In late October Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that his company is changing its name to Meta. Recently in the Silicon Valley, Barry spoke to technology analysts with differing opinions about Meta. Continue reading What is the Metaverse? Why is Facebook Changing its Name to Meta?
RTHK Radio | Money Talk | December 1, 2021 Barry and Hong Kong analysts Mark Michelson and Nick Marro discuss US monetary policy, equity markets, and covid with host Peter Lewis. Listen Continue reading Fed Chairman Shifts Focus to Fighting Inflation
RTHK Radio November 29, 2021 Hong Kong Today Barry discusses Christmas shopping and Friday’s big drop in share prices with host Samantha Butler. Listen Continue reading Black Friday Sales Boom on Line but Disappoint in Physical Stores
Journal of Commerce (Sometimes you get things right. This is an op-ed written two months before the Berlin Wall came down. The piece corresponds well with my reflection on the death of F.W. de Klerk.) A MANDATE FOR MR. DE KLERK BARRY D. WOOD | Sep 07, 1989 8:00PM EDT · With the results in from this week’s election in South Africa, 53-year-old F.W. de Klerk is … Continue reading From September 1989
In Shakespeare’s drama about the plot to kill Julius Caesar the 16th century bard has Brutus warn fellow conspirator Cassius that the time for action had arrived. “There is a tide in the affairs of men,” says Brutus, “which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries.” For F.W. de Klerk the tide … Continue reading Achievements of F W de Klerk