Galileo ran afoul of the Inquisition in 1633 when he was found "vehemently suspect of heresy." His heresy? Declaring the heliocentric view of the solar system: that the earth revolves around the sun. His punishment was lighter than many others who faced the Inquisition. He was “only” sentenced to...
An Elizabeth Warren presidency would likely be tough on some sectors, but it might not hit stock markets as hard as feared, a Jefferies strategist suggested on Wednesday.Warren, a Democratic presidential 2020 frontrunner, has bashed the rich — proposing a wealth tax — and lambasted the financial industry among...
Green fingers at the ready! Do you have a passion for plants? Are you potty for pots? If so, we’ve got the perfect plan to green up your weekend, because we’ve found not one but TWO amazing houseplant markets happening in the city this weekend! Photo: @ Firstly, head to the...
The shuk –– an open-air market where stalls are filled with sumptuous and vibrant seasonal Israeli produce, spices, fresh fish, dry foodstuffs, housewares, and even trendy eateries — is the lifeline of every Israeli. Cookbooks are inspired by it, as is the healthy Israeli lifestyle. Fresh fruits and vegetables make...
These days, it seems like just about everyone is either getting into the real estate game or wistfully dreaming about it. The popularity of HGTV has made many folks believe they can pocket some serious cash renovating an old home and then reselling or renting it out for sweet,...
Last week, nearly 500 cattle producers from 14 states rallied in Omaha, Nebraska to denounce corporate control over cattle markets and to demand that the Trump administration do something to fix it.This “Rally To Stop the Stealin’” was put on by the Organization for Competitive Markets (OCM) and co-sponsored...
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Governments in emerging markets must have greater say in the regulation of digital currencies that could facilitate illegal capital flows and disrupt foreign exchange management, a senior official of China’s foreign exchange regulator said on Monday. China has signaled it is actively embracing financial...
Former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said on Monday that the federal government should regulate state marijuana programs. In his clearest comments on the issue to date, Gottlieb said in a CNBC appearance that the rise in vaping-related lung injuries underscores the need for a federal regulatory...
NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - When Forever 21 filed for bankruptcy last month, the fast-fashion chain described its history in documents that read, at times, like a pitch for a memoir or a Netflix special. Photos of the company's husband and wife founders, Do Won Chang and Jin Sook Chang, and...
Before the Fed lowered its target interest rate range on Wednesday, Donald Trump was already on Twitter, touching on two of his favorite topics: how the Fed doesn’t lower interest rates enough and that the stock market’s performance is thanks to him and his Republican pals. The connection between...