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  • Why luxury brands are booming, even though the economy is not Daily Ticker

    A few privileged brands are isolated from the woes affecting the middle class.

    A few privileged brands are isolated from the woes affecting the middle class.

  • Singapore no home for luxury developers as cooling measures bite Reuters

    By Rachel Armstrong and Anshuman Daga SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Luxury property developers in Singapore are facing their worst sales outlook in six years as a raft of government measures to cool one of the …

    Tourists take a boat cruise along the Singapore River in the central business district in Singapore

    By Rachel Armstrong and Anshuman Daga SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Luxury property developers in Singapore are facing their worst sales outlook in six years as a raft of government measures to cool one of the world's most expensive real estate markets bite. Most of the country's 5.4 million people, however, live in cheaper, …

  • In American Politics, the Wealthy Get What They Want The Fiscal Times

    French economist and author Thomas Piketty has been running around the public policy community, warning everyone that the increasing income inequality in the United States has the country on the road to …

    In American Politics, the Wealthy Get What They Want

    French economist and author Thomas Piketty has been running around the public policy community, warning everyone that the increasing income inequality in the United States has the country on the road to oligarchy. Piketty’s bestselling book, Capital in the 21st Century has garnered a lot of attention, but a new study by …

  • Euro zone's richest investors cash in on stocks CNBC

    Europe's wealthiest people are planning to put more of their cash into equities, believing they will outperform all other asset classes, new data shows. And it's those ultra-high net worth individuals …

    Euro zone's richest investors cash in on stocks

    Europe's wealthiest people are planning to put more of their cash into equities, believing they will outperform all other asset classes, new data shows. And it's those ultra-high net worth individuals ...

  • Get Used to It: The Rich Do Get Richer The Fiscal Times

    The French economist and author Thomas Piketty spoke in Washington on Tuesday about his unlikely bestseller, Capital in the 21st Century, a 696-page tome on global economic history. Even though he boiled …

    Get Used to It: The Rich Do Get Richer

    The French economist and author Thomas Piketty spoke in Washington on Tuesday about his unlikely bestseller, Capital in the 21st Century, a 696-page tome on global economic history. Even though he boiled down his research on economic inequality from data going back hundreds of years, his conclusions were very topical in …

  • Where the uber-rich are storing their toys CNNMoney.com

    The rich are on the hunt for secure, tax-free places to stash their fine art and luxury items, fueling a surge in demand for top-end warehouses known as freeports. These gigantic storehouses are a far …

    It’s more than the stunning views of the Mediterranean that have kept patrons coming , a hotel restaurant nestled in a medieval hilltop village above the Côte d'Azur, for more than 60 years. The food has always been a major draw as well. These days, chef Ronan Kervarrec cooks local, seasonal ingredients with a modern touch: zucchini is dressed with orange peel and curried squash seeds, served alongside a tempura-fried squash blossom stuffed with smoked mozzarella. Fish pulled from the Mediterranean below is plated simply with olive purée and stewed vegetables, and there’s no shortage of stellar meat dishes and inspired pastries.

    The rich are on the hunt for secure, tax-free places to stash their fine art and luxury items, fueling a surge in demand for top-end warehouses known as freeports. These gigantic storehouses are a far ...

  • Why does Richard Fisher advocate for Delphic forward guidance? Market Realist

    In this article, we'll discuss Fisher’s take on Delphic forward guidance. According to Fisher, Delphic forward guidance is more obscure and enigmatic.

    In this article, we'll discuss Fisher’s take on Delphic forward guidance. According to Fisher, Delphic forward guidance is more obscure and enigmatic.

  • Richard Fisher presents favorable outcomes from the Fed taper Market Realist

    During his address, Fisher also spoke about the fallout from quantitative easing (or QE), both favorable and unfavorable.

    During his address, Fisher also spoke about the fallout from quantitative easing (or QE), both favorable and unfavorable.

  • Richard Fisher on monetary policy: Where to from here? Market Realist

    Dallas Fed President and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fisher spoke at the Asia Society in Hong Kong on Friday, April 4, about “forward guidance” in monetary policy.

    Dallas Fed President and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fisher spoke at the Asia Society in Hong Kong on Friday, April 4, about “forward guidance” in monetary policy.

  • IMF sees rich nations propelling global growth, but risks linger Reuters

    By Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday predicted the global recovery would strengthen this year and next as output in richer nations picked up, but it warned …

    A man counts U.S. dollars at a currency exchange office in central Tripoli

    By Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday predicted the global recovery would strengthen this year and next as output in richer nations picked up, but it warned of rising risks in emerging economies. While less fiscal austerity should help unshackle growth in the United States …

  • Lessons from secret millionaires DailyWorth

    Eugenia Dodson grew up on a Minnesota farm, the daughter of poor Swedish immigrants.

    Eugenia Dodson grew up on a Minnesota farm, the daughter of poor Swedish immigrants.

  • Why Richard Fisher thinks volatility can be good for investors Market Realist

    In his speech at the London School of Economics, Dallas Fed president Richard Fisher said he believed the Fed had made "the life of money market operators quite easy."

    In his speech at the London School of Economics, Dallas Fed president Richard Fisher said he believed the Fed had made "the life of money market operators quite easy."

  • Why Richard Fisher says quantitative easing has enabled the rich Market Realist

    "I don't think there is any doubt that quantitative easing enabled the rich and the quick. It was a massive gift,” said Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher.

    "I don't think there is any doubt that quantitative easing enabled the rich and the quick. It was a massive gift,” said Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher.

  • How the housing recovery favors the rich The Exchange

    Most Americans aren't participating in the year-old housing recovery.

    Builders work at roof of new housing construction site in Alexandria

    Most Americans aren't participating in the year-old housing recovery.

  • Despite $3 billion haul, Zuckerberg avoids toys of the super rich The Exchange

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg his wife, Priscilla Chan, may be among the richest people on the planet but at least so far they’ve stayed away from buying mega yachts, desert islands and other trappings …

    Mark Zuckerberg’s pay drops 67% in 2013

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg his wife, Priscilla Chan, may be among the richest people on the planet but at least so far they’ve stayed away from buying mega yachts, desert islands and other trappings of the ultra rich.

  • Why Richmond’s manufacturing sector could not follow Chicago’s path Market Realist

    Weakness in the Richmond Manufacturing Index report for the month of March highlights unevenness in the manufacturing sector.

    Weakness in the Richmond Manufacturing Index report for the month of March highlights unevenness in the manufacturing sector.

  • Richard Fisher explains why excess reserves can create velocity Market Realist

    Richard Fisher also discussed the impact of quantitative easing (or QE) on excess reserve balances held by depository institutions at his speech at the London School of Economics on Monday, March 24.

    Richard Fisher also discussed the impact of quantitative easing (or QE) on excess reserve balances held by depository institutions at his speech at the London School of Economics on Monday, March 24.

  • For rich Russians, UK schools in class of their own CNBC

    For super-wealthy Russians, education at one of Britain's top traditional boarding schools has become as desirable as a pad in Mayfair.

    For rich Russians, UK schools in class of their own

    For super-wealthy Russians, education at one of Britain's top traditional boarding schools has become as desirable as a pad in Mayfair.

  • And Japan's richest person is.... CNBC

    Masayoshi Son, the man behind Japan's leading internet venture Softbank, is the country's wealthiest individual with a net worth of $19 billion, according to Forbes.

    And Japan's richest person is....

    Masayoshi Son, the man behind Japan's leading internet venture Softbank, is the country's wealthiest individual with a net worth of $19 billion, according to Forbes.

 
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