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  • Romney's 'Binders Full of Women' Comment Goes Viral

    A new study finds that affluent voters will spend more, invest more and put more money into their businesses if Romney wins in November.

  • A study from American Express Publishing and Harrison Group shows that holiday spending will grow 33.5 percent among the top one percent of earners this Christmas, to $3.4 billion.

  • This townhouse in Villa Montmorency, one of Paris's best neighborhoods, is on the market for about $18 million.

    The 75 percent tax on millionaires in France has caused more of the rich to put their homes up for sale. But don't expect bargains in Paris, where prices remains high.

  • A jewelry display in a luxury shopping mall in Shanghai

    A new study says there are 2,725 women in China worth $30 million or more. They are a huge market for luxury marketers — provided the luxury companies predict their desires accurately.

  • David Koch

    Election experts and lawyers say law specifically prevents employers from telling workers they could lose their jobs if they vote for a certain candidate.

  • Decline? US Will Add Five Million Millionaires By 2017

    A new study predicts that the U.S. will have 16.7 million millionaires in 2017, about 50 percent more than today.

  • French President Francois Hollande.

    Seeking to avoid more division over his wealth tax hike, the French president moved to squelch a legislative amendment that would extend the tax to art assets.

  • Will Amazon Be the New Fashion Catwalk?

    Big fashion brands are fretting over whether to offer their wares on Amazon as its move into clothing forces them to decide if the website is a lucrative new sales channel or a threat to their prestige