(September 17, 2014 04:45 PM, by Art Carden) In early 2013, I had the privilege of speaking at a student conference in Brazil. While I was making my travel arrangements, I asked my Facebook network whether I should pay the extra $100 for Economy Comfort on the international... (0 COMMENTS)
The MacArthur Foundation names this year’s crop of geniuses, L.A. may get a bit bigger, crowds rush to the Corcoran before closure, the urban planning mess that is New York’s World Trade Center site and artist-designed dating apps. It’s all in the Round-Up:
From Rockefeller Center I took the subway to St. Paul's Chapel, directly across the street from where the World Trade Center Twin Towers had stood, on the east side of WTC. Thirteen years ago those towers became a huge pile of massive steel, toxic ash, broken concrete, human remains, and burning fuel from the airplanes and massive tanks full of heating oil for the Towers.
`` BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, has asked regulators to force exchanges to lower their access fees and require greater transparency of broker dealer-run trading venues known as "dark pools." The New York-based company...Show More Summary
Is it fair that 6,700 retailers and office tenants located in parts of midtown pay a tax, averaging more than $96,000 a year, that identical companies located near the World Trade Center, north of... To view the full story, click the title link.
I remain amazed that we have as much free trade as we do. Here is from a recent Pew poll: President Barack Obama and other world leaders are having a tough time selling the benefits of the trade agreements they’re negotiating, in part because much of the public thinks all the talk about trade’s benefits […]
The good news is that the rigging of the FX markets - now conspiracy fact, not conspiracy theory - has, according to Bloomberg, forced the world’s biggest banks to overhaul how they trade currencies to regain the trust of customers and...Show More Summary
The world’s biggest banks are overhauling how they trade currencies to regain the trust of customers and preempt regulators’ efforts to force changes on an industry tarnished by allegations of manipulation. Barclays Plc, Deutsche Bank...Show More Summary
By Alpha World: The U.S. steel industry took a sigh of relief last month when the International Trade Commission (NYSE:ITC) ratified that duties will be imposed on steel pipe and tube imported from six countries, which include South Korea, India, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine and Vietnam. Show More Summary
Curbed NY takes a look at some shots from the World Trade Center site, and offers a bit of insider knowledge as to the best ways to keep up with the construction. Scope out real-time live cameras at the base...
After 13 years of searching, all it took was a tweet from Blake Shelton to finally reunite a man with a photo found in the rubble of the World Trade Center. #TY 2 everyone who has RT or shared the #911 photo. It's never caught on anywhere else where posted! #WTC #NYC pic.twitter.com/rnfW3pCKMh — E. Show More Summary
Submitted by Donald Coxe via CaseyResearch.com, Is the post-Cold War global boom over? Since the fall of Bolshevism, the world has seen remarkably sustained growth in international cooperation, brought about by freer trade and new technologies. Show More Summary
After wondering for 13 years, a New York woman finally discovered the identities of a group of people in a wedding picture found in the rubble of the World Trade Center. Every so often as well as on the anniversary of the terror attacks...Show More Summary
Lesley University assistant professor Elizabeth Stringer Keefe came into the possession of a wedding photo that was picked up in the rubble of the World Trade Center after the buildings collapsed on 9/11. Every year for 13 years, she posted the photo on the internet, hoping to find the owner of the picture. Show More Summary
A new exhibition that honors those lost in the September 11 World Trade Center attacks opened on September 11, 2014 at the New York State Museum, a program of the New York State Education Department. The Family Room at One Liberty Plaza...Show More Summary
``New Western sanctions against Russia give Moscow additional incentives to appeal them in the World Trade Organization as they contradict the WTO regulations, Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said Friday.''
Meet Bretagne, a search dog with a very special gift. In the dark, depressed days after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, both those who rescued and those who watched the horrific search at the World Trade Center often felt unspeakably devastated at the loss of so many lives. Show More Summary
Pope Francis said on Saturday the spate of conflicts around the globe today were effectively a "piecemeal" Third World War, condemning the arms trade and "plotters of terrorism" sowing death and destruction.
Thirteen years ago, the U.S. was the victim of an attack that sparked numerous conspiracy theories. Al Qaeda’s assaults on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon led to all manner of weird and wacky theories, suggesting the American government abetted the terrorists who killed thousands of its citizens. In the 13 years since 9/11, [...]
The idea of “Esquire in the '60s” — that is, when magazines really mattered — is difficult to conjure now, when Condé Nast owns Reddit and is about to move into space they got a deal on in the World Trade Center, and Time Inc. dances as hard as it... More »