PBS Newshour With Jim Lehrer Takes a Look at the World According to Goldman Sachs | Democracy, elections, and voting at Democracy Chronicles
Democracy Chronicles aims to be a place where a variety of viewpoints are included. Please enjoy this video of a Charlie Rose interview with Jim O’Neill, Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
Wikipedia’s Jim O’Neill bio can be found here:
Jim O’Neill is presently the Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He was previously head of global economic research and commodities and strategy research at Goldman Sachs. He is best known for his prominent economic thesis regarding the economically related nations referred to as BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India and China). He coined the phrase in a 2001 paper entitled “The World Needs Better Economic BRICs.”. He also has coined the term MIKT that stands for Mexico, Indonesia, Korea (South) and Turkey.
O’Neill has particular interest and success in the foreign exchange market, Gavyn Davies describing O’Neill as “the top foreign-exchange economist anywhere in the world in the past decade” in 2005.
O’Neill sits on the QFINANCE Strategic Advisory Board. He is also a member of the board of Bruegel, the European think tank for international economics.
O’Neill is a native of Manchester and is a lifelong fan of Manchester United F.C. and served as a non-executive director from 2004-05, before the club was returned to private ownership.
On 2 March 2010, the Red Knights, a group of wealthy Manchester United fans, believed to include O’Neill, confirmed interest in a possible takeover of the club.
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