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A few highlights and memorable quotes from Day Three of the 2015 Milken Institute Global Conference:
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker says offering corporations a one-time tax repatriation holiday is not some kind of silver bullet that would solve the challenge of trying to get U.S. multinationals to bring their profits home. Pritzker said the repatriation holiday is only part of a more complex plan.[…] Continue Reading »
CME Group’s latest marketing effort focuses on the global energy, financial and agricultural markets, highlighting how the exchange group empowers customers in these industries with the capabilities to effectively manage risk and maximize opportunities.
One of CME Group’s recent successes is in the cocoa futures market. Since launching its euro-denominated cocoa contract three weeks ago, CME Group has traded more than triple what Intercontinental Exchange has transacted.[…] Continue Reading »
Swiss Franc-enstein: As if Switzerland wasn’t already expensive enough, the Swiss National Bank’s currency move just made it crazy costly. The Telegraph explains why the SNB did it … The Guardian weighs what a Swiss vacation will now cost tourists … and Bloomberg goes high-brow to dissect what it will mean for bar tabs at the upcoming World Economic Forum in Davos.[…] Continue Reading »
Gen. Colin Powell, USA (Ret.) and legendary comedian Jay Leno share quite a history. Not only have the two spent a great deal of time together, they have each spent significant time interacting with numerous presidents. Better yet … Powell spent years working for four different presidents, while Leno spent years making fun of them.
Time with Reagan
During a joint appearance during the gala dinner at CME Group’s annual Global Financial Leadership Conference this week in Naples, Fla., Leno tried to lure Powell into revealing which of his former bosses was the best leader.[…] Continue Reading »