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Mark Cuban: Here's The Hardest Part Of Being A Billionaire

Mark Cuban spoke with Henry Blodget at Business Insider's IGNITION 2014. He told us how he manages to handle fame. Edited by Devan Joseph. Special thanks to Justin Gmoser and Sam Rega. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

I’m in the wrong business (10 people on the Forbes richest list who made their money in interesting ways)

Despite the recent global economic slowdown, there are more billionaires on the Forbes list this year than last year.  Among them are the normal assortment of bankers, real estate tycoons, oil men, media moguls, software developers, and those who were lucky enough to inherit a mass fortune. Mexico’s Carlos Slim Helu topped the list.  The telecom giant […]

What Chinese Nouveau Riche Billionaires Get For Christmas

What every well-to-do Chinese Billionaire will be flaunting in 2014... Dolce and Gabbana Gold Sunglasses with 24kt diamond... Jack Row designed gold pen with diamond, the box is made of oak. Reinast titanium toothbrush Asprey leather...Show More Summary

Milwaukee Bucks owners employ face-reading expert to bolster team chemistry

The same billionaires who paid $550 million to buy the Milwaukee Bucks in April have reportedly hired an expert to use emotion metrics and neuroscience tools to help bolster the team by analyzing players’ facial expressions. This is was first reported not in the Onion, but the New York Times. The expert’s name is Dan Hill, and he was […]

Your Grayson Christmas Gifts Are on Their Way

This year, during this holiday season, I am extending to you, John or Jane Q. Public, the same Christmas gifts that the millionaires and the billionaires and the multinational corporations get from our public servants in Washington,Show More Summary

Elon Musk’s next trick: Landing a rocket upright on a barge in the middle of the sea.

And now for Elon Musk’s next trick. The billionaire entrepreneur is on the verge of attempting an audacious maneuver that could make his next space flight notable not just for the takeoff, but for the landing. Typically rocket boosters have their few minutes in the fiery, 3-2-1 spotlight, propelling the rest of the stages into […]

Tech Billionaire Slams His Peers: 'Our Industry Has A History Of Stinginess' (CRM)

Marc Benioff, the co-founder CEO of Salesforce, is one of the highest paid people in tech. But in his hometown of San Francisco, where a tear-down home can cost $1 million, he's not the symbol of gentrification. He's more like a Robin Hood. Show More Summary

NHL Franchise to Las Vegas: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Potential Team

Las Vegas might soon be the home to a sports franchise in one of the most notable sports in the country. Thanks to a push from 70-year-old billionaire William Foley, Sin City looks like a potential candidate for a future NHL franchise. On...Show More Summary

Billionaire Platt's BlueCrest sues Meredith Whitney fund

Meredith Whitney's hedge fund is being sued by its biggest investor, a fund connected to billionaire Michael Platt's BlueCrest Capital Management, as demands to recoup money spill into court,... To view the full story, click the title link.

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Meredith Whitney’s Fund Sued by Billionaire Platt’s BlueCrest (Bloomberg) Meredith Whitney’s hedge fund is being sued by its biggest investor, a fund connected to billionaire Michael Platt’s BlueCrest Capital Management, as demands to recoup money spill into court, according to people with knowledge of the dispute. Show More Summary

Koch-connected American Energy Alliance compares EPA rule-making to CIA torture

Reid-Gardner coal-fired generating plant near Moapa, Nevada. In a sucker punch against the EPA, the American Energy Alliance, a fossil fuel shill tied to the billionaire Koch Bros., published a short blog post along with a made-for-AEA...Show More Summary

Kansas academic petitions judge to keep Koch brothers correspondence sealed

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An academic at the University of Kansas has petitioned a judge to prevent his correspondence with his benefactors, foundations set up by the billionaire Koch brothers, from being made public under freedom of information laws. Dr Arthur Hall, founder and director of the Center for Applied Economics...

Rick Ross Major Weight Loss: ‘I Put A Twist On That CrossFit!’

Hood Billionaire rapper Rick Ross sat down with Sara Haines on Good Morning America recently to discuss how he’s trying to live a better lifestyle while promoting his new album, revealing that he’s lost close to 90 pounds. Just in case you missed it, you’ll find the clip at the bottom of the page. Show More Summary

Here's Where Tech Billionaires Are Escaping To This Holiday Season

Everyone needs to take a vacation every once in awhile, especially during the holidays. But "vacation" means something a little different when you're a tech millionaire or billionaire. From massive island retreats to private superyachts, these tech executives' second homes take luxury vacations to the next level. Show More Summary

Meet the Texas billionaires quietly funding crisis pregnancy centers across the country

These billionaire brothers are the lifeblood of the antiabortion movement. And no, it's not the Kochs

Notes From HPS

David Codrea: Claiming to be “a conservative on economic matters,” billionaire David Koch told ABC News in a Sunday interview that he considers himself “a social liberal.” [... ] While Americans for Prosperity (provided with start-up funds by AFP Foundation Chairman Koch with his brother Charles) claims it is “’sitting out’ the immigration debate […]

FYI: Major Anti-Abortion Groups Funded by Crusty Male Billionaire

We all keep forgetting about Dan and Farris Wilks. They seem to like it that way. The billionaire Texan brothers made their money in the masonry and fracking businesses, then poured it right back into some of their favorite causes. Now's...Show More Summary

David Tepper Is Worried We're About To Relive 1999

Billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper is concerned about the market in 2015. At a time when most of Wall Street is bullish on stocks next year, the founder of the $20 billion distressed debt hedge fund Appaloosa Management said...Show More Summary

Billionaire Hong Kong Tycoon and Former Official Jailed for Corruption

Case seen as a victory for transparency in China's freewheeling financial hub

Billionaire Hong Kong Tycoon and Former Official Jailed for Corruption

Case seen as a victory for transparency in China's freewheeling financial hub

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