$$$Hunting for London's Best, Weirdest Martinis [Bloomberg]
$$$ Mr. Smith, who charges a retainer of $25,000 to $200,000 for clients who are professional athletes, said it's not unusual for him to get calls from athletes at midnight, often about basic financial concepts: taxes, car leases, even questions about child support payments.
“It's constant re-educating,” Mr. Smith said. “I have to re-educate them multiple times on the same issue. It just takes a lot more time.” [Investment News]
$$$ Rich are Defaulting on Loans at Higher Rate? Not So Fast... [CNBC]
$$$ In hard times, the business of selling sex continues to struggle, part 2 [T/S]
$$$ George Soros On The Crisis & The Euro [The New York Review Of Books]