News: Money

The Fastest Way to Become a Billionaire: Start an Internet Company in China

Wednesday  16:40,   14 march 2018

According the Forbes 2018 Billionaires list, 2,208 of the richest people on the planet collectively own $9.1 trillion of assets. Source of wealth:[...]

The Perfect Man Who Wasn’t

Wednesday  16:40,   14 march 2018
The Atlantic

<p>For years he used fake identities to charm women out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Then his victims banded together to take him down.</p>By the spring of 2016, Missi Brandt had emerged from a rough few years with a new sense of[...]

Meet the youngest billionaires in the world, two sisters who spend their fortune on horses and high fashion

Wednesday  16:38,   14 march 2018

<p>The world’s youngest billionaires are two Norwegian sisters who enjoy horses, high fashion and a massive inheritance from their father’s investment company.</p>The world’s youngest billionaires are two Norwegian sisters who enjoy horses,[...]

AI will be the art movement of the 21st century

Wednesday  16:38,   14 march 2018

Most agree that AI will be the defining technology of our time, but our predictions tend to differ wildly. Either AI will become the perfect…But there’s a slice of gray in between we should consider: What if AI became a peer and a collaborator,[...]

Most people can tell if you're rich by looking at your face

Wednesday  16:37,   14 march 2018

A new University of Toronto study claims that most people can tell if you're rich or poor from your face."The relationship between well-being and social class has been demonstrated by previous research," R. Thora Bjornsdottir, a graduate student [...]

Hurley to head up Aldi in UK and Ireland

Wednesday  16:36,   14 march 2018

Aldi Ireland veteran Giles Hurley has been named as the retailer's chief executive officer for the UK &amp; Ireland.He'll take over from Matthew Barnes, who has been promoted to the co-ordination board of parent company Aldi South, the[...]

Will a basic salary for all work in the UK?

Monday  17:12,   13 november 2017
Sky News

"Finnish people are the only ones willing to give a hundred euros so that your neighbour doesn't get fifty," Sini Martinnen says."That kind of atmosphere here - it's always 'you're taking from somebody[...]

Emirates may order 36-38 Airbus A380 jets: source

Monday  17:05,   13 november 2017

Emirates may order 36-38 Airbus A380 jets: sourceDubai's Emirates [EMIRA.UL] may place an order at the Dubai Airshow for 36-38 Airbus A380 superjumbo jets, worth some $16 billion at list prices, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on[...]

Bitcoin tumble erases US$38 billion as rival cryptocurrency gains

Monday  17:03,   13 november 2017
The Edge

Bitcoin slumped as the cancellation of a technology upgrade prompted some users to switch out of the cryptocurrency, spooking speculators who had profited from a more than 500 percent surge this year.&nbsp;Bitcoin slumped as the cancellation of[...]

Qatar investigates alleged currency plot

Monday  17:02,   13 november 2017

Qatar is investigating an alleged attempt to manipulate its currency during the early weeks of a Gulf political crisis, now in its sixth month, a government spokesman said Sunday. The director of Qatar's government communications office said an[...]

Fox's Rupert Murdoch Is Said to Have Called AT&T's CEO About CNN

Monday  17:00,   13 november 2017

21st Century Fox Inc. Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch made two calls to AT&amp;T Inc. Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson to discuss CNN and whether there were plans to sell the news channel, according to people familiar with the[...]

Boeing sees steady Gulf demand, interest in mid-sized jet

Sunday  18:26,   12 november 2017

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Boeing sees steady Gulf demand, interest in mid-sized jet

Sunday  18:26,   12 november 2017

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A free-trading Britain can prosper after Brexit

Sunday  18:24,   12 november 2017
The Financial Times

In June 2016, the people of Britain voted to write a new chapter in the country’s history.&nbsp;As the UK leaves the EU, for the first time in more than 40 years it will be in charge of its own trade[...]

Singles' Day: Alibaba takes £2bn in minutes

Sunday  18:24,   12 november 2017
Sky News

Chinese online shopping giant Alibaba says it took in nearly 20bn yuan (£2.1bn) in sales in a matter of minutes at the opening of its Singles' Day annual discount sale extravaganza. The event, originally a celebration of China's lonely hearts,[...]