Living in a wealthy, developed nation may not make you happier, with a study finding that antidepressant use has surged across the rich world.
Forbes magazine says the 400 most affluent people in the US are worth a record $2.2-trillion.
Who is the richest person to have lived? Given the impossibility of comparing chariots with private jets, it is an absurd question.
Even before the financial crisis and the Occupy movement, the Sunday Times Rich List was an odd fixture in the British media landscape.