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2013 Forbes 400: The rich have now regained all their lost riches
2013 Forbes 400: The rich have now regained all their lost riches

Five years after the financial crisis, the mega-rich have regained all the wealth they lost during the recession, setting a new record value for combined net worth, according to Forbes' 400 richest Americans list released Monday. The annual report showed that America's wealthiest have a combined net worth of $2.02 trillion, the highest value ever recorded by Forbes. That's up from $1.7 trillion a year ago.  Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates took the top spot for the 20th year in a row. His net worth is $72 billion, up from $66 billion a year ago.  Top 10 richest people ever led by 14th century African king Warren Buffet, chief executive of Berkshire...

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