Just what this presidential campaign needs: another know-it-all billionaire. Whip out your checkbook, Michael Bloomberg, and come on in.
If you thought the political landscape couldn't be more unsettled, think again. Hillary Clinton now faces not a coronation, not a cakewalk, but a contest -- one she could lose.
Their big idea to solve income inequality isn't anything new. As Lily Tomlin said, "No matter how cynical you become, it's never enough to keep up."
London has more billionaires than any other city in the world, and Britain has more billionaires per head of population than any other country, new data showed Saturday.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to live in a better world. That’s why he vetoed a law that would have raised the minimum wage for a measly few hundred or so working New Yorkers to at least $10 an hour.
This is just the kind of news that doesn't bode well for the state of democracy in America: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg shelled out $102 million of his own money in his recent successful (albeit close) run for re-election. That shakes out to about $183 per vote, and the final tally may still rise.
Billionaire hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam was arrested Friday and charged with running the largest hedge fund insider-trading scheme in history. Charged with Rajaratnam, founder of Galleon Group, were executives of several prestigious U.S. companies.
It's official: Microsoft's top-geek-made-good, Bill Gates, is leaving his full-time position as head of Microsoft on Friday. Now that he's made more money than regular mortals can even fathom (aside from those congresspeople who approve the defense budget), he's stepping down in order to focus on his philanthropic work with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Ever wonder what Ted Turner might be thinking about, say, Mideast politics, or how to squeak by on just "a couple billion" dollars? How about bunnies? If so, you're in luck -- this GQ interview with the ever-rowdy media mogul has it all, along with a rather startling spat with his publicist captured on the record.