Bloomberg Giants of Finance

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  • 2010
  • 1 Season

In the world of finance there are those who tower above the rest. It is fun to look at the lives and careers of these individuals, and this is just what this television program does for us. There are many different individuals showcased, and learning about their lives in finances is very intriguing.

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Meredith Whitney
4. Meredith Whitney
June 20, 2012
Financial analyst Meredith Whitney was one of the first to see the impending storm in the sub-prime credit market. Her 2007 report questioned the viability of Citigroup, one of the most powerful institutions in the country (and ultimately triggered the resignation of Citigroup's CEO). Risk Takers takes a revealing look at Meredith Whitney and the reactions to the controversial calls that rocked Wall Street.
Michael Burry
3. Michael Burry
July 19, 2011
Bloomberg Risk Takers" profiles Michael Burry, the former hedge-fund manager who predicted the housing market's plunge. He forecast that the bubble would burst as early as 2007, and he acted on his conviction by betting against subprime mortgages. The former head of Scion Capital LLC was profiled in Bloomberg columnist and bestselling author Michael Lewis' book "The Big Short".
Warren Buffett
2. Warren Buffett
August 24, 2013
Warren Buffett has - for decades -held a unparalleled position in American finance. He is not only a legendary investor with an astounding success rate, and a billionaire forty times over; he is also -by far - the most respected businessman in America. His company, Berkshire Hathaway, is a 164 billion dollar enterprise encompassing more than 70 different companies, and a stock price well over 100 thousand dollars a share. And to add to his singular status, the "Oracle of Omaha" has done it all while living and working far away from the centers of finance in New York or California.
Henry Kravis
1. Henry Kravis
November 11, 2010
His name is synonymous with "ËśCorporate Titan.' As co-founder of KKR, Henry Kravis re-wrote the rules of leveraged buyouts; he and his cousin George Roberts now rule over an empire that dwarfs some of the world's mightiest public corporations.
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In the world of finance there are those who tower above the rest. It is fun to look at the lives and careers of these individuals, and this is just what this television program does for us. There are many different individuals showcased, and learning about their lives in finances is very intriguing.

  • Premiere Date
    November 11, 2010