Wine over Brine

Wine over Brine

My home near Seneca Lake in New York is famous for a lot of things — good wine, fine food, and the Finger Lakes region’s beautiful scenery. Now, though, Crestwood Midstream — a Houston-based company that drills, stores, and distributes fracked natural gas — wants to...
Uncle Sam Is Sheltering the SWAG Economy

Uncle Sam Is Sheltering the SWAG Economy

The wealthiest Americans — and deep pockets everywhere else — are spending epic sums on artwork. Christie’s and Sotheby’s, the two big fine art auction houses, are reporting a 35-percent increase in the prices paid for Picassos and other blue-chippers over...