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Read the letter from 'Little Miss Flint' that stirred Obama to visit Flint

The White House announced President Obama's decision to visit Flint, Michigan by posting a letter he wrote to 8-year-old Flint resident Mari Copeny, known locally as "Little Miss Flint," who had asked to meet the president.  "I want to make sure people like you and your family are receiving the...

How to make a Dutch baby pancake

Call them what you will — Dutch babies, German pancakes, Dutch puffs — these pancakes are all about the size. Combine a handful of ingredients: flour, salt, eggs, milk and butter, and in minutes, the batter begins to souffle in the pan. You can keep the recipe simple, topping these babies with...

Artist Paints Fantastic Faux Street Tiles, Remixing Portuguese Patterns

Diogo Machado's work isn't your typical trompe l'oeil tile Operating under the artistic alias Add Fuel, Portuguese graphic designer and street artist Diogo Machado has been painting realistic-looking tile patterns across Portugal's streets. Show More Summary

French-Inspired 1890 House Mixes Old and New, Asks $2.7M

All those arched doors are pretty dreamy! Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location:Show More Summary

Do You Agree With the Rankings of These Architect-Themed Playing Cards?

Who would the kings be in your architect deck? Federico Babina, whose well of creativity as it relates to architecture-themed projects seems like it will never run dry. Most recently, the Italian artist created illustrations for a partial deck of playing cards with various architects representing the face cards. Show More Summary

Smart Plug Can Reset the Wi-Fi Router For You, And It's About Time

A gadget that takes over one of the most annoying household tasks With all the new smart home gadgets available these days to do things that we never really wanted a robot to do in the first place, like confusingly collect all our data...Show More Summary

Revamp Transforms Apartment Into Airy Loft With a Cool Sunken Kitchen

An ingenious way to increase usable square footage While we're certified, card-carrying members of the Sunken Living Room Fan Club, this newly renovated apartment in Amsterdam, features a kitchen given the how-low-can-you-go treatment. Show More Summary

Economic Earnings Provide Better Measure Of Performance Than Accounting Profits

Economic earnings represent the true earnings for shareholders and are very different from accounting earnings. GAAP accounting data was not originally designed for equity investors, but for debt investors. To derive economic earnings, 30+ adjustments must be made to accounting earnings. These adjustments remove items hidden in the footnotes and MD&A of annual filings and […]

Beeline Conference 2016 Kicks Off: A VMS Grows Up

Categories: Conferences, Industry News, Managed Services, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Technology Tags: Conferences & Events, L1, Technology...Show More Summary

MGM Resorts Q1 Earnings Preview: Watchout For Non-Gaming Operations Growth

MGM Resorts will report its Q1 2016 earnings on May 5th, reporting on a quarter that saw Macau mass gaming stabilize while Las Vegas Strip saw gaming revenues decline in mid-single-digits. Here’s a quick review of what to expect and what we will be watching when MGM publishes its numbers this Thursday. We currently have […]

?Teen retailer Aeropostale files for bankruptcy

Teen retailer, once the vibrant epicenter of the mall scene, will shutter 154 stores, including 113 in the U.S.

Takata air bag recall may expand; a 10-year-old hacked Instagram

Millions more cars equipped with Takata air bags may be recalled ; a 10-year-old gets paid by Facebook for hacking Instagram; and teens admit they are addicted to their phones

Podcast: How to read local market conditions for maximum results

When you can accurately read your market, it will give you the power to advise your buyers and sellers in such a way that will result in the best outcome, set expectations for negotiations and correctly price your listings...

Personal finance links: will your way to a will

Wednesday is all about personal finance here at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at the...

Now we know why investors have been getting walloped

Investors have been having a terrible time of it. Only 38% of funds are beating their benchmark for the year to date, according to JPMorgan. Only 35% of quant funds are doing so. That compares with 49% and 57% that were beating their...Show More Summary

Business Insider's subscription research service, BI Intelligence, is hiring a senior editor

BI Intelligence is hiring a Senior Editor with the skills to develop and shape in-depth tech business writing into persuasive reading. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of relevant editing and writing experience and be comfortable...Show More Summary

The World Bank just issued a warning that's going to rattle global economies

Economies across large swathes of the globe could shrink dramatically by 2050 as fresh water grows scarce due to climate change, the World Bank reported on Tuesday. The Middle East could be hardest hit, with its gross domestic product...Show More Summary

Xome performance a highlight of Nationstar’s Q1

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings -- which owns and operates the real estate marketplace Xome -- reported adjusted earnings of $28 million for the first quarter of 2016 (Q1), offset by a net loss of $132 million...

Americans are saving more — and it's killing the economy

Americans are saving more money, and it's becoming a problem for economic growth. In a big note out Wednesday, Peter Hooper and the economics team at Deutsche Bank look at the recent rise in the savings rate and what it means for the...Show More Summary

Credit Suisse is cutting trading jobs right now

Credit Suisse is cutting jobs in London, according to people familiar with the matter. The bank is putting about 130 people at risk of redundancy in the global markets business in the UK capital, according to the people. The cuts started Tuesday and are continuing into Wednesday. Show More Summary

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