The finance of a normal person is very limited to his earning capacity. The truth is that there is not much to think beyond that. But there are few people in this world who have a very different approach to finance and are considered to be unique in their own aspect. In this article, we will see some of the eminent personalities in the world of finance.
Warren Buffett is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He started trading stocks at the age of 11. It was a perfect kick start, and there was never looking back. He was one of the early investors in some big companies like Coca Cola and American Express. After he took over the company in the year 1964, he invested 1000 dollars in it. Now the value of the stocks is more than 10 million dollars. All these years the company has invested and acquired many companies.
Janet Yellen is the Chair of Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. She is the first women to hold the post. It was during her period, the country lowered its unemployment rate up to 5% by adding 271000 jobs. There was also an overall rise in the interest rate. Her financial expertise and her guts to take some risks are to major reasons for the drastic transformation and a phenomenal success.
Jiang Jianqing is the Chairman and executive director of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. It is the world’s largest commercial bank that possesses assets over 3.5 trillion dollars. During the Chinese revolution, he worked in the farms and coal mines. ICBC was started in the year 1984. He became its president in the year 2000; thanks to this financial genius the bank is making an annual profit of 45 billion dollars.
Abigail Johnson is the CEO of Fidelity. Fidelity is the second largest mutual fund company in the United States. It has assets of over 5.2 trillion dollars. It is no surprise that she had taken the firm to greater heights by increasing the overall profit because she started working in the company when she was in high school. Her personal wealth accounts for nearly 18.5 billion dollars. She is one among the wealthiest women on the planet.
Larry Fink is founder and CEO of BlackRock. It is the world’s largest asset management firm. Fink is known for the risks that he takes and is regarded as the best when it comes to analyzing risks. His company is now responsible for overseeing the assets worth 4.5 trillion dollars all over the globe. Fink is often considered to be the ideal candidate for US Treasury Secretary.
James Diamon is the CEO of JP Morgan. He has been holding the post for more than a decade. We all know that JP Morgan is not just the largest bank in the US, but is also one of the largest in the whole world. It has assets worth 2.6 trillion dollars. Diamon attained the rock star status in Wall Street after the financial crisis, because JP Morgan was one of the very few banks that was able to withstand damages during the financial crisis.