By Quentin Webb
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.
Now that the ban on general solicitation is over, all manner of weird companies are emerging from the nether regions of the internet, trying to persuade people to part with their money in return for a nominal stake in some unlikely investment. One of the glossiest of these new companies is Fantex, which just filed a prospectus for its first athlete-IPO.
When Susie Wolff first got behind the wheel of a race cart as a young girl, the experience didn’t give her the thrills.
By Darryl Webb
"I was really glad I saw it coming."
I know that statement above sounds a little confusing so allow me to explain.
I don't know how many professional sporting events I've covered in the last 20 years. Let's just say it's been a lot and in all that time I've never been hurt. There have been a couple of close calls here and there, but nothing serious until earlier this week.