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What makes Forbes' world's richest people rich? Tech, hedge funds and ... Nutella
What makes Forbes' world's richest people rich? Tech, hedge funds and ... Nutella

Forbes' "world's richest people" list was unveiled today, ranking the wealthiest billionaires on the planet. Topping the list was Microsoft founder Bill Gates, reclaiming the No. 1 spot from Mexico's telecom magnate Carlos Slim Helu (Gates' net worth increased by $9 billion in the last year to $76 billion). According to the Forbes list there are 1,645 billionaires around the world, and among the top 50 are the usual faces of tech (as in Facebook and Google), the impresarios behind Walmart, H&M and LVMH, the e-retail king of Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos, and hedge fund king George Soros. Also on the list at No. 22 is the world's richest candy man,...

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