August 15th, 2012
03:04 PM GMT
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Editor’s note: The Millennials are a generation that are constantly plugged in and moving fast to make their mark on the world. CNN’s Quest Means Business is tracking four of them.

(CNN) – In the episode of the Millennials we take a look back at Michael Burbach's childhood and how he developed his love for acting.

Michael's mother tells why she considers her son a "our joy baby" and describes how he went from modelling on a macaroni cheese package to the stages of New York City.



August 15th, 2012
02:38 PM GMT
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(CNN) – The markets seem to be on summer shut-down, the likes of which I can barely remember in my career lifetime.

From eurozone data that showed growth shrinking everywhere bar Germany, to Greece saying they'll need to extend the terms of their bailout - the market reaction is barely more than a shrug.

I doubt everyone is lounging by a pool with a cocktail, but it does seem the markets have embraced a relaxed summer mode.

Give it a week of two and the panic mongering will no doubt begin again, because Europe’s problems have not gone away.
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August 15th, 2012
07:00 AM GMT
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(CNN) – Everything is “fine” (and more fines) for some big global banks these days.

Barclays has agreed to pay $453 million in fines for the Libor scandal, charged with manipulating key lending rates.

HSBC has set $700 million aside to pay for penalties after the bank failed to prevent money transfers linked to drug cartels and terrorist groups.

Now Standard Chartered has agreed to pay $340 million to New York regulators for years of conspiring with Iran to avoid U.S. sanctions and laundering $250 billion in transactions over 10 years.
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