When yesterday Bank of America presented "Another Sign That Wall Street Doesn’t Believe The Rally" noting that its "Sell Side Indicator, a measure of Wall Street’s bullishness on stocks, fell by 1ppt to 51.9, its lowest level in over...Show More Summary
Because being smart makes you miserable, check out today's mid-day links: dead men's sperm, Smith Street dying, late night Beyonce sketches, rainbow nipples, melatonin explainer, French model in Brooklyn jail, and dog becomes aware of computer. Show More Summary
The JP Morgan Chase CEO dedicated a page of his annual shareholder letter to data security, taking aim at third parties he says are misusing consumer trust. At the end of the day who gets to decide: Wall Street, Silicon Valley or yo...
Without a generation of young people to care for the elderly, Singapore's federal government is turning to the internet for help. According to a new report in the Wall Street Journal, Singapore's federal government will call upon private...Show More Summary
The seaside community of Venice is home to one of the largest concentrations of homeless people in the city of Los Angeles. An estimated 1,000 people without housing camp on its streets and sidewalks, leading to clashes with residents, merchants and police. The L.A. City Council recently adopted...
LOS ANGELES — Kimberly Cervantes has spent much of her young life learning to outwit the perils of Compton. At 19, she’s street smart and savvy, but Cervantes’ maturity was born out of a violent chil...
Smart Greg Sargent piece: But my strong suspicion is that Clinton’s reliance on corporate money and her Wall Street speeches are not actually deal-breakers, in and of themselves, for many Democratic voters. Judging by the fact that Clinton has won … Continue reading ?
Donald Trump, smarting from his loss of Colorado's delegates to Sen. Ted Cruz, penned an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal published Thursday night, taking aim at the "system" and "political insiders."
Believe it or not, Toronto doesn’t let cars from the Car2Go car-sharing service park on the streets. The company has spent the past few years trying to convince the city to allow on-street parking for the Smart cars. The city has basically...Show More Summary
The annual education and enforcement campaign targets bad behavior in traffic.
Following an 81% increase in smart home products in the last 12 months, high street retailer John Lewis today (7/4/2016) unveiled its new Smart Home experience at its flagship Oxford Street Store in London. At 1,000 square feet – about...Show More Summary
Following an 81% increase in smart home products in the last 12 months, high street retailer John Lewis today (7/4/2016) unveiled its new Smart Home experience at the flagship Oxford Street Store in London. At 1,000 square feet – about...Show More Summary
Having squeezed that last pair of socks into your suitcase, forced the zips shut and rushed out the door, there's nothing worse than having to wrangle uncooperative luggage over bumpy city streets on your way to the airport. A Californian...Show More Summary
Madrid, Buenos Aires and Los Angeles are among the cities in which Philips has rolled out its internet-connected LED street lighting. Such connected street lights can be monitored and controlled remotely and, now, Philips has partnered...Show More Summary
In Austin, Texas, US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has just unveiled the seven cities that are still in the running for $50 million in funding that could radically reinvent their streets.
THE WAGES OF “SMART DIPLOMACY:” Beijing Hurries to Cash in on Perceived U.S. Weakness: The Wall Street Journal explains that SIPRI’s analysis suggests both that China’s military strength is growing and that it is willing to allow, and even to support, a regional arms race—one that the United States is not happy to see. Alas, […]
Chicago postal worker Darnell Hamilton championed his street smarts on "Survivor" but he needed some water smarts instead. Hamilton, 28, was the first contestant kicked off the 32nd season of "Survivor" after he accidentally dropped his team's goggles during a challenge to pull paddles out of the...
If the old investing adage is true that "the time to buy is when blood is running in the streets," then the time to buy into oil is now. The blood of oil investors is running thick indeed in the markets, so the smart thing to do may be to buy. At least that seems to be the thinking of master investors...
Links to the best reading in funds investing: Saudi Arabia, Russia, Qatar and Venezuela agreed not to increase oil output — Summer Said and Benoit Faucon, The Wall Street Journal Research Affiliate’s Rob Arnott warns against pricey, low-volatility investment strategies and other permutations of “smart beta” — Jason Zweig, The Wall Street Journal Low-volatility strategies […]
On a sunny January day, a young mother strolled along New York's West 107th Street, explaining a strange phenomenon to her son. Before cellphones, there used to be these things along the sidewalks you could put a coin in and make a telephone call from, she told her bewildered child. Show More Summary