This year the Top Billionaires list broke records for the most number of billionaires (1,226) and combined net worth, at $4.6 trillion, up from $4.5 trillion. Behind those numbers is a more complicated story of rapid change among the world's wealthiest. There are now billionaires from 58 countries. The U.S. is still home to more billionaires than any other country, with 425, a gain of 12. Mainland China and Russia were both clobbered. They have 95 and 96, respectively, down from 115 and 101 last year. Click through to see who are the top 10 wealthiest people in the world.
* More than 50 reporters in 16 countries worked on compiling the list this year, valuing individuals' public holdings, private companies, real estate, yachts, art and cash. Net worths were locked in using stock prices and exchange rates from Feb. 14.
April 17 (Bloomberg) -- On today’s “The Roundup,” Trish Regan, Julie Hyman, Cristina Alesci and Eric Chemi wrap up the day’s top market stories on Bloo... More April 17 (Bloomberg) -- On today’s “The Roundup,” Trish Regan, Julie Hyman, Cristina Alesci and Eric Chemi wrap up the day’s top market stories on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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Date 14-04-17 6:01
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Date 14-04-17 8:06
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Date 14-04-17 7:55
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Date 14-04-17 6:05
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