Bill Gates Keeps Top Spot on Forbes' Billionaires List
Forbes attributed Trump's drop to sluggishness in the midtown Manhattan real estate market which is responsible for a disproportionate amount of his wealth.
While campaigning for the Republican presidential nomination in May, Trump's team filed a personal financial disclosure form that said his net worth was more than $10 billion.
"Booming stock markets, higher commodities prices and plain old-fashioned entrepreneurship helped make this a record year in terms of wealth creation around the globe", Forbes editors Luisa Kroll and Kerry Dolan said.
Trailing Sy is John Gokongwei Jr. founder of JG Summit, whose ranking went up to 250 from last year's 270 along with his net worth estimated at $5.8 billion.
China accounted for the largest number of new entrants on the Forbes list, with 76 mainland billionaires listed for the first time.
Gates, the philanthropic co-founder of Microsoft Corp, was followed this year by Berkshire Hathaway Inc Chairman Warren Buffett at No. 2 and Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos at No. 3.
The number of women on the list rose to 227 from 202, giving them a collective net worth of $852.8bn.
Fowler shoots 64 for 1-shot lead at Houston Open
Fowler said he was fortunate to not have been too thrown off by the muddy conditions. "You're just hoping not to screw up". Last week, he lost his opening match to Hideto Tanihara of Japan in the Match Play and didn't advance out of his group.
US condemns Venezuela Supreme Court decision
Since then, the top court has annulled numerous assembly's decisions. Treason carries a prison sentence of up to 30 years in Venezuela.
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Internationally known Forbes Magazine has published its coveted list of billionaires for 2017, and Binod Chaudhary, the lone Nepali to feature on the list has been listed as the 1563rd richest man in the world. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos rose to No. 3 on the list for the first time, thanks to the jump in in Amazon shares, which boosted his net worth to $72.8 billion.
Other fun trivia include the fact that there are 56 billionaires under age 40, down from 66 previous year, after some aged out and others dropped below the US$1 billion mark.
Check out the top ten below, then head over to Forbes for the full list.
- The change in the total number of billionaires - up 233 since last year - was the biggest increase in 31 years.
There were 183 tech billionaires with a combined wealth of $1 trillion.
Most of the richest women inherited their fortune, Forbes said. For the 2nd year running France's Liliane Bettencourt, the L'Oreal cosmetic heiress, was the world's most affluent girl using a $39.5bn net worth. "Lately, the neighbourhood has been struggling (relatively speaking)", it added.
Among other luminaries on the list, Alibaba founder Jack Ma was 23rd with $28.3 billion; activist investor and Trump deregulation adviser Carl Icahn was 55th with $16.6 billion; fashion designer Giorgio Armani was tied for 215th with $6.6 billion; Hollywood director Steven Spielberg was tied for 501st with $3.7 billion; and entertainment giant Oprah Winfrey was tied for 660th with $3 billion.
Fairytale farewell...but not for England
Podolski said after the match that it was the flawless end to his illustrious worldwide career. Fairy tale finish for Podolski "There were a couple of chances in both halves".
President Trump Invites House Intel Committee to View NSC Docs
Schiff was not clear on this point either, but said he is "more than willing" to go the White House to look over the documents. Spicer previously refused to rule out that Nunes' source, who has remained anonymous, was a White House official.
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During its investor's conference , CD Projekt RED revealed some new information about its new Cyberpunk game, Cyberpunk 2077. If you've been staring at the PC and Xbox One editions of the Gwent beta, longingly hoping for a PS4 round, you're in luck.
Twitter Killed The Egg Avatar And People Are Not Happy
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Arizona crash involving Uber's self-driving auto raise questions
Test vehicles operate with a safety driver in place to override the automatic system when necessary, along with a technician. They are not required to track crashes like the one that occurred in Tempe on Friday or report any information to the state.
Mexican State Attorney General Arrested on Drug Charges in California
He was arrested Monday at a border crossing in San Diego after he was flagged for an open federal warrant issued in NY . They discovered there was an arrest warrant for a sealed indictment in federal court in Brooklyn, he said.
Crude Oil Surges North Of $50
Total inventories were at a record of almost 534 million barrels, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Wednesday. A day earlier, both these oil benchmarks climbed more than $1 per barrel to touch their highest price in the last two weeks.
Ford opens research and engineering centre in Ottawa, hires BlackBerry employees
Ford said it also will add another 100 engineers elsewhere, more than doubling its mobile-connectivity engineering staff. Additional facilities will be located in Waterloo and Oakville, as well as Cary, N.C., and Sunrise, Fla.
Korea Suffers 1-0 Loss Against China in World Cup Qualifier
Also in Group B, Japan avenged their first leg defeat to the UAE with a 2-0 victory to jump to second spot behind Saudi Arabia . The latest defeat was a stunner for the Taeguk Warriors, who are looking for their ninth straight World Cup appearance.
New Up-Close Image Of Jupiter Is So Hypnotic It Hurts
NASA's Juno spacecraft captured this enhanced-color view of Jupiter during its fourth close flyby on February 2, 2017. Launched on August 5, 2011, from Cape Canaveral, Florida, Juno arrived in orbit around Jupiter on July 4, 2016.
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