The FREAKest Links: Luck Be A Hot Dog Edition

We’ve written about the power of “lucky 8s” to influence stock decisions. Now, with 7/7/07 approaching, LiveScience takes a look at the many people planning major life events for that signal day.

In a dose of bad luck, the Japanese man who holds the world record for hot dog eating has severely injured his jaw during a training session for the famed July 4 Coney Island eating contest. A rival thinks he may be bluffing.

This week’s New Yorker profiles economist and former banking executive Harry Kat, who has spent the past few years developing a program that replicates hedge fund performance — arguably providing a low-cost alternative to the methods (and high fees) of high-return funds.


Isaac

On the July 7th front, don't forget about the release of the final volume in J. C. Hutchins' podcast novel trilogy, "7th Son."

http://jchutchins.net

frankenduf

the hot dog guy is bluffin- those guys minimize chewing and maximize swallowing

Isaac

On the July 7th front, don't forget about the release of the final volume in J. C. Hutchins' podcast novel trilogy, "7th Son."

http://jchutchins.net

frankenduf

the hot dog guy is bluffin- those guys minimize chewing and maximize swallowing