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Warren Buffett

Warren Edward Buffett (born August 30, 1930) is an American investor, businessman, and philanthropist. He is one of the most successful investors in history, the primary shareholder and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and in 2008 was ranked by Forbes as the richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of approximately $62 billion. In 2009, after donating billions of dollars to charity, Buffett was ranked as the second richest man in the United States with a net worth of $40 billion. Only Bill Gates is currently ranked higher than Buffett. Read More

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Bill Gates Wants China to Encourage Wealthy Chinese to be More Giving

By Reuters

China should do more to encourage wealthy Chinese to donate to charitable causes and to make philanthropy a common practice in the world's most populous country, Microsoft (MSFT.O) co-founder Bill Gates said on Sunday. (Apr 07)

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An environmental activist places his hand on a giant globe in a rally demanding more action to battle climate change during the 19th conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP19) in Warsaw November 16, 2013.  REUTERS/Kacp
Climate Change: Australia Forecasts Hotter Climate, Longer Bushfire Season

By IBTimes AU

Climate change has been blamed to play a crucial role in the summer's heat wave. The Australian report released on March 4 suggested the country will experience a longer bushfire season caused by the continual rising of greenhouse gases. (Mar 05)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CLIMATE CHANGE, DISASTERS, TONY ABBOTT

Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries Limited
Richest Indian Mukesh Ambani has $18.6 Billion; Richest Man on Earth Bill Gates has $76 Billion

By IBTimes IN

Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of India's Reliance Industries has emerged as the richest Indian with a net worth of $18.6 billion. (Mar 04)

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Bill Gates
Bill Gates Reclaims Top of Forbes Billionaire List from Mexican Mogul

By Reuters

Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women. (Mar 04)

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New York the Billionaire Capital of the World, Bill Gates the Richest Man

By IBTimes IN

According to China-based research firm's Hurun Global Rich List 2014, the US is now home to 481 billionaires, followed by China with 358 billionaires. (Mar 02)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BILL GATES, RUSSIA, INDIA, NEW YORK, MEXICO

Texas Billionaire Harold Simmons Dies at 82

By Reuters

Billionaire Harold Simmons, one of the richest men in America and a major contributor to the Republican Party, has died in his native Texas at 82. (Dec 30)

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2013 Looking Back: Greatest Moments of the Year on Twitter

By IBTimes AU

Twitter, as a social networking micro-blogging platform, emerged wonderfully in 2013 (Dec 13)

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Top Ten Richest Americans [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes IN

Bill Gates is the wealthiest in America still, a position he has maintained since 1994. (Dec 05)

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6 Tingling Facts About Coca-Cola: Should You Buy Its Stocks?

By IBTimes AU

Coca-Cola, its name, logo and taste, is one of the best brands in the world. For those thinking to invest in the beverage giant should first take a look at the following facts. (Oct 24)

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Top 10 Richest People in the World: Carlos Slim Helu, Bill Gates, Amancio Ortega and Others [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes IN

The number of billionaires across the world has risen from 1,226 in 2012 to 1,426 this year, with the US topping the list with 442, followed by Asia-Pacific (386), Europe (366), the Americas (129) and the Middle East & Africa (103), according to Forbes magazine. (Oct 09)

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