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How Internet Gambling is Keeping Wall Street Rich

A GENERATION OF DOWN-ON-THEIR-LUCK BROKERS ARE TRADING IN STOCKS FOR PLAN B—ONLINE POKER Like many young men who ruled Wall Street back when high finance...

How Looking Poor Became the New Status Symbol

THEY DRESS LIKE HOBOES BUT SPEND LIKE MILLIONAIRES. MEET THE POORGEOISIE When thousands of angry protesters stormed April's G-20 summit in London, vandalizing the headquarters of the Royal Bank of Scotland...

The Wad of Cash

Flashing a fancy credit card once had the same cachet as wearing a Tom Ford suit or pulling up in a Bentley. "If you had a platinum card, you had a big...

Who’s Spying on You at Work?

WHY FORMER CIA AGENTS COULD BE STAKING OUT YOUR OFFICE. The Maidstone Club sits high on a seaside bluff in East Hampton, New York. The quarter-mile drive from the town's...

Poor Little Rich Guys

WHY HIGH-EARNING GUYS ARE DETERMINED TO PROVE YOU'RE NEVER TOO RICH TO BE BROKE. Sober runway shows. Austere white parties. Plenty of people in the spotlight seem to have gotten...

5 Internet Gurus Who Can Make You Rich

THE SELF-HELP GENIUSES WITH THE ANSWERS THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFEIt's happening— can't help it. Gary Vaynerchuk is getting me all worked up. In his spartan office in lower Manhattan, I'm getting the Crush...

What’s NOT wrong with the London startup scene.

It’s almost a daily thing now, reading blog posts from people sat behind desks somewhere in the world talking about “what’s wrong with the London startup scene” to drive traffic to their site....

Boris Johnson ‘London’s Startups Can Compete’

Boris Johnson shares his thoughts on the importance of the London startup community. If Boris Johnson worked for a London startup, the chances are his job title would be something...

Richard Branson wants to live on Mars

Featured in Issue 1, Richard Branson speaks to Magnate about his passion for young people in business, his dream to start a population on Mars and his hatred of ties. Mars is...

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Why Everyone Is Suddenly Drinking Matcha Tea

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