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New York let's head -- is claimant in Naples Florida at the CME global financial leadership conference let us.
Bob let let we're gonna talk about right -- you know at a time when you hear so many complaints that now it's just a horrible time to start a business.
What would you think if I told you there was a guy who started his first business at age fifteen and since then -- -- started more multi billion dollar businesses than anyone else in the world never want splitting uncertainty stopping.
He -- with me here at the -- global financial leadership conference and we welcome.
Sir Richard Branson founder and chairman of virgin group -- a Fox Business exclusive power is good to see you here as always that -- good to see you well you don't.
You gathered crowd because people feel that you have a very unique outlook on the world and that's what I -- just begin with the fact.
That the world is an uncertain place how often do we hear about lately Europe is floundering.
The United States is very close to that sort of fallen off the so called fiscal cliff and there are weaknesses all around the the planet for gives somebody who was running some 400 companies all around the world.
Let me begin by asking you house business.
Generally is pretty good by the way we we've where it's diversified on a global basis.
You know we've got companies in months you know South America and India -- and -- -- -- Australia and even Africa that is is is that he didn't sit for a 5% -- that.
I'm so lucky we -- -- well -- well diversified.
I think America of the businesses we don't yet seem to be beginning to do well against those -- -- I'm an optimist I think that -- Over the worst.
And I think you know we've -- would get it we're beginning to -- -- and I'm -- this.
Yeah this fiscal cliff will be sold to debt and I think it is nice to see Republicans and Democrats.
Actually having sensible discussions for fruitful ones have not -- I think they'll get that sort of do you believe there are sensible discussions going off.
Yeah I think of it I already think that that that they've that they've had to grow up and I think probably they seemed to be be growing up and accepting.
A new reality patent.
I think it's in both parents -- and America's engines in the world's interest of the NC.
To compromise get get it did get a deal done in the -- the I think we'll see.
I think we'll see that happening that I think we'll.
-- I think America can be have become strong again.
I hadn't studied I had -- -- the beta stock bet that they learn anything from the British way of governments apartment.
Well have Adam PW what what what is happening in person is that say they tighten the belt about three years ago I hadn't.
Good to they they took the gamble.
And I think it seems that pulling off of eBay it -- there's a lot of criticism.
About them it tightening -- him that I doubt that that fit in indications are that they that this seems -- putting off here in.
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