TITLE

Americas

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 Americas. The boom in commodities and a surge in certain technology and telecommunication stocks helped boost the fortunes of Canada's and Latin America's richest by 23%, lifting the total number of billionaires by two. Mexico's Carlos Slim Helú now has bragging rights as world's second richest, overtaking Bill Gates. A notable newcomer is Huang Maoru, a Chinese resident who has a passport from Belize. The jump in the stock price of Research In Motion put Douglas Fregin on the list.
ACCESSION #
31791195

 

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