TITLE

TOP 10

PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;10/15/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 17, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the entrepreneurs who are on the top 10 of the Forbes 400 list of wealthiest Americans. William H. Gates III, chairman of Microsoft and worth $59 billion, is preparing to give up day-to-day involvement in the company he cofounded to spend more time focused on his philanthropic endeavors. Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and worth $52 billion, is $6 billion richer in 2007 despite handing over $2.1 billion in Berkshire stock to charity in July. Michael Dell, chief executive at Dell, is worth $17.2 billion.
ACCESSION #
27335405

 

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