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The Big Trade Series - Episode 36

In a very special episode of The Big Trade Series, Phoenix Capital’s very own Jeremy Greenberg stands in for Peter as host of the show. Jeremy and Peter start off by sharing their thoughts on life in Asia and their mutual love of HBO’s “Game of Thrones”. Jeremy is then joined by Ashok Som, professor at the ESSEC Business School, and author of “The Road to Luxury: The Evolution, Markets and Strategies of Luxury Brand Management”. Jeremy and Ashok first discuss the importance of business school for young professionals, followed by an in-depth discussion on the evolution of luxury products, as discussed in Ashok’s newest book. Stick around to the end of the episode for a bonus discussion on social media with Peter Shankman!

The Big Trade Series - Episode 35

Geoff Hiscock, a business journalist and author on Asian business joins The Big Trade Series. Geoff starts off by sharing the concepts from his books “Asia’s Wealth Club” and “Asia’s New Wealth Club”. Specifically, he covers the rising number of wealthy people in China, the perspectives on South East Asia and explains why Shanghai is a financial hub in Asia. Peter continues by covering his ideas on the correlation between market liberalization and the wealth of high net worth individuals in each country. The two then discuss India and the problems occurring there as well as the growth of the “wealth club”. The conversation wraps up with a review on the battle for global resources outlined on Geoff’s book, “Earth Wars”.