A Frida Kahlo painting has sold for just over $8 million at auction, a world auction record for the late Mexican artist. » Read More
Sen. Chuck Schumer's disapproval of Eduardo Saverin's move to Singapore has led several commentators and pundits to praise Saverin for taking a stand against the U.S. tax code.
A recent survey of 2,800 millionaires across the region, conducted by Scorpio Partnership, a global wealth-management consultancy, shows that high net worth individuals, especially those living in India and Indonesia, are the happiest, and most optimistic about growing their fortune.
Whether shipping magnates or oligarchs of oil, gas, media and banking, wealthy Greeks are mainly keeping their heads down.
Abstract goes here
According to Australia's BRW magazine, mining magnate Gina Rinehart’s net worth is now $28.5 billion. That tops WalMart heiress Christy Walton’s $26 billion pile.
In China, more than 2,800 women gathered to meet, and possibly marry, a group of 11 men purportedly worth a billion yuan.
While Mark Zuckerberg’s daily wealth gyrations may be new, the phenomena of sudden wealth loss is not. It is now part of the world of wealth, where a growing number of personal fortunes are made and lost in the volatile stock market.
The majority of the world’s art that is not on display, either in museums or private residences, is stored in a small number of tax-free ports across the globe, mainly in Switzerland.
By the time the stock closed near its opening price of $38, his holdings were worth more like $20.3 billion. Paper losses like Zuckerberg’s are not uncommon when an individual’s net worth is so closely tied to a single stock—and a volatile one at that.
A mystery buyer has agreed to pay a record price in New York of more than $90 million for the duplex penthouse at a Midtown tower, the building’s developer said Thursday.
Here in one of the richest corners of the country, the tech elite display an ambivalent, sometimes contradictory approach to wealth. Money is a measure of the power of the companies that entrepreneurs have built, rather than a thing to display.
The freshly minted tech millionaires and billionaires of Silicon Valley, including those benefitting from Facebook’s IPO today, are selling stock earlier and in larger numbers than previous generations of tech tycoons.
London prices have risen 45 per cent over the past three years, compared to only 15 per cent in Geneva, 17 per cent in Paris and 10 per cent in New York, making London ever more expensive (and desirable) than its western peers.
New studies show that the wealthy are pulling back from stocks and stashing more of their money into real-estate, art and even diamonds.
Facebook is expected to be one of the largest one-time wealth-creation events in history. All that new wealth is also expected to generate millions, if not billions, in tax revenues for California. But can Facebook’s Wealth Effect rescue California from its latest budget crisis?
In these tough market conditions, it could be said that no private jet model is 100 per cent safe. But this has not stopped new types of private jet travel emerging.
Investing in restaurants has a bad name. But plenty of people find ways to run restaurants profitably and make a good deal of money from the enterprise.
Many wealthy homeowners consider their household help members of the family, and don’t think about their constant presence as a wage, discrimination or harrassment suit waiting to happen.
Reaching for the American dream? Your best chances are probably in New York, New Jersey or Maryland, the New York Times reports.
Real estate prices dipped this year because of reduced mortgage availability and market inertia caused by heavy regulation.