Lenovo set to seize PC crown
Aug. 15 - Lenovo looks set to become number 1 in the global PC market, say analysts, and in doing so will become the first major Chinese brand to grab the top spot globally in the tech sector.
Reuters on the Road: ABeterno revolutionises cancer research
Aug. 15 - ABeterno founder Rosalind Codrington takes the taxi challenge to explain how her invention will revolutionise research into cancer treatment.
Breakingviews: StanChart settlement puzzling
Aug. 15 - Standard Chartered's agreement to pay a $340mln settlement for disputed Iran trades is baffling as the numbers don't stack up, an explanation is required say Breakingviews.
In the Boardroom: Carrot or stick? Hiring women in Germany
Aug. 15 - Can companies be trusted to recruit women into leadership positions? Germany's Family Affairs Minister says they can. Lucy Marcus speaks to Kristina Schröder on her controversial 'flexi-quota' policy
U.S. Morning Call: Investment managers go for JPM, Facebook
Aug 15 - New regulatory filings show that several big hedge fund managers loaded up on JPMorgan; some bought Facebook and more got into oil.
Wealth Strategies: Uncertainty sending investors to options
Aug. 15 - TD Ameritrade's Tom Bradley says in response to fiscal concerns in Europe and a slow U.S. recovery, investors are saving more for their retirement funds and using options to hedge volatility.
Wall Street regulator is "400 lb gorilla" - Natwest 3 banker
Aug. 15 - Standard Chartered's hasty $340 mln settlement of money-laundering allegations is no surprise, and as U.S. regulators take an increasingly tough stance, more high-profile cases are sure to follow.
Top Three Smart Money Trends
Aug 15 - It's that time again when billionaire investors and hedge fund managers disclose what they bought in the second quarter. Here are the top three things to know with Reuters' Katya Wachtel.
LIGHTNING ROUND: Sell Facebook! Shares heading to $12!
Aug. 15 - CBOE options trader Andrew Keene sees bearish sentiment toward Facebook ahead of the expiration of its lockup period and has a $12 price target on the stock.
Market Pulse: StanChart shares jump, but more fines ahead?
Aug. 15 - StanChart shares jump 5% after bank agrees deal with NY regulators. But $5.5 bln has already been wiped off its value, and total fines could still reach $1 bln
Breakingviews: Making a Mark at the New York Times
Aug 15 - Richard Beales and Breakingviews columnists discuss whether Mark Thompson's experience at the government-funded BBC will be enough to turn around the New York Times.
Tripp Trapp Chair at MoMA
On display as part of the exhibition Century of the Child at MoMA. For more information please visit http://moma.org/centuryofthechild
The Daily Five: Fostering Literacy Independence
This video demonstrates how The Daily Five works in a second grade classroom. The Literacy program has been modified a bit for her classroom, but is pretty much true to the book. She tells what all 5 stations are and how what they look like. Although this features second grade, the centers are the same for all elementary and activities could easily be modified for other grade levels. This program is meant to be used over an entire year so that student progress can be moni
Market Pulse: UK retail sales boost £; GDP revised up?
Aug. 16 - Sterling rises after figures show UK shoppers spent more than expected in June and July. Maybe the economy isn't as weak as the official GDP figures suggest.
U.S. Morning Call: Facebook might get "de-friended" at open
Aug 16 - Facebook insiders and early investors will get their first chance since the IPO to unload more than 270 million shares in the social network. Some traders are saying sell any rally.
Sports Spread: Premier League predictions
Aug. 16 - Football returns to the agenda and the new season looks more tantalising than ever, with new champions, exciting signings and arguably the strongest 20-team league in memory.
Europe Day Ahead: German inflation, Pussy Riot verdict
Aug. 16 - German inflation and euro zone current account numbers the only data due out of Europe, as punk band Pussy Riot await their trial verdict in Russia.
Wealth Strategies: Fed study on muni defaults a red herring
Aug. 16 - A New York Fed study finds the reported rate of municipal debt defaults discounts troubles in unrated bonds, but Lebenthal's Greg Serbe says that doesn't necessarily mean a wave of defaults is coming.
Trading at Noon: Facebook shares hit all-time low
Aug 16 - Facebook shares sank as much as 7.1% to a record low in Thursday trading, shedding more than $4 billion of market value.
Breakingviews: John Chambers' Cisco diet pays off
Aug 16 - Antony Currie and Robert Cyran discuss how shareholders are finally seeing the benefit of the Cisco CEO's stricter regimen.