CNBC Earlier today Warren Buffett unexpectedly called into CNBC and spoke with Tre Grinner, a Hodgkin’s Lymphoma patient and aspiring investment banker. Currently, Grinner is doing a week-long investment banking internship at Goldman Sachs, thanks to the Make-A-Wish foundation. He was speaking about his internship experience live on CNBC when Warren Buffett dialed in. During […]

Daniel Goodman / Business Insider A Government Accountability Office released a study today on the expectations of government support for large bank holding companies. The study found that “the largest financial institutions had lower funding costs during the 2007-2009 financial crisis”. Overtime, however GAO found “that the difference between the funding costs of the largest […]

REUTERS Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner speaks during a rally to celebrate the 202nd anniversary of the Revolucion de Mayo (May Revolution) in the Patagonian city of San Carlos de Bariloche, May 25, 2012. The European Union filed a suit against Argentina’s import restrictions with the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Friday, intensifying the […]

Google Images Former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies star Lenny Dykstra has launched a new investment website, a year after being released from jail on fraud charges. Josh Brown pointed us to the site, NailsInvestments.com. In its “About” section, Dykstra claims he sold a set of car wash businesses for $ 50 million and […]

Fueled by business networks, Asia Pacific companies are connecting and collaborating in new ways to drive better performance and profits. We live in a networked world. As consumers, we tap into personal networks like Facebook, Twitter and Amazon.com that help us learn, share and shop better. And this is changing the way that […]

AFP People play polo on a field in the city of Dalian in China’s Liaoning province on July 5, 2014. Gripping his mallet, Peng Zhichun gallops towards goal on a Chinese polo field, one of a growing number of the country’s wealthy elite discovering the joys of the saddle and the whip. “New clubs are […]

REUTERS/Stringer A man looks at a contaminated river in Cangnan county of Wenzhou, Zhejiang province July 24, 2014. If you woke up tomorrow and suddenly discovered that your local river had turned blood red and that a awful, caustic smell had permeated your air, you would be pretty alarmed, right? For residents of Wenzhou, China, and millions like […]