Tag Archives: billionaires

World’s 400 Richest Add $92 Billion in 2014 as Alibaba Jumps

The richest people on Earth got richer in 2014, adding $92 billion to their collective fortune in the face of falling energy prices and geopolitical turmoil incited by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Read more FULL REPORT

What’s Next for the Son of Asia’s Richest Man?

Richard Li, the son of Asia’s richest man, Li Ka-shing, is known for straying from the family business and venturing into sectors on his own. The WSJ’s Deborah Kan speaks to Dow Jones’ Jeffery Ng about what the younger Mr. Li could be up to next. Source: http://live.wsj.com

Rockefellers and Rothschilds unite

Article located at: http://www.ft.com By Daniel Schäfer in London Two of the best-known business dynasties in Europe and the US will come together after Lord Jacob Rothschild’s listed investment trust.. Read more at Financial Times

Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index: How We Crunch Net-Worth Numbers

The Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world’s 20 richest people. In calculating net worth, we strive to provide the most transparent estimates available. Each Bloomberg Billionaire profile contains a detailed analysis of how that person’s fortune has been tallied… Source: http://www.bloomberg.com