Today’s selection of articles includes:
- “How to find the best deals on flights“, by Elaine Glusac (NY Times). An interview with David Solomito, director of brand marketing at Kayak. Low on explicit money-saving tips, but this one stands out: “for North America, the ideal booking window…is four to six weeks in advance of a trip”. As one might expect, “[t]he lowest fares depart Friday and return on Monday”.
- “Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova to win Australian Open“, by Piers Newbery (BBC Sport). Mlle Williams wins her 19th Grand Slam title in straight sets, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5).
- “Best ways to profit from beaten-down energy stocks“, by Eric Rosenbaum & Bryan Borzykowski (CNBC). Big-picture advice counseling slow action and focus on fundamentals.
- “Oscars animated shorts roundup“, by Robin Lindsay & A.O. Scott (NY Times). A look at the 2015 favorites among the five films on the 2015 Oscar “Best Animated Short Film” list.