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The thrill of winning an elite international car race is still etched on Advait Deodhar's face. The 28-year-old, who became the first Indian to win a NASCAR race earlier last week, says he had to “pinch himself” to believe that he had won. Yes!!!! Winning on my European debut!!!!! First Indian in history to ...
Billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla has knocked on the doors of the Supreme Court of the United States, asking it to keep people off a stretch of beach he claims to be his private property, stating that public passage should not allowed on the piece of land unless he is compensated for the same.

The Koch brothers are oil magnates and billionaire GOP funders. They believe that their great wealth entitles them to rule over the many. For decades, they've been running a surreptitious assault on the rules that protect the majority of us from their abuse. From whacking our voting rights to busting unions, ...
French regulators, notoriously slow in their pursuit of economic crimes, are announcing their arrival as global cops. The country's anti-bribery enforcers have rarely levied large fines against corruption cases, but are now going after the scalps of one of the country's richest men as well as one of Europe's ...
PHOENIX - Introducing the wealthiest of the wealthy! Meet the Arizona billionaires who are sitting pretty at the top of Forbes' Billionaires List. Watch the video above to see who joined one the most anticipated rankings of the year! RELATED: Billionaire's Everywhere! Here are the richest people in Arizona ...
Gone were the musicians and actors, the chefs and journalists. In, for President Donald Trump's first state dinner, were businesspeople — lots and lots of them. There was Stephen Schwarzman, the billionaire chief of Blackstone and Trump confidant, and David Rubenstein, the Carlyle Group co-founder ...

Today, Warren Buffett has a net worth of $75 billion. It took him 26 years from the time he became a millionaire to the time he made his first billion. Bill Gates has $90 billion today. It took him just five years to go from his first million to his first billion. That's pretty fast, but it has nothing on the billionaire with the ...
DENVER – The Yuma County sheriff denies he had a quid pro quo arrangement with Robert Mercer, the billionaire who backed Cambridge Analytica and Breitbart News, that resulted in a new truck for the sheriff. Bloomberg News reported Monday that Mercer and Yuma County Sheriff Chad Day had an ...
At 23 years old, Katharina Andresen is the second-youngest billionaire in the world. An heir to her family's investment company, Ferd, based in Oslo, Norway, Andresen and her younger sister each inherited 42 percent of the company. (Their father still runs the company.) Katharina currently works as an intern at Ernst ...
“Billionaire Matthew Mellon, 53, died suddenly in Cancun, Mexico, where he was attending a drug rehabilitation facility. Mellon made his fortune in cryptocurrency, turning a $2 million investment into $1 billion,” the statement to Page Six said. “He is survived by his three children, Force, Olympia and Minty.
Judging by the number of crypto billionaires from the 2017 Forbes list, even millions in losses did not hit hard on these celebrities' wallets when it comes to ... How much money the billionaire has managed to earn jumping on the ICO bandwagon is unknown, but the other day on his Twitter appeared an ...
The average New York City billionaire is 66 years old and has a net worth of $5.1 billion. The vast majority—92%—of billionaires in the five boroughs are men. While wealth for the overall group of 79 was amassed through a variety of industries, the majority work in the city's finance and real estate sectors.
This month, Forbes released its list of the richest people in the world. A total of 2,208 billionaires made the cut. Of those, 52 hail from Texas and 13 from Houston. According to Forbes, the collective net worth of billionaires on the list hit a record $9.1 trillion in 2018, an increase of 18 percent in just one year.
For the purposes of this calculation, every day is counted the same, whether it was a banner day or even one where the billionaire lost millions. Note that figures are approximate because of rounding. See how much the 14 richest billionaires made per day in the last calendar year, ranked from lowest to ...
As Silicon Valley experiences a wave of criticism, even some former colleagues are becoming adversaries. Another prominent skeptic spoke out this week, as a creator of one of Facebook's top products waded into criticism of the internet giant. “It is time. #deletefacebook,” wrote Brian Acton, one of the ...
While billionaires from the retail industry account for 9.7 million jobs on their own, their median age of roughly 59 is about 12 years older than that of their counterparts in the tech sector. Meanwhile the 2.7 million jobs in billionaire-run tech is creeping up on the 3 million jobs created by billionaires who run ...
Both are billionaires who have dug deeply into their own pockets for their respective campaigns, to the tune of a combined $120 million this cycle alone. A venture capitalist and heir to the Hyatt fortune, Pritzker is the fifth-richest person in Illinois, according to Forbes, which estimated his net worth to be ...

