CNN's Candy Crowley will become the first woman in 20 years to moderate a US presidential debate when she questions US President Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney in October.
Billionaire investor George Soros had a lot to celebrate on Saturday evening: his 82nd birthday and the engagement to his much younger girlfriend, Tamiko Bolton.
US stocks ended slightly lower as fatigue set in after a six-day rally and disappointing Japanese growth data provided a fresh reminder of the headwinds facing the global economy. Meanwhile, European shares took their sharpest fall in more than a week.
LONDON — With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games last night in a spectacular, technicolour pageant of landmarks, lightshows and lots of fun.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that “the new global hegemony caused a degeneration or distortion of capitalism,” and warned that, when facing a crisis, “if it’s not the presidents making decisions, it’s the markets or bankers who make them.”