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'Vijay Mallya can't avoid the law': Herts villagers on 'fugitive' billionaire neighbour image
....They pointed to a small but welcome act of generosity from the glamorous alleged fraudster last year. When a hit-and-run driver wiped out the village fir tree, which doubled as Tewin’s Christmas tree, the man once estimated by Forbes magazine to have been worth $1. ...
Is Snapchat the new Facebook? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of February 2017 07:13:50 PM
....Facebook tried to buy Snapchat several times, and Spiegel has said Zuckerberg tried to force him to sell up. “It was basically like, ‘We’re going to crush you’,” Spiegel told Forbes magazine. ...
Changing direction image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 11:32:46 PM
.... January's lacklustre North American Auto Show, in Detroit, had already been upstaged days earlier in Las Vegas, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Forbes magazine reported CES as "a high water mark in terms of the scale and significance of car technology unveiled". ...
HK tycoon makes $5.4bn offer for Australian energy firm image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of December 2016 05:11:24 AM
....CKI sees itself as a global infrastructure company with investments and operations in many countries including the Netherlands, Portugal, New Zealand and Canada. Forbes magazine estimates that Mr Li's wealth from his property, energy, retail, ports and technology businesses amounts to $33. ...
Trump says he will 'leave business' to focus on presidency image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 12:23:56 PM
....The property tycoon is said to be currently worth $3. 7bn (£3bn) by Forbes magazine, with more than 500 different enterprises in his business empire. ...
Trump denies any conflict of interest over business empire image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 09:10:03 AM
....The property tycoon is said to be currently worth $3. 7bn (£3bn) by Forbes magazine, with more than 500 different enterprises in his business empire. ...
Theranos will shut labs and cut 40% staff image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of October 2016 12:57:13 PM
....Founder Elizabeth Holmes once ranked as America's richest self-made woman. This summer, Forbes magazine estimated her worth as next to nothing. ...
How to hide it: inside the secret world of wealth managers | Brooke Harrington image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of September 2016 05:00:17 AM
....The Pritzker family is one of the wealthiest in the United States. Their assets, which amount to $15bn, are held in 60 companies and 2,500 trusts, using structures and strategies that Forbes magazine – normally a cheerleader for wealthy elites – describes with an unusual hint of moral distaste as “shadowy … constructed to discourage outside inquiry – and brilliantly exploitative of loopholes in the tax code. ...
Kate Moss launches modelling agency 'not for pretty people' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 19th of September 2016 10:30:36 AM
....She was awarded Model of the Year in 2006 at the British Fashion Awards. Her fortune is estimated by Forbes magazine at around £100m. ...
Shy billionaire image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of September 2016 06:57:46 PM
.... After all, he has 60 years' experience in fashion retail, built up from humble beginnings. According to Forbes magazine, experts in estimating the bank balances of the world's wealthiest, Mr Ortega's fortune overtook that of Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Wednesday and Thursday this week, before fluctuating share prices pushed it back into second place. ...
Duke of Westminster, Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, dies aged 64 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of August 2016 10:35:54 PM
....8bn (£8. 3bn) by Forbes magazine, making him the world's 68th richest person and the UK's third. ...
Donald Trump's brand appears to be thriving – but could his bubble burst? image
....Don’t remember Groupon? Launched in 2008 as one of the first of the daily deals websites, Groupon rapidly became a darling of the startup universe. A cover star of Forbes magazine as “the fastest growing company ever” Groupon’s investors celebrated as revenues soared from $313m in 2010 to $1. ...
Warren Buffett buys $1bn of Apple stocks in first for Berkshire Hathaway image
....Buffett, who is the world’s third richest person with a $66. 5bn fortune according to Forbes magazine, has previously only invested in one tech company: IBM. ...
Are Trump and Sanders right about trade? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 10th of April 2016 11:06:36 PM
....That was the question posed in a recent Wall Street Journal column. Meanwhile, an article in Forbes magazine describes another non-mainstream figure still in the running for the White House, the Democrat Bernie Sanders, as not having the "first inkling of what [trade] is and why we do it". ...
From shantytown to millionaire image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of April 2016 11:20:03 PM
....". In 2013 Ms Assis was named by Forbes magazine as one of the 10 most powerful businesswomen in Brazil. ...
Brazilian billionaire and owner of the Gherkin charged in bribery scheme image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of March 2016 06:30:42 PM
....3bn (£12. 8bn) fortune according to Forbes magazine, was on Thursday accused of corruption in relation to a conspiracy to pay 15. ...
