All this is preamble (I know, emphasis on amble) to tomorrow's earnings release, 5:00 pm EDT, with the conference call Friday at 7:30 am.
Some of our posts on Mr. Ross may be of interest to commodities investors:
July 21 "Massey Points to $50 Billion Mergers on U.S. Coal"
July 16 "Seeing Oil Bubble, a Contrarian Bets on an Indian Airline"
July 2 "Wilbur Ross: Run-Up in Oil Prices Is a Bubble" which has a video that is worth your time.
Back in January we had "Billionaire to rescue of crisis-hit US insurer (ABK)":
If you are running a mismanaged monoline insurer you DO NOT want this man pulling into the parking lot. His presence means the jig's up and you're buffing that résumé. He is a VERY serious dude.