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Market rout knocks billionaires

iol.co.za — Boston - The world's 400 richest people lost $182 billion last week from their collective fortunes as weak manufacturing data from China and a rout in commodities sent global markets plunging. The weekly drop for the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a group that includes Warren Buffett and Glencore's Ivan Glasenberg, was the biggest since tracking of the expanded list began in September 2014.

World's richest people lose $182 billion as market rout deepens, but Nigeria's Dangote is smiling

mgafrica.com — THE world's 400 richest people lost $182 billion this week from their collective fortunes as weak manufacturing data from China and a rout in commodities sent global markets plunging. But Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote might well start teaching other billionaires a few things.
Aug 22, 2015

World's richest lose $182 billion as market rout deepens, so why is Nigeria's Dangote smiling? mgafrica.com/article/2015-0… pic.twitter.com/PlWNmcOf9g

Aug 23, 2015

World's richest people lose $182 billion as market rout deepens, but Nigeria's Dangote is smiling | mgafrica.com/article/2015-0…

Aug 23, 2015

RT @MandGAfrica: World's richest people lose $182 billion as market rout deepens, but Nigeria's Dangote is smiling mgafrica.com/article/2015-0…

World’s Richest People Lose $182 Billion as Market Rout Deepens

bloomberg.com — The world's 400 richest people lost $182 billion this week from their collective fortunes as weak manufacturing data from China and a rout in commodities sent global markets plunging. The weekly drop for the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a group that includes Warren Buffett and Glencore Plc's Ivan Glasenberg, was the biggest since tracking of the expanded list began in September 2014.
Aug 21, 2015

World’s Richest People Lose $182 Billion as Market Rout Deepens bloom.bg/1Lo6aRt via @business

Aug 21, 2015

World’s Richest People Lose $182 Billion as Market Rout Deepens bloom.bg/1Lo6aRt via @business

Aug 22, 2015

World’s Richest 400 Lose $182 Billion as Market Rout Deepens: Bloomberg bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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Buffett’s Giving Pledge ‘easy to sign’

iol.co.za — Boston - In the five years since Bill Gates and Warren Buffett created the Giving Pledge, 193 individuals have made the simple promise to give more than half of their fortune away in life or in death. This week, another 16 people joined the initiative, including Chobani yoghurt founder Hamdi Ulukaya and Scottish oil baron Ian Wood.

Bezos Adds More Than $7 Billion to Fortune

finance.yahoo.com — Jeff Bezos added more than $7 billion to his personal fortune this morning after shares of Amazon.com Inc. surged more than $75. The chairman and largest shareholder of the world's biggest Internet retailer lifted his wealth to $50.5 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Bezos Adds More Than $7 Billion to Fortune as Amazon Surges

bloomberg.com — Jeff Bezos added more than $7 billion to his personal fortune this morning after shares of Amazon.com Inc. surged more than $75. The chairman and largest shareholder of the world's biggest Internet retailer lifted his wealth to $50.5 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Jul 24, 2015

Jeff Bezos would the 200th richest-person in the world if you only counted the money he made this morning bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 24, 2015

Jeff Bezos made $7 billion this morning. Seven. billion. Over breakfast. bloom.bg/1gSrpR8 via @bpcoffey

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Mark Zuckerberg Is Now Richer Than the Richest Walton

bloomberg.com — Friends are more valuable than family this week, at least as far as net worth goes. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg vaulted past the four members of the Walton family this week to become the 11 th richest person on Earth. The 31-year old entrepreneur had a $38.6 billion fortune as of the end of trading Tuesday.

Susan Hirt Hagen, Billionaire Erie Indemnity Heiress, Dies at 79

bloomberg.com — Susan Hirt Hagen, the billionaire heiress to Erie Indemnity Co. and the company's largest individual shareholder, has died. She was 79. Hagen, the daughter of car insurance pioneer Henry Orth Hirt, died Monday, according to a statement from Erie, which is based in the Pennsylvania community of the same name.

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett created the Giving Pledge, but other billionaires' promises not always met

ocregister.com — In the five years since Bill Gates and Warren Buffett created the Giving Pledge, 193 individuals have made the simple promise to give more than half of their fortune away in life or in death. Last week, another 16 people joined the initiative, including Chobani yogurt founder Hamdi Ulukaya and Scottish oil baron Ian Wood.
Jun 08, 2015

Those billionaires who pledged to give away half their money? Turns out they're not so giving ocregister.com/articles/pledg… #inequality #ows #1u

Jun 09, 2015

MT @beckyyerak: Those billionaires pledging to donate half their money? They're not so giving: ocregister.com/articles/pledg… h/t @margotroosevelt

Jun 09, 2015

Those billionaires pledging to donate half their money? Turn out they're not so giving ocregister.com/articles/pledg… #tcot #ows by @bpcoffey

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Bill Gates, Warren Buffett bask in pledge's glow - but one detail gets overlooked

smh.com.au — Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett have seen more billionaires over the years join their Giving Pledge initiative. Photo: Reuters In the five years since Bill Gates and Warren Buffett created the Giving Pledge, 193 individuals have made the simple promise to give more than half of their fortune away in life or in death.
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Aug 31, 2015

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