Funny Money- 26 April 2009

Funny Money is a weekly column published at the end of the week with the intent to have a little fun with the world of finance. Every weekend we’ll bring you a financial quote, a song relating to money, something interesting from the real world of business and a quick WoW gold making tip. Read on and have some fun…

Money Quote

“An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn’t happen today.”
Laurence J. Peter

The Sounds of Prosperity

Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
-Marvin Gaye

Funny Business

OMG QQ?
We were looking at international (real world) markets recently, specifically those in the automobile industry, and learned that Chery, a Chinese auto manufacturer is struggling with finding a market and distribution model for its vehicles in the US. Upon further examination, we feel we have the perfect solution. One of the models Chery is interested in exporting is the Chery QQ. We think that all they need for success is to target the WoW audience with their QQ car (mages perhaps). As an interesting side note, one of the big obstacles the automaker is facing is accusations from other manufacturers of copying their designs. So, in essence, the QQ is having trouble finding success because of QQ.

Weekend Gold Tip

Most items sell for more in singles than they do in stacks in the auction house. If you’re wondering where to get started in your pursuit of WoWenomic success, consider purchasing items that have no required deposit in the AH in stacks and bleeding them back into the AH in singles. Even if they don’t sell right away you’ll be well on your way to WoW riches with no potential for loss.

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