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TLV Industry: September 19, 2017

Success and failure—we think of them as opposites, but they're really not. 
​They're companions—the hero and the sidekick
.”
- Laurence Shames

BANKING

The new dynamics of financial globalization
Is a more stable form of financial globalization emerging?
 
Retail banks’ foreign ventures rarely pay off
As we may expect, locals prefer banking with locals.

Cryptocurrency’s future may be now
Even after China’s intervention, the ride continues.
 
INVESTING
 
Dallas Cowboys worth $4.8B
Jerry Jones paid $150MM in 1989. Too bad we weren’t in the deal.
 
Five bitcoin crashes
Bitcoin just won’t going away, so what can we learn?
 
The global unicorn club
215 companies valued over $1B for a total of $747B.
 
ALTERNATIVE ASSETS
 
The power of partnering with a private equity firm
They are change agents focused on increasing your value, too.
 
Buyout firms have money to burn, and that’s a problem
Too much money chasing too few deals leads to…?
 
Flush with cash, private equity rainmakers set out on their own
The lifecycle exists in private equity.
 
THE C-SUITE
 
Finance chief’s look to free up working capital
As interest rates increase, working capital management requires more attention.
 
Memo to CEO: Are you the source of workplace dysfunction?
The culture of every organization is set by the personality of the CEO.
 
How technology is changing the job of CEO
There’s a new need in the world for e-CEOs.
 
Do lawyers make better CEOs than MBAs?
Harvard Business Review discusses the alternatives.
 
JUST FOR FUN
 
These may be the last close-up photos of Saturn we see for decades
In 1997, NASA launched Cassini, an unmanned robotic aircraft, into space. In 2004, it reached in Saturn, where it was sent to photograph the planet and its strange rings and moons. Cassini allowed us to learn more about Saturn than ever before. Including that Enceladus, an ice-covered moon of Saturn, appears to have water, which suggests possible alien life. The aircraft had recently run out of propellant, which it needed to change direction and shift course. To avoid losing the control of Cassini and it potentially crashing into and contaminating Enceladus, NASA decided to steer Cassini into Saturn’s atmosphere, where the heat would melt the aircraft.
 
But not before Cassini sent its final images to NASA. Here are some of the Cassini’s final, up-close-and-personal, incredible images of Saturn.
 
 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
 
TLV Economy: September 6, 2017
Summer Doldrums?
 
TLV Careers: August 25, 2017
Make ‘Em Laugh
 


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