Single people treat online dating like fantasy football—they keep trying to date out of their league

Single people treat online dating like fantasy football—they keep trying to date out of their league
Veronica Ryan, a single 26-year-old marketing executive based in Dallas, Texas, said she swipes right on potential matches on Bumble based on a combination of personality, looks, and job. In many cases she will take someone with a sense of humor over someone who is more good looking, she said, and career plays a lesser but still significant role in... Read More

The Ratings Game: Adidas faces a tough second half amid worrisome signs in Western Europe

The Ratings Game: Adidas faces a tough second half amid worrisome signs in Western Europe
Now that the World Cup is over, Wells Fargo analysts are concerned about the road ahead Adidas AG stock got a bump this week from better-than-expected second-quarter earnings, but Wells Fargo analysts caution that the athletic gear company is facing a tough second half to fiscal 2018 without the World Cup to generate excitement and boost results. Adidas ADS, -1.34%... Read More

The Ratings Game: Intel’s stock rocked by Goldman’s ‘sell’ call

The Ratings Game: Intel’s stock rocked by Goldman’s ‘sell’ call
Shares of Intel Corp. sank Friday, after Goldman Sachs slapped a “sell” recommendation on the semiconductor giant, citing greater competitive risk and skepticism over its ability to sustain margins and earnings growth. Analyst Toshiya Hari cut his rating to sell, after maintaining a neutral rating since February 2016. Hari slashed the 12-month stock price target to $44, which is nearly... Read More

The New York Post: Ex-White House aide Omarosa Newman says Trump ‘racist’ in new book

The New York Post: Ex-White House aide Omarosa Newman says Trump ‘racist’ in new book
Omarosa Manigault Newman says in a new book that President Donald Trump is a ‘racist.’ Donald Trump is a “racist” who regularly used the “N-word” on the set of “The Apprentice,” claims Omarosa Manigault Newman, who starred on the show and then followed the president to the White House. The future U.S. president was caught on mic uttering the racial... Read More

What CPI didn’t say: Prices of coffee, aspirin and golf clubs are lower over the past year

What CPI didn’t say: Prices of coffee, aspirin and golf clubs are lower over the past year
By Senior economics reporter CPI data shows a decline in coffee prices. The cost of living for consumers may be accelerating, but it is not all bad news. Prices of some essentials, including coffee, aspirin and food from vending machines, have declined over the past year, according to a government report released Friday. Of course, prices of some other —... Read More

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends lower as Turkey contagion angst grows, but retains slight weekly gain

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends lower as Turkey contagion angst grows, but retains slight weekly gain
U.K. stocks finishes in negative territory Friday, dragged down alongside the broader European equity market, on mounting concerns that Turkey’s currency crisis will metastasize to eurozone lenders. However, London’s blue-chips index retained a slight weekly gain on the back of persistent sterling weakness. U.K. stocks were little changed after a reading of British economic growth came in line with expectations.... Read More