Ben Bernanke’s talk about tapering, interest rates and labor-market improvements roiled global markets in 2013, earning the former Federal Reserve chairman the “Power Player of the Year” award in Macroeconomic Advisers’ annual Fedspeak rankings that gauge which central bank officials moved the markets most.
We asked three master networkers to narrow down their network to five contacts and most aren't the power players you would expect. No one is an island. We all achieve success through our own skill and hard work, but also through a network of people who teach, hire, refer, and otherwise help us along the way. Show More Summary
Politician Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) left his "House of Cards" in Washington and joined the power players of Hollywood at Sunday's Oscars ceremony, and the results couldn't have been more delicious. Here is Spacey giving an Underwood...Show More Summary
The peak-to-average electricity demand ratio is rising, suggesting a tougher outlook for merchant power players—that's a problem some utilities are already working to solve.
Two power players in Miami have got together to link the university’s school of music to the talent-development faculties of Universal Classics. The idea is to give students access to career-building knowhow, and the labels a glimpse of what’s coming up. Looks like a win-win. Press release below. UNIVERSAL MUSIC CLASSICS PARTNERS […]
BUYER: J.J. AbramsLOCATION: Pacific Palisades, CAPRICE: $14,469,935SIZE: 8,030 square feet, 7 bedrooms, 7 full and 2 half bathroomsYOUR MAMAS NOTES: Veteran television and movie power player J.J. Abrams has been a resident of Pacific...Show More Summary
Gladewater High School in Texas is home to Daylon Mack, a 5-star defensive tackle who is committed to Texas A&M. At 6'2" and 310 pounds, he is a powerful player who has the strength and quickness to dominate the middle of the field. His...Show More Summary
He's a 28 year-old reserve police officer completing a bachelor's degree in criminology at Virginia's George Mason University. She's a 62-year-old Eleanor Roosevelt scholar and history professor at George Washington University in DC....Show More Summary
ITV Orders Quiz Show ‘The 21st Question’ ITV has ordered The 21st Question, a new tactical quiz show from Chocolate Media. In the game, one power player faces 10 challengers through a series of tense “winner stays on” rounds designed to test strategy and wits of all players. Show More Summary
[Warning: This story contains spoilers from Tuesday's The Originals. Read at your own risk.] Another Originals character bites the dust. After a season of defying many of New Orleans' power players, Sophie Deveraux (Daniella Pineda) succumbed to the forces of the show's newest antagonist, Sophie's own niece, Monique (Yasmin Al Bustami). Show More Summary
A formidable group of power players from politics, MMA and boxing came together on Capitol Hill Tuesday to announce new financial support for brain injury research in combat athletes, even as doctors confirmed that actionable science is still years away. "We all know that it is a problem, and we all know this study...is much needed," said Sen. Show More Summary
An older, financially-secure power player shacking up with someone young, exciting, and looking for security -- we've all heard that "love story." Microsoft and Foursquare are putting a tech industry spin on this old tale by announcing a union of their own today.
The nonprofit MS Hope Foundation has been renamed the Tom Sherak MS Hope Foundation in remembrance of longtime Hollywood power player, former Oscar Academy president and LA film czar Tom Sherak, who died yesterday at 68. He was a key figure at the charity, which supports programs and services and cutting-edge research to combat the disease. Show More Summary
Justin Bieber was arrested late last week for several things, the most buzzed about though was he alleged drag racing. Well, there's some newly discovered surveillance video featuring all of the power players, but some things just aren't adding up anymore.
How far would you go to save one of your family members? That's what NBC's new drama Crisis ventures to answer. On the series — which stars Gillian Anderson, Dermot Mulroney and Rachael Taylor — Washington's most powerful players, including...Show More Summary
Every January, with the Oscars around the corner, when Hollywood’s power players are patting each other on the back for another year of hard-hitting entertainment, the Razzies swoop in to take the wind out of their sails by announcing nominations for the worst of Hollywood’s past year. The 34th annual Golden Raspberry Awards have announced... More »
Intel Corporation (INTC) has always been a power player in the chip industry, periodically releasing powerful updates to its technologies and creating profitable agreements with other tech companies that have been reliant on INTC's technology. Show More Summary
With Tuesday’s announcement of the Canadian Olympic men’s ice hockey team, we now have an idea of all of the power players who will be on the ice in Sochi, Russia, this February. Among those players are four members of the Colorado Avalanche—Paul...Show More Summary
Do you know any of these outstanding young legal eagles? If so, congratulate them!
Hollywood power players like Ben Affleck, George Clooney and Sean Penn routinely tout a progressive path for the U.S. When it comes time to shoot a movie, said stars often end up following a studio's conservative path to where state tax incentives lead them. Show More Summary