FILE - In this April 11, 2011 file photo, Peter G. Peterson, Chairman of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, attends a meeting of the Economic Club of New York. Peterson's family says the executive and philanthropist who argued passionately that the U.S. must reduce its national debt has died of natural ...
Cutting off the public's beach access to appease a billionaire would be unconscionable. By The ... We get it that tech billionaire Vinod Khosla is annoyed that local authorities and the Coastal Commission demanded that he allow public access through his 89-acre beachfront property in northern California, ...
For 26 years, the billionaire Stephen Feinberg, 57, has run Cerberus Capital Management, his highly successful $30 billion private equity firm. He's made millions for investors by buying up companies, turbocharging their businesses and then spinning them off in public offerings. Yet when Feinberg dies, ...
Three of America's most discreet billionaire philanthropists have emerged as the biggest donors to the Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund after the IRS ... Powell Jobs and Koum — who are worth a combined $68 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index — haven't previously been disclosed.
Dahleen GlantonContact ReporterChicago Tribune. J.B. Pritzker is not like us. That's not a shocking revelation, though. We've known all along that billionaires and regular people rarely have much in common. When it comes to petty things like taxes, for example, the inequalities really come into focus. There's one set of ...
That means if you meet someone from the global population at random, there's a 1 in 200 chance that they could be a millionaire - this makes for surprisingly good odds. However, the billionaire on the other hand is a much rarer breed. According to Forbes, there are just over 2,000 billionaires in existence, ...
They're just a few of the investors who have backed a new health-focused private members club concept coming to NYC called the Well. Founded by Deepak Chopra's former COO Rebecca Parekh, 1 Hotels brand chief Kane Sarhan, and former Vitamin Water exec Sarrah Hallock, the Well will bring ...
Recognition came more easily to Pritzker, a billionaire whose family fortune has funded the state's concert venues, charities, and top law and medical schools, and Kennedy, son of former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. In October, Biss had just 6 percent support in a We Ask America poll that put ...
That means if you meet someone from the global population at random, there's a 1 in 200 chance that they could be a millionaire – this makes for surprisingly good odds. However, the billionaire on the other hand is a much rarer breed. According to Forbes, there are just over 2,000 billionaires in existence, ...
The most recent billionaire data from Forbes shows that South Africa's five billionaires have a combined net worth of just under R250 billion – which works out to an average of roughly R50 billion per person. Using a 'conservative' withdrawal rate (the presumed rate of total savings someone would withdraw ...
Who could have guessed that a vain, venal, and sleazy right-wing billionaire with no political experience and a penchant for blurting out whatever garbage crossed his mind could end up leading a whole country? The Italians, for one, given that they somehow made Silvio Berlusconi their longest-serving ...
According to separate data compiled by Bloomberg, the top 500 billionaires' net worth grew 24 percent to $5.38 trillion in 2017, while the world's richest person, Amazon.com Inc.'s Jeff Bezos, saw a gain of $33.7 billion. Ms Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, said "The billionaire ...
“The vision we have for what we would like to contribute to New Zealand is now being threatened,” wrote California billionaire Ric Kayne in a submission to the government committee drafting a change to the law. The new rules will “impact on us personally, and others like us who, having discovered this ...
In today's changing economy women are making a mark in fields as diverse as technology, research, investment and entrepreneurship. While many women have successfully taken over their inherited businesses and scaled them, some of them started from scratch to build their own business empires.
Saudi Arabia was home to 10 billionaires last year, according to Forbes. This year, it has none. Forbes said it was unable ... "Given these shifting sands of truth, we've chosen to leave all ten Saudis off our billionaires list this year; none would comment," it added. The most prominent figure arrested last year ...
There are a record 2,208 billionaires in the world, according to Forbes' 2018 rich list ... Taken together, the billionaires of the world are worth $9.1 trillion, up from $7.7 trillion last year, Forbes reports. ... Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has also publicly addressed the problem of wealth inequality. "The real ...
Florida and its lack of a state income tax are hard to resist: 51 of the world's billionaires call the Sunshine State home, according to an annual Forbes list. ... The most famous billionaire Floridian is President Donald Trump, a part-time resident of Palm Beach, the location of The Trump Organization's ...
