Even before the coastal marshes freeze and waterfowl are forced to roost on remaining open water on the lake, rivers, bays and ponds — grain field hunting can be a great alternative to hunting from waterfront duck blinds.
As many Americans are bunkering down while temperatures drop, commodities traders are watching markets heat up. Exceptionally cold temperatures, especially when they occur at unusual times, can cause rapid movements in a number of markets.
If you follow book news, you probably know that Amazon, the online bookstore, has been in a long dispute with Hachette, a book publisher, over ebook prices. Hachette wants to keep them high; Amazon wants them to be lower.