Asia's economic success is built on trade, but as the U.S. and Europe recover their trade prowess, Asia has adapted to become more than just an export machine. CNBC's Martin Soong reports.
Greed Good: THEY DON'T GET SARCASM?' ‘Panama Papers Reveal Clinton’s Kremlin Connection Almost lost among the many revelations is the fact that Russia’s biggest bank uses The Podesta Group as its lobbyist in Washington, D.C. Though hardly a household name, this firm is well known inside the Beltway, not least because its CEO is Tony Podesta, one of the best-connected Democratic machers in the country. He founded the firm in 1998 with his brother John, formerly chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, then counselor to President Barack Obama, Mr. Podesta is the very definition of a Democratic insider. Outsiders engage the Podestas and their well-connected lobbying firm to improve their image and get access to Democratic bigwigs.