Wall St stocks jumped almost 2% yesterday in the latest volatile session as investors weighed the impact of a stumbling Chinese economy and global market turmoil on the Federal Reserve’s impending decision about when to raise interest rates.
JULIANNA Barwick is contradictory. Her music is esoteric, often eerie. In person, however, Barwick is chatty, upbeat. and sociable, so the isolation of Iceland, where she recorded her new album, Nepenthe, drove her to distraction. She would sit in cafes, watching the world pass. The loneliness worsened as the weeks passed. She worried for her sanity.