Mexico’s Carlos Slim, probably the world’s richest man according to Forbes has referred to Argentina with certain irony when he was asked about the current foreign currency restrictions and changing regulatory framework implemented by the government of President Cristina Fernandez. Read full article
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Yeah, Carlos Slim didn't BUY YPF shares, he got them because the Eskanazis couldn't pay him back. AFAIKMar 01st, 2013 - 03:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
lol, Argentina gettin dissed by its own investors/neighborsMar 01st, 2013 - 03:15 am - Link - Report abuse 0
This guy is no human example whatsoever. People like him are the reason the world goes hungry. For dollars, even his grandmother is for sale.Mar 01st, 2013 - 08:29 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Anti EVERYONE that speaks out against Argentina. Are we seeing a trend here yet?Mar 01st, 2013 - 11:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Yes indeed, anybody who knows anything about fascist ArgentinaMar 01st, 2013 - 12:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
knows how 'predictable' IT is!!
Slim doesn´t have a monopoly, Slism has had at least three other companies openly competing with him since at least 10 years ago. What he does have is a dominance of the market in Mexico and a participation at other markets. That and a share in actions at other companies inside and out of the country. For him to have less dominance would be needed a lot more participation of different telecom companies and for them to offer good promotions. so far most have been way too quiet promoting themselves and similar in services.Mar 01st, 2013 - 04:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
And now, about the comment, I think it was taken out of context but then again he is known for being a little excentric, I it was taken from here: ”It is past 10pm and Mr Slim breaks off from the discussion to fumble with his cell phone, thumbing out a text message to a relative to come and pick him up. But before he goes, the conversation turns to Argentina. Most businessmen find its regulatory unpredictably and currency restrictions a stiff challenge. How does he find it?
“I like Argentina, a magnificent country,” he says. “It’s very predictable: you can always be sure you can’t get dollars there.”
You don't need dollars. You can use pesos. That way you have to reinvest the profits in Argentina. Not bad, hum.Mar 03rd, 2013 - 01:16 am - Link - Report abuse 0
He must be so stupid in investing in Argentina then.Mar 03rd, 2013 - 03:07 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Well he does have a tendency to make risky inversions XDMar 03rd, 2013 - 06:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
He's done something right, he is a billionaireMar 03rd, 2013 - 02:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
He can always sell and pack his bags.Mar 03rd, 2013 - 06:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0