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How to fly free forever: Put $170 million on your AmEx

In this Dec. 18, 2014 photo, Chinese billionaire and art collector Liu Yiqian, right, speaks at an opening ceremony in Shanghai, China, for the exhibition of a $36 million Ming Dynasty tea cup, at left, he bought and paid for with his American Express card. Liu was the winning bidder for Amedeo Modigliani’s “Reclining Nude” at a Christie’s auction earlier this month - offering $170.4 million - and when the sale closes he’ll be putting it on his American Express card. (Chinatopix via AP)

NEW YORK  — Chinese billionaire Liu Yiqian, who doesn’t exactly struggle to afford a plane ticket, can now likely fly free, in first class, with his whole family, anywhere in the world, for the rest of his life. All because ...

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Billionaire sued over copter crash that killed friend

MIAMI — A $100 million lawsuit has been filed against a Florida billionaire over a 2012 helicopter crash in the Bahamas that killed a prominent tax attorney. The widow of attorney Lance Valdez filed the wrongful death suit Monday in ...

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Buffett: Economy needs less help from feds

OMAHA, Neb. — Billionaire Warren Buffett said Wednesday the U.S. economy continues to improve and doesn’t need as much government help as it is currently getting. Buffett appeared for three hours Wednesday on CNBC four days after releasing his annual ...

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