Junk bond king Michael Milkin had some 'interesting' experiences in the 1980s - effectively he was the Gordon Gekko of his day. After serving 2 years in prison (don't worry - he is doing ok, still in the Forbes 500) he has reinvented himself, turned his interests to more philanthropic type activities with a heavy focus on healthcare. Whatever the background he is another person who is always an interesting interview and had some very sobering and insightful commentary in 2 CNBC interviews yesterday. If you only have time to listen to one, the first is probably more encompassing of the long term challenges ahead for the U.S.
Video 1 (11 minutes)
Video 2 (7 minutes)