Gautam Adani, the man who may soon be Asia’s richest person, is a college dropout who survived the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack and was once reportedly kidnapped for $2 million

The Indian tycoon Gautam Adani is nearly Asia’s richest man on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. As stocks in his companies rose Wednesday, Indian news outlets began placing him in the No. 1 spot. Adani, a college dropout, worked as a diamond sorter and survived a kidnapping and terrorist attack. Loading Something is loading. It’s been…

A housing crisis in China would look nothing like what’s happening in the US — it could wipe out entire families instead of one generation

Comparing the state of the housing market in the world’s two biggest economies reveals two different breeds of crisis. In the US, millennials are getting screwed by and priced out of the housing market. In China, it won’t be a generation that bears the brunt of a crisis — instead, a housing market fallout would…