The 14 Wealthiest People in the World
The richest get richer, and, for the most part, older men (surprise, surprise) dominate our list.
Bernanke’s Bond Buy Cut Back Slices Into Mexico Market
As one of the hottest emerging market economies of the past few years, Mexico has been doing well—but the second largest economy in Latin America could be in for some hard times in months to come, thanks to its neighbor to the north.
Bill Gates’ Philanthropy Costs Him Forbes’ Richest Man Title
While Bill Gates is still in the top three, along with Warren Buffett and Carlos Slim, last year’s richest man, he would have topped the list if not for the money he channeled into his foundation.
Ready for Cheap Oil?
The current trouble in global financial markets represents a correction in the overbought U.S. real estate market, but it is a more serious and broadly...