10 Things (I Think) I've Learned
1. Smile at strangers even if they think you’re strange. 2. Stop smiling & nodding when you don’t understand cocktail party conversation. 3. Being smart is sexy, asking smart questions is sexier. 4. Stop waiting for your turn to talk when you should be listening. 5. Take classes that have nothing to do with your job. 6. If you haven’t already, forget your GPA. 7. Buy...
Baby, we've been here before -- A Debt Ceiling...
The United States has been in this position before, according to Alex Pollock, a senior researcher at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative research center. In a Wednesday blog, he noted that Congress failed to extend the debt ceiling in 1953. President Dwight D. Eisenhower responded by increasing gold certificate deposits with the Fed, which then credited Treasury’s account at...
Rise If You Must: Five Things I Want You To Know →
johncarney: I was throwing up between cars on a train between Berlin and Warsaw when I first realized that I was in love with the wrong woman. Realizing that you’ve fallen in love with the wrong person is worse than falling out of love. It’s worse than being rejected. It’s worse than feeling alone. You feel…
CEO Travis on Dunkin's IPO
“We are lucky,” Dunkin’ Brands CEO Travis said this morning on CNBC’s “Worldwide Exchange” during his first interview since the company’s IPO was announced. Read why at http://www.cnbc.com/id/43910851
Fashion has never and will never be my strong suit — thankfully @robertverdi is there so I can just focus on my job and the news.
Sex Toy Sales Surge
“At a time when unemployment is high and bank account balances are low, people are passing the time by getting busy,” Stefan Dallakian, the owner of Paris Intimates – an online sex toy distributor—told me. Read more at http://www.cnbc.com/id/43839344
FunEmployed - LM Communications' Laura Malamud
Malamud (far right, at an NFL Gala) left her job as a director of marketing and social media to found her own company and establish herself as a food blogger. Read her story at http://www.cnbc.com/id/43825147
Consumer Nation: Franchises - The Secret to...
“At the end of the day, our economy is built around how people are feeling, and whether that is the consumer or whether it’s a lender or whether it’s our individual franchise partner, they’re all being cautious right now,” Russ Umphenour, CEO of Focus Brands, told me on “Worldwide Exchange.” Read more at: http://www.cnbc.com/id/43726269
Free iPhones! - CNBC
Why Apple can afford to give us all one of these…fo’ free: http://www.cnbc.com/id/43823595
James and his Stand Up Desk - CNBC →
A favorite of Jefferson, Churchill, Hemingway…and Murdoch?
Mandel is a (Political) Tease
“This is the first time in my life where I’ve heard from baby boomers, senior citizens and folks across the state who have told me never in their life have they been so concerned,” Josh Mandel, the 33-year-old Ohio State Treasurer told me this morning on “Worldwide Exchange.” Check out the rest at: http://www.cnbc.com/id/43798719
Roses are blue
Are flowers a bell-weather for the global “mood”? 1-800 Flowers CEO Jim McCann gave me the low-down on “Worldwide Exchange”: http://www.cnbc.com/id/43795062
FunEmployed - Pinot's Palette CEO Craig Ceccanti
, Craig Ceccanti (far right) used to be a consultant and engineer. Now he’s the CEO of Pinot’s Palette, a “Sip and Paint” BYOB painting studio. Upgrade! Read more at http://www.cnbc.com/id/43771119
Jeter fan gets by...with a little help from his...
Yankees fan Christian Lopez was not expecting to catch Derek Jeter’s historic 3,000th home run. He also wasn’t expecting $14,000 worth of taxes to fall into his hands from the IRS. Read about how his new friends Miller High Life, Modell’s Sporting Goods, and Topps are stepping up to the plate to help him out: http://www.cnbc.com/id/43758828
Murdoch's Sword →
Battle for your DVD $ →
Weird Hangover Cures →
So, Carney told you about noshing on eggs and bacon or gulping down a coffee to cure your splitting headache. Here are some not-so-typical cures we dug up.