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Tolkien’s first Middle Earth story due

Image copyright HarperCollins Image caption The cover of The Fall of Gondolin has been illustrated by Alan Lee JRR Tolkien's The Fall of Gondolin, which the author described as "the first real story" set in Middle-earth, is to be published as a standalone book for the first time. The book charts the story of an…

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Yield Curve Spreads Are the Lowest Since 2007

The spread between 5- and 30-year Treasury yields, as well as the gap for 2- and 10-year maturities, tumbled Wednesday to the lowest levels since 2007, at 37.2 basis points and 45.7 basis points, respectively. The flattening accelerated after consumer price index data came in largely as expected, perhaps bringing other market-moving events, like President…

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Unfortunately for Trump, Michael Cohen Is No Roy Cohn

When Donald Trump was a young Manhattan real-estate developer, and negotiations with competitors or partners reached an impasse, he would brandish a photograph of his pit-bull attorney, Roy Cohn. “Would you rather deal with him?” Trump would ask. This was Roy Cohn:  Photographer: LIFE Picture Collection/GettySo, no, maybe you wouldn’t rather deal with him. In…

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