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Billionaires

  1. the money game
    Anyone Want to Buy a Yacht for $115 Million in Crypto?That was just one of the deals on offer as crypto-mania swept over Art Basel in Miami.
  2. the money game
    Crypto Fans Lose U.S. Constitution to a BillionaireHedge fund manager Ken Griffin won an ultra-rare copy of the Constitution for $43.2 million, outbidding a group of over 17,000 crypto enthusiasts.
  3. liveblog
    Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson Go to Space: UpdatesThe nearly 71-year-old billionaire and a group of test pilots plan to make a brief journey to the stars on Sunday.
  4. inequality
    The Limits of Wealth-Tax PopulismSafeguarding democracy from inequality will require much more than soaking the superrich.
  5. china
    Where in the World Is Jack Ma?One of China’s richest men hasn’t been seen or heard from since he criticized Beijing in a speech two months ago.
  6. democratic debates
    Tom Steyer Is Here to Make Friends (With Bernie Sanders)The billionaire repeatedly praised Sanders during Friday night’s Democratic debate in New Hampshire.
  7. vision 2020
    Is Candidate Bloomberg Actually Good for Biden?What changes for donors with a (second) billionaire in the race.
  8. tears for fears
    Sad Billionaire Cries Because He Feels So MisunderstoodWhy is everyone being so mean to Leon Cooperman?
  9. feature
    The Wall Street Billionaire and the Ultimate College HedgeDavid E. Shaw’s broad, risk-averse strategy, applied to university admissions.
  10. howard schultz
    Howard Schultz Wants a President Who Will Tell Billionaires Their Favorite LiesThe mogul is sick of the left’s impossible promises. Which is why he’s promising that we can reduce inequality without raising taxes on the rich.
  11. howard schultz
    Even Trump May Think That Howard Schultz Is Good for His ReelectionOn Monday, Trump reportedly said that a Howard Schultz candidacy would be good for his 2020 chances, as hecklers jabbed at the former Starbucks CEO.
  12. foreign policy
    How Will Davos Treat Trump?On one hand, globalist movers and shakers loathe an isolationist. On the other, they love a deal maker.
  13. The World’s Wealthiest Racked Up Another $1 Trillion in 2017In 2017, as ever, it was good to be rich.
  14. Trumps Plunges More Than 200 Spots on Forbes’s Billionaire ListThe president’s net worth reportedly dropped by $1 billion in the past year, making him only the 544th-richest person on Earth.
  15. Democrats May Run Their Own Eccentric Billionaires in 2018Inspired by Trump’s example — and the weakness of the Democrats’ bench — a trio of liberal mega-donors are contemplating runs for governor.
  16. Trump Troll Mark Cuban Spotted With Trump Adviser Steve BannonThey met Tuesday in a Midtown bar.
  17. Condo in One57 Sells for Nearly Half Off Its Original PriceA Chinese billionaire bought the three-bedroom for $23.5 million — down from its 2014 sale price of $41 million.
  18. select all
    What Facebook’s Billionaires Are Doing With Their BillionsMark Zuckerberg wants to cure all disease. Peter Thiel wants to live forever.
  19. The World’s Highest-Paid Hedge-Fund Manager Loves LeverageIt worked well for him in 2015. Will the same be true this year?
  20. international affairs
    Iranian Billionaire Sentenced to Death for EmbezzlementHe allegedly stole billions in oil revenue from the Iranian government.
  21. The Global Super-Rich Got Less Super-Rich in 2015For the first time in seven years, the world population of super-rich people declined last year.
  22. Meet the 29-Year-Old Who Was, Until Today, a Secret MegabillionaireHere’s what we know about Lukas Walton.
  23. parks and recreation
    Here Are Some New Images of Barry Diller’s Floating Park on the Hudson RiverMore detailed renderings of Pier55.
  24. How the 0.00003 Percent LivesYour typical American billionaire is a 63-year-old Wall Street type who went to Penn and owns four houses. 
