Rules of the Chase

October 2007
Forbes Asia;10/15/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 17, p71
The article talks about how the staff of "Forbes" magazine estimates the net worth of entrepreneurs who are included in the Forbes 400 list of wealthiest Americans. According to the author, they do their best to value everything, including stakes in publicly traded and privately held companies, real estate holdings and investments in art, yachts and mansions. All numbers have been rounded to the nearest $100 million, except for fortunes exceeding $20 billion, which are rounded to the nearest $1 billion.


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