The 50 people in our fifth annual Most Influential ranking are a varied group but have in common extraordinary success in their chosen fields.
The Fed chair holds in her hands the power to start a whole new era in monetary policy.
How does the entrepreneur-turned-venture investor find the next billion-dollar idea? Networking, networking, networking.
He shared a cave in exile with China’s future president during the Cultural Revolution. Now Wang is Xi’s corruption fighter, economic whisperer, and de facto deputy.
Things are changing rapidly in Cuba, and people from around the world are eager to get in on the action. Wait until they learn all roads lead to Raúl Castro’s son-in-law.
The next consultant to visit your office may not be from McKinsey.
In a battle of tech titans, some investors may have reason to prefer Bezos over Brin and Page.
The Swiss bank packed pension bonds it underwrote into mutual funds it marketed on the island with a hard sell.
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A decade ago, Albert Rivera posed naked to announce the birth of his political party. Soon, he could help shape the next government.
Best-selling author and historian Yuval Harari sees threats to the 20th century’s egalitarian projects.
No place on the planet has welcomed digital currencies as warmly as the Isle of Man.
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The banker who helped give the world credit-default swaps wants to upend finance again—this time with the code that powers bitcoin.
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