BUSINESS CLASS: Earth, wind, fire...and gold

In this first edition of our new weekly digest of eyebrow-raising business tales, we meet the man who's gone from managing $700 billion to managing a hut, and find out why people are sending their 'used gold' to MC Hammer.

Welcome to Business Class. This week, our travels take us to California's Sierra Nevada, where former Fed bailout chief Neel Kashkari finds his inner lumberjack; a financial gloom-fest in Sussex; and the ghetto, where MC Hammer is spinning gold into, well, money. So set your chair to recline and enjoy the ride.

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