housing In 2018
The 36 best things you can buy at REI’s huge winter clearance sale
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.
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 .
#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.
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.