Not talking up his own book makes his comments just that much more likely to be listened to. His insight is powerful, insightful and sagacious. Millstein is the Elephant on Wall Street I've never seen before today.
Millstein is a very well respected expert both in WS and WDC.
You can see that respect shown to him in the interview.
Oh - so he was the AIG fix it man. That actually turned out better than expected. He may just be a good old country boy witha guaran goddam tee it mentality.
I enjoyed it immensely. He actually plugged the preferred shares - of course it was a consequence of circumstance but nevertheless a plug.