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Check out the 10 richest counties in America, according to the Average Income by County report from the Census Bureau, which includes the average annual household income from 2006-2010.
While many companies are stripping away some of the costly perks bestowed on CEOs, one remains a staple of many executive compensation packages: the country club membership.
The open-cockpit Lola SP/300R, capable of a top speed of 180 miles per hour, is specifically designed for the nonprofessional road racer — one who has $125,000 to spend on weekend fun.
Maserati dealers in Italy are reporting a 80 percent drop in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, according to a Reuters report, due to a crackdown by the Italian government’s T-men—the Guardia di Finanza, or tax police.
Nearly $110 million — more than half the money raised by super PACs since Jan. 1, 2011 — came from just 46 people, businesses and organizations that donated at least $1 million each.
Fifty percent of all wealthy Americans are now optimistic about the economy, up 12 percent this year and the highest in about a year, a new survey says.
Mercedes is taking another crack at a small luxury car and this one, coming to the big auto show in Beijing, looks like a winner.
Following the financial crisis, two markets have emerged as relatively safe havens for international money: art and prime property.
This rental costs 1.8 billion yen and only has one bedroom. See why it's so pricey.
New York Times reporter David Kocieniewski's Pulitzer was well-deserved, and perfectly timed.
Celebrities and entertainers often have huge incomes that vary wildly from year-to-year. This is a recipe for tax trouble that can follow even the most successful performers.
High earners worried that this year’s Tax Day will be the last before their rates rise have more than the White House and Washington to blame. They can also look to two academically revered French economists whose work is the subtext for the battle over tax fairness.
While it’s generally accepted that John Jacob Astor IV was the richest man in the world when he went down with the ship, estimates of his personal fortune range wildly.
Recent reports from the worlds of retailing, real estate and education suggest that speaking Mandarin is becoming a prerequisite to making high-end sales.
Damien Hirst is the greatest living, and possibly the greatest ever, moneymaker-as-artist. MBA teachers get their students to analyse his business strategy. But what business is he in?
The 10 highest-paid CEOs were paid an average of nearly $90 million dollars, when all of an executive’s compensation is considered. So, who were the highest paid CEOs of the year?
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.
High-end merchants like Neiman-Marcus and luxury brands like Burberry and Stella McCartney are adapting to the new virtual shopping scene, incorporating mobile apps, “augmented reality” and iPad link-ups that extend, rather than sully, the plush experience of their stores.
Newspapers may be short on profits, but they have become a new form of ostentation. How rich is he? He can afford to own a newspaper, for crying out loud.
One of the new owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers plans to use money from insurance companies to pay for a big chunk of his purchase of the team. The move seems like a lawsuit waiting to happen.