After a meteoric career on Wall Street culminating in his status as a top-level corporate raider in the 1980s, Asher Edelman reinvented himself as a museum curator and art financier. Here, he discusses the reactivity that unfortunately characterizes investing today and why he thinks the global economy is headed for a 2008-style “big bang.” European banks play a key causal role in his doomsday scenario — one given all the more credence by their troubled performance in recent months.
Octavian Report: How did you get your start in finance?
YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN
Asher Edelman is an investor, market observer, and the founder and president of ArtAssure Ltd., LLC.