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Instant Index: Bill Gates Back on Top of Billionaires List
From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the ...
Hockey Is Here; Call for Shorter Work Week
quicklist:1 title: Hockey Season Is Finally Here text: Hockey fans, rejoice. The NHL kicked off its 2014-2015 season Wednesday with four games. The Canadiens beat the Maple Leafs 4-3, the Canucks beat the Flames 4-2, the Bruins beat the Flyers 2-1 and the Sharks beat the Kings 4-0. There are six
Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto Is Changing More Than Energy Reform
I can't believe I am saying this but government might just be working in Mexico, especially when compared with the farcical politics here in el Norte. While the U.S. Congress has trouble even keeping the lights on, the pace of change in Mexico under the Presidency of Enrique Peña Nieto has
Bill Gates: Richest Man and Also one of the Most Generous
Bill Gates Dethrones Carlos Slim as the Richest Man in the World - He's Also one of the Most Generous
Bill Gates Regains Title of World's Richest Person
Bill Gates has regained his title as richest man in the world after five years out of the top spot, beating Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim. The net worth of Gates, founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, hit a five-year...
Wal-Mart, Kohl's, Nordstrom Sales Drop
Morning Business Memo… Some of the biggest names in shopping had a tough first quarter as cautious consumers reduced spending. Wal-Mart, Nordstrom and Kohl’s all reported a small decline in sales, largely because of the rise in payroll taxes that took a bite out of...
Soda Drinkers Switching to Water
Morning Business Memo… The beverage industry may be applauding a New York court’s ruling that strikes down the nation’s first ban on big sugary drinks. But America’s love affair with soda appears to be over – even without the attempt by New York City Mayor...
If Billionaire Carlos Slim Were a Country, He'd Be the 8th Richest in Latin America
There are more billionaires in the world than ever before. According to Forbes , their ranks have swelled to a bloated 1,426. And they have a record net worth of $5.4 trillion. While the United States has more billionaires than any other country with a tally of 442, the richest person in the world
The 50 Most Influential Networking Tycoons
Wealth-X, a company based in Singapore which has a propiertary databse of individuals worth $30 million or more, has compiled a list of the 50 most influential ultra high net worth individuals, based on the collective net worth of their social and professional networks. Wealth-X said it ignored