Does Monet Beat the Dow? How Artworks Perform as an Investment
Nov08

Does Monet Beat the Dow? How Artworks Perform as an Investment

In an October article, James Tarmy comes to the conclusion on investing in fine art that many have before his analysis:  Whatever the ultimate price, the work of fine art adds value simply because one can enjoy it.  Beyond that, the Bloomberg journalist has correctly shown how purchasing a work in a specific point of time can beat or lag traditional investor indexes.   Source: Does Monet Beat the Dow? How Artworks Perform as an...

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New Skyscraper Would Be Denver’s Tallest
Sep29

New Skyscraper Would Be Denver’s Tallest

Proposed downtown Denver development would further make Denver’s downtown iconic.

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NETFLIX ICARUS – A Doping Documentary Gone Right
Aug22

NETFLIX ICARUS – A Doping Documentary Gone Right

A review of Netflix Icarus – how Russian athletes beat anti-doping rules

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Japan’s New Billionaire Doesn’t Suck at all.
May28

Japan’s New Billionaire Doesn’t Suck at all.

The significance of fine art and the value society places on iconic artists came to a head this week.  Basquiat’s Untitled, 1982 set the artist record at auction to date, $110.5 million.   The new owner Yusaku Maezawa (@yousuck2020) is being courted in the media as the go-to trendsetter.  The auction purchase is just one of many to date that detail how he understands the significance of the work and the artist.  Here is the...

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Rent or Buy? More Young People Are Choosing Homeownership
Apr30

Rent or Buy? More Young People Are Choosing Homeownership

In a sign that the US economy may have millennial substance, home ownership, and new household formations are on the rise.   According to the Wall Street Journal, the uptick from the downward cycle caused by the financial crisis and housing crisis may be over.  The key is: will the urge to experience more away from a home than to stay put and form long-term roots subside with the millennial buyer?   Additional details are revealed in:...

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