August 2016

Horse Racing – CNN World Sport

Seabisquik was also in the mix. Photo by Felipe Barral While it’s probably not the classiest name around, it does prove that for all the money and time spent on trying to breed the perfect racehorse, sometimes it’s just down to luck. California Chrome, the flashy chestnut colt, was the focus of intense pre-race attention […]

The Bet That Blew Up Wall Street

There was no money behind the commitments. It was triggered by the collapse of the housing market in the United States and magnified worldwide by the sale of complicated investments that Warren Buffett once labeled financial weapons of mass destruction. It would have been illegal during most of the 20th century under the gaming laws, […]