There are several intriguing tidbits in today’s Wall Street Journal article about Katie Couric that are tied to unnamed sources “familiar with the matter.” These involve Couric’s alleged annual salary as a Yahoo marquee interviewer and...Show More Summary
The cynicism among the informed classes has never been so deep. Even the pompom boys in the cheerleading clubs like CNBC and The Wall Street Journal express wonderment at the levitation of stock indexes and bond values.
On April 2, the Wall Street Journal reported that Facebook is in hot water with government regulators in six European countries over its practice of tracking users’ movements across the web to sell targeted advertising. The kerfuffle...Show More Summary
We make no apologies: we’re featuring the latest two customs from Walt Siegl because we can’t tear our eyes away from them. And we’re not alone—a few days ago, Wall Street Journal reporter Jonathan Welsh fell for the charms of these Ducatis too. We’ve already covered the story behind the Leggero bikes in depth here and here. Show More Summary
In the Wall Street Journal today, Mark Pfeifle, a former deputy national-security adviser, highlights the Export-Import Bank’s corruption and number of questionable recipients. The problems lead him to conclude that the program works...Show More Summary
I took some time this morning to scan The Wall Street Journal's special section on the future. I'll review it again when there's more time but didn't see the one item which I think will gravely determine life on the rapidly approaching horizon: drones. Show More Summary
[caption id="attachment_72447" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Baby Otters[/caption] The Chinese government would like people to stop hiring strippers for funerals. [The Wall Street Journal] Here's how to help the people suffering in Nepal. Show More Summary
Billionaire Millennium Management founder Israel Englander is launching a new venture with his top quant, The Wall Street Journal reports. The not-yet-named business will be Englander's first venture with a portfolio manager – whichShow More Summary
Who says the new GOP Congress isn’t interested in getting anything done? The Wall Street Journal reports that Senate Republicans are hard at work hatching a new strategy to accomplish a key piece of their agenda: Undermining President Obama’s chances of reaching an international deal in which major countries agree to curb climate emissions, by […]
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The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Monday, April 27, 2015. Jon Hilsenrath considers an alternative explanation for low growth and low interest rates.
President Obama and Congress “are headed for another power clash on the international stage, as key Senate Republicans challenge his efforts to forge a global pact on climate change,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “The White House considers the agreement [...]
David Bird, a 55-year-old journalist with the Wall Street Journal who covered the world's energy markets--OPEC and such--lived with his wife Nancy and their two children in central New Jersey's Long Hill Township. Although he underwent a liver transplant operation in 2005, Mr. Show More Summary
Aaron Levie and Dylan Smith, cofounders of newly public cloud software company Box, are now worth more than $100 million combined, the Wall Street Journal reports. Before they achieved fame in the tech world, however, Smith made an appearance as an eligible bachelor on Bravo's "Millionaire Matchmaker" reality show. Show More Summary
- Going to have to dig into this one and try to find some more information: there are reports in the New York Daily News and the Wall Street Journal that federal authorities are looking into the theft of seven rare books and a Benjamin Franklin manuscript from the New York Public Library. Show More Summary
Those who take the Wall Street Journal for gospel miss a lot of what’s going on with US energy, says Denise Robbins of Media Matters for America. Too bad they probably won’t get it if they stick to that source and ignore all the others. Show More Summary
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"Box wine just keeps on giving. I imbibe my cardBordeaux while doing counted cross stitch. I figure as long as I can still count, I've not gone over-bordeaux."Comment on a Wall Street Journal article titled "Drinking Alone: A Bad Idea...Show More Summary
President Obama “escalated a public feud over international trade with the liberal wing of his own party, a brawl that threatens to undermine one of the key goals for the White House this year,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “The [...]
In today’s Wall Street Journal, I have a “Masterpiece” column on one of the most conservative pieces of literature ever written: “The Birthmark,” by Nathaniel Hawthorne.