The King of Capital

On April 4, 2018, Steve Schwarzman, CEO and Co-Founder of Blackstone, visited Durham and met with a small group of Duke students. In a room comprised of Duke Law, Fuqua MBA, and Trinity College students, Steve hosted a wide-ranging conversation to discuss all things life, career, politics, and Blackstone. … More The King of Capital

“Pork bellies… I knew it!”

Welcome to The Southern Capitalist! Let’s kick things off by discussing a few basic investing principles using one of my favorite comedies, and an all-around fantastic film, Trading Places. If you’re already familiar with this timeless classic, please bear with me as I bring the others up to speed. Trading Places is the story of a pedigreed and self-righteous commodities … More “Pork bellies… I knew it!”