Is Sir Richard Branson The Coolest CEO?
26 Sep
2014
Written by Morgan Smith

Is Sir Richard Branson The Coolest CEO? »

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The British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson is a controversial character in the business world. He have seen him parachuting and offering trips to the moon, not to mention his crude and sometimes lewd sense of humor.

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Markets on Wall Street Post Massive Losses after Historic Positive Streak
25 Sep
2014
Written by Morgan Smith

Markets on Wall Street Post Massive Losses after Historic Positive Streak »

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Wall Street presented big losses at closure today as well as its main indicator, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOWI). The Average dropped 264 points or 1.54%, going went below its 17,000 point benchmark. The S&P 500 index (.SPI) also fell 1.62% or 32.21 points down to 1,965.99. Likewise, the NASDAQ closed at -1.94%, dipping 88.5 [...]

Argentina Pulled An Estimated $2 Billion In Its Bid For Mobile Telecom Sector
25 Sep
2014
Written by Morgan Smith

Argentina Pulled An Estimated $2 Billion In Its Bid For Mobile Telecom Sector »

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Development in the mobile phone sector depends largely on the government’s correct regulation which would ideally allow for foreign investment, thus improving the quality of service and variety of providers available. Unfortunately, this is not the case for many countries whose mobile sectors are still lacking development and foreign investment. Image by Osman Kalkavan on [...]

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Becomes Richest Man in China
24 Sep
2014
Written by Morgan Smith

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Becomes Richest Man in China »

Jack Ma is officially the wealthiest man in China, just a few days after Alibaba became the world's biggest IPO in history. Alibaba's 15% stock bump increased the company's offering size to $24.4 billion and with it Jack Ma's fortune skyrocketed, shortly after the company's NYSE IPO under the symbol BABA.

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5 Stocks to Keep an Eye On in September
24 Sep
2014
Written by Morgan Smith

5 Stocks to Keep an Eye On in September »

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Stock prices can vary immensely, and one day's positive close could be followed by a massive loss the next day. However, there are a stocks which remain relatively stable and even rise consistently as time goes by - making them perfect for shorting. The following list is was made using Price Volume's list of leaders in the US exchanges, ordered by the percentage change from the last stock closure.

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13-Year-Old Designer Debuts In New York Fashion Week
23 Sep
2014
Written by Morgan Smith

13-Year-Old Designer Debuts In New York Fashion Week »

Isabella Rose Taylor was born in Austin, Texas and is what many call 'teenpreneurs', an entrepreneur who took the chance of making her own business...

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BST: The US Airline Industry Bags $900 Million in Lugagge Fees
23 Sep
2014
Written by Morgan Smith

BST: The US Airline Industry Bags $900 Million in Lugagge Fees »

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) website publishes the airline industry's quarterly financial reports, and the 2nd Quarter 2014 Airline Financial Data report comes with some interesting revelations.

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Netropolitan, the Social Network for the Wealthy
21 Sep
2014
Written by Morgan Smith

Netropolitan, the Social Network for the Wealthy »

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"The online country club for people with more money than time"

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Wealth-X’s 2014 Billionaire Census
21 Sep
2014
Written by Morgan Smith

Wealth-X’s 2014 Billionaire Census »

The net worth intelligence and prospecting firm Wealth-X partnered with the financial service company UBS AG (NYSE:UBS) to provide a comprehensive analysis of the most affluent portion of the world’s population. There are approximately 287.6 million billionaires in the world according to Wealth-X’s report, and this segment holds 4 percent of the world’s total population. Wealth-X [...]

The Cost of 4 Inches of Space on an Airplane
11 Sep
2014
Written by Morgan Smith

The Cost of 4 Inches of Space on an Airplane »

A man and woman were recently kicked off an airplane after a dispute over seat reclining and leg space on an airplane, the same which cost the airline an average of $6,000 per hour according to Katia Hetter at CNN. The United Airlines flight had to take a pit stop after the two individuals got in [...]