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Meet the 29-year-old running $7 billion for wealthy clients

One standout on the finance list is Minesh Bhatt, 29, a senior coverage officer in the global family office business at UBS.<p>In that role, he runs $7 billion of the $20 billion UBS manages for wealthy families in the US, according to Forbes.<p>Bhatt was part of the launch team for the global family …

Finance

6 factors that will shape the global economy in 2016

2016 will be a challenging and difficult year for the global economy.<p>Global growth is picking up somewhat after a number of weak years. A global GDP growth rate of 3.5%, the latest IMF forecast, is lower than the 4.5% average that preceded the decade before the great recession, but it is better …

3 Ways to Make Money from Penny Stocks

Penny stocks, a conglomerate of stocks which each are valued at less than $1, are typically seen as a more risky gamble when it comes to investing in …

The Best New Spirits of 2015

It can be hard to see the big picture when you're an inch away from the canvas, so it's tricky to tell what 2015 will be remembered for while we're still at the tail end of the year. Will it be known as the year that Scotch lost its luster and American whiskey ascended the brown spirits throne? The …

The 9 best pieces of advice we've heard about money this year

There's a plethora of money advice out there — some worth sharing and some worth tuning out.<p>To help you separate the noise from the good stuff, we rounded up the nine best pieces of advice we heard about money this year.<p>Here's what self-made millionaires, financial planners, and CEOs had to say …

5 truths about money, from a 90-year-old personal finance classic

Many people argue it doesn't matter how much money you make — it's about how much you keep.<p>And holding on to your cash requires experience, smart habits, and a bit of wisdom: "Without wisdom, gold is quickly lost by those who have it, but with wisdom, gold can be secured by those who have it not," …

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Ten Of The Most Beautiful Cars You Can Buy On eBay For Less Than $10,000

While most people are perfectly content with driving the aesthetic equivalent of a rolling dishwasher, car enthusiasts are the wonderful outliers. …

This stunning visualization shows all of the world's money

Strangely enough, there are multiple answers to this question, and the amount of money that exists changes depending on how we define it. The more abstract definition of money we use, the higher the number is.<p>In this data visualization of the world's total money supply, we wanted to not only …

Facebook teams up with Uber to make it easier to meet your friends in real life

Now, Uber has come to Facebook Messenger.<p>This isn't just a link encouraging Facebook users to grab a ride to their next event, like you'll see in Google Maps, but a way to call an Uber ride without even opening the app.<p>"This is where 700 million people around the world are coordinating plans with …

Apps

11 ridiculous gifts for the millionaire who has everything

But what do you buy someone for whom money is no object?<p>We have a collection of 11 gifts that are completely over-the-top, ranging from the world's largest tin of caviar to a private jet tour around the globe.<p>They're just as lavish as the millionaire in your life.

ISIS has a remarkably simple way of calculating taxes

While most terrorist groups, like Al Qaeda, rely on donations for funding its operations, ISIS is self-sufficient.<p>One of the keys ways in which is does that is by taxation. In fact, according a fantastic in-depth report by the Financial Times, ISIS "earns at least as much from taxation, extortion …

Al-Qaeda

This course can prepare you to trade on world’s largest financial market

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Sign displaying currency exchange rates is pictured at a retail currency exchange location in New York City. Thomson Reuters There are …

How to Eat in Tokyo Without Embarrassing Yourself

<i>This piece originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</i><p>With more Michelin stars than any other city in the world, Tokyo might be the world's most coveted …

10 Money Tips Millennials Need To Survive In 2016

The new year typically encourages millennials to change old habits and aspire to be a better version of themselves. You’ll often hear resolutions to get physically fit, save money or a plethora of other financially driven New Year’s resolutions in order to lead a more balanced lifestyle in 2016.<p>But …

Personal Finance

5 Strategies for Becoming More Influential

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ask any effective leader about soft skills and she’ll say that developing them is anything but soft. Rather, learning how to recognize and interpret emotions in oneself and others is a <i>hard</i> skill to develop, but critical to leadership …