  25. custom condoms
    Bill Gates Wants a New Condom Patent, Like, NowThere’s a $1 million grant behind it.
  26. lifestyles of the rich and famous
    Bill Gates Just Can’t Seem to Get Rid of All This Pesky MoneyBeing  a billionaire is hard.
  27. technology
    The Richest of Facebook’s Filthy Rich IPO WinnersWho’s making how much today?
  28. rich people
    Billionaires Still Saying the Darndest Things“Somebody’s got to live this life.”
  29. technology
    Old Billionaire Loses $548,725 Via E-mailA “Nigerian prince” is not to blame.
  30. china
    China Shows Signs of Catching the U.S. in Social-Media Scandal ProductionA Chinese billionaire announced the news he was leaving his wife for his mistress on a Twitter knockoff.
  31. the future is coming
    ‘The Facebook Six’ Make Forbes’s List of the World’s Richest BillionairesKa-ching times many billions.
  32. white men and not-white men with money
    Being Insanely Wealthy Becoming Less and Less of an American ThingHalf of the world’s new billionaires came from Brazil, Russia, India, and China.
  33. ballsy crimes
    Rabbi Found Guilty of Trying to Extort Steven CohenMilton Balkany will go to jail.
  34. indian men with money
    India’s Richest Man Builds a Private Island in the Middle of MumbaiIt costs $1 billion and stands 27 stories high.
  35. ballsy crime
    Raj Rajaratnam Seemed ‘Relaxed’ at Pretrial HearingSuspicious.
  36. billionaires
    America’s Superrich Get Super-RicherBill Gates is still the wealthiest of them all.
  37. photo op
    Warren Knew What the Look On Jay-Z’s Face Meant. He Needed a Fresh Depends.Warren Buffett and Jay-Z bro down.
  38. blog-stained wretches
    Forbes to Start Billionaire BlogNot, unfortunately, a blog that pays its writers billions.
  39. mysteries
    Billionaire Real-Estate Mogul Is Blabbering Fool, Lawyer ClaimsHas Tamir Sapir been smiling and nodding his way through major real-estate deals for over ten years?
  40. the unneediest cases
    Emotional Roller Coaster of Winning and Losing Vasts Sums of Money Proves Too Much for Stanley DruckenmillerThe cumulative toll of playing with billions of dollars.
  41. the unneediest cases
    The Poor RichGo ahead, laugh. Your derision is just one of many things poor not-poor people have to bear.
  42. pointless vignettes
    Hairy, Practically Naked Sam Zell Gave a Talk About Real Estate at the Union LeagueHe had a gold chain “entangled” in his chest hair.
  43. miracle on the hudson
    The Smithsonian Won’t Be Bidding on the Miracle on the Hudson PlaneIt’s nothing personal, though.
  44. ballsy crime
    Rajaratnam Gave Lots of Money to the Tamil TigersThis isn’t going to end well.
  45. ballsy crime
    Hedge-Funder Raj Rajaratnam Got Cranky When People Refused to Partake in His Insider-Trading SchemeRaj Rajaratnam, the billionaire founder of New York–based hedge fund Galleon Group, has been arrested. Things look pretty bad.
  46. the greatest depression
    Let’s All Shed a Tear for the Country’s Richest BillionairesMayor Bloomberg and the rest of the combined ‘Forbes’$2 400 actually lost wealth last year.
  47. white men with money
    Bloomberg Is Richest, Most Powerful New Yorker EverWell, maybe not EVER. Bruce Wayne was pretty rich and powerful, too.
  48. ink-stained wretches
    Times Profiles Big Daddy Carlos SlimBut neglects to ask the most important question.
  49. white men with money
    New York’s Governing Billionaires on the March AgainHoward Rubenstein’s mogul army has set its sights on Governor Paterson.
  50. The Billionaires Are at It AgainRonald Lauder has another quibble with term limits, and Tom Golisano says he’ll finance an ad campaign against extending them.
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