This guy is fortunately back on his feet with a job now but really interesting story from 20/20 if you all had not seen it previously.
His name may not sound familiar but the brands he owns are internationally known. Pinault is the majority shareholder of luxury goods group, PPR, which owns brands like Gucci, Samsonite, Converse and many popular French brands. Having dropped out of high school, Francois’s rise to wealth is most astounding. His rise was a mix of […]
Facebook suffered its biggest one day drop this week since its inception on Friday. Pretty interesting article from Market Watch. Facebook is basically half of what it IPO’d at ($38), with some saying it could go as low at $10/share. Article Link below. Market Watch – Is 20 The Floor for Facebook
Everyone has seen the film entitled The Pursuit of Happyness. Now get a chance to meet the real life person this film was based on in this brief video. Gardner overcame extreme adversity in his life, and became a very successful and wealthy individual. He managed 13 hour days, AND taking care of a toddler! […]
This article by Worth.com in the link below is a MUST SEE! The top 100 most influential people in finance are listed with a description of their path to power. Also listed are some of the power moves they made to propel their influence. Profiles include Lloyd Blankfeind, Angela Merkel, Warren Buffet, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Rupert […]
With everyone flying home recently during the holidays I thought it would be interesting to look into who is the CEO behind the world’s largest airline United Continental Holdings (with the merger between Continental and United Airlines.) There is a very interesting article from USA Today on the background of this CEO, Jeff Smisek. Most […]
With stocks plummeting due to the AA+ rating, there are a lot of tasty cheap stocks out there. I am personally tracking WFC, BP, AFL and to a lesser extent ECA and JMBA. With many undervalued stocks, I wanted to see which investors (including Buffett) would be most likely to capitalize on this current market […]
Biography’s profile of Tyler Perry. The title pretty much says it all. In my opinion this is one of the best videos Biography has done simply because Perry’s perseverance is so astounding. He had to deal with a physically abusive father and later became broke, living in his car (Just like Robert Kiyosaki). All this […]