The film was created by Moonbot Studios (whose work includes the Oscar winning “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore)”. Set to a haunting cover of the song “Pure Imagination” (from “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”) performed by Fiona Apple, it revolves around a sad looking scarecrow who lives in a scary, somewhat Tim Burton esque world in which the food industry is dominated by the evil Crow Foods.
“I think what you’re seeing is, I think the athletes are showing patriotism through their community service,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said before Game 3. “The president is turning all of this stuff into a political game and a ratings game and it’s a blatant display of nationalism. What patriotism is, is helping your fellow citizen and whether it’s what KD (Kevin Durant) is doing (with students around the country) or what we did when we visited Washington or what the Lynx are doing today, that’s what patriotism is about.”.
“To my knowledge, Umbro and Cole Haan are not profitable,” said Christopher Svezia, a footwear and athletic apparel analyst from Susquehanna Financial Group.Analysts say that the deal is a smart move given the performance of the two brands.”Nike can do everything it wants to do with the Nike brand itself,” said Svezia.According to Svezia, the decision to let go of the brands goes beyond just profitability and is also a strategic decision. The Umbro and Cole Haan brands, he said, didn’t fit well with the parent company.Just market it: 7 of Nike’s notable campaignsNike bought Umbro in 2007 for $528 million, but Svezia says that the bet didn’t pay off.”It paid a lot of money for [Umbro] at the time and it’s been a challenge ever since,” he says. “The Nike brand penetrates into what Umbro does anyway.
There something to be said about the culture that makes this acceptable for sure. But I don think the default assumption is “violent asshole”. I suppose it mostly a reminder that as a husband the expectation is to love and protect his wife and the threat is a twisted way to remind him of that.
Canada sets interest rates Wednesday, and there widespread concern about what any further borrowing cost increases might mean for consumers, their immense pile of debt and the housing market.It one of the reasons to be bearish on Canada. Steve Eisman, who was featured in Michael Lewis book Big Short, told Bloomberg TV this month investors should short Canadian financials, citing looming housing country largest lenders are warning against overplaying the concerns. While unprecedented debt levels pose risks, they say there won be any major upset to the economy for a number of reasons, including the view Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz won press ahead with higher rates if signs of stress begin to emerge.While the debt levels are a problem, don expect it to derail the economy, just because we expect Poloz to go quite gradually, or more gradually than what might have warranted hikes in the past, Brittany Baumann, macro strategist at Toronto Dominion Bank said in a telephone interview.Other reasons not to panic according to economists at the other five major commercial banks include households ability to keep monthly payments on mortgages in check, a manageable number of home loan renewals, and the still low cost of borrowing.That Canadians are heavily indebted is without question.