Bill Vs. Slim

Miller, Matthew
October 2007
Forbes Asia;10/15/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 17, p52
The article compares the wealth of Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft, and Mexican telephone mogul Carlos Slim Helú. It is stated that Gates' overall fortune cannot be reasonably compiled on a daily basis, while Slim's can. More than half of Gates' wealth is held in his private investment company, Cascade, which invests in private entities as well as publicly traded stocks and bonds. Slim's fortune has swelled 20 percent since March 2007, while Gates' is up only 5 percent.


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