Checking background for our Special Report on Glencore, “The Biggest Company You Never Heard Of”, I stumbled on the novel “The Fortunes of Glencore” by Charles Lever. On a whim I read it. There were some intriguing parallels between the 20th-century company and the book, even though that was published in 1857.
By Kevin Krolicki
“What we are not doing — what I have no interest in doing — is running GM.” — President Barack Obama, June 2009.