TITLE

United States of America

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;3/24/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on billionaires in the U.S. in 2008. The country has a total of 469 billionaires, 54 more than year 2007. Among the newcomers are George Steinbrenner, owner of the New York Yankees; Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, and James Kennedy, chief executive officer (CEO) of Cox Enterprises. In 2007, Harold Hamm, the son of poor Oklahoma cotton pickers, took his energy firm Continental Resources public. Today he's worth $4.4 billion.
ACCESSION #
31791194

 

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