The United States dollar is a flawed currency and will collapse in value before the end of the decade, taking with it the prosperity of the American nation. Investors should be buying commodities -- platinum, lead, wheat, sugar, oil -- assets that haven't been fashionable for a quarter of a century or more. So says Jim Rogers, Wall Street legend.
Old Trafford is in the business of drama but the quality prized most in the boardroom is control of the script. This week, a terrifying thought will have entered the minds of the directors: could the battle for control of Manchester United be driven, at least in part, by a quarrel over a racehorse?