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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.)
  • Green Wheels: Connecticut Keeps Losing Time and Money to Traffic Delays

    Green Wheels: Connecticut Keeps Losing Time and Money to Traffic Delays
    FAIRFIELD — Business put me on I-95 on Sunday, a day when I used to count on clear sailing. And I was in luck — southbound. The road was clear, but for about 20 miles I watched northbound traffic backed up bumper to bumper, measuring...

    Nissan Leaf

    Nissan Leaf
    Nissan Leaf The Nissan Leaf is more than the first all-electric, battery-powered vehicle offered this century by a major manufacturer. It is also a vehicular Rorschach test, with onlookers seeing whatever they wish. For people who like the idea of...

    Rush Hour Driving

    Rush Hours Shackled by Gridlock A recent survey concluded that drivers commuting within urban areas that experience the greatest rush-hour gridlock spend a full month out of every year sitting in traffic. According to the annual National Traffic...

    What's New?

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features With New Year's in the rearview mirror, here's a look at what to expect among the 2012 models. • Audi A7. This sleek “four-door coupe” is a more expressive looking hatchback alternative to the A6. Like...