Duda Melzer, Serving Country and Family

Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer is a successful family based entrepreneur from Brazil. Being the CEO of Grupo RBS and also the founder of e.Bricks Digital, he certainly has taken on a large task. Duda’s refreshing approach to business is seen in his leadership. His belief is that the family unit is the backbone of his business. The primary business of Grupo RBS has been around for nearly half a century. Duda succeeded his uncle as CEO and chairman of the board of directors in recent years. After reorganization, he also formed e.Bricks Digital as a segway into the digital media market.

Duda Melzer’s remodeling served its purpose well. e.Bricks Digital has provided venture capital funding to Brazilian businesses needing to become established online. This required establishing a formula for online success to be certain that these businesses would be successful online. After establishing rather stringent criteria, Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer picked several winners to receive funding. Among these businesses are a wine distributor and a contemporary art show in Porto Alegre. Although nearly any type of business is allowed to apply for funding, the actual approval process is limited to businesses that can prove a track record of success in traditional business. They must also show a promising future online. Visit Valor to know more.

According to Globo, while Duda Melzer may seem as if he’s all about business, he’s a family man as well. He has two children he enjoys spending time with. He’s also involved in his family’s charity of the Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho Foundation. The group works with Brazil’s government to raise awareness of social issues affecting the country’s youth. Going above and beyond is nothing new for Duda. He graduated from Harvard University with an MBA and has continued his education beyond the graduate level. Receiving accolades throughout the years, Duda’s persistence and hard work continue to benefit his country, his family and himself.

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Right Or Wrong?

What Will It Be?

Much recent speculation has arisen regarding Warren Buffett’s recent wager of $1 million to charity in hopes that he can achieve better investments through hedge fund managers and S&P 500 passive index funding. The bet is set to be decided in full by the end of this year though it currently seems to hold Mr. Buffett in high odds. Is he right, or is he wrong? Only time will tell. With eight months left in the year, the wait is not long.

CNBC currently claims that Mr. Buffett is incorrect and that there are too many mediocre and expensive funds currently shortchanging investment strategists, likewise questioning his commitment to low costs and simpler investments for the long haul. Mr. Warren Buffett approaches the game through bottom-up investing, diligently scrutinizing companies one by one to build a long-lasting portfolio; his approaches worked for many decades, so most don’t question his methods. In a recent shareholder letter, Mr. Buffett offered his perspectives and mentioned the importance of consumer wariness on product labeling. He mentions that the active versus passive debate is one that occurs across all industries and does not only serve investors.

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Timothy Armour

Timothy Armour earned his bachelor’s degree at Middlebury College. He has worked long and hard to become the man he is today: Capital Group’s CEO and top chairman. Timothy Armour began working out of Capital Group’s Associates Program many years ago.

Surrounding the recent Post-Trump market changes, Armour prudently notes:

“The market has signaled, voted and is running with it. These things are huge and profound, and one has to decide whether you believe it…I think it’s real . . . interest rates have been declining pretty much for my whole career, and my guess is that we’ve seen the bottom.”

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