An interesting little point being made about the wealth of some of those in the past, the implication of which is that Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and the like simply aren't rich enough to be considered truly wealthy by those historical standards. This is obviously a contentious point and economists have tied themselves in knots over the years trying to work out how we can compare incomes, wealth, in fact even just basic lifestyles, over centuries and millennia.answer economists entire fortune historical income modern past rich Wealth
Infiniti possesses no century of excellence to match the best European brands, no gravitas borne of a storied racing heritage or legacy of engineering greatness. For Infiniti, there is no remembrance of things past to inform and inspire design language of 21st Century luxury performance cars.brand car century decades design Infiniti Japanese Nissan past race
More than 50% of executives who inherit a mess fail within their first 18 months on the job.
A 10-year longitudinal study on executive transitions that my organization conducted found that more than 50% of executives who inherit a mess fail within their first 18 months on the job.anxiety data idea job leader mess organization past references team
Few cities in Europe have absorbed a more sustained construction boom over the past decade than Berlin, the bustling German capital where property prices have more than doubled over the past five years.
Yet the contemporary property under construction in the heart of the city's Mitte district is unique.amenities apartments Berlin city construction developers past project Property residential
Investors are very focused on IBM’s ability to generate cash flow since it has seen lower year over year revenue growth for the past 21 quarters (18 when adjusted for currency). Value investors expect a company like IBM to generate free cash flow to at least support the current dividend payment, then increase it on a yearly basis and buyback at least enough shares to offset new stock grants if not shrink the base.acquisition buyback dividend free flow generate IBM investors past Sacconaghi spending
Unless you’ve miraculously avoided all technology over the past few years, you’re likely familiar with the term Internet of Things -- or IoT. It means harnessing technology to connect everyday products to the internet so that you can automate their functions via smartphones, computers and tablets.home internet inventory IoT means past smart tasks tech things
The media flavor of the day is “Peak Oil Demand.” It's being predicted due to plummeting battery costs for electric vehicles, which are on the verge of reaching a point where electric vehicles become competitive with internal combustion vehicles, resulting in a drop in oil consumption. His effort was widely heralded in the media, notwithstanding the obvious, and enormous, challenges.battery costs electric failure media oil pack past Report vehicles
This week started with a better-than-expected growth number out of China, which is always good, given a China slowdown scenario has been a persistent worry in the fragile, long and slow global economy recovery.
If we consider where the economy is today, relative to a year ago, things are much better (globally).China data economy global growth inflation past recession recovery relative