ARNOTT: ECLIPSE CHASER
What does a successful financial innovator, fund manager and founder of a pioneering research and investment firm do in his spare time? Research Affiliates’ Chairman and CEO Robert Arnott explains what he calls one of his stranger hobbies, chasing solar eclipses wherever they are occurring around the world.
SYLLA: CONCISE BIOGRAPHY
If you want to learn more about Alexander Hamilton’s fascinating life and his invaluable contributions to the founding of America, there is now an alternative to wading through the 800 page best seller, “Hamilton” by Ron Chernow. WEALTHTRACK guest and noted financial historian, Richard Sylla has just written a much shorter and more accessible biography based on numerous illustrations from Hamilton’s era. I asked Sylla what led him to write Alexander Hamilton: The Illustrated Biography.
TRENNERT: TRUMP QUESTIONS
How did the political, business and media establishment miss the deep unhappiness and discontent of so many middle class Americans who voted for Donald Trump?
Jason Trennert straddles both worlds as head of influential macro research firm, Strategas Research Partners and the son of middle class parents and grandson of Italian immigrants. He is deeply troubled by how out of touch the elites are and is searching for some answers.
ELECTION AND EDUCATION IMPACT
As a successful value investor Gotham Funds’ Joel Greenblatt focuses on long term results. In this EXTRA interview we asked him about his views on the Presidential election and a progress report on Success Academy Charter Schools, the New York City charter schools he helped found in 2006.
Noted growth fund manager Mark Yockey has traveled extensively overseas and invested internationally for several decades giving him a global perspective on the significance of this year’s U.S. presidential election.