Great video on entrepreneurship in the Philippines.
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
John Arnold was raised in Dallas, earned a degree from Vanderbilt University in 3 years, and eventually became a trader at Enron in 1995. This alone was impressive, as getting a job at Enron in 1995 was no simple task. Back then the firm only recruited about four economics majors from Vanderbilt each year. Arnold […]
Shortly after losing a bid for MGM, Carl Icahn is back at it again. In the MGM deal he was battling against Spyglass chiefs Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum. This time he goes up against heavyweights The Blackstone Group for Dynegy. Carl is always ready for a good hostile takeover, and his story is an […]
With Qatar winning the 2022 World Cup Bid, I thought it would be interesting to delve into who are some of the current entrepreneurs living in this country and also what is the status of it’s business. As one might assume, land development would probably be the countries biggest business right now. Thus I stumbled […]
Wanted to share a great video biography piece on Dave Thomas of Wendy’s which aired recently on CNBC. I couldn’t find the full video online yet but have added the short bio below: Interesting to see Dave learned the ropes from none other than Colonel Sanders of KFC If you can catch the full CNBC […]
Wanted to share this interesting video from WSJ’s new segment “WSJ Money,” which details the worlds most cash rich city: Singapore. The stability of the city-state attracts many tastemakers. Looks like DUBAI is now a thing of the past