China could be on the verge of stoking its financial fire even further

REUTERS/China Daily Recent Chinese economic data has undershot expectations, leading to speculation that China’s central bank may take steps to support activity levels. RBC Capital Markets thinks the bank is likely to cut a critical ratio for Chinese lenders, which would be a loosening of monetary policy. In a working paper released on Tuesday, the […]

Verizon makes its ‘unlimited’ plans even more complicated

In a move that is somehow both incredibly simple and bafflingly complicated, Verizon has launched a new unlimited data plan and is shaking up the way its family plans work. The carrier — which seems to have a very loose understanding of what “unlimited” means — has introduced an “aboveunlimited” plan option, which is apparently […]

‘Love Is Dead’ Has Love For Pets Enduring Even In Undeath

Love is Dead follows a pair of kindly zombies just trying to reunite with their beloved pets. Your job is to ensure that the pair get across some dangerous locations safely, moving through graveyards, volcanoes, and art galleries (which can be KINDA dangerous) as you help this loving pair of corpses get back to their […]

Eller, Holtby shine as Capitals even Stanley Cup Final with Knights

Alex Tuch collected the skittering puck with absolutely nothing between him and the tying goal with two minutes left in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. Braden Holtby reacted with pure instinct. Washington's goalie stretched back and lunged to his right with his stick, thrusting the paddle into the exact 10-centimetre slot of air through which Tuch's shot was […]

Why even bears about the government-bond market can find merit in Treasuries

JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH, a quotable economist, observed that one of the deeper mysteries is why, in a falling market, there is still a buyer for every seller. It is a conundrum that bond investors must now contemplate. Since January the yield on a ten-year Treasury bond has risen (and thus bond prices have fallen) with […]

Jets looking to even series in Friday's 'must-win' Game 4 vs. Vegas Golden Knights

The Winnipeg Jets are emphasizing the need to come out flying against the Vegas Golden Knights when the two clubs play the fourth game in their Western Conference final series Friday night. Vegas leads Winnipeg two games to one in a series where the club that scored first has won each game. The Golden Knights could […]

‘Deadpool 2’ has even more crude jokes and graphic violence than the original, and is a worthy follow-up

20th Century Fox “Deadpool 2” is a worthy follow-up to the hit original movie.  There are even more crude jokes in this one, and thanks to the director of “John Wick” taking over, the fight scenes are even more insane.   There certainly is a lot of pressure put on the sequel to the 2016 box-office […]

Gynecologist Dr. Drai can use name, even if Dr. Dre doesn’t like it, judge says

Enlarge / Dr. Dre performs onstage with Eminem during the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, California. (credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella) A federal trademark judge has ruled in favor of a Pennsylvania-based gynecologist who goes by the name Dr. Drai—finding that use of […]

Sarah Jessica Parker’s Met Gala hat was actually a Nativity scene — and you probably didn’t even notice

Neilson Barnard / Getty Sarah Jessica Parker wore an elaborate hat to the Met Gala this year. It turns out, the headpiece was a depiction of the Nativity scene. It perfectly aligned with the event’s theme, which was “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination.” Parker previously said that she is a “stickler” for dressing in-theme. […]