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Kelley Blue Book: What it’s like to drive the 2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia

The 2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia is a premium compact sports sedan. And the only contender in its class designed and built in Italy. This is an important point because (sweeping generalization alert) Italy is a nation of car nuts, bless their little Gucci loafers.  Some of the most arguably beautiful cars to have ever existed come… Continue reading Kelley Blue Book: What it’s like to drive the 2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia

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Refillable Skincare Fountains – The Life Plankton Elixir Blue Fountain is an In-Store Solution (TrendHunter.com)

Biotherm and innovation studio Possible Future created an in-store skincare fountain that can be used to replenish empty product bottles in a hygienic and safe way. The Life Plankton Elixir Blue Fountain is devoted to the brand’s iconic serum and it is set to be stationed at select points of sale. As there were specific… Continue reading Refillable Skincare Fountains – The Life Plankton Elixir Blue Fountain is an In-Store Solution (TrendHunter.com)

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Free-From Raw Cacao Bars – Blue Stripes' Ancient Cacao Bar is Non-GMO, Vegan and Gluten-Free (TrendHunter.com)

Blue Stripes’ Ancient Cacao Bar is inspired by “ancient native traditions, retaining the pronounced texture of unrefined cacao beans & their wild aroma.” Made with a selection of organic ingredients like cacao nibs, cocoa mass, coconut sugar, maple sugar, cacao butter, cacao powder and coconut oil, Blue Stripes’ Ancient Cacao Bar is non-GMO, certified vegan… Continue reading Free-From Raw Cacao Bars – Blue Stripes' Ancient Cacao Bar is Non-GMO, Vegan and Gluten-Free (TrendHunter.com)

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Software sector bulls are left tangled up in Blue Prism

It doesn’t take much to make a robot fall over. Viral videos from Boston Dynamics and The Robot World Cup play on this vulnerability for entertainment, whereas trading updates from Blue Prism can have the opposite effect. Thursday was pretty tough for the maker of intelligent robotic process automation systems (or software, in other words).… Continue reading Software sector bulls are left tangled up in Blue Prism

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Chromatically Themed Gaming Consoles – The Nintendo Switch Mario Red & Blue Edition Console is Fun (TrendHunter.com)

The Nintendo Switch Mario Red & Blue Edition console is an upcoming finish option for the namesake console that will offer avid Nintendo fans with a way to incorporate a touch more fandom into their everyday gaming experience. The console features a special-edition finish that is chromatically themed with Mario in mind with bright fire… Continue reading Chromatically Themed Gaming Consoles – The Nintendo Switch Mario Red & Blue Edition Console is Fun (TrendHunter.com)

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Key Words: Party like it’s 1999? ‘Blue wave’ should keep ‘the bull market in everything’ alive for a while, but that could change in a hurry, strategist warns

“ ‘The Nasdaq from late 1998 to early 2000 went up over 200%. Now, we’re up almost 100%, and we may very well be on that same track. Everything I’m looking at points to a melt-up.’ ” That’s Edward Yardeni, president of Yardeni Research, taking a cautious view in a recent CNBC interview of where… Continue reading Key Words: Party like it’s 1999? ‘Blue wave’ should keep ‘the bull market in everything’ alive for a while, but that could change in a hurry, strategist warns

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Market Extra: Here’s what a ‘blue wave’ forming in Washington means for markets

The “blue wave” is back on on Wall Street. Or maybe call it a mini wave, but either way, Democrats look likely to in pole position after key runoff U.S. Senate races in Georgia are tilting away from Republicans, with results already rippling through financial markets. The Associated Press declared Democrat Raphael Warnock the winner… Continue reading Market Extra: Here’s what a ‘blue wave’ forming in Washington means for markets

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Sir Brian Urquhart, UN veteran and godfather of the ‘Blue Helmets’, 1919-2021

Sir Brian Urquhart, who was the second person ever recruited to the United Nations and is regarded as the godfather of UN peacekeeping, was both a pragmatic problem solver and a sophisticated diplomat. These skills were to prove useful during the four decades serving the multinational organisation or advising five of its secretaries-general: Urquhart, who… Continue reading Sir Brian Urquhart, UN veteran and godfather of the ‘Blue Helmets’, 1919-2021

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Blue sweep of Congress will add pressure to weak dollar, analysts say

Victory for the Democratic party in this week’s Senate run-offs will add to the long-term pressure on the US dollar, which was already expected to continue its slide this year, analysts say. The dollar has kicked off 2021 on a subdued note after notching up losses of 7 per cent last year against a basket… Continue reading Blue sweep of Congress will add pressure to weak dollar, analysts say

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‘Blue wave’ trade back on after Georgia Senate poll

The reflation trade in global markets has suddenly been given a big kicker. With the US Senate run-off elections in Georgia close to giving control of the chamber to Democrats, investors are betting the result will deliver increased spending under president-elect Joe Biden to boost the ailing US and global economies and inflation. That had… Continue reading ‘Blue wave’ trade back on after Georgia Senate poll