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Windows 7: The World's Billionaires

16 Jun 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 
The World's Billionaires

The World's Billionaires




Edited by Luisa Kroll, Matthew Miller and Tatiana Serafin, 03.11.09, 06:00 PM EDT

The richest people in the world have gotten poorer, just like the rest of us. This year the world's billionaires have an average net worth of $3 billion, down 23% in 12 months. The world now has 793 billionaires, down from 1,125 a year ago.

After slipping in recent years, the U.S. is regaining its dominance as a repository of wealth. Americans account for 44% of the money and 45% of the list's slots, up seven and three percentage points from last year, respectively. Bill Gates lost $18 billion but regained his title as the world's richest man. Warren Buffett, last year's No. 1, saw his fortune decline $25 billion as shares of Berkshire Hathaway fell nearly 50% in 12 months. Mexican telecom titan Carlos Slim Helú maintains his spot in the top three but lost $25 billion.

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Billionaire Bust
Last year the world had 1,125 billionaires. Today there are 793. How $1.4 trillion vanished.

The World's Billionaires - Forbes.com

This is not a new report but is was the first time i have seen it and it's hard to beleive the amount of Money that has been lost to this World financial crisis, where will it end.
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16 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Damn. Bill Gates will be looking for handouts and struggling to put food on the table soon.
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18 Jun 2009   #3

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

My heart bleeds for them.
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18 Jun 2009   #4

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jfar View Post
My heart bleeds for them.
lol, mine too
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21 Jun 2009   #5

Windows 7 RTM x64
 
 

Billy boy!! time to get your coupons out
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21 Jun 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

that guy in #3 looks like he needs more fiber...
coupons ... lol ... they probably use them anyway. if theres one thing i know about rich folk (i've worked for a lot of em) is that THEY ARE CHEAP.
kinda makes me sad that Bill G. can only buy 3 new private jets this year
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