Accor to buy Fairmont Hotel operator FRHI for $2.9 billion

Accor SA has agreed to buy the owner of the luxury Fairmont, Raffles and Swissotel brands for about $2.9 billion in shares and cash.<p>Europe’s biggest hotel operator will pay 46.7 million new shares and $840 million in cash for FRHI Holdings Ltd., Accor said Wednesday. Accor is buying the company …

See What It Would Be like to Travel on this $10,000 per Night Cruise Ship

<i>By Christine Ciarmello for Architectural Digest.</i><p>(photos courtesy of Regent Seven Seas Cruises)<p>Billed as the most luxurious ship ever built, the newest addition to the Regent Seven Seas Cruises fleet, <i>Seven Seas Explorer</i>, is also one of the most expensive, with a price tag of $450 million and a suite …

Rookie F1 driver snags best pass of the year award [w/video]

Last weekend the FIA gave out awards for the 2015 Formula One World Championship. While Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes may have won the title, it was Max Verstappen who came out on top. The 18-year-old driver not only won the award for Rookie of the Year, but also for Personality of the Year, and for …

The best airport bars in America

The delay doesn't seem so bad after all.Randy B./Yelp<p>There is an argument to be made that an entire airport waiting area is basically already a bar, albeit one with crappy vending-machine drinks and people idly paging through used Michael Connolly tomes while a TV turned to CNN is playing at an …

9 Ways To Stop Wasting Money, Now

You don’t blow your paycheck on designer clothes you can’t afford and you don’t eat out at five-star restaurants five days a week. So where in the …

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in Italy

Few parts of the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music, and food—or so intense a range of natural beauty, from craggy mountains to verdant hills to coasts of shattering beauty. No list of "bests" or "tops" from among the thousands of possibilities could be definitive. So …

Italy

Science Says It's More Than How You Look that Makes You Attractive

Attractiveness is more than just physical beauty. It is a magnetic force that pulls people together, connecting people of different sizes and shapes. …

Psychology

NY's First Micro-Apartments Actually Look Kinda Comfortable

Lots of apartments in New York City are micro, but Carmel Place—the prefab building that’s now being leased after two years of development—will be …

The 'Fund Manager of the Decade' is trading in and out of these stocks

Today, we're looking at some of the third-quarter activity at Bruce Berkowitz's Fairholme Capital Management, with the addition of significant new positions in <b>Citigroup</b> (NYSE:C) and <b>International Business Machines</b>(NYSE:IBM) and a reduction in their massive position in <b>Bank of America</b> …

Investing

The 7 Biggest Mistakes People Make With Their Money

The biggest of all? Doing nothing.<p>Financial gurus Warren Buffett, Suze Orman, Tony Robbins and Dave Ramsey boast net worth figures in the millions — …

You won't believe what this $500,000 armored Mercedes-Maybach limo can do when it's attacked

Over the past 100 years, Mercedes-Benz has earned quite a reputation for building some of the toughest and most solidly engineered cars in the world. Sitting at the top of Mercedes' lineup is the massive Mercedes-Maybach S600 limo.<p>The 5,300-pound luxury sedan offers more performance and safety than …

5 of the most tech-savvy hotels in the world

Here at Lenovo, we really love tech. And we also love to travel. So we got to thinking about what a traveller really needs — whether that’s a cutting …

Get a 15-year-old steak for $3,200

You can keep your Kobe beef and that Wagyu is almost worthless, at least when compared to a line of aged steaks being offered up by a French butcher for unprecedented prices.<p>As CNN first reported, a sixth-generation steak purveyor named Alexandre Polmard is offering up the most expensive red meat …

The Secret Life of One of the Richest Men in the World

Carlos Slim, the richest man in Latin America and for several years, the world, has a surprising hero – the Mongol warlord Genghis Khan. Slim’s …