| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:44 PM
The richest people got even richer in 2013, adding $524 billion to their collective net worth, according to a ranking of the world's 300 wealthiest individuals.
The aggregate net worth of the world's top billionaires stood at $3.7 trillion at the market...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:10 PM
The building housing the expansive Gucci store on Rodeo Drive has sold for more than $100 million to a Spanish fashion mogul.
Gucci, the famous upmarket Italian fashion house, is the sole tenant of the three-story building in the heart of the famed...
| Jun 19, 2011
Mexico and the Mexicans
Jorge G. Castañeda
Alfred A. Knopf: 294 pp., $27.95
Mexicans, like their Spanish forebears, love to quote proverbs as a way of underscoring eternal truths and imparting folk wisdom to younger generations....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:00 AM
If you’re as rich as Carlos Slim, if you live off the interest on your interest, or if starring in this year’s megahit movie has simply exhausted you, these are the world’s ultimate luxury getaways — a champagne bucket list for...
| May 16, 2013
| 3:05 PM
He may be retired, but that's not kept Bill Gates from regaining the top spot as the richest man in the world.
Gates, 57, who co-founded and led Microsoft to the top of the tech world before retiring from day-to-day operations in 2008, has a fortune...
| May 8, 2013
| 12:53 PM
The classy Spanish-Italian-Panamanian-Colombian pop singer Miguel Bosé never has gained much of a foothold with Anglophone audiences in North America. That's a pity, because Bosé, a Latin Grammy Award winner, has a talent for cranking out well-polished...