Category: General World News

An old stock market adage is broken

“Sell in May and go away” is an old saying that should probably be ignored. While it’s true that stocks have historically done better from October through April compared to May through September, there’s usually a lot more going on than the calendar. Andrew Adams, […]

Anne-Marie Slaughter: A year’s maternity leave is too long for mothers

Former Hillary Clinton advisor Anne-Marie Slaughter clarifies why she thinks a year of maternity leave is too long for working mothers. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Netflix is finding a way into China (NFLX)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. In a partnership that provides access to China, Netflix has signed a content licensing deal with video platform iQiyi, Tech in Asia reports. The licensing agreement […]

Jeff Goldblum Serves Free Sausages To People Because He’s Jeff Goldblum

Like a magnificently aged wine, Jeff Goldblum is still a fantastic human decades after we first met him. He continues to win us over, and he’s currently doing so with sausages. After the recent announcement that Goldblum will be returning to the “Jurassic Park” franchise […]

Robots Take Over ‘Tonight Show’ Before They Conquer The World

You know the old saying credited to W.C. Fields to never work with kids or animals? You can add robots to the list. Watch amazing robots upstage host Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday’s “Tonight Show.” Don’t be seduced by their entertainment value, Jimmy! Sure, one makes […]

Massive Trump tax cuts face big hurdles as debt mounts

U.S. President Donald Trump is proposing tax cuts for individuals and businesses even as Washington struggles with mounting debt and the populist president tries to make good on promises to bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Mortgage rates move up for Wednesday

If you’re thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate. read more >>> Source:: BankRate.Com

THIS could increase YOUR heart attack risk – and it’s NOT blood pressure or cholesterol

HEART DISEASE – a condition which can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke – is usually linked to high blood pressure, high cholesterol or lack of exercise. But now experts believe it could be caused by tiny particles in air pollution. read more […]

A radical finance firm has launched an app that’ll show you the impact of all of your purchases

Aspiration, a financial services firm founded on the radical idea that clients should pay what they think is fair, wants to help its customer keep track of the impact of their purchases. The firm announced April 26 it is equipping its checking-account users with a […]

Melissa Etheridge Driven To Write Music About These ‘Very Inspiring Times’

Melissa Etheridge has never been one to shy away from writing socially-conscious songs or getting downright personal in her music. She penned the Oscar-winning “I Need to Wake Up” for Al Gore’s 2006 documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” and she sang about non-monogamous relationships in “I’m […]

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