Just like when he broke the Bank of England, netting $1 billion betting on the inevitable devaluation of the British pound, George Soros came into 2013 with a large currency bet: shorting the Japanese yen amid intense monetary easing encouraged by the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in order to jump-start the Japanese economy.
Screen Gems, Sony and Naughty Dog are joining forces to bring one of the most cinematic games in history to the actual cinema. Deadline reports that The Last of Us will be getting a film adaptation, and those behind the game will be instrumental working on the movie.
Is Hollywood actually starting to get it? Do the people who hold he purse strings finally realize that putting a woman at the head of a big blockbuster movie can be as lucrative as putting a man at the top?
Our global wealth team found 1,645 billionaires with an aggregate net worth of $6.4 trillion, up from $5.4 trillion a year ago. We unearthed a record 268 new ten-figure fortunes, including 42 new women billionaires, another record. In total, there are 172 women on the list, more than ever before and up from 138 last year.
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