In-car entertainment: will driverless cars have movie screens not windscreens? image
.... The patent description suggests these might “retract into the ceiling” when not in use. Ford told Forbes magazine: “We submit patents on innovative ideas as a normal course of business. ...
Fiery crash kills billionaire oil executive day after Justice Department charges image
.... One trip taking his family to Amsterdam and Paris cost $108,000 and was listed as a business expense, according to a Reuters report. In 2011 Forbes magazine put McClendon’s face on its cover with the headline: “America’s Most Reckless Billionaire”. ...
Are billionaires more likely to be graduates? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of February 2016 12:30:58 AM
....It doesn't give much support for the image of self-taught entrepreneurs, relying on their own wit and wisdom rather than higher education. The number crunching, by insurance company GoCompare, has examined the post-school education of people appearing in the top 100 billionaire rich lists by Forbes magazine over the past 20 years. ...
Chinese tycoon detained by police image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 11th of December 2015 06:57:27 AM
....Mr Guo was linked to a corruption court case in August. BBC Asia-Pacific analyst Michael Bristow says Mr Guo's empire extends across the world, while Forbes magazine estimates his fortune at $7bn (£4. ...
Carlos Slim: biography of Mexico's richest man penetrates 'cloak of silence' image
.... He just launched a clothing retail chain, Philosophy Jr Studio, to compete with Spanish clothing conglomerate Zara. The global success of Zara has elevated its co-founder Amancio Ortega to the status of world’s third richest man – hot on the heels of Slim, according to Forbes magazine’s annual poll. ...
Mark Zuckerberg's fortune soars to almost $50bn image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of November 2015 06:20:14 PM
.... . The Facebook founder took top place on Forbes magazine’s list of the 40 most successful young entrepreneurs in the US after another record year for the social networking website. ...
The Nobel Prize winning economist who ate cat food image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 13th of November 2015 10:01:17 PM
...."How can the preferences of a regulator, or even a set of regulators, be superior to those of the ones being regulated?" wrote Siddharth Singh, the editor of Mint, India's second largest business magazine. "What is needed," said Mark Hendrickson in Forbes magazine, "is not a hyper-regulatory nanny government to try to insulate us from our own shallowness and silliness. ...
Vladimir Putin is Forbes magazine's most powerful person in the world image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of November 2015 04:33:16 PM
Forbes family sues Hong Kong investors image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of November 2015 10:44:29 AM
.... . Forbes Media publishes Forbes magazine and reaches about 80 million people a month through its various outlets in print, digital and television. ...
US-appointed egg lobby paid food blogs and targeted chef to crush vegan startup image
....The messages show Ivy, who is set to leave the AEB at year’s end after being named the industry’s 2015 Egg Person of the Year, received many messages from egg producers and processors who make up the board’s constituent members, are required by law to supply its budget and were evidently unnerved over the rise of Hampton Creek. Ivy expressed a desire to push back at the positive media coverage the company would start to receive, from the pages of Forbes magazine to Buzzfeed and beyond. ...
Is having individual billionaires good or bad for a country's economy? image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of August 2015 05:18:30 PM
.... Because wealth represents all of someone’s income and inheritance built up over time, wealth inequality is almost always a lot greater than income inequality. In order to analyze wealth across a big group of countries, Bagchi and Svejnar created a novel measure using a well-known source — the Forbes magazine annual list of billionaires. ...
No, billionaires don’t drive economic growth – and crony billionaires strangle it | Jan Svejnar image
....This is the set of questions that I, along with my colleague Sutirtha Bagchi of Villanova University, have examined. Using data on billionaires published by Forbes magazine, we applied econometric techniques and arrived at a finding that will perplex some and delight others: a greater presence of billionaires in a country actually slows down its economic growth. ...
Warren Buffett makes $2.84bn donation to Gates Foundation and charities image
....8% of Berkshire’s stock. Forbes magazine estimated that would give him a net worth exceeding $64bn, ranking fourth worldwide. ...
Christine Lagarde, IMF chief with a key role in the Greek debt talks - profile image
....She will need all of that. Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund and – says Forbes magazine – the world’s sixth most powerful woman, is in a delicate position as Greece’s latest repayment deadline looms and the country seeks a last-ditch deal with its creditors to stave off bankruptcy and exit from the eurozone. ...
Tax credits: over-inflated, but still a life raft for many image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of June 2015 06:50:10 PM
.... But he should know the pressure is in the opposite direction. At a conference to discuss Britain’s export performance, one of the Hinduja brothers, whose combined wealth, according to Forbes magazine, is in the top 100 in the world, asked Cameron to abolish the minimum wage as a way to expand growth. ...
