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The World According to Boyar brings top investors, best selling authors, and market newsmakers to show you the smartest ways to uncover value in the stock market.

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The World According to Boyar brings top investors, best selling authors, and market newsmakers to show you the smartest ways to uncover value in the stock market.

    The World According to Boyar - Episode 12: Mellody Hobson

    The World According to Boyar - Episode 12: Mellody Hobson

    BiographyAs Co-CEO, Mellody is responsible for all firm-wide management, including strategic planning and growth as well as every aspect of Ariel’s business beyond research and portfolio management. Prior to her formal appointment to Co-CEO, Mellody ser...

    • 29 min
    The World According to Boyar - Episode 11 - Kenneth L. Davis, MD

    The World According to Boyar - Episode 11 - Kenneth L. Davis, MD

    Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Mount Sinai Health System, is widely recognized as a visionary leader who has guided the institution on a strong and dramatic growth trajectory. In 2013, the Mount Sinai Health System was formed by the combination of The Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners, becoming one of the largest nonprofit systems in the country with $8 billion in revenue, 42,000 employees, eight hospitals, and more than 410 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida. Prior to becoming CEO, Dr. Davis spent 15 years as Chair of Mount Sinai’s Department of Psychiatry. He was the first Director for many of the institution’s research entities, including Mount Sinai’s National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, the Schizophrenia Biological Research Center at the Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the Silvio Conte Neuroscience Center to study schizophrenia, and the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment. Additionally, he received one of the first and largest program project grants for Alzheimer’s disease research from the NIH.

    The interview discusses:

    How Dr. Davis led one of the greatest financial turnarounds in medical history;

    The reasons why healthcare keeps becoming more expensive along with solutions on how to decrease costs without sacrificing care;

    Why drug pricing should be a trade issue;

    Why the current patent system discourages pharmaceutical innovation;

    What “value based” medicine is and why insurance companies and hospitals should consider adopting it;

    Why the National Institutes of Health is so vital to drug discovery;

    His thoughts on CVS’s strategy of becoming an integrated health care provider;

    What serious healthcare problem he sees getting worse which he believes has the potential to bankrupt the entire Medicare system;

    And much more….

    • 31 min
    The World According to Boyar Episode 10: Howard Lorber

    The World According to Boyar Episode 10: Howard Lorber

    Howard Lorber is the president and CEO of Vector Group Ltd., a holding company. He is also the Chairman of Douglas Elliman, a subsidiary of Vector, which is the largest residential real estate brokerage in New York metropolitan area with 4,000 brokers as of 2014 (and an additional 300 in Florida). Lorber is chairman of fast food chain Nathan's Famous.

    The interview discusses:

    • How he helped turn Nathan’s Famous from a small restaurant chain into a global licensing business that sells over 480 million hot dogs per year;
    • Characteristics he looks for in companies he looks to acquire;
    • His thoughts on the New York real estate market;
    • What areas within the New York residential real estate market he believes currently offer the greatest values;
    • His views on technology disrupting the real estate business and who is potentially most vulnerable;
    • How he believes tobacco companies will participate in the cannabis market.

    • 26 min
    The World According to Boyar: Episode 9 - Mario Gabelli

    The World According to Boyar: Episode 9 - Mario Gabelli

    Biography

    Mario J. Gabelli is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GAMCO Investors, Inc., the firm he founded in 1977 that currently manages over $40 billion. A 1965 summa cum laude graduate of Fordham University's College of Business Administration, he also holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
    He was Morningstar's Portfolio Manager of the Year in 1997. He was named Money Manager of the Year by Institutional Investor for 2011 and is a member of Barron's All-Star Century Team.

    The Interview discusses:

    •His decision to start his own firm in the 1970s despite a horrendous economic backdrop
    •His new book Merger Masters that he wrote with Kate Welling
    •The rationale behind taking his company public and whether he would do so again.
    •His thoughts on portfolio construction including how many positions should be in a portfolio and how long it takes him to become fully invested for a new account.
    •How he incorporates tax ramifications into his sell decision.
    •His process of what he does when a stock within his portfolio increases or decreases by a significant amount in a short period of time.
    •Who he believes could be the next John Malone
    •His thoughts on Discovery Communications, Madison Square Garden and Disney.

    • 24 min
    The World According to Boyar - Episode 8:David Alpert, Executive Producer of The Walking Dead

    The World According to Boyar - Episode 8:David Alpert, Executive Producer of The Walking Dead

    In episode 8 Jonathan Boyar speaks with David Alpert. David Alpert is CEO of Skybound Entertainment, founded alongside longtime collaborator Robert Kirkman. Alpert is a prolific producer, with television credits including The Walking Dead and its companion series Fear The Walking Dead, Outcast, Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics, and Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.

    • 30 min
    The World According To Boyar - Episode 7 - Scott Turow

    The World According To Boyar - Episode 7 - Scott Turow

    Jonathan Boyar interviews author Scott Turow.

    • 23 min

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