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December 16, 2014
The fascinating little town of St. Emilion. (Photo: Bob Ecker)
RESTAURANT LES GIRONíDINES 5 rue des Girondins, Saint-Emilion, France Tel: 33 5 57 24 77 72
November 24, 2014
BJT's guide makes shopping for that special gift as easy as point and click. (Image: Fotolia)
Complete your holiday shopping with our guide to great gifts for everyone on your list.
November 11, 2014
7th hole, Wissahickon Course (Photo: Evan Schiller Golfshots.com)
After a complete restoration, it features an expanded course layout that testifies to the genius of designer A.W. Tillinghast.
October 20, 2014
Volcanoes Virunga Lodge
A high-altitude trek in a remote African bamboo forest puts our correspondent face-to-face with humanity’s closest relatives.
September 26, 2014
If you’re thinking about buying a luxury electric car, there is only one choice, says our reviewer: the Tesla Model S.
Want to buy an electric car? Make it this one, says our reviewer.
September 26, 2014
Six new cameras offer a wide range of options for casual photographers and serious photography buffs. (Photo: Fotolia)
With equipment like this, it’s becoming difficult to take a bad photo.
September 19, 2014
The Art of Shaving Travel Kit and Razor.
These beauty travel kits have a lot of essentials you’ll need to stay groomed and glam for a five-day trip, and they won’t weigh you down.
September 16, 2014
Doctors Without Borders provides medical care to people in nearly 70 countries.
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières confronts humanitarian crises without taking sides, providing aid based on need alone.
September 16, 2014
Wolfgang Puck’s Cut restaurant at 45 Park Lane, Mayfair, London
Located inside London’s posh 45 Park Lane Hotel, Wolfgang Puck’s Cut is truly a cut above.
September 16, 2014
Approximately 25,000 people attend the National Business Aviation Association’s annual convention, which this year will take place in Orlando, Florida. (Photo: Mariano Rosales)
The National Business Aviation Association’s annual conclave—scheduled this year for October 21–23 in Orlando, Florida—typically attracts about 25,000 attendees from the world over.

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““CEOs go to their vacation homes just after companies report favorable news, and CEOs return to headquarters right before subsequent news is released. More good news is released when CEOs are back at work, and CEOs appear not to leave headquarters at all if a firm has adverse news to disclose. When CEOs are away from the office, stock prices behave quietly with sharply lower volatility. Volatility increases immediately when CEOs return to work.” —David Yermack, a New York University finance professor, whose recently released study shows a correlation between when CEOs take their private jets on vacation and movements in their companies’ stock price ”

-David Yermack