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  • News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action

    News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action
    “Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will allow investors to buy actual pieces of real players — namely, rights to 20 percent of the player's lifetime earnings (including licensing and product endorsement deals). The firm told The New York Times in October that it will soon stage an “IPO” for budding NFL star Arian Foster and hopes to sign up many more athletes, plus singers and actors similarly early in their careers. (On the other hand, Fantex's lawyers drew up a 37-page list of potential investment risks, such as injuries, slumps and scandals — and the fact that the stock will trade only on Fantex's private exchange.)
  • German Celeb Sightings, Subway Honor System and Going Inside The German Chancellery

    German Celeb Sightings, Subway Honor System and Going Inside The German Chancellery
    It's Tuesday morning here in Berlin. Sunday afternoon I left Bradley International Airport, flying to Philadelphia and then on to Berlin following a short layover in Brussels. I met up with two of my program-mates at the aiport in Berlin:  Derrall...

    Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery

    Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery
    On day two of my fellowship in Germany, our group of 12 American journalists learned more about the organization sponsoring our trip, the RIAS Berlin Kommission. RIAS stands for "Radio in the American Sector" and is a former radio station based in...

    Why Apple can afford to get all gooey-eyed over the Fourth Amendment

    Why Apple can afford to get all gooey-eyed over the Fourth Amendment
    Apple CEO Tim Cook has been on tour, telling people who are worried about online privacy that he understands their angst. "I feel very close to the Germans," he told the German tabloid Bild am Sonntag in an interview published Sunday. "We don't read...

    Germany's Merkel: want good future in eurozone for Greece

    Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's hoping for a good future for Greece in the eurozone as Germany pushes Athens to comply fully with the terms of its financial bailout. Germany's Parliament signed off Friday on a four-month extension to Greece's...