International Finance

Category : Business Leaders

The Most Powerful Central Banker in the World

Yellen, 67, presently the vice-chairwoman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System will be the first woman to head the central bank in its 100 year old history. 10th October 2013 At a time where women are taking over coveted positions in corporates and other sectors, the banking sector is no exception....

Architect of Austerity Angela Merkel Re-Elected

International Finance Desk
Chancellor Angela Merkel won a historic election victory on Sunday as her conservatives scored their best result since reunification in 1990. 23rd September 2013 German Chancellor Angela Merkel scored a resounding victory against her rivals in the national elections in Germany and in the process becoming the only major leader to be re-elected twice since...

History’s Infamous Swindler

End of an Unscrupulous Game- Pulled down by “The Boston Post” 11th August 2013 According to U.S. Financial Regulator Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), ponzi schemes are a kind of pyramid scheme which operate on the principle of “Rob Peter to pay Paul”. Fraudulent firms lure investors with large returns and take money from new...

E-commerce Pioneer- Jeff Bezos

Bezos quit a lucrative career in finance with a New York City Hedge Fund where he learned about the rapid growth in internet use. 7th August 2013 He has been rated highly by Warren Buffet, who calls Bezos as the best CEO in the United States for his business acumen and unmatched creativity. Entrepreneur and...

Can Jose “Maverick” Mourinho End Premier League Drought for Chelsea

Jose Mourinho proclaimed that he is “The Happy One” on his return to Chelsea, adding that he is calmer and a better manager than he has ever been. 17th June 2013 “Absence makes the heart grow fonder”, goes a popular adage. Jose Mourinho, the temperamental coach must have felt exactly the same when he was...

Apple CEO, Tim Cook Unapologetic on Company’s tax strategy

There are good negotiators, and then there is Apple chief executive Tim Cook. In a dramatic display on how multinational companies are dictating taxation polices around the world, Tim Cook warned Congress he would refuse to repatriate a total of $ 100 billion stashed offshore, unless the government reduces the corporate tax rates from 35...

Will Manchester United’s Commercial Dominance end with the Retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson

MANCHESTER United shares fell in New York amid concerns over the impact Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement will have. The retirement of Manchester United Manager, Sir Alex Ferguson has dominated sporting headlines all over the world. The exit of Sir Alex has been the most happening news, after the Pope’s retirement early this year, both the...