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Billionaires Richer than Ever

Monday, September 29, 2014

Forbes' latest list of the wealthiest 400 Americans finds combined wealth just under $2.3 trillion.

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The Highest-Paid Musicians Of 2013

Monday, December 02, 2013

It's no surprise that Madonna and Lady Gaga top the list of the world's highest-paid musicians this year. But the Forbes list includes some unexpected names as well.

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The Takeaway

Oversized Expectations for Newly Public Companies

Friday, July 27, 2012

Even though Facebook met its second quarter projections yesterday, Forbes pronounced that the earnings of Facebook represented the end of the internet bubble. Just how oversized are expectations for newly public companies?

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The Takeaway

Looking at How the Other One Percent Live

Friday, September 24, 2010

Some of the biggest news in Forbes' list of 400 richest Americans is the growing wealth of 26-year-old Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg's net worth is currently estimated to be $6.9 billion; he is planning to donate $100 million to the Newark, New Jersey public school system. Cynics point out that Zuckerberg's generous philanthropy could be a crafted PR move scheduled a week before "The Social Network," a not-entirely-complimentary movie about Zuckerberg comes out. All the same, we wanted to know: how do billionaires spend their money? 

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WNYC News

How $20 a Gallon Gas Will Save Pittsburgh

Thursday, July 09, 2009

How high do gas prices have to go before local produce becomes competitive with apples imported from New Zeland? Christopher Steiner, senior staff reporter at Forbes Magazine and the author of $20 PER GALLON: How the Inevitable Rise in the Price of Gasoline Will ...

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