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China has over 1 mn multi-millionaires


July 31st, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) In a first, the number of multi-millionaires in China has surpassed the one million mark, according to the latest edition of a Chinese magazine known for ... Read more...

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Slim chance of US slipping back into recession: Buffett


June 6th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) The possibility of the US economy sliding back to recession is very small despite the fragile economic recovery, US billionaire investor Warren Buffett said here.The US ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

McCartney moves up on rich musicians list


April 27th, 2012 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Singer Paul McCartney has moved up the list of the world's richest musicians after marring Nancy Shevell.The Beatles legend's mass fortune was estimated at $792 ... Read more...

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‘Criminal charges against 9 percent MCD poll nominees’


April 10th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Tweenty-three percent of the candidates in the April 15 municipal elections here are millionaires while nearly nine percent have criminal charges against them, think ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Beijing, Shanghai gain top cities ranking


March 28th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Beijing and Shanghai have the most rapid growth in importance to high-net-worth individuals and will rank third and fourth among the world's top cities in 10 ... Read more...

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Rich get richer in China


March 28th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) The number of Chinese billionaires and millionaires is reaching a new peak, and their mode of consumption is also evolving, China Daily reported Wednesday.The Chinese Luxury ... Read more...

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Millionaires should pay 30 percent in taxes: Obama


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the US middle class deserves tax cuts, while people with incomes above $1 million per year should pay at ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China’s rich building wealth in property


December 24th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Fourteen percent of rich Chinese families whose investments in assets top six million yuan (about $946,700) depend on the real estate industry as their major source ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Facebook’s IPO will give birth to many millionaires


December 9th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook’s anticipated IPO next year is being monitored by investors keenly. Experts are speculating that the IPO could make at least a thousand people millionaires when ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

No holiday break for Obama, Senate without tax-cut extension


December 8th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS/EFE) There will be no Christmas vacation for senators or for President Barack Obama until Congress agrees to extend the payroll-tax cut that is set to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New York to raise taxes on the wealthy


December 7th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) The state of New York will create multiple tax brackets for its citizens and slap higher taxes on the wealthiest residents in response to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nearly half of US lawmakers are millionaires


November 17th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS/EFE) Nearly half of the 535 members of the US Congress have a net worth greater than $1 million, the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics says in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rich men are a turn-off: Nicki Minaj


October 22nd, 2011 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj finds rich men a complete turn-off especially when they try to impress her with jewellery and wallets."I may be smiling in their face, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US economy needs ‘jolt right now’, says Obama


October 6th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) Urging Congress to pass his $447 billion jobs bill without further delay, US President Barack Obama Thursday said the US economy needs an immediate "jolt"."Our ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Defiant Obama seeks new taxes on wealthy to cut debt


September 20th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Striking a confrontationist posture, President Barack Obama has proposed $1.5 trillion in new taxes for the wealthy to cut the national debt by $3.2 ... Read more...

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Indian millionaires will see wealth grow fastest over next decade


August 17th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Millionaires in India are likely to see their wealth grow by a whopping 405 percent over the next decade -- the fastest in the world, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Failure to raise debt limit could trigger slump: Obama


July 7th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS/EFE) A failure by Congress to approve raising the US debt ceiling could cause "a second recession, or worse", President Barack Obama said Wednesday during the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, China giving US stiff competition on jobs: Obama


July 1st, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Citing stiff competition from nation's like China, India and Brazil, President Barack Obama has said he is not prepared to bring US deficit down by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

TiE turning immigrants into millionaires


May 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) in Canada is making its mark by turning struggling Indian immigrants into successful entrepreneurs.Under its mentorship programme, TiE Toronto has turned million-dollar ... Read more...

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Shanghai - a city with 132,000 millionaires


May 13th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 13 (IANS) Over 132,000 people who have a personal wealth of 10 million yuan ($1.54 million) or more live in Shanghai, a media report said Friday.Shanghai has the ... Read more...

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Osama’s Pak compound ‘worth far less than US’ million dollar claim’


May 5th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 5(ANI): Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's house in Pakistan's Abbottabad city, described by the US government as a million dollar mansion, is actually worth about 250,000 dollars, Pakistani property dealers ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Joe Biden nodded off during Obama’s speech


April 14th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, April 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joe Biden was caught on camera dozing off during President Barack Obama’s speech on debt recovery. The President on Wednesday explained why the rich and the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US millionaires feel that $7 million is not enough to be called ‘rich’


March 15th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The stakes for those who aspire to be called ‘rich’ has been raised further. Having $7 million dollars in assets and cash does not make you ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Some millionaires do not feel wealthy: Fidelity survey


March 15th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.15 (ANI): Four out of ten respondents in a survey conducted by Fidelity Institutional Wealth have said that they do not feel wealthy, even though they reported an average of 3.5 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dubai islands falling into the sea, say experts


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Experts have warned that the luxury islands in Dubai shaped like countries of the world are sinking into the sea. They told a tribunal that the man-made project off ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Comedian claims request for $1m on YouTube has been answered


January 21st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): A man in US, who made an appeal on YouTube for 1 million dollars, has claimed that a mystery benefactor has answered his request.Craig Rowin, 27, said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Should the rich suffer an increase in taxes?


January 5th, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama has signed to extend the Bus-era tax cuts but the arguments as to whether the rich should be made to pay more in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Only Millionaires And Billionaires Can Invest In Facebook And Not Ordinary Folks


January 4th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Facebook is of the value of $50 billion, as per the New York Times (NYT). That is sizably bigger from the $15 billion that was its value in 2007. This stupendous growth ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Christmas Eve luckiest day for winning lottery


December 24th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): The National Lottery has claimed that Christmas Eve is the luckiest day of the year for winning the lottery.National Lottery organisers said December 24 is the luckiest day ... Read more...

Posted in World |

“Million Dollar Money Drop” Steers TV Game Shows A Step Further


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Television these days are not offering too much excitement apart from the popular pre-existing soaps and a few good movies that are aired before the Christmas ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Allahabad High Court to file petition against apex court


December 3rd, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Dec 3 (IANS) In an unheard of move, the Allahabad High Court has decided to move a petition against the Supreme Court for certain derogatory remarks the apex court's Justice ... Read more...

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Tantrik’s house of horror? Boy sacrificed, bones found


November 25th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 25 (IANS) A tantrik, his wife and five disciples have been arrested in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, for sacrificing a two-year-old boy in the belief that it would bring them wealth, police ... Read more...

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Oregon Lottery Turns Two People Into Millionaires


November 24th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Oregon Lottery held the state's fifth raffle drawing, entitled as Thanksgiving Raffle yesterday. This year, the lottery had twice the number of winners than last ... Read more...

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Sky Nellor: Looking For An Appropriate Partner!


November 18th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Nellor chose to depend on Patti, who is the CEO and founder of Millionaire’s Club International Inc that offers professional matchmaking service to the millionaires. Sky probably wanted to give this ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Neighbour from hell’ Rooney sends local property prices plummeting!


November 16th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): British footballer Wayne Rooney is said to be causing local property prices to go down, the reason being that no one wants to live next to him.England defender ... Read more...

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