Bloomberg reveal the daily Billionaire Index

Bloomberg has released the “Bloomberg Billionaires Index,” the first daily global ranking of the richest people in the world as part of their coverage of wealth. The index, changes daily depending on stock fluctuations and economic/company news dynamically measured on changing markets and will be updated every business day at 5:30 p.m. Bloomberg Professional service customers can access each billionaire’s profile … Continued

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. 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 … Continued

Forbes launches new website for travel experienes

US hotel rating program Forbes has launched a new website which allows visitors to browse the hotels and experiences it rates online. Announcing the launch with its 54th annual listing of five and four star hotels, restaurants and spas, Forbes said that the site would provide a new, interactive way for users to access its … Continued

Michael Jackson is world’s top dead earner

For the second year in a row, Michael Jackson has topped Forbes magazine‘s list of top-earning dead celebrities. The King of Pop, who died two years ago at the age of 50, brought in $170 million for his estate over the past 12 months, enough to place him ahead of every other pop music act … Continued

Lady Gaga tops Forbes list of “young & rich”

Lady Gaga, 25 years old, recently dethroned Oprah off the top of Forbes magazine‘s Most Powerful Celebrities list and now the pop star, with $90 million, has booted Beyoncé off the top spot on the annual Best-Paid Celebrities-Under-30 list. In second, teen heartthrob singer Justin Bieber debuted on the strike-it-rich-quick list: the 17-year-old raked in … Continued

Manchester United is world’s richest club

Manchester United has been named as the world’s most valuable football club for the seventh year in a row by Forbes. Real Madrid is again No. 2 with a value of $1.45 billion, followed by Arsenal at $1.19 billion; Bayern Munich at $1.1 billion; and Barcelona, with a value of $975 million. It uses data … Continued

The world’s billionaires 2011

Carlos Slim Helu remained the world’s richest person, but Asia is where today’s big money is flowing, Forbes magazine said in its 2011 list of the world’s billionaires. Slim, who is almost unknown to the general public outside Mexico, weighed in at a staggering $74 billion of net wealth thanks to his telecoms empire. Already … Continued