Aug 11, 2017

California court orders billionaire to reopen beloved beach

A San Francisco Bay Area billionaire needs to open an access road to a beloved beach, upholding a lower court ruling against a co-founder of a giant tech company, a California appeals court ruled. The First District Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled 3-0 ...

Apr 1, 2017

Wealthy White House staffers' finances detailed in new disclosures

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday released details of the personal finances of his many wealthy staffers. Senior adviser Steve Bannon disclosed assets of between $13 million and $56 million, including his influential political consultancy, Bannon Strategic Advisors Inc., worth as much as $25 million. Bannon ...

India hunts hidden cash in corruption blitz

/ Mar 26, 2017

India hunts hidden cash in corruption blitz

Mansions owned by maids, gardeners and drivers until now have aroused little suspicion in India, where the wealthy have long hidden fortunes in the names of lowly paid staff to avoid paying tax. But as the government broadens its crackdown on corruption, a new law ...

Eight men hold the wealth of half the planet: Oxfam

/ Jan 16, 2017

Eight men hold the wealth of half the planet: Oxfam

The gap between the superrich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released Monday. Presenting ...