The world’s billionaires didn’t make their heaps of cash playing scratch offs, but they certainly know how to indulge in some interesting guilty pleasures — because if money can’t buy extravagant, unnecessary nonsense, what is it g
India's wealthy, from old money to nouveaux riches IT entrepreneurs, are quietly snapping up hotels and mines Down Under just as Australia embarks on an immigration campaign to attract long-term investment.
Peter Brant, a one-time billionaire and an early patron of artist Andy Warhol, is using part of his contemporary art collection to help recapitalize the family newsprint business, according to state regulatory filings and people familiar with the matter.
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal saw his fortune soar US$2.2bn last week after his company, Kingdom Holding, saw shares rise 17.6 percent, according to figures compiled by Bloomberg.
The survey shows that a total of 1,580 are university graduates, accounting for an overwhelming 61 percent of the super rich Chinese on various rich lists.
Greed is good, until it isn't anymore, is among the lessons viewers can take from "Arbitrage," a guilty-pleasure thriller for these tough economic times.