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GastroGays talk Blogging

Zoe Nicholson interviews Irish food blogging Guru’s the Gastro Gays Russell Alford and Patrick Hanlon make up GastroGays, a foodie-driven blog filled with recipes, food-based travel guides, and coverage on their favourite obsession: Eurovision. “We started GastroGays in 2013 within the depression in Ireland,” the duo explain. The dismal job prospects and economic thriftiness the nation was adopting during the crisis ... Read More »

It’s time to talk about Trump’s mental health

President Trump. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press) How unstable and divorced from reality is President Trump? We’ve reached the point where the nation has the right and the need to know. We’re not accustomed to asking such questions about our presidents. We don’t know how to even begin inquiring into a president’s mental health, so we rationalize aberrant behavior as being ... Read More »

Trump, tech leaders avoided encryption and surveillance talk at summit

A Wednesday summit between some of the most powerful people in technology and U.S. president-elect Donald Trump covered a wide ground but avoided discussion on two of the biggest issues facing the industry: the use of encryption and government surveillance. Trump’s team called the meeting the start of “a conversation and partnership in order to spark innovation and create more ... Read More »

Trader Talk: Here’s the one thing none of the traders expected at the open

Spencer Platt | Getty Images Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) the morning after Donald Trump won a major upset in the presidential election on November 9, 2016 in New York City. When I came into the NYSE this morning at about 5:15 am ET, the few traders walking around were expecting a huge ... Read More »

Negative rate talk ‘premature,’ economy fine: Dudley

Key components of the U.S. economy remain healthy, and recent speculation about the Federal Reserve adopting negative interest rates is “extraordinarily premature,” a top Fed official said Friday, amid mounting concerns about slowing growth. “If things were to turn in a surprising direction and the outlook in the U.S. were to deteriorate sharply, I think there are a lot of ... Read More »