US Economy: Investors Find Little Appetite For Consumer Staples

The consumer staples index .SPLRCS, the S&P 500’s biggest laggard for 2018, could have further to fall and may even look less appealing as a defensive play in the event the economy turns sour. The sector, which includes suppliers of so-called recession-proof items ranging from toilet paper and toothpaste to canned soup and cookies, has fallen 13 percent in 2018, on track for its first annual decline since 2008, while the S&P 500 .SPX is up 1.7 percent year-to-date. read more


Prison nurse accused of smuggling zombie drug Spice into jail

'It wasn't really the vacation I was looking for': Mormon missionary, 26, jokes with President Trump as he and his ecstatic family thank him in the Oval Office after he helped secure his release from Venezuelan prison where he spent two years 'Get the f**k out of here, you don't deserve American food': Father pulls a stun gun and knife on four Muslim Egyptian exchange students in a McDonald's parking lot because he believed they 'killed' his Marine son in Afghanistan Florida and Mississippi declare states of emergency as Subtropical Storm Alberto is read more


Prince Charles and Camilla turn into YouTube stars

Charles and Camilla turn into YouTube stars! Royals team up with 'super vloggers' to record video blogs in the hope of winning a new generation of fans No, not the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, but 'super vloggers' Joe 'Thatcher' Sugg - younger brother of internet star Zoella - and 'Sprinkle of Glitter', also known as Louise Pentland, who posts about motherhood and beauty. Now they have teamed up with Charles and Camilla to shoot two new clips, which will be posted on the video-sharing platform YouTube in the hope of winning a younger gene read more




FBI says Russians hacked hundreds of thousands of home and office routers

Agency urges router owners to reset them and download updates amid fears hackers could collect dataThe FBI warned on Friday that Russian computer hackers had compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and could collect user information or shut down network traffic. The US law enforcement agency urged the owners of many brands of routers to turn them off and on again and download updates from the manufacturer to protect themselves. Continue reading... read more

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