A Guide to Luxury Real Estate in Singapore

Although it’s only 278 square miles in size, Singapore has an outsized reputation in finance. The island city-state, which gained independence in 1965, has woven grand century-old architecture and modern high-rises together into an alluring high-tech business center.“It ticks a lot of boxes,” says Alice Tan, Singapore-based head of consultancy

Greenwich Mansion Listings Pulled to Wait for a Better Day

Listings of mansions in Greenwich have dropped for the past four quarters. But this time it wasn’t because sales were brisk.Luxury-home listings in the Connecticut town plunged 31 percent from a year earlier, according to a report Thursday by appraiser Miller Samuel Inc. and brokerage Douglas Elliman Real Estate. That’s

Why a Pub in the Middle of Nowhere Was Named the Worlds Best Restaurant

If you had to describe a restaurant declared the best in the world, you might think of somewhere distinctly glamorous.I’ve eaten at six establishments that have held that title. My travels have taken me to glorious locations, from a hillside villa overlooking the sea in Catalonia to the back streets of Modena,

This MIT Economist Has a New Theory of Finance

Every reigning theory of finance has holes. The efficient-markets hypothesis says markets are rational and self-regulating, but it doesn’t account for crashes and crises; behavioral finance blames market breakdowns on investors’ short-term thinking, but it fails to account for group dynamics or predict future markets.

If Youre Concerned About Food Waste, Try This Beer

A third of all food produced globally—approximately Toast Ale, hopes the problem drives you to drink. Stuart’s big idea is to take surplus bread and use it to produce something we can never have enough of: beer.A six-pack of Toast Ale.Brussels Beer Project, where beer was being made from waste bread. Immediately, he

Rockets Owner Fertitta Out Hunting for Another $1 Billion Deal

Fresh off his record-setting purchase of the NBA’s Houston Rockets, Tilman Fertitta is shopping for a billion-dollar deal.Landcadia Holdings Inc. began trading as a so-called blank-check company in May last year, based on Fertitta’s ability to make acquisitions. The restaurant and casino magnate said in an interview Tuesday at Bloomberg’s Houston

This Years Extreme Weather Will Have a Serious Effect on Global Wine

Earlier this summer, the Napa Valley was on track to be one of the world’s luckiest wine regions this year, having escaped everything from hail to fires to grape-gobbling wild boar.Then a scorching, record-breaking heat wave with temperatures up to 117 (!) degrees Fahrenheit swept in and stuck around over

Frank Sinatra’s Hideaway Is Back on the Market, Again

You can be the owner of a desert hideaway that Frank Sinatra built above the Coachella Valley, Palm Desert and Palm Springs, California -- and now at a lower price.Source: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServicesThe three-building, 6,428-square-foot (597-square-meter) spread that Sinatra developed in 1970 and named Villa Maggio after his character in