Mercedes S-Class: Does anyone want to trade an old-style S600 with that lovely 12-cylinder engine?

By Philip Kozloff When has an industry reached full maturity? When the industry has been around for a long time, when competitors consolidate, when its products reach a development cul-de-sac? Has the automobile industry reached that point? Take DaimlerChrysler. It boasts that it is the oldest surviving motorcar maker, producing vehicles for well over 100 […]
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Retirement & You

By Philip Kozloff, philipkozloff@mindspring.com Previous columns have talked about strategies and philosophies for managing your wealth for a successful retirement. This column will deal with some of the practicalities of measuring your financial wealth and its changes in value. Assessing an individual’s investment account performance is more difficult than that of an index, a fund […]
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What’s New Pussy Cat? Jaguar S-Type on the Prowl

By Gladstone J. Gunner Much like its four-legged namesake, Jaguar is creeping up stealthily on its German competition. The new S-type is Jaguar’s make or break chance for a piece of the BMW 5 Series action. The big cat’s sharpening its claws. When Ford took over Jaguar it knew to tiptoe carefully, not to disturb […]
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Retirement & You

By Philip Kozloff, Kozloff Consulting, philipkozloff@mindspring.com Looking forward to a successful retirement depends on knowing where you are and having some idea of your requirements when you get there. Bridging the gap between “here” and “there” is a manageable task if the end points are understood. No investment strategy is complete without a discussion of […]
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1970 Citroen SM – Via La France!

  By Gladstone J Gunner In the last 10 years, the job of a car designer has been a frustrating one. Marketing departments and product managers constantly tampered with their creative whims. Times they are a changing. Recently, designers’ concept cars have made it onto motor show stands and from there, in many cases, with […]
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Retirement & You

By Philip Kozloff, Kozloff Consulting, philipkozloff@mindspring.com Well, it has happened! And so long as you are sitting comfortably reading this magazine -rather than joining marauding bands scavenging for food and water, things haven’t been as bad as the Armageddonists had feared. I am pleased, relieved, but not surprised. By this time, the obvious Y2K problems […]
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Y2K: What Does it Mean to You?

By Philip Kozloff, Kozloff Consulting, philipkozloff@mindspring.com Well, it has happened! And so long as you are sitting comfortably reading this magazine -rather than joining marauding bands scavenging for food and water, things haven’t been as bad as the Armageddonists had feared. I am pleased, relieved, but not surprised. By this time, the obvious Y2K problems […]
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London Motor Show –

The Girls are Back in Town! She was a vision of beauty! Draped across the bonnet of the blood red Ferrari. Demure, elegantly dressed, appearance fettled with thought, well-planned make-up. Undeniably sexy, a unique selling proposition. A double take – I saw through the haze to behold a doll filled with nothing but marketing hot […]
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Y2K What Does it Mean to You?

By Philip Kozloff, Kozloff Consulting Most of you will be taking the rest of the Century off. The Times of London reported in October that traders would be away from their desks and telephones from about December 15th until well after the Millennium Weekend. That leaves us with very little time to make any strategic […]
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The Sights and Sounds of Edinburgh

By JSM Bain With its medieval Castle set high on a volcanic rock at its centre, Edinburgh instantly recalls times of old, but it also boasts a thriving modern day city. Its two distinct areas capture this duality: The Old Town and New Town. It is also one of the major financial centres in Europe […]
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