Good morning! Here's what you need to know. — In exchange for relief from sanctions, Iran and six world powers agreed on a nuclear enrichment deal first struck in November. Iran says it will not enrich uranium over 5% for six monthsShow More Summary
First Bitcoin ATM To Debut In NYC (NYP) Brooklyn native Willard Ling, 30, is set to introduce the first bitcoin ATM to New York City. After scouting locations, he has chosen the East Village bubble tea shop Just Sweet, on 3rd Avenue and 12th Street. He is now in talks with the owners on a… Continue reading » Follow Dealbreaker on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.
Damn, that Saints defender rang Percy Harvin’s bell! Poor little Gator! But the Seachickens take the lead, which makes valued commenter Yatsano happy. Please feel free to discuss the playoffs or any other topic.
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Banks Cuts As Mortgage Boom Ends (WSJ) A sharp slowdown in mortgage refinancing is forcing banks to cut jobs, fight harder for a smaller pool of home-purchase loans and employ new tactics to drum up business. The end of a three-decade...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know. — Jobs day. Non-farm payrolls are expected to have increased 200,000 in December, a slight decline from the 203,000 in November. The unemployment rate is expected to be unchanged at 7.0%. There's some data to suggest the number could actually blow out to nearly 300,000. Show More Summary
Raze opens in select theaters January 10th! And if you live in Los Angeles you’re in for a treat since there are two special screenings this Saturday, January 11th at the Sundance Sunset Theaters (8000 W Sunset Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069). Both the 7:45... Read More
BlackRock Agrees With N.Y. to End Analyst Survey Program (Bloomberg) BlackRock, the world’s biggest money manager, agreed to end an analyst survey program that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman concluded was relied on to execute trades using nonpublic information. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know. — T he European Central Bank will update us on its monetary policy position, as the Bank of England announced it has left rates unchanged. They face opposite problems: there are now signs the Eurozone is at risk of deflating, while some analysts think the U.K.'s property market is overheating. Show More Summary
Taco Bell is more like drugs than food. It beats you open from the inside with beef and cheese and bread, and in so doing makes things seem great for a while, until your body realizes what you've done to it. No matter how many timesShow More Summary
Federal Probe Targets Banks Over Bonds (WSJ) Federal investigators are probing whether a number of Wall Street banks cheated clients in the years following the financial crisis by deliberately mispricing a type of mortgage bond that was central to the economic turmoil, according to people close to the inquiry. Show More Summary
Bell Book & Candle John Mooney's West Village restaurant Bell Book & Candle is named for a 1958 James Stewart–Kim Novak film, while the 120-seat Bidwell, opening tomorrow at D.C.'s Union Market, is named after a nineteenth-century heirloom vegetable pioneer. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know. — The Eurozone may be backsliding. Italian unemployment has now hit a 37-year high of 12.7%, while youth unemployment climbed 20 bps to 41.6%. Eurozone-wide unemployment has been at 12.1% literally since April. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know. Janet Yellen was confirmed as the first chairwoman in the Fed's 100-year history. The vote was 56-26, with many senators missing the vote due to the severe weather gripping the Midwest. Yellen,...Show More Summary
Yellen Confirmed As Fed Chief (WSJ) Janet Yellen will join the ranks of the most powerful economic policy makers in the world next month, taking the helm of the Federal Reserve at a time when the central bank is assessing its unprecedented steps to buoy the U.S. Show More Summary
MySpace just posted a new episode of 5 Minutes To The Stage featuring Danny Brown going through his backstage rituals (Henny, weed, SKYWLKR blasting Young Thug, etc) before taking the Terminal 5 stage in NYC opening for Sleigh Bells. Watch it, then download Nick Catchdubs’ Brown Bells blends for even more Danny x SB action.
Most stocks are headed for a positive open today. Before the opening bell future contracts on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) were up 0.19% to 16 438.00. S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) futures rose 0.22% to 1 829.60. Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) futures gained 0.11% to 3 535.25. Show More Summary
High-Speed Traders Form Trade Group To Press Case (WSJ) To counter what they say is the industry’s unfair reputation as a disruptive force in the markets, a group of high-frequency trading firms have hired a pair of heavy-hitting political strategists and formed a trade group to press their case with regulators and lawmakers. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know. The U.S. is set to experience unprecedentedly cold weather over the next 48 hours. The FT says the "polar vortex" sweeping down from the Arctic will likely cause energy prices to spike, and endanger crops. Show More Summary
U.S. Sees an Advantage in Latest SAC Case (WSJ) When Mathew Martoma’s insider-trading trial begins next week, federal prosecutors will arrive armed with what they believe is one of the strongest cases to emerge from their decadelong investigation into SAC Capital Advisors LP. Show More Summary