February 11, 2016  •  8 comments
Getting rid of paper money may help fight terrorism and even help prop up the banks—but is there a more sinister reason for these new financial controls?
February 1, 2016  •  # $
The world’s biggest beer maker just secured the king of debt deals. Looks like the high life is just about over.
January 29, 2016  •  # $
China’s new Asian International Investment Bank could upset the balance of power in Asia.
January 22, 2016  •  # $

America’s rich are partying like it’s 1999 or … 2006. In January, a Hermès Birkin bag sold for $99,750. This past summer, a similarly styled cultural symbol of status—also known as a purse—sold for $221,844. Manhattan condo prices hit a new record, with the median prices surging 21 percent, surpassing pre-Lehman highs. You can even buy a $100 edible 24-karat gold doughnut dunked in Cristal-infused icing in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Or you can pay $1,000 per dozen.

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January 21, 2016  •  # $
This king of debt deals is an advertisement that the High Life is just about over.
December 25, 2015  •  # $
What does the Chinese currency’s upgrade mean for the dollar?
January 5, 2016  •  # $
What is the number one reason nations become great?
December 30, 2015  •  # $
What is the primary reason nations become great?