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Sierra Nevada Founder Grossman Becomes Billionaire on Pale Ales

bloomberg.com — Ken Grossman is working the taps. Clad in a trucker cap, blue jeans and Keen sandals, the 60-year-old is doling out samples of Hoptimum and Harvest Single Hop, two imperial pale ales made by his Sierra Nevada brewery. For many of 3,300 people who've paid $65 to attend the Portland, Maine, beer tasting with 117 breweries, Grossman's the star attraction.

‘Van Gogh or Van Goo’? Matters Little to Billionaire Carl Berg

bloomberg.com — Billionaire Carl Berg, the Silicon Valley real estate mogul and venture capitalist, collects rent from Tim Cook, loves asking stupid questions and owns a suspect van Gogh. Brendan Coffey interviewed him for the February issue of Bloomberg Markets magazine. Q: What was your best investment?

The Four Companies That Control the 147 Companies That Own Everything

forbes.com — There may be 147 companies in the world that own everything, as colleague Bruce Upbin points out and they are dominated by investment companies as Eric Savitz rightly points out. But it's not you and I who really control those companies, even though much of our money is in them.

Youngest Oil Tycoon Finds Fortune After Washout as Trader

businessweek.com — When he left Midland, Texas, in 1997, Bryan Sheffield didn't plan on returning. His father and grandfather both had earned their fortunes drilling wells in this flat, dusty landscape, living through oil industry booms and busts. Sheffield aimed for a career in finance. After earning an undergraduate business degree, he moved to Chicago and traded futures.

Youngest Oil Tycoon Finds Fortune After Washout as Trader

bloomberg.com — When he left Midland, Texas, in 1997, Bryan Sheffield didn't plan on returning. His father and grandfather both had earned their fortunes drilling wells in this flat, dusty landscape, living through oil industry booms and busts. Sheffield aimed for a career in finance. After earning an undergraduate business degree, he moved to Chicago and traded futures.

Silicon Valley billionaire Carl Berg is developing prostate cancer test

biznews.com — Silicon Valley real estate billionaire Carl Berg (pictured) thinks he has found a better prostate cancer test, and he's investing hundreds of millions of dollars to bring it to market. His company, Berg LLC, plans to introduce a blood-based test that promises to detect more accurately who'll develop the cancer, including the millions of men who show signs of the malady yet may never develop it.

Billionaire Carl Berg developing prostate cancer test

sfgate.com — Silicon Valley real estate billionaire Carl Berg thinks he’s found a better prostate cancer test, and he’s investing hundreds of millions of dollars to bring it to market. The closely held company has collected hundreds of thousands of tissue samples from the Defense Department and analyzed the trillions of protein and gene combinations to find common markers.

Billionaire Berg Funds New Prostate Test With Apple Rent

bloomberg.com — Silicon Valley real estate billionaire Carl Berg thinks he's found a better prostate cancer test and he's investing hundreds of millions of dollars to bring it to market. Berg LLC plans to introduce a blood-based test that promises to more accurately detect who'll develop the cancer, including the millions of men who show signs of the malady yet may never develop it.

H. Gary Morse, Billionaire Behind Florida’s Villages, Dies at 77

bloomberg.com — H. Gary Morse, the billionaire builder of one of the world's largest retirement communities, the Villages in central Florida, has died. He was 77. He died last night, according to a report in the Villages Daily Sun. No cause was given.

Billionaire Spurned by Buffett Pursues Global Wi-Fi Network

bloomberg.com — James "Jay" Monroe III isn't in a rush. Dressed in blue jeans and a monogrammed white dress shirt, the investor sips ice water and pauses to greet Dakota, his Great Dane-blue heeler mix who bounds through the Union Pacific Freighthouse in downtown Denver.
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RT @savvysipper: Snow glows white on route 95, not a tire track to be seen-- funny Frozen parody youtu.be/OjE72Q8s8wo

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