Mutual Fund Manager Ron Baron Discusses Tesla, SpaceX, & GM’s Curious Move

Cars Published on October 7th, 2017 | by Matt Pressman October 7th, 2017 by Matt Pressman  Originally published on EV Annex. Renowned mutual fund manager and investment icon Ron Baron of Baron Capital is well-known for his conservative, long-term approach to stock picking over his 46 year career. He’s been compared to Warren Buffett (both for his investing style and outstanding track record) and recently created a bit … Continue reading Mutual Fund Manager Ron Baron Discusses Tesla, SpaceX, & GM’s Curious Move

For some reason, Ron Paul has taken to Fox News to skewer SpaceX

Enlarge / Former Congressman Ron Paul: Not a fan of SpaceX. Three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul has written an opinion piece for Fox News that comes out swinging against SpaceX, accusing the company of benefiting from potentially having a monopoly on national security launches. The article also attacks US Sen. John McCain as a “lead sponsor” of provisions to give SpaceX a monopoly on launch services. … Continue reading For some reason, Ron Paul has taken to Fox News to skewer SpaceX

Ron Paul: Crony defense budget hands SpaceX a monopoly – why?

Behind the high-minded rhetoric surrounding many government programs, there often (or even usually) lies some grant of special privilege to a powerful business interest. The most well-known example, of course, is ObamaCare’s individual mandate creating a guaranteed market for insurance companies. However, the most common hiding place for corporate welfare is the Pentagon. Hawkish politicians love sticking gifts to big corporations in the yearly National … Continue reading Ron Paul: Crony defense budget hands SpaceX a monopoly – why?

Current NASA Astronaut to Speak at Black History Month Symposium Honoring SC Hero and Astronaut Ron McNair

« Back to Blog Current NASA Astronaut to Speak at Black History Month Symposium Honoring SC Hero and Astronaut Ron McNair Chris Hauff Feb 16, 2017 On Thursday, February 23, two-time space traveling astronaut Christopher Cassidy will board the USS Yorktown to discuss the life and accomplishments of S.C. hero Ron McNair during a Patriots Point Black History Month symposium titled “In the Spirit of … Continue reading Current NASA Astronaut to Speak at Black History Month Symposium Honoring SC Hero and Astronaut Ron McNair

Apple Considered Buying Ron Howard’s Imagine Entertainment, but Talks ‘Fizzled Out’

Another rumor of Apple’s interest in acquiring a company involved in film and television has come to light today, with Financial Times reporting that the Cupertino company was in talks to acquire production company Imagine Entertainment, co-founded by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. The deal is said to have gotten “serious enough” to include Apple CEO Tim Cook and senior vice president Eddy Cue, but … Continue reading Apple Considered Buying Ron Howard’s Imagine Entertainment, but Talks ‘Fizzled Out’