Doug DeMuro on the Business of Reviewing Cars (Podcast)
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Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz speaks with high-profile car critic Doug DeMuro, whose YouTube channel has more than 3 million subscribers. In addition to creating videos, DeMuro has written for Autotrader, Jalopnik, GQ and The Week, and has appeared as a guest on "Jay Leno's Garage." He recently launched the modern enthusiast car auction site Cars & Bids. 

Invest Like the Best
Invest Like the Best
Patrick O'Shaughnessy
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We Study Billionaires - The Investor’s Podcast Network
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The Investor's Podcast Network
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All-In with Chamath, Jason, Sacks & Friedberg
All-In with Chamath, Jason, Sacks & Friedberg
Jason Calacanis
E10: Twitter & Facebook botch censorship (again), the publisher vs. distributor debate & more
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