The 100 Most Influential People In Finance

people movesNew York (HedgeCo.Net) – Finance and lifestyle magazine for high net worth readers, Worth, has published its annual list of the 100 most powerful people in finance in its October/November 2014 issue.

Highlights from the Worth Power 100 are below:

The Top 10
#1 – Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York (+6 spots from 2013)
#2 – Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve (+19 spots from 2013)
#3 – Barack Obama, President of the United States (-1 spot from 2013)
#4 – Xi Jinping, President, People’s Republic of China (-1 spot from 2013)
#5 – Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany (-1 spot from 2013)
#6 – Mario Draghi, President, European Central Bank (-1 spot from 2013)
#7 – David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (-1 spot from 2013)
#8 – Eric Holder, Jr., Attorney General of the United States* (+65 spots from 2013)
#9 – James Gorman, Chairman and CEO, Morgan Stanley (+22 spots from 2013)
#10 – John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court
(+1 spot from 2013) *Holder resigned his post just days after Worth’s issue went to print

New York Notables
#20 – Bill DeBlasio, Mayor of New York City
#28 – Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, New York State
#31 – Jed S. Rakoff, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York
#35 – Eric Schneiderman, Attorney General of New York State
#42 – Peter Hancock, President and CEO, AIG
#94 – Paul Krugman, Economist, Princeton University; New York Times Columnist and Blogger.

The complete list can be found in the October/November issue and on

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