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.
ELECTION INVESTMENT IMPACT?
In the lead up to the U.S. presidential elections we have been asking all of our guests for their perspectives on the potential investment impact. Highly regarded global value investor Sarah Ketterer is focusing more on overseas elections than what is happening in America.