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Elizabeth Banks To Direct 'Pitch Perfect 3'

last monthNews : Huffington Post

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elizabeth Banks is coming back to the world of a cappella to direct "Pitch Perfect 3." Universal Pictures made the announcement Tuesday. The actress and producer made her directorial debut with this summer's "Pitch Perfect 2." The $29 million film has grossed $286 million worldwide to date. Show More Summary

Regulatory Capture, The True Definition of Money & A World Without Banks

The concepts in part two of my panel discussion at the NYC Blockchain conference delves into concepts that should clearly delineate how drastic the change in the financial industry is about to experience. I literally challenge the audience (of mostly bankers) to tell me what use would the world have for banks in a Blockchain connected world. Show More Summary

Who's Really Isolated? Iran Set To Join BRICS Bank, Strengthen Ties With Brazil

As US hegemony wanes in the face of dysfunctional domestic politics, foreign policy confusion, and a “lead from behind” mentality, the world has begun to transition towards a kind of new world order both politically and economically....Show More Summary

The most promising businesses at Goldman Sachs are the ones no one ever asks about (GS)

Massive buyouts, flashy IPOs, riding the wave of market volatility. That's what investment banking is all about. Goldman Sachs has been building up businesses that, by comparison to the high-flying world of dealmaking and trading, are downright boring. Show More Summary

Chinese Economist Predicts Another Global Financial Crisis Within 5 Years

The world will face another global financial crisis within the coming five years, Min Liao, Director-General of the China Banking Regulatory Commission, said in an interview for the Summit on the Global Agenda of the World Economic Forum.

World Bank-backed Project To Study Wind Energy Potential In African Countries

A global program backed by the World Bank aimed at studying and determining renewable energy potential across the world will now focus on three African countries. Under the Energy Sector Management Assessment Program (ESMAP), DNV GLShow More Summary

As China 'Buys Low' To Build SPR, Washington Forced To Sell Strategic Crude To Meet Budget

The signs of regime change are everywhere. From embarrassment by Russia's success in Syria to China's creation of its own 'World Bank' and SWIFT alternative, the trend of de-empirization are growing, but tonight's news that Washington...Show More Summary

Cuomo will attend Game 1 of World Series to root for Mets

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Gov. Cuomo is showing his solidarity with the Mets — and also banking on them to raise campaign cash.

That other loan makes Daddy Trump's first $1 million to The Donald look like chump change

I had the best bank in the world! Turns out that $1 million loan Donald Trump got from his daddy so he could pull himself up by his bootstraps was just the tip of the iceberg, reports Andrew Kacyunski. In December of 1990, a lawyer for...Show More Summary

The Inherent Problem Of Eternal Bullishness

Submitted by Lance Roberts via STA Wealth Management, This past weekend, Akin Oyedele penned an article entitled "I went to a seminar with one of the world's largest banks and almost everything said there was really bearish." "At HSBC's...Show More Summary

Elizabeth Banks hangs with school kids; Giada De Laurentiis holds a cooking meet-and-greet: which V.I.P. had the best D.C. weekend?

The annual Washington International Horse Show brought some famous faces from the equestrian world to D.C., while the annual MetroCooking D.C. Show meant an influx of Food Network stars and famed chefs. Which of the visiting A-listers had the best D.C. weekend? Let’s see what they were up to: Georgina Bloomberg, an accomplished equestrian the and […]

World Bank helps Nigeria bring gas home

MIGA announced its first engagement in Nigeria’s gas sector along with Seven Energy International. ||| Lagos - The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), a political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank...Show More Summary

Want to watch the new Steve Jobs movie? Yeah, no one else does either

Apple might hold massive sway in the world due to the popularity of its products, and it might have more cash in the bank than virtually any other company, but it seems like interest in its former enigmatic leader Steve Jobs is beginning to wane. Show More Summary

Barthel, Berdych, Cilic, Ferrer, Kuznetsova Win Weekend ATP/WTA Titles

last monthSports / Tennis : Tennis X

He's not officially in, but David Ferrer took a big step toward qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals on Sunday when he defeated American Steve Johnson 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 to win the Erste Bank Open in Vienna, Austria.

Did Ben Bernanke Explain What Would Prevent the Government from Spending Money if the Banks Had Collapsed in 2008?

In his review of former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke's new book, Michael Kinsley tells us: "Bernanke makes a compelling case that in 2007 and 2008, the world economy came very close to collapse, and only novel efforts by the Fed (cooperating...Show More Summary

Two types of economists

One type of economist looks at the real world, and notices causal relationships.  They notice that central bank policies have a massive impact on asset markets all over the world.  They build models to try to understand that impact, and try to derive implications for improving monetary policy. Another type of economist starts with their […]

I went to a seminar with one of the world's largest banks and almost everything said there was really bearish (SPY, DJI, IXIC, USD, TLT, TLO, QQQ)

At HSBC's global investment seminar in New York last week, some of the top strategists from Europe's largest bank laid out their outlook for global markets and economies. Many strategists are not expecting the current recovery from the...Show More Summary

Look Out Saudi Arabia: Russia, Iran Forge Energy Partnerships, May Form New Bank To Fund Projects

One of the key things to understand about the war in Syria is that in many ways, it’s a perfect example of how the energy-geopolitics nexus has tremendous explanatory power when it comes to analyzing the events that shape the world and show up on the nightly news. Show More Summary

'Shining' Hotel to Become World's First Horror-Themed Museum

You might not think that a hotel would want to be known as one of the scariest places in the world, but the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado is banking on the horror that has spilled through its drafty halls. Famous for inspiring Stephen King's The Shining (although Kubrick's version...

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