Articles Written by Beth McDonald

Articles Written by Beth McDonald

Beth is a New England-based business and healthcare freelance writer. Prior to beginning her freelance career in 2015, she spent over six years as a business writer for a corporate valuation firm outside of Boston. Before that, she was editor-in-chief of her university student newspaper. When she's not writing, she's probably reading, hiking with her dog, or cleaning up after her latest DIY disaster. Follow Beth on Twitter.


Billionaire Vacation Hot Spots Revealed

Billionaire Vacation Hot Spots Revealed

09 Jul 2016 @ 4AM PST

When the weather heats up, the rich and famous take off to ultra-luxurious destinations across the globe.

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Russian Billionaire Selling $300 Million Luxury Yacht – After Building Another For $450 Million!

Russian Billionaire Selling $300 Million Luxury Yacht – After Building Another For $450 Million!

08 Jul 2016 @ 4AM PST

Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko has listed his luxury yacht, Motor Yacht A, on the market for $300 million after building a bigger yacht.

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Half A Million VW Owners Will Receive Up To $10K Each After Historic Emissions Settlement

Half A Million VW Owners Will Receive Up To $10K Each After Historic Emissions Settlement

04 Jul 2016 @ 4AM PST

After admitting to installing software in its vehicles that intentionally mislead emissions tests, Volkswagen has agreed to pay upwards of $15 billion in fines, the largest vehicle settlement in history.

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Hedge Fund Fraudster Charged With $25 Million Insider Trading Suit Found Dead

Hedge Fund Fraudster Charged With $25 Million Insider Trading Suit Found Dead

28 Jun 2016 @ 4AM PST

After being charged last week with making $25 million off of insider trading bets, 44-year-old hedge fund manager Sanjay Valvani was found dead from an apparent suicide.

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Is Israel Building A $5 Billion Artificial Island Off The Gaza Coast?

Is Israel Building A $5 Billion Artificial Island Off The Gaza Coast?

28 Jun 2016 @ 4AM PST

The Israeli government is considering a proposal to build an artificial island off the small Gaza Strip coast for $5 billion. The island would be used mainly as an airport and seaport.

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Folk Rocker David Crosby To Pay $3 Million To Jogger He Hit With Car

Folk Rocker David Crosby To Pay $3 Million To Jogger He Hit With Car

27 Jun 2016 @ 4AM PST

Crosby was driving near his home in Santa Ynez Valley when he struck Jose Luquin, who was jogging on the side of the road with his son. He has agreed to pay $3.0 million in damages to settle the suit.

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Rock On! Led Zeppelin Found Innocent Of Plagiarism Charges

Rock On! Led Zeppelin Found Innocent Of Plagiarism Charges

26 Jun 2016 @ 4AM PST

They're innocent! After a lengthy legal battle, legendary rock band Led Zeppelin was recently found not guilty of plagiarizing the opening riff to its iconic Stairway to Heaven song from a lesser-known band.

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Elon Musk Wants Tesla To Buy SolarCity For $2.8 Billion

Elon Musk Wants Tesla To Buy SolarCity For $2.8 Billion

23 Jun 2016 @ 11AM PST

Tesla's stock price is tanking on the news, as the deal is fraught with financial risk and is a huge conflict of interest for Elon Musk, who is the largest stockholder of both companies.

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Massive Rough Diamond Sold For $63 Million

Massive Rough Diamond Sold For $63 Million

17 Jun 2016 @ 4AM PST

The world's most expensive rough diamond was recently sold for a staggering $63 million. A second, larger diamond may fetch upwards of $70 million at an upcoming auction

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Nice Shoes – Are They Real? Counterfeit Industry Rakes In $461 Billion

Nice Shoes – Are They Real? Counterfeit Industry Rakes In $461 Billion

16 Jun 2016 @ 4AM PST

The shady industry of fake shoes, clothing handbags, and jewelry is raking in the cash, generating upwards of $461 billion per year.

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