Kirk Kerkorian obituary image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of June 2015 10:16:08 AM
.... In a taped 1961 telephone call he had promised to mail a $21,300 cheque to Charlie “the Blade” Tourine, an enforcer with the Genovese crime family. Kerkorian disclaimed any knowledge of crime connections, but Forbes magazine printed further allegations. ...
Las Vegas mogul Kirk Kerkorian dies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of June 2015 04:35:10 PM
'I'm really rich': Donald Trump claims $9bn fortune during campaign launch image
.... At $8. 7bn, the list of assets is more than double Forbes magazine’s assessment of Trump’s wealth, which pegs his net holdings at $4. ...
Bring back the boss class, say employees fed up with self-ruling ‘holacracy’ image
.... But surveys suggest the relationship between manager and employee is already changing, with companies giving workers more autonomy in an effort to limit unproductive management hierarchies. The modern company, offers Forbes magazine, is more of a conversation than a mandate. ...
Nemat Shafik: Deputy Governor of Bank of England becomes highest new UK entry in Forbes Magazine's Power Women’s List image
.... Rowling and Kate Middleton. Nemat Shafik, the low-profile Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, is the highest new British entry in Forbes magazine’s annual Power Women’s List. ...
Big Brother creator John de Mol admits blackmail attempts prompted decision to sell up image
....”. Mr de Mol, 60, said to be the fourth richest person in the Netherlands, with a fortune estimated by Forbes magazine at $1. ...
Start saving, Warren Buffett to auction off another lunch image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of May 2015 04:37:48 PM
.... Mr Buffett is worth about $71. 8bn, making him the third richest person in the world, Forbes magazine said. ...
'British banks just don't understand customers' image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Saturday 11th of April 2015 12:26:03 AM
.... Mr Hill launched Commerce himself in 1973 and had turned it into one of the largest banks in the US by 2007, when he walked away. As he points out, Forbes magazine credited him as being one of just seven US chief executives to have stayed in the post for 20 years and delivered annualised returns of at least 20 per cent to his investors – though he rather ruefully adds that one Warren Buffett is a single place ahead of him in the ranking. ...
The leaders turning Africa into the bright continent image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Saturday 21st of March 2015 12:04:04 AM
.... With his 314,000-strong army of Twitter followers, he’s none too shabby on social media either. Forbes magazine puts his worth at $220m (£145m), making him a Kenyan shillings billionaire. ...
Italy's richest man, Nutella billionaire Ferrero dies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 15th of February 2015 10:32:56 AM
....9bn). Forbes magazine described Mr Ferrero as "the richest candyman on the planet", putting him and his family in 30th place on their list of the world's wealthiest people, with wealth of $23. ...
Shares in Li Ka-shing's firms soar on re-structuring plan image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 12th of January 2015 06:14:29 AM
....The move is expected to attract more investors, and analysts said it would help increase transparency and remove confusing cross-group investments. Forbes magazine estimates that Mr Li's wealth from his property, energy, retail, ports and technology businesses amounts to $33. ...
The Eagles out-earn One Direction in Forbes rich list image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 11th of December 2014 01:43:49 PM
.... Dr Dre is the highest-paid man in music, earning £395 million ($620m) last year. The West Coast rapper and producer notched up the highest yearly earnings ever recorded by Forbes magazine. ...
Beauty and the beast of Abercrombie & Fitch image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of December 2014 11:27:31 PM
.... The company he was recruited to back then was as tired and unglamorous as a retired college football player’s jockstrap. While it still traded on being the sporting outfitter of choice to the likes of Ernest Hemingway, who bought his shotguns there in the 1940s, its main sales for decades had been an unsexy “hodgepodge” (as Forbes magazine described it) of books, sports equipment, fishing gear and the odd clothing range. ...
Russia's Usmanov to give back Watson's auctioned Nobel medal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of December 2014 10:57:59 PM
....". Mr Usmanov, said by Forbes magazine to be worth $15. ...
Jay Z buys Armand de Brignac champagne brand image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of November 2014 08:00:59 AM
....The acquisition is the latest addition to Jay Z's vast business interests outside of his music, which include a clothing line, restaurants and a recording label. He is considered the third richest hip-hop artist in the world with an estimated net worth of $520m, according to Forbes magazine. ...
Tinder CEO Sean Rad demoted in wake of explosive sexual harrassment lawsuit image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of November 2014 06:07:23 PM
.... . He then took part in a 30-minute Q&A session organised by Forbes magazine and went on live television to sing the praises of the company he had just been demoted from. ...
