Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are holding their first face-to-face talks, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in the German city of Hamburg.
“It’s an honour to be with you,” Mr Trump told Mr Putin, who responded: “I’m delighted to meet you personally.”
The US and Russian leaders say they want to repair ties damaged by crises including Russia’s alleged meddling in the US election.
Climate change and trade are set to dominate the two-day G20 meeting.
Violent clashes between protesters and police are taking place in the streets outside the venue, with dozens left injured.
A huge police operation is trying to keep demonstrators – who are protesting against the presence of Mr Trump and Mr Putin, climate change and global wealth inequalities – well away from the summit venue, and water cannon have been deployed.
US First Lady Melania Trump has been unable to leave her hotel … Read More
Henry Foy speaks on how investors and developers must adapt to the migration of the younger generation in central Europe’s largest cities such as Budapest and Krakow to make sure that the environment they are creating reflects the identity of the younger generation of migrants. Foy is the Central Europe Correspondent for the Financial Times, based in Warsaw. He covers Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic and the wider CEE region for the world’s most trusted financial newspaper. Foy writes across the unfolding political, economic and business stories, delivering a global perspective on one of the world’s fastest-developing and most interesting regions. Previously the FT’s award-winning Motor Industry Correspondent, Henry joined the paper after three years as a reporter for Reuters in New Delhi and Mumbai, India.
reSITE is an international nonprofit platform based in Prague. We work at the intersection of architecture, urbanism, politics, culture, and economics. We act as a … Read More
(25 Mar 2009) SHOTLIST
24 March 2009
1. Exterior of presidential palace
2. Romanian President Traian Basescu shaking hands with officials from International Monetary Fund, European Union officials and World Bank representatives
3. Jeffrey Franks, the head of the IMF mission
4. Various of meeting between IMF mission, European Union officials and World Bank representatives and Basescu and his officials
25 March 2009
5. IMF bureau entrance in Bucharest
6. Set up of news conference
7. Cutaway cameras
8. SOUNDBITE (English) Jeffrey Franks, head of the IMF mission:
“This support package would represent additional resources for Romania of about 20 (b) billion Euros. I should emphasis that this is an agreement what we call a staff level agreement.”
9. Close of reporter taking notes
10. SOUNDBITE (English) Jeffrey Franks, head of the IMF mission:
“You are fortunate in Romania, that you have now a banking sector that is relatively healthy … Read More
Portugal superstar suspected tax full payment from royalties earned image in 2009-2011.
Specialized financial newspaper El Confidencial (Spain) reported that Tax authorities are conducting the final assessment on Ronaldo accused of tax evasion in 2009-2011. Accordingly Ronaldo has used tricks to not pay enough in taxes for about 170 million dollars of income from image rights.
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Financial Investing- Capital Allocators-EP.#6: Josh Brown – When Witchcraft Failed
My guest today is none other than Josh Brown. Josh is the CEO of Ritholz Wealth Management, a NYC based financial advisor that helps people align their investments with their financial goals. He is well known in social media financial circles for his decade-long, insightful blog, The Reformed Broker, his Twitter handle, Downtown Josh Brown, and his regular appearances on CNBC’s Halftime Report. Josh has written two books on personal finance and has been published in every major financial newspaper and periodical.
Josh’s personal story is one for the ages, rising from a start learning all the wrong lessons in a boiler room-style brokerage to embodying the moniker of the reformed broker. We spend some time hearing his story and then turn to how he applies the lessons he has learned to managing portfolios for individuals. The … Read More