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7 things you never knew about billionaires

Slide 1 of 9<p>The number of billionaires in the world has now reached an all-time high, according to a new report from Wealth-X, a research firm …

Income Inequality

Mathew Martoma Sentenced To Nine Years For Insider Trading

Mathew Martoma, the portfolio manager who worked for an affiliate of billionaire Steve Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund firm, was sentenced to nine years in prison on Monday, one of the longest prison sentences ever handed out for an insider-trading conviction.<p>The sentence, handed down by …

How Facebook Beat Wall Street with Data

<i>Maurice Coyle is the CEO and co-founder of HeyStaks, a search analytics startup that helps mobile operators monetize subscriber data usage and increases conversions for e-commerce stores.</i><p>Facebook went public on May 18, 2012 in one of the most hotly anticipated tech company IPOs ever. The company …

The 4 Essentials to Starting a Company Whether You Have Money or Not

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you have the Big Idea. You have the passion. You have the business plan. You can see your future success. All you need now is money in the bank, right?<p>Probably nine out of 10 startups are where you are, in need of operating …

Entrepreneurship

10 Things You Need To Know As Asian Markets Open

Good morning! It's Wednesday, and we get Australia's GDP data in a few hours' time. Here's what you need to know.<p>1. <b>It's Aussie GDP day</b>. We get Q1 GDP data at 11.30am AEST (join us live) and with an export surge and a burst of consumer spending evident, economists are expecting a 0.9% rise for the …

Watch Out For Saas Startups in Asia

<i>Pieter Walraven is the co-founder of Pie, a Singapore-based SaaS startup.</i><p>As an Asia-based SaaS business founder, I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been asked: “Why did you base your startup in Asia, and not the US?”<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing …

10 Things You Need To Know As Asian Markets Open

<b>Europe stimulus</b>. Unhappy Europeans voted heavily for parties skeptical of - or outright hostile to - the EU over the weekend. Immigration is a concern for many Europeans but it there's also a lot of anger at the parlous state of the Eurozone economy. ECB president Mario Draghi said overnight that …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Warning to those with vertigo: The Singapore hotel’s nearly 500-foot-long outdoor infinity-edged pool will leave you dizzy. One of the world’s largest infinity pools, the 57th-floor Sands SkyPark sits on top of Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Marina Bay Sands’ futuristic three towers. The …