Six years after being knocked off the top spot, Bill Gates reclaims his seat as the world’s richest man with a total worth of a whopping US$73.7 billion. Carlos Slim trails closely behind with US$71.4 billion. Read the rest of the story at: Bill Gates back to being the top dog leading the pack of billionaires
Six years after he lost the title to Mexico's Carlos Slim, Bill Gates is again the world's richest man.
Here Carlos Slim spoke candidly with Fernandez about the digital future, how he thinks technology is shaping society today, why philanthropy is the key to a happy life, and what he likes most about L.A.
Bill Gates is once again the world’s richest person. The 57-year-old co-founder of Redmond, Washington-basedMicrosoft Corp. (MSFT) recaptured the title from The Lebanese-Mexican investor Carlos Slim yesterday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, as the software maker hit a five-year high. It is the first time Gates has held the mantle since 2007. His fortune [...]
It's been a while—six years, to be precise—since Bill Gates was dubbed the richest person in the world by Bloomberg. But thanks to an ascendant Microsoft and a dent in Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's fortune—now $72.1 billion—Gates is again at the top with $72.7...
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Thanks to a $10 billion jump, Bill Gates surpassed Carlos Slim. As Microsoft shares hit a five year high Thursday, Bill Gates reclaimed the title of the world's richest man, according to Bloomberg News. Bloomberg's Billionaire Index pinpoints Gates' value around a cool $72.7 billion. Show More Summary
Thanks to Microsoft's stock, which has been on a tear, Bill Gates is the richest man in the world, once again, says Bloomberg. He has dethroned Carlos Slim. So, drinks are on Bill tonight. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook. Join the conversation about this story »
Former news anchor Giselle Fernandez kicks off "Big Shots" on the magazine's CityThink website with the Mexican mogul. The series will feature influential business people and leaders.
The world's richest man, Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim, is not finding an easy go of it when he makes public appearances in the United States. Last week, at an event at the New York Public Library along with Salman Khan, the head of Khan Academy, a number of activists in...
Larry King asks “dear friend” Carlos Slim: “Why did you invest in me and this?” [The Mexican billionaire is backing King's talk show on Hulu.] Slim: “We invested in Larry King. It is clear that the Internet is a very important tool of civilization, maybe one of the most important tools, and the future is … Read More
Three decades after Michael Milken mastered raising money he now trades mostly in intellectual capital. This year, the likes of Carlos Slim and Tony Blair joined old friends at his annual Beverly Hills jamboree. These growing networks are a better sort of crony capitalism.
Legislation seeks to challenge near monopoly of TV giant Televisa and phone company of world's richest man Carlos Slim.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Congress on Tuesday gave final approval to an expansive overhaul of the telecommunications sector, which aims to boost competition in the industry and tame the likes of billionaire Carlos Slim and broadcaster Televisa.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - New legislation in Mexico could materially affect the business of America Movil, Latin America's largest telecommunications company, the company controlled by billionaire Carlos Slim said in a U.S. regulatory filing on Tuesday.
The move marks the highest-profile joint philanthropic effort so far by the world's two richest men. Other billionaires stepping up to join them included Michael Bloomberg, Ray Dalio, Carl Icahn, Alwaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia, Indonesian billionaire Tahir and the foundation of the late Albert Ueltschi.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim's telecom giant, America Movil, said on Tuesday it has approved an additional 40 billion pesos ($3.24 billion) to strengthen the fund it uses to repurchase shares.
McCartney's name isn't listed alongside Carlos Slim, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in FORBES's annual Billionaires issue, released last month. So why have a number of respectable publications labeled him as such in recent days?
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The world's richest man, Mexico's Carlos Slim, has increased his stake in his flagship phone company, America Movil, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday.