Bertoni, Steven; Blankfeld, Keren; Klauder, Benjamin; Pendleton, Devon; Thibault, Marie; Burke, Monte; Douglas, Emily; Fitch, Stephane; Helman, Christopher; Streib, Lauren; Serafin, Tatiana
October 2009
Forbes Asia;10/19/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 16, p46
The article presents information related to the finances of the top 10 richest people in the world. William H. Gates, founder of Microsoft Corp., retains his title as the richest person for the 16th straight year in the U.S. despite losing 7 billion dollars in the past 12 months in 2009. Warren Buffett, founder of Berkshire Hathaway , suffered 1.5 billion dollars loss in first-quarter 2009. Stocks were flat in the past 12 months for Oracle founder Lawrence Ellison.


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