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Eight Men Who Are Doing Quite Well | by Donal Mahoney

A notice appeared in the paper recently with the names and faces of eight men who have a combined wealth of $426 billion. According to Oxfam International, in 2015 this would have equaled the amount of wealth held by half the world’s population, the poorest half. 784 more words

Arts

How to instantly add $54 billion to Trump budget revenues and end every cut to every department

It’s as easy as: one, two, three!

The 2018 Donald Trump Federal Budget can be balanced, even when including nearly $54 billion in increased Defense Department spending, and not one federal department would require any cuts in spending. 862 more words

Government Reform

Warren Buffett Just Lost a $100,000 NCAA Bet to a Factory Worker

Warren Buffett’s NCAA tournament bracket challenge just left one Berkshire Hathaway employee $100,000 richer.

The unnamed factory employee stayed perfect longer than any of the 96,107 other entries by successfully picking the winners of the first 29 games of the tournament. 166 more words

Finance

Factory Worker Was One Game Away From Winning Warren Buffett's $1 Million/Year NCAA Contest

A factory worker in West Virginia fell one game short of winning $1 million in Berkshire Hathaway’s NCAA tournament bracket contest. The company was offering $1 million per year for life to any employee who could pick the first two rounds correctly and a lump sum of $1 million to anyone who accurately predicted the first round.

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Paul Lamb

Bill Gates becomes the world’s richest man for the eighteenth time in twenty three years

New York: Forbes magazine has released their latest list of the 2,043 billionaires of the world and the founder of Microsoft Bill Gates is still the world’s richest man with assets valued at $86 billion. 205 more words

World

Buffett, an investing dinosaur?

I appreciate that we don’t have much time to read a blog, often on a mobile device and while we’re busy concentrating on something else. Meanings are easily misinterpreted. 821 more words

23 July 2015, Slow Trader Hedge Fund