Palestinian Monetary Authority Chief Jihad Al Wazir suggested Mr. Fischer was skilled at navigating political sensitivities to focus on economic challenges. “During Stan’s tenure [at the Bank of Israel], the relations remained on a professional level,” Mr. Al Wazir said from Ramallah. “It was devoid of politics. There was an understanding of the issues.” …Mr. […]
1 finger The words, pace, bounce, carry. (Be careful with this). Any mention of the Fremantle doctor. Talking about the grass banks. Lillee/Thommo. Leave on length. Don’t bowl too short. 2 fingers Discussion of exactly how the Fremantle doctor will come in. Gloucester park shots. Bumble’s box. If anyone infers that the WACA used to […]
Walt Disney and P.L. Travers didn’t get along. She fought his attempts to make a film musical of her Mary Poppins books, and he didn’t invite her to the 1964 Hollywood premiere; she flew in from London on her own to see the movie — and hated it. Show More Summary
The massive number of Yen shorts may be a caution signal, but fundamentally, Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe is out of his mind with his inflation policies.Abe hijacked the Bank of Japan with policy appointments under his influence...Show More Summary
True to her namesake, Material Girl Madonna sits atop the list of the highest-earning musicians of 2013. Scratch that, Madonna was also the highest-paid celebrity of 2013. She made a ton of bank from her Material Girl clothing line,Show More Summary
``Four former bosses from the Icelandic bank Kaupthing have been sentenced to between three and five years in prison. They are the former chief executive, the chairman of the board, one of the majority owners and the chief executive of the Luxembourg branch. Show More Summary
The onetime CEO of Iceland’s Kaupthing bank, one Hreidar Mar Sigurdsson, is going to jail for five and a half years for his part in his firm’s downfall – which also helped his country’s economy bottom out in 2008. He’ll be in good company. Three...Show More Summary
Anne Hathaway shows her support for her husband Adam Shulman at the launch of his James Banks jewelry collection at the Bonjour Y’all: A Dallas Salute to Paris event on Wednesday (December 11) in Dallas, Tex. The 31-year-old actress “never really left Adam‘s side” during the event, according to E! News. PHOTOS: Check out the [...]
The new regulations are being met by a shrug today by most bank investors, who continue to support or advance the stock prices of Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo.
It’s a Walt Disney movie, set at Disney, about Walt Disney. There’s all kinds of meta going on in John Lee Hancock‘s Saving Mr. Banks, a dramatization of the events that lead the film Mary Poppins to the big screen. Golden Globe nominee Emma Thompson plays author PL Travers and Tom Hanks plays Walt Disney, who […]
The European Commission (EC) has imposed a record fine of 1.7 billion euros on some of the world's most important financial institutions. Citigroup (U.S.A.), JPMorgan Chase (U.S.A.), Royal Bank of Scotland (UK), Société Générale (France) and Deutsche Bank (Germany) are the banks being fined. Show More Summary
Before this year, I don’t think I’d ever heard an Australian hip hop track that I liked. More accurately: before this year, I don’t think I’d heard an Australian hip hop track to which... The post INTRODUCING: Milwaukee Banks appeared first on Who The Hell.
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Hello, web-user. Chances are your bank balance is wearing a little-teeny-tiny bit thin... and by little-teeny-tiny we mean you're one Christmas party and next-round-of-drinks-on-me away from eating baked beans indefinitely. You're not the only one. Show More Summary
If the Los Angeles premiere of “Saving Mr. Banks” served as a glamorous red carpet reunion for some of Hollywood’s most storied stars -- Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke -- the New York city premiere was more like an insider happy hour. Emma Thompson, who plays “Mary Poppins” author P.L. Show More Summary
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has spent the past few months telling everyone the offense isn't all about him. But at Bank of America, it apparently is a lot about him. Newton has the second-highest quarterback rating in the league (82.1) at home, according to ESPN Stats & Information. Show More Summary
Celebrated actress Emma Thompson's latest role as Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers in "Saving Mr. Banks" is sure to be an iconic one. But apparently the prim -- and highly permed -- look of her character came with a sort of hilarious cost. “It was a nightmare!," she said during an interview for Parade Magazine's January issue. Show More Summary
Third Way insists that while maybe they get an awful lot of money from individuals who are CEOs of Wall Street banks and big businesses, that totally isn't the same thing as being funded by Wall Street. Really. At a demonstration [Wednesday]...Show More Summary
Big media may have thought its deep pockets and love of ceaseless litigation would break Aereo's bank and spirit, but the cloud-based DVR company's striking back at its broadcast rivals with a surprising twist. In a statement released just today,...
Police are searching for one industrious con man who has certainly proven his grifting mettle, having robbed at least two dozen elderly women out of their money by posing as a cop and insisting he needs to investigate their bank accounts. [ more › ]