OFF DUTY --- Style & Fashion: Night Games --- Running rings around old-school gowns, a new breed of evening wear borrows comfort tricks from the sporting world If your cardio workout consists solely of galas, be grateful for your fabulous life. That said, parties can be physically grueling. Between the balletic turns of the red-carpet step-and-repeat and the sweaty aerobics of the dance floor, a night out can feel like a marathon, albeit one run in a stiff dress and heels. Women who are tired of mincing
OFF DUTY --- Style & Fashion: Rope And Glory --- Eight reasons why ropers -- the shorter, less costumey version of cowboy kickers -- may be the boot alternative city slickers want 1. Because, deep down, every man wishes he could be John Wayne. Admit it: At some point, you've idly thought, "Why can't I just buy that ranch in Montana and ride off into the sunset?" The fantasy may include a suede jacket, or some cattle trailing dutifully behind you. Integral to this guy fantasy is a sturdy pair of cowboy
REVIEW --- An Action Plan for Averting the Next Flu Pandemic --- This year's flu outbreak is unusually bad, but it could be much worse; It's time to accelerate a range of public-health measures, including work on a universal vaccine This year's flu season is hitting early and hard, the worst the U.S. has seen in more than a decade. Every day more people are falling ill and getting hospitalized, and some are dying, including young children. Though we are not yet at the peak of flu season, schools have closed
Apple has big spending plans, but the 'smart money' isn't buying tech stocks; Nigam Arora says investors ought to sell into strength and buy the dips Nigam Arora says investors ought to sell into strength and buy the dips Apple is the first big tech company to hand President Trump a win. Apple (AAPL, US) in a press release Wednesday, said it will pay $38 billion in repatriation taxes, spend $30 billion in capital expenditures over the next five years and help create 20,000 new jobs inside and outside the
A government shutdown 'could reintroduce investors to the fact that markets go down' MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Stocks are sauntering toward a third straight weekly win, but Washington just might help usher them to a loss by day's end. Today's call warns about the potential government shutdown, but historically shutdowns haven't sparked huge selling. See full story. Tax bill lowered corporate tax rate, so why are some companies announcing charges? The tax bill that President Donald Trump signed into law in
A government shutdown 'could reintroduce investors to the fact that markets go down'; Critical information for the U.S. trading day Critical information for the U.S. trading day The stock market is sauntering toward its third straight weekly win, but the public servants in Washington just might help usher it to a loss by day's end. The Senate is flirting with delivering a partial government shutdown around midnight, as it kicks up a fuss about a one-month spending bill passed by the House yesterday.
Post-Weinstein, Sundance Film Festival grapples with #MeToo; The biggest U.S. independent movie festival pledges to address the current reckoning within the industry The biggest U.S. independent movie festival pledges to address the current reckoning within the industry For the first time in three decades, disgraced independent film mogul Harvey Weinstein won't be at the Sundance Film Festival which kicks off Thursday in Park City, Utah. Yet the spectre of Weinstein, who has faced a slew of sexual abuse