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World’s richest lose $194bn in a turbulent week

World’s richest lose $194bn in a turbulent week
bdlive.co.za — THE world's 400 richest people lost almost $194bn last week as stock markets began the year with a shudder on poor data in China and falling oil prices. Forty-seven billionaires lost $1bn or more during the worst week for US stocks since 2011, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires index.

World's Richest Lose $194 Billion In First Trading Week of 2016

World's Richest Lose $194 Billion In First Trading Week of 2016
bloomberg.com — The world's 400 richest people lost almost $194 billion this week as world stock markets began the year with a shudder on poor economic data in China and falling oil prices.

Uber, Google Tech Trailblazers Join Ranks of Canada's 10 Richest

bloomberg.com — New money is nipping at the heels of old money in the ranks of Canada's richest people. Uber Technologies Inc. co-founder Garrett Camp and early Google Inc. investor David Cheriton joined the top 10 Canadians in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index for the first time this year while wealth among the country's established families largely shrank along with the country's currency.

Cox family matriarch gives away her wealth

Cox family matriarch gives away her wealth
sltrib.com — Details of the distribution were reported in January by Atlanta Business Chronicle, 17 months after Bloomberg first reported the dissolution. "While we have a longstanding policy of not commenting on family matters, I can tell you that the filing to dissolve the trust was related solely to the Cox family's goal of maintaining future ownership and control of Cox Enterprises," said Elizabeth Olmstead, a Cox spokesperson, in a Nov.

Three New Cox Billionaires Minted as Matriarch Gives Away Wealth

bloomberg.com — The son and two daughters of 95-year-old Anne Beau Cox Chambers are among the world's 400 richest people after she distributed her stake in closely held Cox Enterprises to her heirs. James Cox Chambers, 58, Katharine Anne Johnson Rayner, 70, and Margaretta Johnson Taylor, 73, share 49 percent of the Atlanta-based company and have individual fortunes valued at $5.1 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos overtakes Carlos Slim as world's 4th-richest on shares rally

Amazon's Jeff Bezos overtakes Carlos Slim as world's 4th-richest on shares rally
smh.com.au — Jeff Bezos has edged past Carlos Slim to become the world's fourth-richest person, buoyed by a 113 per cent rally this year in Amazon.com. The 51-year-old founder of the world's largest online retailer passed the Mexican telecommunications tycoon on Tuesday US time after Amazon rose $US4.19 ($5.96) by the close of trading in New York.

Bezos Overtakes Slim as World's Fourth-Richest on Amazon Rally

Bezos Overtakes Slim as World's Fourth-Richest on Amazon Rally
bloomberg.com — Jeff Bezos has edged past Carlos Slim to become the world's fourth-richest person, buoyed by a 113 percent rally this year in Amazon.com Inc. The 51-year-old founder of the world's largest online retailer passed the Mexican telecommunications tycoon Tuesday after Amazon rose $4.19 by the close of trading in New York.

Facebook hits stock record as it exceeds ad estimates

Facebook hits stock record as it exceeds ad estimates
vancouversun.com — Photograph by: Justin Sullivan , Getty Images Facebook Inc. shares rose to a record after the company notched another quarter of revenue that beat estimates, thanks to stepped-up mobile-advertising efforts. The stock jumped 4.6 per cent to US$108.76 on Thursday, the highest level since the social-networking company went public in May 2012.

Wal-Mart heirs see $15 billion vanish in a day on share plunge

Wal-Mart heirs see $15 billion vanish in a day on share plunge
smh.com.au — Wal-Mart shares posted their biggest fall since 1988 after the shock earnings downgrade. Photo: Bloomberg It was a black day for the world's richest family. The four members of the Walton family, which controls more than half the shares of US retail giant Wal-Mart Stores, saw $US11 billion ($15 billion) of their combined net worth evaporate Wednesday as shares of the company plunged after a profit warning.

Wal-Mart heirs see $15 billion vanish in a day on share plunge

Wal-Mart heirs see $15 billion vanish in a day on share plunge
smh.com.au — Wal-Mart shares posted their biggest fall since 1988 after the shock earnings downgrade. Photo: Richard Drew It was a black day for the world's richest family. The four members of the Walton family, which controls more than half the shares of US retail giant Wal-Mart Stores, saw $US11 billion ($15 billion) of their combined net worth evaporate Wednesday as shares of the company plunged after a profit warning.
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Elon Musk doubles down on Tesla. He says he keeps a sleeping bag on the factory floor bloom.bg/1OfdY89 pic.twitter.com/rMVMErlMu5

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The `homeless billionaire' has charmed Los Angeles with a $500 million gift bloom.bg/1W9FA71 pic.twitter.com/GqBOnAt9Ot

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Bill Gross Sells Portion of Stamp Collection for $4.5 Mln bloom.bg/1QSagB8 The bond maven is worth $1.9 Bln pic.twitter.com/HrzK6HUMnw

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What do you think of this story? RT @RetoGregori: The Inventor of Customer Satisfaction Surveys Is Sick of Them, Too bloom.bg/24xeRlV

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