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  • The Week In Music: The Best Albums, Songs, Performances and More

    It’s the first Friday of 2019, and though today’s album releases are still few and far between, some exciting new tracks have already begun to surface. New singles from Noname, Michael Chapman and more caught our attention this week as well as an eight-disc box set from Bobbie Gentry. We also rounded out some of our final year-end lists, including best Paste Studio and

    pastemagazine.com
  • Jamaica's 37-Company Exchange Was 2018's Best Performing Stock Market

    The Jamaican stock exchange, unknown to most of the world and which is open for trading only three and a half hours a day, was 2018's best performing stock market. The exchange - which started 50 years ago, by Edward Seaga, a Jamaican Harvard graduate who worked as a record producer in the 1950s and 1960s - saw its main index up 29% during 2018, the most among 94 national benchmarks according to Bloomberg . Over the last five years, Jamaica's impressive market returns are even more pronounced:...

    Zero Hedge
  • A Week Of Big Gestures But No Movement As Shutdown Nears 1-Month Mark

    NPR's Mara Liasson joins Lulu Garcia-Navarro to discuss the president's negotiation-by-spectacle strategy on the shutdown, and to examine the latest moves in the Mueller investigation.

    NPR.org