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
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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
Show Me the Money! Forbes Unveils Its Annual List of People With Money to Show; UK Shows Google What Happens When You Don't Shut Down Haters; Twitter Did Something Impressive. Just Not With Its Earnings
It’s that time of year again. The one where Forbes reminds us just how much money we don’t have relative to the richest people in the world. 554 more words
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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.
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