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Casino Jack and the United States of Money (2010)
Director: Alex Gibney / Writer: Alex Gibney //&! https://youtu.be/zY5UuWkVq8g //&! all the bad fish got away! only the shark got caught // party and campaign financiers; wall street: fossil fuel followed by the emergence of silicon valley firms. // congress does not serve american people. average citizen does not have a voice. ... congress need of money exploited, fighting each other with more and more money! getting a leg up on your opponent. who they get the money to be elected or re-elected? those who have already money! [...] public finance would end it!
USA  corruption  Greed  bribery  revolving  door  PAC  Super  PAC  presidential  election  2016  shareholder  capitalism  profit  maximisation  profit  maximization  exploitation  Washington  Lobbying  lobby  lobbyist  Career  Politicians  Jack  Abramoff  campaign  donation  campaign  finance  Party  Funding  constituency  trust  Wall  Street  shareholder  value  global  warming  environmental  damage  self-regulation  regulation  regulators  ecological  damage  GFC  Enron  Worldcom  bank  bailout  TBTF  too  big  to  fail  too  big  to  bail  too  big  to  jail  conglomerate  multinational  tax  evasion  tax  amnesty  tax  avoidance  money  laundering  influence  peddling  Special  Interest  Group  groups  vested  Fossil  fuel  industry  Silicon  Valley  subprime  No  Representation  post-racial  America  American  Dream  plutocracy  oligarchy  Super  Rich  1%  democracy  meritocracy  meritocratic  Gini  coefficient 
april 2016 by asterisk2a
Pando: It’s Jack Dorsey’s ego, not Moments, that will sink or save Twitter
And Tuesday’s launch of Moments also gave us a hint at how the story is going to develop next. The launch was timed to make Dorsey appear the fast moving architect of a product that had actually been in development for nearly a year. Dorsey was to get the credit for Moments, for good or ill. And it worked. Publication after publication hailed Dorsey as fast moving, and positioned Moments as “his” bet on transforming the company. As if we’re all to believe the entire thing was imagined and coded within 24 hours of Dorsey arriving at his new desk. All of the above can be summed up in one word: Ego...
Ego  Twitter  Jack  Dorsey  jackdorsey  product  management  Dick  Costolo  Wall  Street  shareholder  value  profit  maximisation  utility  Platform  Silo 
october 2015 by asterisk2a
Alibaba Is the Canary in China's Coal Mine - Bloomberg View
It turns out investors were right about Alibaba: No company is more on the front lines of China's economic shifts than Jack Ma's juggernaut. And that's just where the problems begin. [...] After months of putting the entire weight of the government behind saving the market, Beijing appears to have given up. The fallout from that realization will have unpredictable effects on 1.3 billion people indoctrinated to believe Beijing can control any crisis or narrative. As markets swoon and gross domestic product slides, consumers are delaying nonessential purchases. [...] Mass austerity has only just begun. [...] it would be interesting to see how the government responds to "large and widespread investment losses that could lead to a notable negative wealth effect which could weaken consumption, as well as grievances against the authorities." [...] Macau's GDP -26.4% last quarter [...] Chinese gamblers stayed home. [...] Ma created a better quarterly GDP report than Beijing.
Alibaba  China  Jack  Ma  2015  credit  bubble  PBOC  equity  bubble  asset  bubble  property  bubble  speculative  bubbles  speculative  hunt  for  yield  speculation  Yuan  RMB  devaluation  distortion  QE  ZIRP  NIRP  margin  trading  leverage  discretionary  spending  Call  Taper  Fed  BOE  balance  sheet  recession  underwater  market  intervention  bond  bubble  unknown  unkown  unintended  consequences  hubris  irrational  exuberance  western  world  faultlines  Structural  Impediments  imbalance  savings  glut  correlation  excess  reserves  banking  crisis  shadow  banking  investment  banking  New  Normal  fractional  reserve  banking  banking  BIS  centralbanks  monetary  policy  fiscal  policy  short-term  1%  Super  Rich  Privileged  Establishment  Toff  bank  bailout 
september 2015 by asterisk2a
Dick Costolo Dances Around The Question Of Who Will Lead Twitter Next | TechCrunch
“The thing that’s important as CEO, is to put the right system together,” he said. “You develop a cohesive hole and you work backwards.” “There’s this comic book notion of what [a good CEO is] like,” he said. “The reality is you have to be yourself, there are many ways to be successful. great leaders are both resilient and courageous, particularly in the face of external, ‘why are you doing this, why are you doing that,’ and they’re self-aware.”
Twitter  CEO  Leadership  management  Dick  Costolo  Jack  Dorsey 
june 2015 by asterisk2a
Jon Stewart on Alibaba 'The communists have beaten us at capitalism' $baba - YouTube
risk carried by shareholders. shady, intransparent, no sheriff for a town that does not exist. ... sounds like something big to hit the fan, maybe, eventually. possible. black swan event?
