Tuesday February 6, 2018
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” –Harriet Tubman
U.S. Stocks Resume Selloff Prompted by Inflation Concerns
U.S. Supreme Court allows revamp of Pennsylvania electoral map
Bridgewater’s Dalio Says Market Declines Are ‘Minor Corrections’
President Trump: NHS ‘going broke and not working’
EU’s chief negotiator tells Britain: Time has come to make a Brexit choice
North Korea to send highest level official ever to South Korea
SWB MIDDLE EAST
Air strikes pound Syria’s last rebel strongholds, gas chokes civilians
U.S. sanctions four involved in Democratic Congo violence: Treasury
SWB LATIN AMERICA
Costa Rica poll goes into runoff as evangelical leads
Grassley pushes to reveal more about Steele criminal referral
House Intel votes to release Dem countermemo
Dow Tumbles 1,175 Points, Largest Single-Day Point Loss Ever
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1,175 points, or 4.6%, in its largest single-day point drop ever. The S&P 500 declined 4.1% . The Nasdaq tumbled 3.8%
Energy stocks post worst 2-day performance in 2½ years
Wall St Plunges, S&P 500 Erases 2018’s Gains
Bitcoin Selloff Accelerates as Credit-Card Issuers Extend Ban
The SEC is stepping up its rhetoric over cryptocurrency regulation in Senate testimony tomorrow
There’s an iPhoneX bug that makes it hard for people to answer the phone
Quicken Loans Overtakes Wells Fargo As America’s Largest Mortgage Lender
McDonald’s Super Bowl commercial proves the new Big Macs are the chain’s best new menu item in years
EVERY THING ABOUT THIS ROOM
PIMLICO HOUSE PHOTOSHOOT
‘The common factor is simplicity and strength, natural materials, muted colors, warm textures, and good craftsmanship’.
THE 33 BEST WHITE PAINTS ACCORDING TO TOP INTERIOR DESIGNERS
White paint can make or break a room. Here, what you need to know about the best shades.
FOOD – Simple Carbonara
Humble ingredients—eggs, noodles, cheese, and pork—combine to create glossy, glorious pasta carbonara. It’s the no-food-in-the-house dinner of our dreams.
ART & CULTURE
THE RITZ PARIS IS AUCTIONING OFF 10,000 PIECES OF ITS HISTORIC FURNITURE AND ART
The pieces will go on exhibition from April 12-16 in Paris before the sale from April 17-21.
Highlights from the auction include a gilded bed on which Audrey Hepburn lounged in Love in the Afternoon, salon sofas from French writer Marcel Proust’s retreats at the hotel, and bar stools from Ernest Hemingway’s reign in the hotel bar now named after him.