American Hostage One Year Later

July 15, 2014
Hosted by Peter Weitz

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Nationally recognized American hostage Charles Starnes will join Peter Weitz, host of In Black & Weitz radio program on the Voice America Business Channel http://www.voiceamerica.com/channel/247/voiceamerica-business) Tuesday February 4, 2014 at 10AM Eastern Standard Time. Chip will discuss the events that led up to his being held hostage in his Beijing Factory last June and how the effects of “Boss napping” are being felt across the world, particularly in light of the recent events surrounding Goodyear Tire & Rubber and closing of their factory in France. Listen in as Chip relays untold stories to the media and what really happened during that week of captivity. Learn how he was tortured mentally and not permitted to eat, as well as, hear his amazing recount of how he was shuttled out of the country under United States watch. Since his return to the States he has appeared on numerous television shows including, “The Today Show,” CNBC, NBC News, ABC News, Fox News, and has also appeared in numerous periodicals. His story was recently named one of the top ten most interesting business stories of the year by The Wall Street Journal.

In Black and Weitz

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Ayn Rand said that there are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil. In Black and Weitz, and show host Peter Weitz will address the most pressing matters in business without bias. In fact, the data will support his vision of harnessing the power of key investment and business data points to deliver unbiased (and unemotional) opinions with strong conviction. His guests will have a similar approach. He intends to spotlight industry leaders, corporate executives and consultants, by covering a myriad of business and investment topics to educate listeners like you based on their expertise. Some topics that can be expected to be covered include Investments, Innovation, 401(K) plans, HR technology, and Retirement. If you are interested in learning about and solving complex business and investment issues, presented in a manner that is simple to understand, then tune in.

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Peter Weitz

Peter Weitz

Peter Weitz, is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (c) and a Senior Vice President and equity partner of Fusion Analytics Investment Partners. He joined the industry over ten years ago after spending 13 years in real estate development in Washington, DC. After several years working for a large retail wire house, he became uncomfortable with the inherent conflicts of interest at major brokerage institutions and joined Fusion Analytics in 2009, overseeing their South East Region. A dual graduate of George Washington University, Peter holds both an undergraduate degree in business and a Master’s Degree in Finance. His primary areas of practice include corporate 401(K) and defined benefit plans assisting plan sponsors with their investment, fiduciary, employee education and compliance responsibilities, as well as individual retirement planning and wealth retention. He has published several articles and spoken on numerous panels regarding ERISA regulations as they pertain to defined contribution and benefit plans and has been recognized as a top performer nationally in the 401(K) market place by several 401(K) plan providers.

In his spare time, he is a passionate golfer, a gourmet cook, a dog lover and an oenophile. He currently resides in Coral Springs, Florida.

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