By Peter Howell Movie Critic Thu., March 29, 2018 The China Hustle Documentary on financial chicanery in the murky world of international investment. Directed by Jed Rothstein. Opens Friday at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. 85 minutes. PG The China Hustle is what I call a lightbulb movie, in that watching it suddenly illuminates a previous murky concept. In this case, it’s the previously hard-to-grasp situation of North American capitalists eagerly wanting to invest with Chinese Communists, after decades of antipathy between the two ideologies. How and why did both expect to profit from the other? Article Continued Below The answers aren’t pretty, and in many cases not ethical or even legal, as documentarian Jed Rothstein shows in his shockingly amusing new film. It shows how, in seeking to regain lost ground following the 2008 recession, Wall Street stock traders figured out how to easily exploit the expanding Chinese market, which … [Read more...] about The China Hustle documentary explains dirty dealings when east meets west
The concerns over starting a job search every year or two can be a real issue when you start to develop a job-hopper perception. Having a strong work history shows stability but in a shifting market you could be changing jobs often. How can you overcome the job-hopper image the next time you sit down for an interview? You start preparing for the interview in advance by changing your mindset, if you fear the stigma of a job hopper, sure enough you will send off anxious vibes that most interviewers will sense. Instead of being worried and showing signs of defensiveness, do the opposite. When asked about why so many job changes, take a deep breath and go on the offensive. There are so many reasons why a person changes jobs, some can be attributed to a low salary, toxic work environment, bad boss, wrong fit, family situations, career growth, i.e. while all of those are true one of the reasons beyond your control is when a company is bought or sold. Merger and acquisition factors can have … [Read more...] about How do explain job hopping?
ENTERTAINMENT 04/04/2018 11:15 am ET Updated 21 hours ago "And that wasn’t my fault ― that was his." By Carly Ledbetter 640 28 Kaley Cuoco is calling out her ex-husband, former professional tennis player Ryan Sweeting, for nearly ruining marriage for her. “I honestly thought I wouldn’t get married again,” the “Big Bang Theory” star says in the May issue of Cosmopolitan. “My ex ruined that word for me. I married someone the first time who completely changed.” “The person I ended up with was not the person I originally met,” she went on. “And that wasn’t my fault ― that was his. I knew how much I had to give and how much I wanted to receive.” Cuoco and Sweeting met in 2013. The two got engaged in September of that year, just three months after they were first spotted together. They married a few months later in a whirlwind ceremony on New Year’s Eve. However, after … [Read more...] about Kaley Cuoco Explains Why Her Ex-Husband ‘Ruined’ Marriage For Her
x Avengers: Infinity War is now just a few short weeks away and the hype for the movie event of the year is at an all-time high. However, there is one thing that’s irritating fans: where the heck is Hawkeye? Just about every hero who will star in the film has been featured in the trailers, or at the very least the posters. Everyone, that is, except Jeremy Renner’s avenging archer. So, what’s going on? While talking with Total Film, Infinity War co-director Anthony Russo was on hand to reassure us that there’s a method behind the madness of leaving out one of the founding Avengers from the movie’s marketing. He didn’t say much, but teased that the reason would become clear once we get to see the film: “All will be explained when people see the movie… It’s all tied into the story.” IMAX Poster For Avengers: Infinity War Assembles Marvel's Finest 1 of 18 Click to skip MORE FROM THE WEB … [Read more...] about Avengers: Infinity War Director Explains Hawkeye’s Absence From The Trailers
In light of Sinclair’s controversial campaign to share scripted anti-media packages, Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) is demanding an explanation for their practices on pushing corporate content. Durbin publicly released a letter to Sinclair chief David Smith, who is still facing a lot of questions after his company ordered all of their local news outlets to promote the same talking points about biased news. Durbin writes that the move “not only compromises the ability of local reporters to serve the unique interests of their viewers, but it undercuts the journalistic integrity of local news anchors.” Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin is calling on Sinclair Broadcasting Group’s Executive Chairman to explain his company’s policy regarding mandating content for local news stations. pic.twitter.com/ctQDhU0RD8 — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) April 4, 2018 Durbin goes on to note that the mandated programming contradicts Sinclair’s representatives who insist … [Read more...] about Sen. Dick Durbin Calls on Sinclair to Explain Corporate Content Practices Amid Promo Scandal