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Traveller blows $66,000 on wine at Paris duty free

A shopper has broken the record for duty-free purchases at Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport by splurging nearly 50,000 euros on six bottles of exclusive wine. The shopper, who was identified only as “an Asian”, bought a bottle of Romanee Conti 1995, a Chateau Margaux 2003, two bottles of Chateau Lafitte 1982 and two bottles [...]

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Rent a Virgin America plane for $60,000

Virgin America is offering a deal on deals site Giltcity.com to take a round-trip flight for you and up to 145 of your friends for $60,000. The flight would take you on a full-size Airbus A320, complete with in-flight wifi, seatback entertainment systems, and in-flight meals and drinks. The offer is good for a round-trip [...]

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Fisher Island is America’s Richest Place

Miami’s most exclusive enclave, Fisher Island is still America’s number one “Millionaire Capitol” according to Forbes‘ calculations. Forbes.com combed through IRS data and ranked zip codes by the average income of those who make at least $200,000 a year. They then estimated the average net-worth for people making over $200,000 a year. Fisher Island came [...]

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Jean Paul Gaultier designs a gold bar

Jean Paul Gaultier has designed a 1-ounce gold bar for French gold investment company CPoR Devises, WWD reports. The gold bar features a JPG-designed heart with his name written across it. Currently, one ounce of gold is valued at $1,680.00.

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Qatar now world’s richest nation

Qatar surpassed Luxembourg as the world’s richest nation in 2010 and is set to pull away with wealth that’s almost twice that of the US. The IMF’s Chart of the Day shows Qatar’s gross domestic product per capita at $88,221 in 2010, beating Luxembourg for the top spot. The figure may reach $111,963 by 2016, [...]

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China launches gold vending machine

China, already the world’s second largest bullion consumer, has installed the country’s first gold vending machine in a busy shopping district in Beijing. Shoppers in the popular Wangfujing Street can insert cash or use a bank card to withdraw gold bars or coins of various weights based on market prices. Each withdrawal is capped at [...]

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