VIX Smashed, Euro Trashed, Bonds Cashed, Stocks Dashed... and Markets BREAK!!! 1517ET BATS BYX HAS DECLARED SELF-HELP AGAINST NASDAQ In case it was unclear from all the positive spin post-Yellen speech... (h/t @jonvthvn) On the day -...Show More Summary
Stocks bounced around all day on Friday but ultimately closed in the red. The main event on Friday was a speech from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen, which signaled the Fed will likely raise rates this year. First, the scoreboard: Dow:...Show More Summary
We're accustomed to seeing unique wedding toasts on the Internet. Remember when that Best Man covered Frozen for his impressive speech? Or when that Maid of Honor went all Eminem on attendees? This is the first time we can remember,Show More Summary
Ed Lee gets forgotten by the governor. Whoops. [ more › ]
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jimmy Fallon rock graduation gowns as they deliver a hilarious commencement speech as 1989 high school students with the two lowest GPAs on The Tonight Show on Thursday (May 21) in New York City. “Me and Jimmy may or may not deliver a ‘special’ commencement speech tonight,” the 42-year-old actor [...]
You just spent the past four years burning the midnight oil for a piece of paper that says, "I did it! I graduated." What you do next is up to you - not some course catalog - and to guide your journey, NPR has handpicked the wisest words...Show More Summary
A Tampa, Florida, nonprofit that helps feed, shelter and care for the homeless has filed a federal lawsuit against the city, saying its panhandling ordinances violate free speech rights. Homeless Helping Homeless says it receives almost all of its funding through private donations, most through roadside solicitations. Show More Summary
A student at a Texas college is suing because the school made her get “special permission” to post a gun rights sign at her fee speech display. So, a right
This morning in Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama spoke to Adas Israel Congregation. It is a rare occurrence for a sitting President to speak at a synagogue. The official reason for the speech was that today begins solidarityShow More Summary
Inquiring minds are reading Fed Chair Janet Yellen's Outlook for the Economy speech today at the Providence Chamber of Commerce, Providence, Rhode Island.Here are a few snips from what I believe to believe is a way over-optimistic assessment. Show More Summary
US stocks trade mixed as traders welcome policy speech from Fed chair Janet Yellen.
As students across the country prepare to say goodbye to their beloved high school years, Jimmy Fallon and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson have teamed up to deliver a commencement speech - 1989 style. In this sketch from The Tonight Show Starring...Show More Summary
President Obama used a speech to knock down perceptions, fueled in part by recent tussles over Iran, that he lacks a commitment to Israelis and Jewish concerns.
Double Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro told NYU’s art school grads Friday congratulations... kind of.
In a speech, the central bank chairwoman said she thought weak growth during the first part of the year most likely reflected temporary disruptions.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday reaffirmed the central bank’s plans to raise interest rates this year despite new concerns that the nation’s economic recovery may be slowing down. In a speech in Rhode Island, Yellen dismissed disappointing data from earlier this year. Government figures showed growth came to a halt during the first […]
Jimmy Fallon and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson did some epic time-travelling in Thursday’s episode of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Entertainment Weekly reports. The comedian teamed up with the wrestler and action film heartthrob to deliver a hilarious commencement speech sketch set in — wait for it — 1989. Show More Summary
President Obama sought to reassure American Jews that he fully supports the state of Israel while reiterating the need for a two-state solution at a Northwest Washington synagogue on Friday. “Our commitment to Israel’s security and my commitment to Israel’s security is and always will be unshakable,” Obama said, adding that not doing so would…
President Erdogan of Turkey recently gave a speech calling on all Turks and Muslims around the world to refocus on re-conquering Jerusalem rather than fighting among themselves. He also continues to push for the establishment of a new Caliphate with himself as the new Sultan. His comments on these issues have not been covered by […]
So many whippersnappers are eagerly waiting for their lives to commence this month, but what about those of us who graduated the year Taylor Swift was born? Jimmy Fallon and Dwayne Johnson go back to that John Hughes era and drop some wisdom as two students with a combined 16... More »