It’s a car aficionado’s paradise: Collectors Car Garage, a high-end vehicle storage facility chock full of dream cars from classic Porsches and Alfa Romeos to the hottest modern supercars. Father-son team Robert and James Machinist envision their growing business as a “country club for car people,” where car lovers of all stripes can store their babies securely and meet others who share their passion. They gave Bloomberg a guided tour of the world’s coolest garage.
Source: Bloomberg Nov. 21 2013
1. Nobody wants old people’s albums. Despite a plethora of press, Elton and McCartney’s and Elvis Costello’s album with the Roots sank like a stone and haven’t been heard from since. It’s almost like they never came out. Proving that publicity can make people aware, but it doesn’t necessarily make them interested. In other words,…Read More
Use the news: How to get the most out of financial media Barry Ritholtz Washington Post November 17 2013 Last time out, our topic was the signal-to-noise ratio when applied to investing. We looked at how to reduce the noise you consume in your daily information diet. The goal was to help you…Read More
My longer form weekend reading: • The Hidden Technology That Makes Twitter Huge (BusinessWeek) • Wall Street Isn’t Worth It (Jacobin) see also Can Suze Orman Save America? (Daily Beast) • State of Work in the Age of Anxiety: The 40-Year Slump (American Prospect) • What Does the Book Business Look Like on the Inside? (Vulture) •…Read More
The new Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe has quite a distinctive growl itself: Powerful and seductive, the new F-TYPE Coupe by Jaguar. Learn more about the F-TYPE Coupe
Succinct Summations week ending November 22, 2013. Positives: 1. The Dow & S&P 500 rose for a 7th consecutive week, closingd at all-time highs. 2. About 450 of the 500 S&P500 stocks are up this year — the broadest rally in 20+ years. 3. Fed officials expect tapering “in coming months” — suggesting economic improvement…Read More
Here are my Friday reads to wrap up your workweek! • SURVEY: What Financial TV Network Do You Watch? (Business Insider) • An Optimistic View of the United States (Economix) but see The Most Wonderful Time of the Year May Not Be All That Wonderful for Retailers (WSJ) • Americans Recover Home Equity at Record…Read More