Alibaba  IPO  oversight  regulators  regulation  China  Silicon  Valley  Wall  Street  crony  capitalism  capitalism  Patriarchy  Jack  Ma  corporatism  conglomerate  blackswan  risk  taking  behavioral  finance  Group  behaviour  asset  bubble  equity  bubble  2014 
september 2014 by asterisk2a
Alibaba Surges in New York Trading Debut After U.S. IPO - Bloomberg
IPO had no lock-up. + Alibaba structure is stet-up like a conglomerate that is organised under one shell (alibaba group & jack ma). People buying into its Chinese market share and margins. Nothing else as of now. ... until it goes wrong ... worms coming out of the woodwork. + http://pando.com/2014/09/19/alibaba-a-tasty-dish-just-dont-ask-how-its-made/ +!+!+ "Want to know who’s cashing-in on Alibaba’s IPO? Well, Yahoo has sold off almost $9 billion worth of its stock in Alibaba, founder Jack Ma has sold off $867 million, and its largest shareholder, SoftBank, has sold off $0, according to a report from Bloomberg Businessweek." - http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-09-19/whos-cashing-in-on-alibabas-ipo
Alibaba  IPO  Yahoo!  SoftBank  Jack  Ma 
september 2014 by asterisk2a
Alibaba: Onlinehändler aus China will die Wall Street erobern - SPIEGEL ONLINE
Selbst Ma räumt Fallstricke ein: Der US-Börsengang eines so großen, ausländischen Unternehmens könnte dank kultureller und geopolitischer Differenzen auf "Skepsis aus verschiedensten Richtungen" stoßen. "Kontroversen" seien fast garantiert. Zu diesen Kontroversen gehöre Alibabas "einzigartige und innovative" Führungsstruktur, die die Macht in den Händen Weniger bündelt. Weitere potenzielle Probleme listet Alibaba in seinem IPO-Werbeprospekt auf: Vertrauen in die Marke, Verlässlichkeit des chinesischen Internets, Ärger mit den Kartellbehörden. In jedem Fall, versichert Ma, werde Alibaba seinem Motto treu bleiben: "Als Erstes kommen die Kunden, als zweites die Angestellten, als drittes die Shareholder." Manchen Aktionär freilich könnte diese Reihenfolge skeptisch stimmen.
IPO  Roadshow  Alibaba  Jack  Ma  Wall  Street 
september 2014 by asterisk2a
At Alibaba, the Founder Is Squarely in Charge - NYTimes.com
Alibaba, a company started out of Mr. Ma’s apartment in 1999, is now a technology colossus worth more than American stalwarts like eBay and Hewlett-Packard. Under his leadership, Alibaba has become not just the dominant force in China’s e-commerce but also a symbol of the country’s breathtaking economic rise. The company has 250 million active buyers in China, and its orders account for more than 60 percent of all package deliveries in China. [... Discussing the business structure ie Cayman Island entity & V.I.E. and risks for shareholders ...] +++ Most members of the group declined to comment. In an interview, Mr. Shen defended such deals, explaining that Mr. Ma had formed a circle of trust, something common in Chinese business. +++ Analysts say that forging alliances with the government is a vital part of doing business in China. Companies see it as a way to improve their chances of securing approvals and licenses. +++
Alibaba  China  e-commerce  ecommerce  commodity  business  commoditization  Jack  Ma  Amazon  scale  scaling  IPO  Taobao  AliPay  Jerry  Yang  Yahoo!  SoftBank  transparency  accountability  ownership  structure 
september 2014 by asterisk2a
Henrik Müller über Wirtschaftswachstum 2014: Die Pessimisten sind los - SPIEGEL ONLINE
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july 2014 by asterisk2a
Will Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley Finally Get It Right? | Fast Company | Business Innovation
It's a compelling prospect: If Google has built a $294 billion business based on your explicit searches, Foursquare's bet is that the data behind your implicit intent are just as lucrative. [...] If you check in at Walgreens, should we show you an ad for toothpaste? We're not sure," he says. "Does that dilute the experience?" [...] And Crowley is well aware of what's become of him: His identity is his company; he is only as mature as it is. "I've thought about it for a while, and to me it's like I've got to close this chapter in my life before I can go on to the next one,"
Dennis  Crowley  foursquare  Twitter  Start-Up  entrepreneurship  entrepreneur  Pivot  monetization  monetize  Brand  Deal  advertisement  advertising  marketing  Yelp  Facebook  Google  geolocation  hyperlocal  GPS  Smartphone  Founders  co-founders  co-founder  Yahoo  Search  Intent  Web  3.0  Google  Autocomplete  Autocomplete  Social  Media  Web  2.0  Instagram  Vine  Flickr  Tumblr  philosophy  identity  Jack  Dorsey  Kevin  Systrom  David  Karp  Kevin  Rose  Digg 
february 2014 by asterisk2a

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