White House budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell learned her management skills from some of the masters: former President Bill Clinton, Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates, and onetime Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin.
Tom Cruise ’s visit to Dubai to film “Mission Impossible IV: Ghost Protocol” will provide a boost to the indebted city’s economy as it seeks to reap the benefits of high visibility in the film industry.
“Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol” collected $46.2 million in U.S. and Canadian cinemas over the holiday weekend, clinching Paramount Pictures’ first annual domestic box-office title in at least a decade.
Restoring confidence in the Serbian dinar is “mission impossible” and policy makers should consider subsidized interest rates to encourage dinar savings and a boost to longer-dated dinar-denominated Treasury bills, Danas reported today, citing Vladimir Vuckovic of Megatrend University and other analysts.
“Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol” was the top U.S. and Canadian film over the holiday weekend, taking in $26.5 million for Paramount Pictures as Hollywood prepared to close out a second year of falling sales.
China’s efforts to prop up economic growth won’t help it escape the hard landing that will probably arrive in 2013 or 2014, said Nouriel Roubini, chairman and co- founder of Roubini Global Economics LLC.