The news that Bill and Melinda Gates are to divorce after a long marriage has come as a shock to everyone. The famous couple has been together for more than a quarter of a century. Their relationship has been an example of happy marriage to other people. Yet, they have already announced their divorce saying they have given it "a great deal of thought". The Gates have already begun to divide the wealth. While the curious audience is wondering exactly how much of the $130 billion that Bill owns will go to Melinda, we offer you to recall the 5 costliest divorces in history
Today, when a new coronavirus wave has covered the world, it is difficult to imagine that this nightmare will end one day. Only massive vaccination programs are boosting optimism and the global economic recovery. Against this background, most investors are to unleash a flurry of activity. There is only one question - where to invest funds? Experts have conducted an investigation and pointed out four fields that may bring a lot of money in the post-pandemic world
During the pandemic, Lego's net profit has reached the highest level in history. The figure soared by 19% and amounted to almost $1.6 billion. The company attributes such a sharp jump in revenue to lockdown restrictions. People were forced to stay at home and look for new ways of entertainment. Funny enough, parents bought Lego sets more often for themselves rather than for their children. In 2020, sales of Lego sets surged by about 50%. Why demand for Lego sets was so buoyant among adults? Find out in our article
J. R. R. Tolkien's epic high fantasy novel "The Lord of the Rings" is mainly known by the film adaptation of the book. The production of this popular trilogy took place in New Zealand. The breathtaking beauty of its land touched the feelings of both the cast and the viewers. So let us take a look at five spectacular places around New Zealand where LOTR was filmed
When a car becomes more than just a means of transportation and turns into a piece of engineering art, it can cost as much as a rocket. Despite the pandemic and global economic crisis, these masterpieces of the automotive industry sold at exorbitant prices are still produced and stay in demand. We found out which hypercars are the most expensive ones in 2021 and created our rating of the most luxurious vehicles with the biggest price tag.
Travel was on pause for much in 2020 due to the pandemic. Luckily, the travel industry is gradually reviving. Hence, many well-known owners of the hotel business no longer fear the closure of their hotels. On the contrary, they are preparing to open new ones. In this article, we will tell you about the posh hotels that will be in high demand in the upcoming summer season. Visitors are sure to forget there not only about the coronavirus but also about their daily routine, problems, etc.
This year, the main event in the world of haute horlogerie could not be held in person – again – due to COVID-19. The annual Watches & Wonders event revealed the latest pieces online. This, however, presented no obstacle to a full-scale display. The online exhibit featured approximately 40 watches by famous brands. With no further ado, we give you the most unorthodox of the premiered masterpieces.
Forbes published the World's Top 20 Most Valuable Soccer Teams in 2019-2020. Notably, there are 9 clubs from the UK in this prestigious list, more than from any other country. So let us see who is who in the financial rankings, and who is the richest of them all.
Experienced market participants say that traders should better invest in gold. Experts propose distributing shares in a personal investment portfolio so that it contains gold. There are at least five reasons for long-term investments in this precious metal
According to financial holding JPMorgan Chase & Co, the ability to properly delegate tasks among members of a large group and drive a team to reach great heights of performance and success is one of the most important qualities of a good leader. Among other leadership qualities, Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of the corporation, notes the ability to analyze the situation, a high level of discipline, and strong attention to detail. In our article, you will find out about five essential leadership skills necessary to motivate and inspire a large group of employees
George Soros is dubbed the father of hedge funds for a reason. Since 1969, his brainchild, the Quantum Group fund that traded currency and equity, has made a fortune for hundreds of traders from around the globe. Later, Soros stopped working with outside investors, turning the fund into a private one. For this reason, many stopped following where the famous financier invests. Meanwhile, the 90-year old guru continues to increase his fortune. Let us have a look at the portfolio of the legendary investor to see what he is betting on today.
According to Forbes' data, 2,755 people are recognized as billionaires in 2021. The number of stinking rich people increased roughly by 30% in 2021 from a year ago. New billionaires have emerged this year in almost every country from the list which includes 70 countries. The exception is the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis in the Caribbean Sea where the number of rich people contracted. Besides, Angola and Kuwait used to have 1 billionaire each, but they were not able to secure their capital and were deleted from the rating.