How not to be a ‘sucker’ on FanDuel or DraftKings

The New York Times Magazine has a fresh expose on the fantasy sports sites FanDuel and DraftKings, with an author who says he was a “sucker” that the dominant professional players can easily exploit. But there are ways to avoid being bait for the sharks that cost the New York Times author some $1,900 during the football season.

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Posted on Thu, 07 Jan 2016 17:51:18 GMT

Trump is delaying decision on importing elephant trophies after outcry

President Donald Trump says he is postponing his administration’s decision to reverse the ban on importing big-game trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia.

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Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:04:02 GMT

The Tell: When do markets close for Thanksgiving?

Investors have many things to be thankful for this year: global equities had risen in every single month this year, while every major economy expanded. That’s something to think about when U.S. markets close Thursday for Thanksgiving.

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Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 22:51:05 GMT

U.S. nuclear general says he’d resist any ‘illegal’ strike order from Trump: report

Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of the U.S. Strategic Command, told an audience at a security forum in Nova Scotia that he would resist any nuclear launch request made by President Donald Trump that was deemed to be unlawful, according to CBS News.

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Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 22:49:26 GMT

NewsWatch: Will millennials give housing shares and the broader stock market a boost?

millennials are helping drive a pickup in homeownership rates. Will housing-related stocks benefit?

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Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 22:00:13 GMT

The Wall Street Journal: Jared Kushner’s lawyer is firing back against senators over documents request

An attorney for Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner on Friday said certain documents requested by a Senate committee investigating the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia weren’t relevant to its initial request, disputing the panel’s suggestion that his client hadn’t wholly fulfilled its demand for the material.

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Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:33:35 GMT

Beat the System: The reasons Americans give for buying bitcoin show they have no idea what they’re doing

It’s OK to speculate with bitcoin — but at least admit that’s what it is, writes Brett Arends.

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Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:54:07 GMT

Market Snapshot: Will millennials give housing shares and the broader stock market a boost?

millennials are helping drive a pickup in homeownership rates. Will housing-related stocks benefit?

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Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:53:54 GMT

Capitol Report: Elevated CAPE ratio suggests stock market returns to decline, regional Fed bank finds

A popular measure of valuing stocks looks set for a decline, and stock returns will suffer because of it, according to new research published Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

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Posted on Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:54:02 GMT

The New York Post: Lena Dunham slammed on Twitter for defending ‘Girls’ writer accused of rape

Social media has unleashed on Lena Dunham for her decision to defend a “Girls” producer accused of rape.

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Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:07:23 GMT