Comedy is probably the hardest of all genres to get right, partly because it defies conventions of usualfilmmaking in waysmaking it hard to predict what audiences will respond to. If a plot is weak and nonsensical, it usually undermines storytelling and the movie suffers. But in comedy, having thin, senseless [...]
Is it time for investors to hitch their wagons to Coach? Signs point to maybe.
Is Turkey the support behind ISIS? A documentary released by RT lays out evidence that would lead to that conclusion... one we first exposed here, here, and here... and is interestingly timed given Europe's potential desire to regain...Show More Summary
What until now was mostly effete jawboning over US complaints surrounding China's territorial expansion ambitions in the South China Sea, including the occasional sailing of a US ship deep inside the disputed territorial waters (with...Show More Summary
Swoon-worthy arched doorways and beamed ceilings Located in the serene Glenoaks neighborhood, this Glendale house comes with some architectural pedigree: It was designed by architect Robert Finkelhor. The 1928 house features vaulted,...Show More Summary
In a report issued after a meeting with Costco‘s executives, analysts stated that ‘conditions are in place’ for the company to increase its annual membership fee early next year. The previous hike in Costco’s membership fee was in November 2011 and the company typically increases the fees every five to six years. analysts expect that […]
... the few percentage point drop in the dollar against the yen over the past week is really not enough to justify a nearly $60 rise in the price of gold over the past five trading sessions. The bigger determinant has been China's underpinning...Show More Summary
The air conditioner and furnace maker is moving 1,400 jobs to Mexico, raising the thermostat on a hot campaign issue before Tuesday's primary
Wall Street's highest-paid executive; A disgraced trader's struggle for redemption; Bloomberg v ZeroHedge; Family finds dog that’s been missing for a decade; and more.
The downgrades keep coming for Seagate Technology (STX) after the stock got two this morning, following a report of fiscal Q3 revenue a hair under consensus, and a forecast for this quarter well below consensus. The latest note is from RBC Capital Markets’s Amit Daryanani, who cuts his rating to Sector Perform from Outperform, and cuts […]
About a year ago, when James Orsini joined VaynerMedia as our Chief Integration Officer (CIO), he was amazed at how low our voluntary turnover rate was. "What are we doing?" he asked me. My response? "We are an HR-driven organization." VaynerMedia...Show More Summary
Ariel Kaye is the Founder and CEO of Parachute - a direct-to-consumer home essentials brand based in Venice Beach, CA. Prior to launching Parachute, Ariel spent ten years working in brand development and advertising in New York City....Show More Summary
By Nick Brown SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Puerto Rico’s Government Development Bank said it has reached a deal with credit unions to avoid defaulting on about $33 million of debt due on Monday. The GDB, Puerto Rico’s primary fiscal agent, said...Show More Summary
By Jonathan Stempel OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) - Clayton Homes, the mobile home unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said it is seeing an upturn in activity even as it defends against accusations its lending practices harm borrowers and can be racist. Show More Summary
Stunning pad is back with a new agent and new photos The saga of 101 Maple continues. Once an ugly duckling on the block, its unfortunate, dated facade was blown away during a major remodel by local architect Ravi Anand, a process that...Show More Summary
Like a number of energy producers around the world, Algeria has struggled to cope with the sharp drop off in oil prices in over the last two years as the deep impact of the decline weighs on pivotal state revenue.
Seth Grahame-Smith is no longer attached to direct the feature adaptation of 'The Flash'.
Several years after Russia highlighted the fragile state of Europe’s deep dependence on its natural gas supplies by shutting down deliveries to Ukraine, the region is still looking for ways to diversify its import options, keeping a keen eye on Eastern producers.
By Adventures in Capitalism The Woodstock Of Crony Capitalism It’s been a while since I've attended the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK:NYSE) annual meeting. Between the tedium of little kids asking questions about how to live life, to the feel-good nature of the thing, I simply got repulsed. Show More Summary