Category Archives: Whales

Weekend Lecture: Market Wizard, Marty Schwartz

Great lecture by the Pit Bull, Marty Schwartz, at Amherst. (MrTopStep Exclusive) One of the original “Market Wizards” in Jack Schwager’s classic best-seller, Marty “The Pit Bull” Schwartz is one of the few of that reclusive group to speak publicly … Continue reading

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Stan Druckenmiller on Charlie Rose

Stan Druckenmiller, founder of Duquesne Capital discusses his campaign to educate and mobilize action on entitlement reform and other government spending. Click here for interview “…one thing I learned from George [Soros] and what made me a better money manager…is … Continue reading

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What exactly does Warren Buffett own? – ReutersTV

With the news that Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, along with 3G Capital, is buying H.J. Heinz Co., here’s a look at the Oracle of Omaha’s extensive portfolio. (February 14, 2013) – Reuters TV (click here if video is not observable)

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Thanksgiving Lecture: Daniel Kahneman

This is a great lecture presented by Google Talks.  Grab a turkey sandwich and  have a listen.  It may help in understanding your biases and destructive tendencies in trading. Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for … Continue reading

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Ray Dalio on the Global Economy – Foreign Affairs

How did we miss this?  The interview with Foreign Affairs took place in September. Good stuff.  Ray Dalio is one smart dude. Here is what jumped out at us, The age of big returns is over.  Of asset classes, in … Continue reading

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Charlie Rose: Joe Stiglitiz, Housing’s Not Coming Back

Professor Stiglitz’ Nobel credentials really shine with his current understanding of the U.S. economy in this interview with Charlie, which took place last month.  They discuss many issues,  including LIBOR,  derivatives,  European banks,  too big to fail, the fiscal cliff, … Continue reading

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Hugh Hendry and David Einhorn at the Buttonwood Gathering

Spend some time over the weekend listening to Hugh Hendry and David Einhorn, who were participating in the Economist’s Buttonwood Gathering this week. Nice to hear from some non-cheerleaders.   Smart and provocative. Hendry is very bearish on the creditor nations … Continue reading

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Julian Robertson on CNBC

Maria interviews the “Great One.”    Money quotes, “I think our economy and some of the things overseas are having a big effect on investors,” Robertson said. “I think right now a lot of very good investors have become so frightened … Continue reading

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CNBC Interviews Jim Grant

In case you missed this fascinating interview with Jim Grant. He plans to open the “Office of Unintended Consequences” when he is appointed Fed Chairman. The money quote, “All of us investors live and work in kind of a hall … Continue reading

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Niall Ferguson and Peter Thiel At Harvard

Two of our favorite thinkers, Niall Ferguson and Peter Thiel, discuss many of the most important issues of the day.    Good stuff! A conversation with: Peter Thiel, founding CEO of PayPal; Member, Board of Directors, Facebook; entrepreneur; and venture capitalist … Continue reading

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