There is an adage in politics that you should never put anything to the vote unless you are sure of the outcome beforehand. On that front, the referendum Greeks will vote in this Sunday is a mistake, because the vote could go either way. If the majority votes No, as […]
The battle between the top luxury watch makers is truly ongoing, with names such as Rolex, Omega, Audemars Piguet, Breitling, and more each attempting to woo customers with services and perks outside of merely producing the more desirable timepieces. One of the things that makes watches a lot like cars when […]
Third time’s a charm as a Russian Progress spacecraft launches to the International Space Station for a Sunday rendezvous.
According to formerly classified documents, Britain had plans to relocate the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland ahead of the handover to China. However, officials now say it was just meant as a joke. South China Morning Post wrote that a 1983 government file called “Replantation of Northern Ireland from Hong Kong,” […]
The plunge in China shares prices in the past month has erased 20% from Shanghai’s bubbly benchmark stock index and ended the billionaire standing of dozens of entrepreneurs that can now only more modestly called “rich.” Yet China, the source of the world’s biggest pool of new billionaires in the past decade, is still minting the occasional […]
VideoEarly Facebook investor and Paypal billionaire Peter Thiel revealed two key pieces of advice he gives aspiring entrepreneurs and investors this week at the Atlantic Aspen Ideas Festival. They can be distilled into two simple quotes: To investors — buzzwords should be a red flag “If there are too many buzzwords in a presentation, […]
You may need to change the conversation with your parents on money matters. Here are five questions you should be asking.
Authored by Matthew O’Brien, originally posted at The Atlantic,
The top 1 percent aren’t killing the American Dream. Something else is—if you live in the wrong place.
Here’s what we know. The rich are getting richer, but according to a blockbuster new study