When billionaires were kids: Here’s what Buffett, Gates and others wanted to be when they grew up

Steve Jobs wasn’t born on a stage in a black turtleneck and jeans presenting the next innovation from Apple. Warren Buffett didn’t always […]

All the companies in Jeff Bezos’s empire, in one (large) chart

The Jeff Bezos empire is massive. It encompasses not just e-commerce, but also news organizations, robotics companies and coupon sites. […]

Amazon is still executing Bezos’s 1997 plan

Where were you 20 years ago today? If you were Jeff Bezos or a shareholder with enough foresight and confidence […]

Souped-Up Food Production: The Next Big Thing?

  By Patrick Watson, Connecting the Dots Humans have needs, but we need some things more than others. Back in […]

Why You Should Hire People Toughened by Failure, Not Those Coddled by Success

When Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, launched its grocery delivery service AmazonFresh, he chose a surprising team to […]

Oxstones Food for Thought – July 2015 – How to Invest in America’s Economic Revival

By Liu-Yue (Louie) Lam, Global Investment Strategist, Oxstones Investment Club Warren Buffett wrote in his annual report – “Though we […]

William Ackman: ‘You Need a Thick Skin to Be in This Business’

by ANDREW ROSS SORKIN, NY Times, Your fund, Pershing Square Capital Management, took a $500-million loss on its investment in […]

10 Things You Can’t Buy on Amazon

  The online retailer sells (almost) everything By Quentin Fottrell, Market Watch, Amazon began as a humble online bookseller. Founded […]

What We Can All Learn From Amazon about Seeing Business Opportunities Others Don’t See

By Glenn Llopis, Forbes Blog, Many of the early dot-coms spotted the great opportunities the Internet offered and sought to […]

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