News

The Finance 202: Banks give richly to three Senate Democrats who backed deregulation

Sens. Heitkamp, Donnelly and Tester were favorites with the industry.

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Source: Washington Post

maggio 23, 2018
Was Iraq’s recent election a democratic success? Depends whom you ask.

In Iraqi Kurdistan, two main parties retain control amid fraud allegations and voter apathy.

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Source: Washington Post

maggio 23, 2018
North Korea says it’s dismantling its nuclear test site. How significant is that?

Dismantling North Korea’s test site is a positive step. But it is only the first one toward creating a safer Korean Peninsula.

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Source: Washington Post

maggio 23, 2018

Business

New Home Sales Post Weak Spring Start

Sales of new homes in the U.S. fell at the beginning of spring, reversing the stronger momentum seen in the first quarter.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

maggio 23, 2018
Apple Avoids Amazon’s Beauty Contest, Searches Secretly for New Campus

The world’s two most valuable technology companies, Apple and Amazon, are shopping for cities in which to build new corporate campuses. But with one of them, you would hardly know it.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

maggio 23, 2018
Comcast Goes Public on Plan for Fox Bid to Challenge Disney

Comcast said it is in advanced stages of preparing a higher, all-cash offer for the assets of 21st Century Fox that Disney has agreed to buy, an effort it made public to convince Fox shareholders of its seriousness.

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Source: Wall

maggio 23, 2018
Samsung Wants Every Appliance to Talk by 2020

Samsung plans to put artificial-intelligence features and internet connectivity in all its products in an effort to transform its home appliances into an army of synced devices capable of fielding verbal commands.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

maggio 23, 2018
Bond Market Indicates Doubt About Trump’s Economic Targets

The gap between short- and long-term interest rates has shrunk, and if the trend intensifies, it may be a classic harbinger of recession.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 23, 2018
Boosting U.S. Exports to China by $200 Billion Is a Tricky Task

President Trump is trying to broker a deal to bring down the national trade deficit with China. Experts doubt his goal is achievable.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 23, 2018

Arts&Culture

Robert Indiana’s Best: A Mini Retrospective

From Herman Melville to Mae West, pinball machines to a slave ship, Robert Indiana drew his inspiration from American sources, with deeply personal meanings.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 23, 2018
Voices From the First Bronx Book Festival

While it might be tempting to proclaim that the borough is back, last weekend’s literary celebration proved it never really left.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 23, 2018
‘LOVE’ and Other Four-Letter Words

Somewhere in Robert Indiana’s home in Maine, there may exist an early version of his famous image — one that will startle his fans.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 23, 2018
Dwayne Johnson Climbs Higher in New ‘Skyscraper’ Trailer

He leads a cast that includes Neve Campbell, Pablo Schreiber and Chin Han.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 23, 2018

SPORT

  • N.F.L. Teams Will Be Fined for Players’ Anthem Kneeling

    Owners voted to fine teams if their players do not stand during the national anthem, though players will be allowed to stay in the locker room during if they choose.

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    Source: The New York Times

    maggio 23, 2018
  • Super Agent Mino Raiola to Approach Liverpool Over Potential World-Record Deal for Goalkeeper

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    maggio 23, 2018
  • President Confirms Sarri Has Left Napoli Ahead of Potential Chelsea Move & Ancelotti Appointment

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    maggio 23, 2018
  • The N.F.L. and Nike Make Room for Fanatics

    A new merchandising deal aims to get the league a step closer to Roger Goodell’s pledge of $25 billion in revenues by 2027.

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    Source: The New York Times

    maggio 23, 2018
  • Roger Federer Explains Where He and Serena Williams Stand in Greatest of All Time Conversation

    Roger Federer made it clear that Serena Williams is toward the top of the list regardless of gender.

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    maggio 23, 2018
  • Borussia Dortmund Reportedly Join Tottenham in Race to Sign £13m Rated Wonderkid Hwang Hee-chan

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    maggio 23, 2018