10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. 1. Apple just got dethroned as the world’s largest public company after Aramco’s dizzying $1.9 trillion IPO. Saudi Aramco started trading publicly on Wednesday, with shares spiking 10% on its opening day. 2. The UK could be heading for another hung parliament as Boris Johnson’s poll lead over Labour halves. YouGov’s final MRP projection gave the Conservatives a small majority of 28 but the polling firm said it could not rule out a hung parliament. 3. ‘Hold your hat’ if Elizabeth Warren becomes president, billionaire investor Howard Marks says. The Oaktree Capital Management boss said investors would”breathe a sigh of relief” if Trump… Read More

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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. 1. Apple just got dethroned as the world’s largest public company after Aramco’s dizzying $1.9 trillion IPO. Saudi Aramco started trading publicly on Wednesday, with shares spiking 10% on its opening day. 2. The UK could be heading for another hung parliament as Boris Johnson’s poll lead over Labour halves. YouGov’s final MRP projection gave the Conservatives a small majority of 28 but the polling firm said it could not rule out a hung parliament. 3. ‘Hold your hat’ if Elizabeth Warren becomes president, billionaire investor Howard Marks says. The Oaktree Capital Management boss said investors would”breathe a sigh of relief” if Trump… Read More

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Boeing removed a feature that protects its 787 planes during lightning strikes as a cost-cutting measure, even after FAA experts objected

Boeing removed a feature that protects its 787 planes during lightning strikes even after Federal Aviation Administration experts objected, The Seattle Times reported. The FAA approved the change after Boeing appealed its rejection, which had said Boeing could not sufficiently prove that the fuel tank would not ignite. The FAA’s decision will today be scrutinized by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure in light of its oversight of Boeing’s 737 Max planes, which was involved in two fatal crashes. Rep. DeFazio, chair of the committee, said in a November letter to the FAA that both issues “suggest that the opinions and expert advice of the F AA’s safety and… Read More

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Boeing removed a feature that protects its 787 planes during lightning strikes as a cost-cutting measure, even after FAA experts objected

Boeing removed a feature that protects its 787 planes during lightning strikes even after Federal Aviation Administration experts objected, The Seattle Times reported. The FAA approved the change after Boeing appealed its rejection, which had said Boeing could not sufficiently prove that the fuel tank would not ignite. The FAA’s decision will today be scrutinized by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure in light of its oversight of Boeing’s 737 Max planes, which was involved in two fatal crashes. Rep. DeFazio, chair of the committee, said in a November letter to the FAA that both issues “suggest that the opinions and expert advice of the F AA’s safety and… Read More

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The Price of Free

Tamara Shopsin and Jason Fulford It was a pair of feather earrings that helped Ann Miceli get out from underneath strangers’ cars. For years, Miceli had worked as an auto mechanic and picked up shifts in her spare time at Indianapolis restaurants. One day, she came across those earrings, and “it kind of sparked something.” Miceli bought a pair, and then some supplies to make her own. She listed some of her creations in a shop on Etsy and named it PrettyVagrant. That was in 2011. In the intervening years, Miceli has sold nearly 30,000 of her handmade earrings and feather hair extensions, all of which she assembles by hand… Read More

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The 5 Best Cookbooks of 2019

Okay, it’s impossible to name which are the best cookbooks. A year in which, after all, there’s a top-to-bottom run-through of The Joy of Cooking, at least one edition of which every household must boast. Picture books? History? Chef extravaganzas? You’ll find all of these below, as well as one very welcome dessert-book reissue. I try to read dozens of new guides a year; I want to cook from a much smaller subset. Here are five that check all boxes. All About Dinner: Simple Meals, Expert Advice, Molly Stevens Norton Certain earnest cooks lament that though they have good palates and, yes, refined taste, they just don’t have the instincts… Read More

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The Price of Free

Tamara Shopsin and Jason Fulford It was a pair of feather earrings that helped Ann Miceli get out from underneath strangers’ cars. For years, Miceli had worked as an auto mechanic and picked up shifts in her spare time at Indianapolis restaurants. One day, she came across those earrings, and “it kind of sparked something.” Miceli bought a pair, and then some supplies to make her own. She listed some of her creations in a shop on Etsy and named it PrettyVagrant. That was in 2011. In the intervening years, Miceli has sold nearly 30,000 of her handmade earrings and feather hair extensions, all of which she assembles by hand… Read More

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The 5 Best Cookbooks of 2019

Okay, it’s impossible to name which are the best cookbooks. A year in which, after all, there’s a top-to-bottom run-through of The Joy of Cooking, at least one edition of which every household must boast. Picture books? History? Chef extravaganzas? You’ll find all of these below, as well as one very welcome dessert-book reissue. I try to read dozens of new guides a year; I want to cook from a much smaller subset. Here are five that check all boxes. All About Dinner: Simple Meals, Expert Advice, Molly Stevens Norton Certain earnest cooks lament that though they have good palates and, yes, refined taste, they just don’t have the instincts… Read More

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Elon Musk’s mother unearthed a 1995 photo of him fixing a car window, and he joked he’s come ‘full circle’ with Cybertruck

Elon Musk’s mother tweeted a picture from 1995 of Musk fixing an old busted up car. Musk tweeted back saying he used parts from a junkyard to repair the car, and in the photo he’s fixing a broken window. “The circle is complete,” he added, referring back to the Tesla’s unveiling of the Cybertruck, when its supposedly armored windows shattered. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Elon Musk’s mother tweeted a throwback picture to the Tesla billionaire tinkering with an old car. Maye Musk shared the photograph on Tuesday, and said it was from 1995. In the picture Musk is 24, and is eight years off cofounding Tesla. ⁦@elonmusk⁩… Read More

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Elon Musk’s mother unearthed a 1995 photo of him fixing a car window, and he joked he’s come ‘full circle’ with Cybertruck

Elon Musk’s mother tweeted a picture from 1995 of Musk fixing an old busted up car. Musk tweeted back saying he used parts from a junkyard to repair the car, and in the photo he’s fixing a broken window. “The circle is complete,” he added, referring back to the Tesla’s unveiling of the Cybertruck, when its supposedly armored windows shattered. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Elon Musk’s mother tweeted a throwback picture to the Tesla billionaire tinkering with an old car. Maye Musk shared the photograph on Tuesday, and said it was from 1995. In the picture Musk is 24, and is eight years off cofounding Tesla. ⁦@elonmusk⁩… Read More

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