The world's billionaires view money differently than the average person — in more ways than one. The typical billionaire could easily afford to spend $80 million each year, while most Americans earn less than $60,000. We crunched the numbers and found the value of $1 for the average American equates to $1,355 for the ...
Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon.com, took the top spot on the billionaire's list this year — a first. He unseated Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who has reigned as the richest person in the world for 18 of the past 24 years. Bezos has a fortune of $112 billion, up nearly $40 billion from 2017, which is the ...
At fifth is a tie. With $1.3 billion each, Cargill heirs John MacMillan and Martha MacMillan rank 1,756th in the world. Taking the gold medal on the world's billionaire platform is Amazon's Jeff Bezos, whose $112 billion makes him the first to crack $100 billion in net worth. He also owns the Washington Post.
Maan al-Sanea meeting with Prince Andrew in a 2007 photo. Michael Harris/via REUTERS/Files Reuters. By Tom Arnold and Reem Shamseddine. DUBAI/KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi authorities are preparing to auction billions of dollars of real estate and cars belonging to billionaire Maan ...
Generally, 2017 was a record year for corporate profits and Berkshire Hathaway was up there with the best of them. The Omaha, Nebraska-based company reported an 87% jump in net annual income to $44.94 billion from the previous year. President Donald Trump's tax overhaul, which cut corporate tax ...
One of the world's largest textile companies and owner of Cubbie Station, China's Shandong Ruyi, has been knocked out of the running to buy the controversial $100 million Norman Farming operation in southern Queensland. Shandong Ruyi, which paid $232 million for Australia's largest cotton irrigator, ...
A 20-year campaign by rightwing billionaire donors to undermine trade unions and strike a blow at the progressive movement in Americacomes to a climax on Monday, in a hearing at the US supreme court. The nine justices of the nation's highest court will hear arguments in Janus V AFSCME, a case that ...
NEW YORK (AFP) - Texas-born billionaire Michael Dell has been revealed as the buyer of a US$100 million (S$130 million) Manhattan penthouse that holds the record for most expensive home purchased in New York, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday (Feb 22). The Dell Technologies founder ...
When Bill Gates became a billionaire at age 31, he got just a little bit fancy. “I don't have that many things that are extravagant taste, so things didn't change too much,” he told Ellen Degeneres on her show yesterday (Feb 21). He did buy a Porsche, and eventually a plane for his frequent travels—both of ...
At least that's the view of Ray Dalio, the billionaire investor who predicted the 2008 financial crisis. "The probability of a recession prior to the next presidential election would be relatively high, 70% or something like that," Dalio said on Wednesday evening during an appearance at the Harvard Kennedy ...
At a time when investors were looking to conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway for details about stock holdings, the company's leadership was focused on another area: cryptocurrencies. Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger spoke out about bitcoin, which he sees as a "noxious poison." Munger spoke about ...
Carl Icahn, the billionaire investor, was brought in as "special adviser" to the President in order to cut regulations. On the campaign trail, the President bragged of his relationship with Icahn, calling him one of "the great businessmen of the world." Icahn, who bought one of Trump's Atlantic City casinos out of ...
Today, the country is home to 10 percent of the world's almost 2,400 billionaires, according to the latest report from Wealth-X. But, perhaps more ... the past five to 10 years have made it easier for entrepreneurs to build their fortune, marking a massive surge in the country's self-made billionaire population.
We put together a list of the world's richest black billionaires, using data from Forbes. The majority of the ... Only three of the billionaires are from the United States. Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Jeff Bezos may be the richest men in the world, but they aren't the only billionaires. There are 2,043 people ...
The Sackler family is best known for the buildings adorned with their names thanks to their acts of philanthropy, which is either motivated by a public spirit, or by the desperate need for some reputation washing as the public becomes increasingly aware that the family fortune was built on the perfection of ...
As far as multi-billionaires go, Steve Schwarzman is not the most philanthropic. In 2006, his charitable foundation had less than $1,000 earmarked for charitable causes. Since then, he's loosened the purse strings a bit, giving $100 million to the New York Public Library, another $100 million to start a ...


 

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