Its a lovely Autumn day out. My plans are to sit outside with my dog, the NYT, a Padron, and enjoy the weather.
But before we do that, how about a quick look at some interesting stories from this week?
• What if you couldn’t move the contents of a CD to your iPod? That happened last week, thus begatting a huge controversy: DRM Crippled CD: A bizarre tale in 4 parts;
• Speaking of which: There is a robust and growing market for refurbished, used iPods;
• The Apprenticed Investor follows up last week’s piece with everything you wanted to know about stop losses;
• Jeff Matthews sees Shades of 1987?
• Forbes’ strange, sour essay, Attack of the Blogs, generated a firestorm of controversy. Former Forbes ASAP editor Mike Malone: Forbes Fumbles the Blogosphere shreds the magazine, arguing that Forbes is a terrific contrary indicator on all things technology;
• Related topic: How to Avoid Being Blog-Bashed;
• Speaking of blogs: The Mess that Greenspan Made discovered a GM/Hummer dealer Overfloweth with inventory. So to avoid scaring off potential buyers, he stored a few trucks at a local hotel parking lot. How many? Tyr 300 assorted H2s and H3s (with photos)!
• Why does the blogosphere even exist? Because Corporate media stopped doing their jobs.
• Like Burgers? The check out this list of Best Burgers in NYC
• And in what must be the strangest finance-related story this week, we bring you: The Return of the Fidelity dwarf;