Wealth

Across all millionaires, investments to short-term holdings and fixed income, rather than equities, are more likely to increase, according to the CNBC survey. The view from millionaire investors does not portend a sustained pulling out of equities. Financial and investment advisors suggested that the increased short-term investments reflect, among other things, wealthy individuals waiting for
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The North American market remains the revenue juggernaut for Facebook, with just under $5.7 billion booked in the first quarter and almost double European revenue, which is the second-largest source of revenue globally. North America also is the outlier by ad revenue per user. Facebook reported worldwide per-user advertising revenue of $5.45 in Q1 2018,
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Past lottery winners have discovered the hard way that the more people who know they’ve won, the greater the chance they’ll be approached for things like personal loans, handouts, investment opportunities and charitable donations. Another challenge is figuring out exactly how to split the winnings. There are tax considerations, and some states have limits on
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There’s one proven way to extend 15 minutes of fame: monetize it. Few know that better than Bravo’s “Real Housewives” a reality TV series that includes franchises in New York, Orange County, Dallas, Atlanta, New Jersey and Beverly Hills. Bethenny Frankel, who stars on “The Real Housewives of New York City,” had unparalleled success after
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Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was charged by Israeli prosecutors Thursday with fraud and breach of trust involving alleged misuse of public funds to pay for hundreds of gourmet meals. She was accused of fraudulently ordering hundreds of meals to the prime minister’s official residence worth over $100,000 while falsely stating
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When he was 18, Ronaldo signed with Manchester United, the massive English football club. Since then, he’s taken the soccer world by storm. He has 654 career goals on the books, and his legs alone are insured for $144 million. Ronaldo may not be the world’s highest paid player in his sport, but what separates
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Worldwide, approximately 815 million people worldwide are food-insecure, meaning that they do not have reliable access to sufficient quantities of safe, nutritious and affordable food. Even more people – approximately 2 billion – have deficiencies of important micronutrients such as iron, iodine and zinc. Insufficient dietary iron can lead to iron deficiency anemia, a condition
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The Chainalysis data quantifies this distinct shift in the make-up of bitcoin owners from longer-term investors — those who held the asset for more than a year — to short-term investors who have traded more recently, by analysing how regularly coins have changed hands. Last November — before December’s pricing peak — the amount of
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Founded in 1954, the Bilderberg meeting is an annual event designed “to foster dialogue between Europe and North America,” organizers say. The meeting is renowned for its secretive content. About two thirds of participants come from Europe and the rest from North America; approximately a quarter from politics and government and the rest from other
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The sketches were featured in A.A. Milne’s famed series of children’s books chronicling the adventures of Winnie the Pooh and have not been seen in more than half a century. The most noteworthy of which includes a 1926 sketch of the original map of the fictional “Hundred Acre Wood” mentioned in the books, which is
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