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The Most Expensive Wars in U.S. History

By Alexander Kent, 247wallst,  Declared an official holiday in 1971, Memorial Day honors those who have given their lives in [...]

Major Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

By John C Ogg, 247wallst, Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have released the official equity holdings of [...]

Chinese Could Spend $50 Billion on New York City Real Estate Over Next Several Years

Chinese cash injected into New York City real estate reached record levels in 2014. That could be just the beginning. [...]

Views from the top: Roth, Barnett and Blau riff on NYC’s market

Views from the top: Roth, Barnett and Blau riff on NYC’s market Developers discuss EB-5 financing, Chinese investment and where [...]

Single black female BA seeks educated husband: Race, assortative mating and inequality

There is a growing trend in the United States towards assortative mating — a clunky phrase that refers to people’s [...]

Top Desalination Stocks: The Desalinization Companies are Poised to Move

Whether you call it desalination, desalinization, or desalinisation, they all mean the same thing: removing salt from salt water, in [...]

Starwood Hotels Is Giving Activists Reason to Check In

By Tara Lachapelle, Bloomberg, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. may need to accommodate activist shareholders with a merger or [...]

Should we work forever?

At the World Bank, we have seen many colleagues who retired on a Friday only to come back as consultants [...]

The Wealth Report – New York City Ranks #2

Looking to the future, one constant remains the rise of the Asian powerhouse cities, the relative decline of the European [...]


  BY MICHAEL COLE   R&F bought the Rincon HIll project in San Francisco for $28.5 million in cash. Earlier this [...]

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