Category Archives: Whales

How The Economic Machine Works – Ray Dalio

Created by Ray Dalio this simple but not simplistic and easy to follow 30 minute, animated video answers the question, “How does the economy really work?” Based on Dalio’s practical template for understanding the economy, which he developed over the … Continue reading

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Hank Paluson on Charlie Rose

Hank Paulson, former Secretary of the Treasury on his book, “Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower.” Click here for interview (click here if pictures are not observable)

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Warren Buffett’s secret of success – FT

Warren Buffett is known as the ‘Oracle of Omaha’ but Stephen Foley argues he deserves another nickname: the Conglomerate King For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)

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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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