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Trump is handing another US ambassadorship to a member of his Mar-a-Lago resort that costs $200,000 to join

TRUMP IS HANDING ANOTHER US AMBASSADORSHIP TO A MEMBER OF HIS MAR-A-LAGO RESORT THAT COSTS $200,000 TO JOIN

Trump is handing another US ambassadorship to a member of his Mar-a-Lago resort that costs $200,000 to join. This time its the long-vacant...

Key Measures Show Inflation Softened Slightly on YoY Basis in October

KEY MEASURES SHOW INFLATION SOFTENED SLIGHTLY ON YOY BASIS IN OCTOBER

The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI and the trimmed-mean CPI this morning: According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland,...

 
 
 
Allbirds, the buzzy sneaker startup that's now reportedly worth $1 billion, just released its most expensive shoe yet

ALLBIRDS, THE BUZZY SNEAKER STARTUP THAT'S NOW REPORTEDLY WORTH $1 BILLION, JUST RELEASED ITS MOST EXPENSIVE SHOE YET

Allbirds has released its newest shoe. Called the Tree Topper , it's a high-top sneaker that retails for $115. The new sneaker is the...

Bain Capital Ventures has a fresh $1B to invest in startups

BAIN CAPITAL VENTURES HAS A FRESH $1B TO INVEST IN STARTUPS

Bain Capital Ventures , the venture capital arm of the private equity giant Bain Capital, has brought in $1 billion to invest in startups...

 
 
 
Bain Capital Ventures closes new funds totaling $1 billion for startups in SaaS, security, financial tech, and health

BAIN CAPITAL VENTURES CLOSES NEW FUNDS TOTALING $1 BILLION FOR STARTUPS IN SAAS, SECURITY, FINANCIAL TECH, AND HEALTH

Bain Capital Ventures announced today that it has raised $1 billion in investment capital to target startups from the earliest to growth...

11 Signs That The U.S. Economy Is Starting To Slow Down Dramatically

11 SIGNS THAT THE U.S. ECONOMY IS STARTING TO SLOW DOWN DRAMATICALLY

The pace at which things are changing is shocking the experts. Just a few months ago, many of the experts were still talking about...

 
 
 
China's Building Spree In Poor Nations: Does It Really Help The Local Economy?

CHINA'S BUILDING SPREE IN POOR NATIONS: DOES IT REALLY HELP THE LOCAL ECONOMY?

There are a lot of state secrets when it comes to the billions of dollars worth of roads, hospitals and more. Satellite images of night...

2020 BMW M340i, 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Ferrari F40 Tribute: Car News Headlines

2020 BMW M340I, 2021 MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS, FERRARI F40 TRIBUTE: CAR NEWS HEADLINES

BMW has revealed what looks to be the sweet spot in the new 3-Series range. The car is the M340i, an M Performance model with a 382-horsepower...

 
 
 
Art Class For Kids At The Merced County Arts Center

ART CLASS FOR KIDS AT THE MERCED COUNTY ARTS CENTER

In art class for kids at the Merced County Arts Center , I doodle with them to show how panels work in comic books. This is Superman...

Wellness tourism experiences record growth

WELLNESS TOURISM EXPERIENCES RECORD GROWTH

Now it's official that wellness tourism is a booming sector. As per the latest report, “Global Wellness Tourism Economy” by the nonprofit...

 
 
 
Flipkart CEO Binny Bansal resigns over allegations of ‘serious personal misconduct'

FLIPKART CEO BINNY BANSAL RESIGNS OVER ALLEGATIONS OF ‘SERIOUS PERSONAL MISCONDUCT'

Flipkart, the India-based e-commerce firm owned by Walmart, has lost CEO Binny Bansal after he resigned from the company following...

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class spy shots

2021 MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS SPY SHOTS

Mercedes-Benz's E-Class family is approaching the midway point in its life cycle and a prototype for an updated member has just been...

 
 
 
Meet the CEO who once turned down a $500 million offer for his startup - and just sold it for $8 billion

MEET THE CEO WHO ONCE TURNED DOWN A $500 MILLION OFFER FOR HIS STARTUP - AND JUST SOLD IT FOR $8 BILLION

A little over six years ago, Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith turned down a $500 million acquisition offer for his bootstrapped company. He...

Hockey Hall of Fame welcomes class of 2018

HOCKEY HALL OF FAME WELCOMES CLASS OF 2018

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, all-time goalie wins and shutout leader Martin Brodeur, diminutive underdog Martin St. Louis, Canadian...

 
 
 
Alibaba's Singles Day made e-commerce history - but the numbers also suggest China's economy is cooling down

ALIBABA'S SINGLES DAY MADE E-COMMERCE HISTORY - BUT THE NUMBERS ALSO SUGGEST CHINA'S ECONOMY IS COOLING DOWN

Alibaba made e-commerce history on Sunday, recording $30.8 billion in sales in 24 hours at the its Singles Day celebration. But the...

Introduction to Oil Painting, my class at Arlene's Artist Materials

INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING, MY CLASS AT ARLENE'S ARTIST MATERIALS

Here's a picture of the art room at Arlene's. My demo of a 5-step value scale, painting of a white sphere and red delicious apple in...

 
 
 
Stocks Start The Week With A Plunge, Dragged Down By Tech Shares

STOCKS START THE WEEK WITH A PLUNGE, DRAGGED DOWN BY TECH SHARES

The Dow fell more than 600 points, or 2.3 percent, Monday. Investors are said to be worried about signs that the global economy may...

Chevy Corvette ZR1, 2020 Mercedes E-Class, collection of BMW legends: Today's Car News

CHEVY CORVETTE ZR1, 2020 MERCEDES E-CLASS, COLLECTION OF BMW LEGENDS: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

We named the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 the Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2019. Overwhelmed by its power, blown away by its dynamics,...

 
 
 
40 Under Forty: United Distributors' Michael Hertz

40 UNDER FORTY: UNITED DISTRIBUTORS' MICHAEL HERTZ

Hertz is a member of the 2018 class of 40 Under Forty honorees.

We Are Witnessing The Most Destructive Fire In The History Of California, And “Devil Winds” Threaten To Make Things Even Worse

WE ARE WITNESSING THE MOST DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN THE HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA, AND “DEVIL WINDS” THREATEN TO MAKE THINGS EVEN WORSE

California has been absolutely devastated by horrific wildfires in recent years, but the state has never seen anything quite like this....