Carl Icahn (born February 16, 1936) is an American financier. He is the founder and controlling shareholder of Icahn Enterprises, a public company and diversified conglomerate holding company based in Sunny Isles Beach.
As a businessman and entrepreneur, he has been involved in many different industries and has made a name for himself as someone who knows how to make money. He is also known for his philanthropy and for his political activism. In addition to all of this, Carl Icahn is also known for his love of art.
If you’re looking for some reading material to help better your business knowledge, look no further than these titles recommended by Carl Icahn himself.
Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
In his book Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Piketty argues that inequality is not an accident, but rather a feature of capitalism. He proposes a global tax on wealth to help reduce inequality and make capitalism fairer.
Piketty’s book has reignited the debate about income inequality and what can be done to reduce it. His ideas have been both praised and criticized by economists and policymakers alike.
Whether you agree with Piketty or not, his book is sure to make you think about the role of capital in our society and how we can create a more just economy for all.
Hopping over the Rabbit Hole by Anthony Scaramucci
In his book, Hopping over the Rabbit Hole, Anthony Scaramucci takes readers on a journey down the rabbit hole and into the world of Wall Street.
From his early days working at Goldman Sachs to his time in the Trump administration, Scaramucci shares stories and insights that offer a unique look at the inner workings of the financial world.
With humor and candor, Scaramucci offers an inside look at some of the most famous (and infamous) moments in recent financial history, including the 2008 financial crisis and the rise of Donald Trump.
He also shares his thoughts on what lies ahead for the economy and offers advice for navigating the ever-changing world of finance.
Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just curious about how Wall Street works, Hopping over the Rabbit Hole is a must-read.
The Humane Economy by Wayne Pacelle
Wayne Pacelle, the former president and current CEO of The Humane Society of the United States, makes a compelling case for how shifting to a more humane economy can benefit not only animals but also humans and the environment in his book The Humane Economy.
Pacelle argues that treating animals with compassion is not only the right thing to do, but it’s also good for business.
He cites examples of companies that have switched to more humane practices and seen an increase in profits. He also talks about how humane economies can help reduce poverty and protect the environment.
The book is full of fascinating stories and statistics that will make you think twice about your own consumption habits and how they impact animals. It’s a quick read that will leave you feeling hopeful about the future of our planet – and its inhabitants.