LONDON, March 7- The first time Anne Meaux met Indian billionaire Lakshmi Mittal he laughed at her. The incident was an early example of an ability to tell unpalatable truths to powerful people that has since propelled Meaux to the position of France's top PR advisor.» Read More
Despite the Internal Revenue Service's promise to bring new scrutiny to the super rich, a new report finds that of nearly 8,300 individuals with income of $10 million or more, as few as a dozen may have been audited.
Sharing perspective on whether the very wealthy should be taxed according to President Obama's "Buffett Rule," with Whitney Tilson, T2 Partners managing partner and his assistant, Kelli Alires.
Discussing President Obama's tax proposal, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute.
Defying the economic slump, celebrities, corporate titans and Internet entrepreneurs in recent years have upgraded to bigger planes, with leather seats, plush bedrooms and opulent boardrooms.
Like other Americans, high net-worth investors are feeling upbeat about the economy’s near-term fortunes of late, according to a new survey. So why aren't they diving into the stock market?
The list of those whose careers have been made or influenced by billionaire investor Richard Rainwater reads like a guide to contemporary American business.
The real estate market in the United States may still be slumping, but its high end is enjoying a remarkable updraft, propelled by money flowing in from all corners of the globe, including from developing countries like Brazil, China and India. But no group is consistently writing bigger checks than the Russians.
A lawsuit in Ohio may call into question Warren Buffett’s commitment to paying his fair share of taxes.
As video games increasingly compete with the movies for America’s entertainment dollars, gaming kingpins like Gabe Newell have become equivalent to the Samuel Goldwyns and Irving Thalbergs of last century.
Steve Forbes, Chairman & Editor in Chief, Forbes Media, talks about the Forbes 2012 Rich List, and discusses the role of technology investments in the portfolios of this year's billionaires.