BITCOIN VALUE An interesting fact to ponder is that $1 invested in Bitcoin in 2010 would be worth about $90,000 today according to a recent Bank of America Global Research report. Ed Hyman and Matt McLennan share their views on the significance of the cryptocurrency.
FAVORITE BOOKS WEALTHTRACK guests, Ed Hyman and Matt McLennan are voracious readers with wide ranging interests. Each shares some book recommendations with us for the new year. Links to the listed books are available under the “BOOKSHELF” tab above. Watch the related WEALTHTRACK episode.
FINANCIAL INSECURITY Financial insecurity in childhood was a primary motivator for both Teresa Ghilarducci’s and Jamie Hopkins’ personal and professional interest in retirement security. Watch the related WEALTHTRACK episode.
GREAT ECONOMIC HERO Jason Trennert, a student of Wall Street, Main Street, and Washington has seen it all from his perch as an influential investment strategist and head of a leading macro research firm. Always on the look-out for inspiring leaders, he has one to share with us. Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound […]
AKRE: INDEPENDENT THINKING Less than a decade ago, Great Investor Chuck Akre moved his offices from the Washington DC area to rural Virginia. The change in location has had the desired effect. NEFF: MIND BROADENING Akre Focus Fund’s co-portfolio manager John Neff is learning to recognize greatness outside of the investment field. Watch the related […]
SAUDI SHOCKER When Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman, widely known as MBS, rose to power in Saudi Arabia in 2017 he was heralded as a corruption fighter and modernizer who would shepherd the conservative Saudi kingdom into the 21st century with reforms including allowing women to drive. His reputation has been sullied since with the […]