October 19th, 2012
05:47 PM GMT
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(CNN) - Fashion blogger Milli is the ultimate Millennial - young, confident and outspoken. She could be described as being an unguided missile. So is there an ultimate plan? CNN's Richard Quest finds out.



October 19th, 2012
01:08 PM GMT
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Director Nicholas Jarecki tells CNN's John Defterios that his new film Arbitrage shines a light on the often shadowy world of the hedge fund manager – a figure demonised in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis.

"What I enjoy in my entertainment is the identification with the flawed character because I can see the flaws in myself. Every failing this character has I have."

The main character in the film has drawn comparisons with disgraced American financier Bernard Madoff, who is now serving 125 years in prison for running a multi-billion dollar fraudulent Ponzi scheme.

However Jarecki says the comparison is not entirely accurate – and that his character does not set out to do wrong.

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October 19th, 2012
07:29 AM GMT
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On board the California Zephyr (CNN) – Mary Jane Loder is 92 and taking the train from Denver to California; what's more, she is travelling alone.

“Why not?’ she says.  Of all the people I have met on the California Zephyr, none has inspired me quite as much as Mary Jane, whom I was privileged to meet in the dining car.

Mary Jane held court at her table.  Lively, witty, and with an infectious laugh that had everyone laughing with her; that is until we came to talking about this election.  It's the most important, she believes, because of the state of the economy and the level of unemployment among young people.  Giving them hope is crucial.
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