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A Morning Cup Of Trading Discipline With Starbucks Options

Earnings season brings an inevitable conundrum. How can I participate in the different companies I’m interested in without tying up too much capital and risking a blow-up if they miss a number. There is a range of different options, but one that makes sense is to consider weekly options.<p>In today’s …

Upside-Down Shower: Ground-Up Design for Decks & Yards

For in-house and off-grid use alike, a traditional top-down shower still probably makes the most sense – in the first case, there is no reason not …

Avant-garde

Housing market heats up -- and it's just getting started

If you tried to buy a home in Phoenix a year ago, you probably would have been able to land it for well under the asking price.<p>Those days are gone. In a city that was hit hard after the housing bubble burst in 2007, you’re more likely to encounter a bidding war for that split-level ranch on the …

Real Estate

It's Official: Brad Pitt Is Making Hammer Pants Happen (We Have a Timeline, People!)

While the fashion world is still buzzing about Dad Jeans, Brad Pitt is putting another conversation-starting menswear look on the table: drop-crotch pants. Which he was spotted in MULTIPLE times this summer. So either the A-lister is trying to make Hammer Pants happen or he just really values his …

Here's a Dress That Could Save You From Drowning...Maybe

Here at <i>Dressed</i>, we don't often tackle the topic of emergency readiness and supply stockpiling—but I'm going to make an exception today. Australian artist Jacqueline Brady has created one of the most-fashionable life-saving garments (devices?) I've ever laid eyes on.<p>BEHOLD: The Raft-Boat-Dress<p>This …