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Margaret Collins Google co-founder Sergey Brin has an army of bankers to manage his $39 billion fortune.
Laura Marcinek and Brandon Kochkodin Nick Woodman, the billionaire founder of camera-maker GoPro, is about to get a first-person view of being the highest-paid U.S. executive.
Lloyd Blankfein stuck with trading businesses that competitors pared and now he's delivered Goldman Sachs's best result in five years.
Nikos Chrysoloras, Tom Keene and Rebecca Christie International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned that she wouldn't let Greece skip a debt payment to the lender, shutting down a potential avenue to buy the Greek government some financial leeway.
Luke Malpass Could this be the year the world's biggest democracy outpaces the world's biggest totalitarian state?
Bruce Einhorn The Shanghai stock index is the second-best performer in Asia this year, up 28 per cent, and investors just can't get enough.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' government has so thoroughly shattered creditors' trust that solutions which might have been on offer a few weeks ago now seem out of reach.
Andrew Roberts Renewed demand for Louis Vuitton handbags and a weak euro have helped lift LVMH shares about 30 percent this year.
John Koblins and Emily Steel In 2007, just as Tony Soprano faded to black, HBO fell into a deep slump, its content cupboard bare.
Jenny Wiggins Asciano chief executive John Mullen had long wondered why it was taking FedEx so long to catch up to its archrival, United Parcel Service, and acquire a strong European network to build a truly global package delivery business
Randall Hackley, Lynn Doan and Phoebe Sedgman Australian farms and cities manage almost every drop of available water to make the most of supplies on the driest inhabited continent. No wonder California is looking Down Under for help with its record drought.
Brooks Barnes Lego Dimensions is the latest entry in the mixed-up and highly profitable "toys to life" category.
Michael de la Merced LinkedIn, the professional networking site, is branching out yet again.
Mary Schlangenstein, Richard Weiss and Elco van Groningen FedEx will spend $4.8b buying TNT Express - the once small Australian company built into a worldwide logistics business by Peter Abeles.
Joe Carroll, Bradley Olson and Javier Blas Royal Dutch Shell is in talks to acquire BG Group in a deal that would vault Shell to the top of the global gas-export industry and gather together untapped discoveries from Brazil to East Africa.
Drew Harwell Dating sites Tinder and eHarmony have very different approaches to helping their clients find love, but both are growing at an exponential rate.
Greece wants the flow of bailout funds to resume and says it will meet IMF's repayments and vows "deep reform"
Mongolia must take much of the blame for a dispute with Rio Tinto that has delayed the expansion of a $6.5 billion copper mine, Prime Minister Chimed Saikhanbileg said.
Andrew Critchlow Young Iranians took to the streets of Tehran on Thursday night to celebrate the deal with world powers to lift economic sanctions in return for curtailing the Islamic republic's nuclear program.
Madeline McMahon The manuscript for one of the most popular sing-along tunes of all time, "American Pie," will go on auction this month. The asking price: at least $US1 million ($1.3 million).
Tom Orlik New data provides fresh insights into who has been driving the recent rally in China's markets. It is not reassuring.
Craig Giammona McDonald's will experiment with serving breakfast all day at some San Diego-area locations as Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook seeks to pull the restaurant chain out of a US sales slump.
Elin McCoy After golf ball-sized hailstones battered vines in the Bordeaux area, managing director Emmanuel Cruse is pulling out the big guns.
Szu Ping Chan The eurozone is "untenable" in its current form and cannot survive unless countries are prepared to cede sovereignty and become a "United States of Europe", the manager of the world's biggest bond fund has warned.
Mehreen Khan Greece international creditors spent the weekend mulling over a series of reform measures.
Paresh Dave A jury has spoken in a case that riveted Silicon Valley, but that doesn't mean all is over.
ANDREW POLLACK Thirty years ago, an Environmental Protection Agency committee determined that the popular weed killer Roundup might cause cancer. Six years later, in 1991, the agency reversed itself after re-evaluating the mouse study that had been the basis for the original conclusion.