Top 10 African Billionaires
Africa has attracted increasing interest as a growth story in recent years, yet it is home to only 55 of the world's 1,400 billionaires.
Could American Donors Be More Generous?
Americans give more to charity as a percentage of GDP than their counterparts in many other major industrial countries, but advocates would like to push this rate higher.
Bernanke’s Bond Buy Cut Back Slices Into Mexico Market
As one of the hottest emerging market economies of the past few years, Mexico has been doing well—but the second largest economy in Latin America could be in for some hard times in months to come, thanks to its neighbor to the north.
9 Philanthropists Join Buffett-Gates Giving Pledge Initiative
Nine more ultrawealthy families, including two from outside the U.S., have pledged half their wealth to charity.
Buffett on Berkshire’s 2012: ‘Subpar It Was’
In his annual letter to shareholders, Warren Buffett admitted disappointment in his company’s 2012 performance, including the bad news that Berkshire stock underperformed the benchmark S&P 500 index.
12 Non-U.S. Investors Who Pledged Half Their Wealth to Charity
Billionaire families from eight countries have joined the Giving Pledge started in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.
An Advisor’s Investment Journey Into The Promised Land
It was for years a truth universally acknowledged that New York Jews retired to Florida. But in recent times, that dynamic has changed and more and more people have been eschewing the Sunshine State for another destination: Israel.
Four Rules for Investing in Tech Startups
Doing well in the high-tech industry is no easy feat, for entrepreneurs or investors, according to one expert---- but there are ways to increase the odds of success.
Where—and Where Not—to Invest in 2013: Morgan, MFS Experts
Political wrangling in Washington will have a powerful effect on the markets in 2013. That begs the question of where–and where not–to invest next year.
If the 2012 election campaign has plunged you into depression and convinced you that this country is going down the drain, an antidote could be a tour of a college or university campus.