‘Billions,’ ‘Succession’ and the Making of Wealth Porn

How modern billionaire TV shows capture the lifestyles of the 1 percent of the 1 percent.
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Crouching Tiger star vows to donate £565m wealth to charity

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon star Chow Yun-fat has promised to donate his vast wealth to charity after he dies.
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Why Apple's stock rout is probably ruining your wealth

Why Apple's stock rout is probably ruining your wealthApple's stock is nearing bear market territory. Here's a brief explanation on why that is likely impacting your financial wealth.



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The ‘Trust’ Equation: Wealth and Power Equals Misery

The latest dramatization of the 1973 kidnapping of J. Paul Getty’s grandson, on FX, captures the family’s dysfunction in all its Shakespearean glory.
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London Sunday Times Publishes Rich List, With Brexit a Big Wealth Factor

THE WEALTH DIARIES: The 2017 Sunday Times of London Rich List is out, ranking British — and international — billionaires and millionaires whose wealth reflects the shape-shifting world economy over the past 12 months.
The 29th annual edition of the list includes Britain’s 1,000 richest people, and the compilers argue that many of the 134 billionaires were able to amass even more wealth from the “post-Brexit boom” last year, which fueled the stock market and pushed down the value of the pound. New money, they said, came mainly from the city of London, property and manufacturing.
“While many of us worried about the outcome of the EU referendum, many of Britain’s richest people just kept calm and carried on making billions,” said Robert Watts, who compiled the list.
A sidebar to the main story is the International Rich List, which is even more interesting than the British one. At number one is the Walton family, owners of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., whose net worth is estimated to be 100.6 billion pounds, or $ 136.82 billion; at number four is Inditex owner Amancio Ortega, with a fortune of 63.5 billion pounds, or $ 86.36 billion; while at number 12, there’s Bernard Arnault, whose net worth is calculated to be 35.2

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The American Emperor: Rise Of Wealth

The American Emperor: Rise Of Wealth


When one of the Richest men in the world, Brad Rockingham™, Owner of the family descended Rockingham MegaPeak Industries™, wants to try politics the world had best to move aside. Not only wealthy but an ex-US Special Forces member and longtime US Federal Agent. Brad is also holder of a government Post, and all together is as powerful as his name. Watch as Brad travels the world on his own doing business and also as an Agent against terrorism. The Popularity of Brad in the media is insane and his popularity explodes. A lover, fighter, scholar, bold, determined, talented and death defying Brad Rockingham™ takes the reader on one adventure after the other. Owner of a huge estate and controller of many women, Brad literally gets what he wants. When he sets his eyes high on the highest post in the world, his enemies rile up and cause him dismay and death to his love ones. Brad ferociously fights against them and catapults himself to ever higher positions of power. In the course of this adventure he loves the “hottest” women anywhere and kills Terrorists all to come face to face with his nemesis, which is in the underworld of Terrorists. The only people standing in his way and who are killing his associates one by one, are the Terrorists who call themselves -“Death, Master and Eternity”. Brad must conquer them to put trust back into the world over his Leadership abilities. George Grant leaves everyone reading this book symbolically hanging, dead and destroyed after portrayal of his fictional story filled with mystery, suspense and irony that will leave the reader thirsting indignantly and justifiably for more. Read this for the most exciting, loving and interesting story since the Bible. Read “The American Emperor: Rise Of Wealth™” today!

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The Wealth of My Mother’s Wisdom

The Wealth of My Mother’s Wisdom


It’s amazing how much my mom did on my behalf. As a seventeen-year-old single mom with relatively little support and all the chips stacked against her, she was able to provide an incredible amount of support for me. Her lessons enriched my spirit, my emotions, and my relationship with God.”When Lisa, a seventeen-year-old from Queens, New York, found out she was pregnant, she knew she only had one choice-to keep the child and give him the best life she could. That baby was Terrence Jenkins, better known to the world as Terrence J. From hosting gigs on BET’s 106 and Park and E! News to roles in some of Hollywood’s biggest movies, Terrence J is living a life he could have only imagined when he was a young boy. But it was the lessons he learned from his mother that helped make him a man-lessons about sacrifice, courage, loyalty, dreams, and perseverance. Through her words and her actions, Lisa showed Terrence the right path. From an early age Terrence’s mother pushed him to succeed and led by example. Most important, she put her son first-even if it meant leaving behind the only life she had ever known in New York City in search of a safer environment for her son, having the drive to go back to school to learn a new skill, or having the courage to start her own business and build it from the ground up. Her drive eventually became Terrence’s drive. Inspirational, funny, current, and down-to-earth, The Wealth of My Mother’s Wisdom offers advice for a new generation. With stories, lessons, and advice from one of the top young names in Hollywood, along with input from some of his famous friends like Kevin Hart, Ludacris, T.I, Trey Songz, and Laz Alonso, Terrence J offers a positive, powerful message: with a strong family bond, the possibilities are endless.

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Mind Over Matter: Why Intellectual Capital is the Chief Source of Wealth

Mind Over Matter: Why Intellectual Capital is the Chief Source of Wealth


Praise for Mind Over Matter Why Intellectual capital is tHe Chief Source of Wealth”Ron Baker has written another great book on the thoughts and theories on intellectual capital.As usual, he has an awesome depth of content, knowledge, and thought. A great read.”Reed Holden, founder, Holden Advisors Corp., www.holdenadvisors.com, and coauthor, The Strategy and Tactics of Pricing and Pricing with Confidence: 10 Ways to Stop Leaving Money on the Table”At a time when the virtues that made America greatindividualism, hard work, and free tradeare openly debated by well-meaning politicians, Ron Baker gives us Mind Over Matter. It is a story detailing the triumph of human spirit, imagination, and creativity. Ron tells us what the ‘knowledge economy’ really means. He gives a prescription for transforming human and intellectual capital into the foundation for sustainable prosperity. Mind Over Matter is a provocative book deserving of a thoughtful read. It is a timeless message to be treasured for generations.”Robert G. Cross, Chairman and CEO, Revenue Analytics, Inc., www.revenueanalytics.com”Ron Baker is an absolute master at challenging the ‘physical fallacy,’ e.g., the basis on which we assign value to businesses by focusing on tangible rather than intangible assets. This book builds on his previous books and helps the reader understand how critical intellectual capital is to the key to success in the twenty-first century. Ron pulls from the greatest business thinkers and economists,?from Drucker to Karl Sveiby as well as current company success stories to fund his rich gold mine of proof. The biggest benefit of the book is to change the paradigm of those who are the passive keepers of the ‘books.’ This is a must-read for anybody who wants to flourish in the age of intellectual capital.”Sheila Kessler, PhD, President, Competitive Edge, www.CompetitiveEdge.com”This book helps us understand some of the origins and sources that have led Ron Baker to the many contributi

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‘Looks Like Money’ Video Has Lil’ Kim Celebrating Wealth

The music video to Lil’ Kim’s new song “Looks Like Money” debuted this week, marking the rapper’s big return. The visuals show Kim celebrating wealth with designer handbags and expensive cars. “Looks Like Money” was released by the 39-year-old rapper in July after a two-year delay. The song, which was originally hyped for a 2011 release, is expected to be featured on Lil’ Kim’s upcoming mixtape, “Hard Core 2K13.” Take a look at “Looks Like Money” below.
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