Being in the global center of commerce has its perks. So, when the Gabelli School of Business welcomed U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton and other top officials to the McNally Amphitheater, the international business press was watching.
Project Punch Card held its first annual conference on December 7th, 2018. The new non-profit, launched in 2018, is focused on fostering a long-term investment orientation in students, particularly those from groups that are under-represented in the investment industry.
Alan Blinder, Ph.D., leading economist and political expert, discussed the clash of economics and politics through the words of his new book, Advice and Dissent: Why America Suffers When Economics and Politics Collide.
For most CEOs, the companies that matter most have “Inc.,” “Corp.,” or “LLC” in their names.Not so for Warren Buffett. To the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, says the author Lawrence Cunningham, the more indispensable companies have names like Chuck Akre, Tom Gayner, Ingrid Hendershot, and Tom Russo.
What should investors do when asset prices are too high and everything in the market is expensive? During periods like this, Brian C. Rogers, former chairman of T. Rowe Price, said having a risk-sensitive yet optimistic outlook is important.