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“Summarize the company’s business on the back of a business card.” — Sequoia Capital Summary: An introduction captures an investor’s attention, but a great elevator pitch gets a meeting. The major components of the pitch are traction, product, and team.
Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters Rolf-Ernst Breuer, left, chairman of Deutsche Bank, and Frank Newman, chairman of Bankers Trust, in 1998 at a news conference announcing the German bank’s acquisition of Bankers Trust. Then the tapes came out. On those tapes, recorded in 1993 and 1994, Bankers Trust executives were heard to discuss how they were misleading customers who did not understand what they were doing.
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Three companies are at the forefront of modern personal computing: Microsoft, Apple, and Google. After reading through the most recent SEC-mandated financial reports for each company, I was inspired to put together these three pie charts. The data paints a vivid picture of where each company's revenue comes from. Microsoft is a software company. Apple's a hardware company.
Walmart and Amazon: clash of titans or future partners? I can’t remember a declaration of war as emphatic as the one made by Neil Ashe of Walmart on Wednesday. The chief executive of the US retailer’s ecommerce arm told the FT: We own what we own, and we’re going after what we don’t. We can get to every customer in the world via ecommerce. It doesn’t matter where they live or how much they earn.
Monetary policy The stated objective of European monetary policy is to maintain price stability, which has been defined as inflation below but close to 2%. Monetary decisions are made by the ECB Governing Council, which consists of the central bank governors of the euro countries plus the ECB Executive Board. It does have a means to control inflation in a roundabout way: interest rates.