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U.S regulators may relax rules that require the fastest possible execution of securities trades, potentially helping upstart trading venue IEX Group's plans to become a full-fledged stock exchange.
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With the acting industry so full of such hugely talented stars these days, it seems harder than ever before to make a name for yourself in Hollywood , having to compete against such hard-working and dedicated stars.
7 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup
Continuing its 10th anniversary summer series, Left Bank Books will welcome Elizabeth Strout for a talk and signing Saturday, Aug. 9, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the First Church of Belfast, diagonally across Church Street from Left Bank Books.
11 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
Amanda Knief asked the question with a laugh, but liberal fervor for Sen. Elizabeth Warren runs deep, as evidenced by the fans who'd gathered some 90 minutes before the Massachusetts Democrat took the stage in Detroit recently at the nation's largest gathering of liberal activists.
13 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune
Not just love, but LOVE? A book you love so much you want to marry it? Not just marry it, but renew your vows with it regularly so you can put the photos from the commitment ceremony all over Facebook? Here's what I want to do - put on a white shirt, a polyester tie and a pair of Swedish-knit slacks from Mr. Mac, then slap a nametag on my chest so ... (more)
16 hrs ago | GalleyCat
Looking for books to read to your kids? Amazon editors have put together a children's book edition of its series of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime lists.
19 hrs ago | Business Journal
Hillary Clinton greets the crowd holding her new book "Hard Choices" at the University of Washington bookstore in Seattle.
Elements of villainy in television programs and films have taken over the American psyche.
According to Deadline , RatPac Entertainment and Warner Bros. have finally closed a deal to bring Donna Tartt's best-selling novel THE GOLDFINCH to the big screen.
Record numbers of Australians are sleeping rough as concerns about global inequality rise.
Meanwhile, Oprah visited the Switzerland home of one of her favorite authors, Paulo Coelho , and Gisele Bundchen displayed her skills at modeling with shadows.
Katsuyama, CEO of stock trading upstart IEX and the hero of Michael Lewis' bestselling "Flash Boys," ruffled feathers this year by proclaiming that the markets are rigged and luring business away from bank "dark pools."
It's harder to be Harry Potter than Spider-Man. Daniel Radcliffe, who plays the titular wizard on the onscreen adaptation of J.K. Rowling's fantasy book series, Harry Potter, attended the Comic-Con disguised as Spiderman.
One of the important ideas in Capital In the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty is that wealth inequality supports the domination of public policy by the rich for their own benefit, without any regard to the damage to society.
Over the years, much has been written about the vanity of writers. And while it may be somewhat true, there are certainly those authors who have never written a page in the hopes of fame and fortune; those who simply write for the sheer joy of seeing the inner workings of their imagination displayed on the page.
Hillary Rodham Clinton signs copies of her new book 'Hard Choices' in St. Paul, Minn., last week.
Anthony Doerr's ambitious and moving novel "All the Light We Cannot See" is set during World War II and follows the parallel and then overlapping lives of Marie-Laure, a blind French girl, and Werner, a German orphan.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:14 pm
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