Readers & Thinkers: The 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics. Prediction

Dear All: This week begins the annual announcement of Nobel Prizes in a variety of fields. The economics Nobel prize will be announced on October 10, 2016. Last Year’s Winner Last year, the prize was given to Angus Deaton for “for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare”. Who will win in 2016? For many years now, I have believed that guessing the winner of the Nobel Prize...
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Reducing the Cost of Credit for Consumers and Small Businesses. Guest: Mr. Renaud LaPlanche

May 5, 2016. Mr. Renaud LaPlanche, CEO and Founder of Lending Club.  Mr. LaPlanche’s last public talk as CEO of Lending Club; four days later, he resigned amidst a lending scandal. Mr. LaPlanche discusses his company, answers questions about the peer-to-peer lending business, and gives students his words of advice. Q&A Begins at:...
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The Price of Oil and Commodity Investing. Guests: Mr. Nick Gerber, Mr. John Love, Mr. Andy Ngim, and Mr. Robert Nguyen.

April 21, 2016. The co-founders and CEO of USCF Investments speak about commodity investing.  Mr. Nick Gerber, Mr. John Love, Mr. Andy Ngim, and Mr. Robert Nguyen speak about the price of oil, commodity investing, about creating the first and most important oil ETF, USO, and advice to young people about finance.  Moderator:  Ludwig Chincarini.  Q&A Begins at:...
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Chincarini speaks about the new minimum wage proposal in California

March 28, 2016. Interview with Sergio Quintana of ABC news about the new $15 minimum wage proposal for...
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The Business of Designing and Building the World’s Greatest Golf Courses. Guest: Mr. Robert Trent Jones, Jr.

March 8, 2016. Mr. Robert Trent Jones, Jr, Chairman and Master Architect of Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects.  Robert Trent Jones, Jr. talks about his path to becoming one of the world’s premier golf course architects — from apprenticing beside his father while designing the legendary Spyglass Hill to pioneering the company’s business in Asia and founding his own firm....
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