James Simons (1938, Newton, Massachusetts, US) is a mathematician, hedge fund manager and named by the Financial Times in 2006 as “the world’s smartest billionaire”. His current net worth is $18 billion which makes him a member of the “propeller set.” In 1964, James Simons worked with the National Security Agency as a code cracker. Between 1964 and 1968, he was on the research staff of the Communications Research Division of the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA). In 2014, he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. But perhaps Simons is best known as the...Read More
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Jack Bogle the 88-year-old founder and retired CEO of the world’s largest mutual fund company, Vanguard, which manages $4.5 trillion in assets remains candid and vocal despite his recent heart transplant. In Autumn Bogle released his 10th edition of one of his best-selling books entitled, “The Little Book of Common Sense Investing.” “I seek the truth… In my long experience, one thing I know is that truth is elusive” JACK BOGLE In a recent interview with CNBC Bogle revealed five of his forecasts for the global financial market in 2018 and beyond. 1. The US market is less risky...Read More
Jack Bogle ( May 8, 1929, Verona, New Jersey, US). Net worth US$80 million (2012). Bogle is an American investor, a business magnate. He is the founder and retired chief executive of The Vanguard Group. Fortune magazine named Bogle as “one of the four investment giants of the twentieth century”. Bogle’s family, like so many during that era, was badly affected by the Great Depression. The Bogle’s lost their inheritance and had to sell their home. His father became an alcoholic and his parents soon divorced. Jack Bogle attended Manasquan High school on the New Jersey shore and his...Read More
Michael Novogratz, a former macro hedge fund manager at Fortress Investment Group, trader and ranked a billionaire by Forbes in 2007 and 2008 took to the media stage on Monday (November 27) to say that Bitcoin could ‘easily’ reach $40,000 by the end of 2018. In the age of cryptomania Michael Novogratz (nickname King of Cryptocurrency) is grabbing the media limelight with his hugely bullish forecast for Cryptocurrency, particularly Bitcoin. Novogratz made his claim that Bitcoin could ‘easily’ reach $40,000 by the end of 2018 on CNBC’s “Fast Money”. Novogratz could not have appeared on a more appropriate show...Read More
Michael Novogratz (November 26, 1964, Alexandria, Virginia, US) is a former hedge fund manager, trader. Novogratz was raised in Virginia. His father was a West Point football lineman and 1958 Knute Rockne Award (best lineman) winner Robert, Sr. He attended Fort Hunt High School. Michael Novogratz excelled in athletics. He qualified for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) wrestling championships in both 1986 and 1987 (both at 150-pounds (68.0 kg). Novogratz earned his A.B. in economics. He then served in the New Jersey National Guard as a helicopter pilot. Michael Novogratz began his career with Goldman Sachs in 1989...Read More
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