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Dustin Moskovitz
Rich get richer: Bill Gates tops Forbes list, Zuckerberg plunges
Rich get richer: Bill Gates tops Forbes list, Zuckerberg plunges

Bill Gates has been the richest person in the country for an entire generation, cinching the top spot on Forbes’ list of the 400 wealthiest Americans for the 19th consecutive year. That’s what a net worth of $66 billion will do for a guy. Last year, he had $59 billion. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. head Warren Buffett, again in second place, trailed with $46 billion. The slacker. Larry Ellison, co-founder of Oracle Corp., was next with $41 billion. The rest of the top 10 was populated with the likes of the Koch brothers, the Wal-Mart Waltons and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. George Soros, financier extraordinaire, was knocked from seventh to 15th. But between...

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