The Oscars are upon us! I normally don’t have anything to say about this. But this year I have a candidate for the title of best picture: The King’s Speech. My choice has nothing to do with the quality of … Continue reading
In The Price of Everything I write about how pay is becoming increasingly lopsided around the world. The trend is evident from top entertainers to star chief executives at big multinational corporations: superstars are reaping a growing share of the … Continue reading
Perhaps it’s unsurprising that the incomes of the rich converge around the world. The chart below —by World Bank economist Branko Milanovic– shows how the richest Brazilian or Russian is about as rich as the richest German or American. That … Continue reading
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How much would you pay for basking in the aura of John Lennon’s former presence? On February 5, the British auction firm Bonhams will auction John Lennon’s first car, a blue 1965 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Coupe, which he bought … Continue reading