Middle Eastern Prince to rescue Euro Disney  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 12th of October 2014 10:25:21 AM
.... . Prince Alwaleed famously sued Forbes magazine for suggesting in its world’s billionaire richlist that he was worth only $20bn (£12. ...
Richard Branson: private staff can take as much holiday as they like image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of September 2014 01:03:03 PM
....Sir Richard Branson is to allow staff managing his personal fortune to take as much holiday as they like – no questions asked. Branson, 64, worth £3bn according to Forbes magazine, said other companies should follow his lead and would benefit from increased productivity if they followed suit. ...
Oracle's Larry Ellison steps down as two successors named image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of September 2014 08:38:12 PM
....". Forbes magazine has put Mr Ellison's fortune at $51. ...
Oligarch's arrest deepens fears over Russian economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of September 2014 04:50:25 PM
.... Yevtushenkov, Russia's 15th richest businessman with a fortune of around £5. 5bn according to Forbes magazine, has been placed under house arrest after allegations of money laundering. ...
Can't afford to buy the latest Calvin Klein dress? Don't worry, now you can rent it ... image
....Such is the buzz around the business – where the number of dresses rented out has doubled in each of the last two years, putting it on course for sales of $100m this year – that Wall Street analysts are predicting it could soon have a $1bn price tag swinging from it as investors clamour to get a piece of the next big technology company. "We're giving our customer access to things she wouldn't have otherwise purchased, either because it wasn't smart to buy it or she couldn't afford it," its co-founder Jennifer Hyman told Forbes magazine. ...
Ex-New York mayor back at Bloomberg image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of September 2014 02:37:54 AM
....". Mr Bloomberg, 72, launched his namesake company after being fired from US investment bank Salomon Brothers and is now worth about $33bn (£20bn), according to Forbes magazine. ...
Welcome to the real Lego land: rebuilding the brand brick by brick image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 29th of August 2014 12:01:11 PM
....Lego's multi-billionaire founding family still live in Billund. Kristiansen, the last family chief executive and Lego's single shareholder, is Denmark's richest man, according to Forbes magazine. ...
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway shares top $200,000 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 14th of August 2014 04:19:06 PM
....Berkshire's long-term gains have made Mr Buffett the world's third wealthiest man, with a fortune of $65. 9bn, according to Forbes magazine. ...
Snapchat funding talks with Alibaba could value company at $10bn image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of July 2014 05:06:26 PM
.... Spiegel has said Mark Zuckerberg warned him he planned to launch a rival service unless he sold. “It was basically like, ‘We’re going to crush you,’” he told Forbes magazine. ...
Forbes Media sold to Chinese group Integrated Whale image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 18th of July 2014 07:38:40 PM
....After 97 years of family ownership, Forbes Media has announced it has sold a majority stake in the company to a Hong Kong-based group of international investors. Forbes Media - which includes Forbes magazine - was sold to Integrated Whale Media Investments for an undisclosed sum. ...
Hobby Lobby: Who is David Green? 9 facts telling you everything you need to know about the evangelical entrepreneur image
....1 David Green is an evangelical Christian. Hobby Lobby owner David Green has been described by Forbes magazine as “the largest evangelical benefactor in the world”, and says that his entire $5. ...
Summer camps for coding image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 19th of June 2014 11:09:28 PM
...."Companies are falling all over themselves to get the top talent. They know that a super productive, amazingly talented programmer is worth 1,000 times more than an average person, so they'll pay 1,000 times more," says Bruce Upbin, who manages the technology coverage for Forbes magazine. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Thursday 12th of June 2014 11:00:00 PM
...." . In Forbes magazine's list of global billionaires, Mr Bezos was number 18 in 2013 with a net worth of $30. ...
Spreading the Nutella wealth: Italy's sweet success at 50 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of June 2014 01:02:08 PM
....There are no recent pictures of the patriarch Michele, who divides his time between Belgium and Monaco. According to Forbes magazine he was worth $9. ...
All shamefacedly aboard for the media's great Ukip U-turn image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 31st of May 2014 11:05:25 PM
....85m last year. The paper's owner, Viscount Rothermere, currently stars at number 1,100 on Forbes magazine's world billionaires list. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 23rd of May 2014 11:43:37 PM
....One company that now looks unlikely to join the London Stock Exchange is the foreign currency group Travelex, which was yesterday bought by Bavaguthu Shetty, the owner of the money-transfer service UAE Exchange, and the Middle Eastern Centurion Investments in a deal thought to be worth £800m to £1bn. Mr Shetty is also the founder and chief executive of the London-listed NMC Health and is worth about $880m (£525m), according to Forbes magazine. ...

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