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European Investment Bank

(Encyclopedia) European Investment Bank, nonprofit bank created in 1958 by the six founding countries of the European Economic Community (now part of the European Union [EU]). The bank makes or?

Paulson, Henry Merritt, Jr.

(Encyclopedia) Paulson, Henry Merritt, Jr., 1946?, U.S. investment banker and government official, b. Palm Beach, Fla., grad. Harvard (M.B.A., 1970). After working as an assistant to the comptroller?

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

(Encyclopedia) European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), international financial institution that invests primarily in the private sector to promote entrepreneurship and foster the?

Albert II

(Encyclopedia) Albert II, 1958?, prince of Monaco (2005?), grad. Amherst College (B.A., 1981). A member of the long-ruling Grimaldi family, he is the son of Prince Rainier III, upon whose death he?

Merrill, Charles Edward

(Encyclopedia) Merrill, Charles Edward, 1885?1956, American stockbroker and investment banker, founder of Merrill Lynch & Co., b. Green Cove Springs, Fla. Forced by financial hardship to leave?

Hagel, Chuck

(Encyclopedia) Hagel, Chuck (Charles Timothy Hagel), 1946?, U.S. politician and government official, b. North Platte, Nebr. He served (1967?68) in the infantry in the Vietnam War, receiving several?

Wall Street

(Encyclopedia) Wall Street, narrow street in the lower part of Manhattan island, New York City, extending E from Broadway to the East River. It is the center of one of the greatest financial?

Ball, George Wildman

(Encyclopedia) Ball, George Wildman, 1909?94, American lawyer and diplomat, b. Des Moines, Iowa. Admitted to the bar in 1934, he served (1942?44) as counsel in the Lend Lease Administration and the?

Key, Sir John Phillip

(Encyclopedia) Key, Sir John Phillip, 1961?, New Zealand investment banker and political leader, b. Auckland, studied Univ. of Canterbury (B.Comm., 1982) and Harvard. Trained as an accountant, Key?

Holbrooke, Richard Charles

(Encyclopedia) Holbrooke, Richard Charles h?lbro?ok, 1941?2010, American diplomat, b. New York City, grad. Brown (B.A., 1962). Holbrooke joined the foreign service, worked on Vietnamese affairs for?