SWB WORLD : DOW Posts More of a Comeback; Budget Deal Reached; 25 Best Small Cities


 TODAY’S QUOTE

Thursday February 8, 2018

“The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.”–Debbi Fields


BIZ


HEADLINES

WSJ

Steve Wynn Steps Down as Wynn Resorts CEO

READ


REUTERS

Congress leaders reach $300 billion budget deal

READ


BLOOMBERG

Senate Deal Would Avoid Shutdown as Funding Fight Turns to House

READ


BBC

Trump tells Pentagon ‘to top’ France military parade

READ


WORLD

SWB EUROPE

Germany coalition talks: Merkel’s conservatives and SPD clinch deal

REUTERS


SWB ASIA

North Korea leader’s sister to make landmark visit to South for Olympics

BBC


SWB MIDDLE EAST 

Syria war: Death toll mounts after new raids on Eastern Ghouta

BBC


SWB AFRICA

End game looms for South Africa’s Zuma

REUTERS


SWB LATIN AMERICA

Brazil police arrest sect members for enslavement

BBC


POLITICS


Senate leaders agree to two-year budget deal

THE HILL

Pelosi threatens to oppose budget deal without immigration

THE HILL

Left seethes as Senate clinches budget deal

POLITICO

Inside Biden’s 2018 — and possibly 2020 — plans

POLITICO


MARKETS


  • STOCKS

Dow Holds Gains, S&P 500 Trades Flat as Bond Yields Creep Higher

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rises 381 points at its session high after opening 127 points lower on Wednesday.

THE STREET 


  • OIL

UPDATE 8-Oil hits one-mth low as U.S. inventory and output data dents optimism

CNBC


  • INVESTING

Avoid This Human Emotion If You Want to Make Money in a Volatile Stock Market

READ


  • CRYPTOCURRENCY

“Bitcoin Is the Alpha and the Omega”: CoinDesk Research Director

READ


  • TECH

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch was an incredible success — here are the best moments

TI


  • REAL ESTATE

In The Wake Of Amazon, Trophy Retail Properties Fall Short

FORBES


  • RETAIL

Athletes at the Olympics get McDonald’s for free — here’s what their personal fast-food restaurant looks like

BI


OPPORTUNITY


ENTREPRENEUR

How A Debilitating Skin Condition Led A TV Producer To Start A Vegan Watch Company

The idea for Votch, a vegan watch company, came about after one of her old watch straps broke. “When I went back to work I simply couldn’t work in advertising anymore,” she explains. “I’d lost so much of my life that I had to do something that was truly fulfilling for me, but most importantly, gave back to communities doing good in the world.

FORBES


STARTUP/OVER

To Build a Great Company, Start With Your Death, and Then Work Backward

The four crucial questions

Goodman says entrepreneurs must ask themselves four questions:

  1. What do I need and want from life?
  2. How can my business help me achieve that?
  3. What would such a company look like?
  4. How do I get my company to look like that?

Inc


 LIFE/STYLE


DECOR – RITA NOTES: POTTED FLOWERS

Thomas Goode is a great source for cachepots, though you will not see them on the website. Wedding Presents Direct has an amazing selection available to order, including those proper, old-fashioned bone china and Limoges ones.

H&G UK


FASHION

Priyanka Chopra’s Snow Day Boots Are a Stylish Steal

Chopra topped her ripped jeans with Alice + Olivia‘s leopard-print fluffy coat, a fresh alternative to the omnipresent puffer. The Edie Sedgwick-esque silhouette looked both practical and polished—and totally unexpected when paired with her fresh update on storm-proof boots (which are currently on sale for $119).

VOGUE


TRAVEL

The 25 Best Small Towns in America

Camden, Maine

A quaint seaside spot with an impressive food scene
Population: 4,850
Situated between Portland and Bar Harbor, this seaside town is surrounded by stunning landscapes perfect for adventure seekers, but it also has its fair share of cultural attractions, like the Camden Opera House. Its population surges each summer when the beach lovers arrive, but the off-season is still a prime time to visit.

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AND THIS

Trump wants to bring back a tradition we haven’t seen since the Gulf War

QUARTZ


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