I’ve seen a lot of documentaries on Dubai but thought this one stood out. It focuses on the 120,000 English businessmen and women who have traveled to Dubai to find fortune in the country, and its booming real estate market. Video also addresses the credit crunch. Hosted by Piers Morgan.
I posted Steve Jobs graduation speech previously, which you can see HERE. I believe this video below captures the reasons for his immensely successful career.
There is an excellent recent Wall Street Journal article interviewing Ron Shaich, co-founder of Au Bon Pain and Panera Bread Co. Despite the whole carb conscious world, the chain with the word “Bread” in it is doing pretty well. Panera Bread has revenue of $1.3 Billion, and Business Week also listed it in its list […]
Marcos Galperin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994, later finding a job as a Futures and Options associate managing YPF’s currency and oil derivatives program (YPF is an integrated oil company in Buenos Aires). After YPF, he worked in the fixed income department of J.P. Morgan in New York. Marcos then attended Stanford […]
Below is a great brief interview of Larry Leight as he describes the beginnings of upscale eye wear brand Oliver Peoples. Larry basically started as an apprentice, networking and learning the intricate design components that piece together metal eye wear. As a salesman for retailers, he eventually knew what sold to customers and what didn’t. […]
Guest Lecture at Yale by Stephen Schwarzman of Blackstone. This video is over 1 hour in length but very informational, and Stephen describes some of his previous experiences in the Private Equity business (as well as the basic principles of leverage). Stephen’s net worth is approximately $4 billion.
The long waited Berkshire Hathaway portfolio is out. Berkshire filed documents on Tuesday with the SEC revealing some of his new positions. Buffett is taking a bigger stake in Wells Fargo and selling shares of J&J and Kraft. Buffett also took new positions in DVA, LMCA and added to IBM. Anything Buffett purchases or reups […]