1. Violence shatters Gaza cease-fire hours after taking effectIsrael and Hamas agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire starting Friday, but the kidnapping of an Israeli solider and heavy exchanges of fire two hours after the truce took effect unraveled it. Show More Summary
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Good morning and welcome to August. Here's what you need to know. 1. Jobs Day. The consensus among analysts is for nonfarm payrolls to hit 230,000. Nomura sees it coming in a bit higher, at 255,000. "With the six-month moving average...Show More Summary
Good morning! It's the start of the month, so let's make August great. We're looking at scattered t-storms here in New York City. Let's look at the news. LinkedIn delivered an excellent earnings report, easily beating expectations and sending the stock soaring. Show More Summary
While you're soaking up the sun this month, take some time to think about your next trip. Here's what you need to know in the month ahead.
What you need to know for Friday: Bikes replace the subway in Greenpoint, a possibly rainy weekend, and Milton Glaser hands out buttons.
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72-HOUR CEASEFIRE BEGINS IN GAZA Israel and Hamas began an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza this morning. Talks on a longer truce are to start in Egypt. Since fighting began on 8 July, more than 1,420 Palestinians have been killed, most of them civilians, according to health officials. Show More Summary
The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple! On this episode Rene, Peter, and Ally talk best apps and games of July, 2014, streaming music, Facebook and Instagram making separate...Show More Summary
Tesla just wrapped up its investor's call following the release of its Q2 earnings report, and as always, Elon Musk and Co. delivered a slew of interesting tidbits and quotes. Here's what you need to know, in easily digestible bullet-point form. Read more...
If you are voting in Connecticut this fall, you need to watch this video. If you know someone voting in Connecticut this fall, you need to watch AND share this video. The CT Mirror sets the stage: Near the gate of a doomed paper mill, Republican Tom Foley alighted from the back seat of a blue BMW sedan Tuesday to assail the economic policies of Gov. Show More Summary
Sending money internationally usually involves an expensive wire transfer at a brick and mortar location. “Our lives have become global but the financial system hasn’t caught up,” says Stellar Executive Director, Joyce Kim. Stellar is the latest currency scheme from the tech world to help move the financial system into the present. Show More Summary
What if your future was the past? And could you leave your old life behind for a new one? That's the question Starz's highly anticipated series Outlander asks. Based on the wildly successful book of the same name, Outlander stars Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall, a combat nurse in 1945 who's swept back in time to 1743. Show More Summary
Think you don’t need a video content marketing plan now? Think again. The recent development of Google buying livestreaming service Twitch for $1 billion is a red flag that video marketing is going to explode. So knowing that - Google and Twitch – what does it really mean for marketers? Let’s explore. Show More Summary
Here's what you need to know about the fast-changing global automobile business.
On Friday morning, The Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the July jobs at 8:30 am ET. Here are the numbers Wall Street is looking for: Change in nonfarm payrolls: +230,000 Unemployment rate: 6.1% Average hourly earnings, month-over-month:...Show More Summary
If you are someone who invests in long term rentals, you probably already know how depreciation can be your best friend when it comes to paying less taxes. What you may not know is that as investors, we can also make some pretty big mistakes when it comes to taking depreciation for our real estate. Show More Summary
From Truck Yeah!: A pickup truck isn't just a pickup truck. There are Class 1s, Class 8s, Half-Tons, One-Tons, Light Duty, Severe Duty, Heavy-Duty-Light-Duty... Its gets confusing, and the distinction matters because it affects how your truck is regulated and compared to competitors. Read more...
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Stocks got crushed across the board, with the Nasdaq logging the largest percentage loss while the Dow lost more than 300 points and the small cap Russell 200 index lost more than 2%. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 16,573.23, -307.1, (-1.8%) S&P 500: 1,931.82, -38.2, (-1.9%) Nasdaq: 4,373.00, -89.9, (-2%) And now, the top stories on Thursday: 1. Show More Summary