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Decade to Remember: Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Warren Buffett and Other Best Performers

This year was pretty good for one of the most famous world’s billionaires. However, the whole decade seems to finish even better. Take Warren Buffett for example. He is ending the year with a net worth of approximately $89 billion, up around $42 billion since 2010 and making him the seventh-biggest billionaire gainer of the past 10 years. Let it also be known that the Oracle of Omaha never sold any Berkshire Hathaway, and about 98% of his fortune is made up only of the company’s shares.But,...

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Bill Gates Participated in Reddit’s Secret Santa, Here’s What He Sent as a Gift

Reddit’s Secret Santa gifts exchange is matching people on a random basis, then they send gifts to each other. This year, Reddit user Shelby receives gifts from the top U.S. business shark – Bill Gates.An 81 Pounds Box of Good TasteShelby lives in Detroit, Michigan and she was participating in Reddit Gifts since 2013, just like Bill Gates did. This year, she and her husband were shocked to see that the present sent to them by Secret Santa was an 81 pounds box with a mark #95 on it. This is...

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Bill Gates and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Both Read a Lot of Books

Bill Gates, one of the world’s most popular people and Microsoft co-founder, has something in common with the company’s CEO Satya Nadella. Can you guess what it is (if not to take the company that unites them)? It has appeared that they both like books.Bll Gates is known to be one of the world’s richest man especially. Though now this status belongs to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Gates had managed to take over Jeff Bezos some weeks earlier. But his popularity isn’t all about his money. If it...

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Bill Gates Couldn’t Stop Reading This Book and Now Recommends It to Everybody

Bill Gates is known as the co-founder of Microsoft and one of the richest people in the world. But he doesn’t have a reputation of the genius/billionaire who reads a lot of fiction (though he admits that loves reading). The book that has greatly impressed him is called “The Rosie Project” by Graeme Simsion, and Bill absolutely loves it. He says that it has it all – it makes readers laugh, cry, think, and the main character is so vivid that, in Gates’s thoughts, anyone can relate to. He...

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6 Finance Habits of Wealthy and Successful People

While you may not end up being the next Bill Gates or Jeff Bezos, (but, nevertheless, who says that you can’t?) it is indeed possible for you to become wealthy if a few simple habits are followed. Many have wondered how successful people do it, so the ideas below indicate some (not all though) habits which turn as pointers for you to get started on your way to financial freedom. Set Your Goals and TargetsWhile this may not sound like the ideal first thing to do, the only way that you are...

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UK Labour Leader Calls Jeff Bezos to Pay Taxes after his $98.5 Million Donation

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, one of the world’s richest man, has been criticized once again for not doing enough with tax payments. The CEO announced a $98.5 million donation to 32 different organizations in an effort to tackle homelessness and also improve the quality of education in low-income communities, as part of his Bezos Day One Fund. Even though Bezos has also been criticized for also not doing enough with philanthropy, this recent donation didn’t do much to calm one of his most outspoken...

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Bill Gates Overtakes Jeff Bezos to Become the World’s Richest Person as Amazon Stock Slides

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has taken over Amazon founder Jeff Bezos as the world’s wealthiest person. The Bloomberg billionaires index, which tracks the net worth of the world’s wealthiest, has indicated that Gates has overtaken Bezos based on an over 40% increase in his 1% stake in technology giant Microsoft and his investments in his family office Cascade. For the first time in two years, Gates has taken over the top spot after reports emerged that the United States Department of...

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How to Invest Like Bill Gates with Just $10,000

Everybody is familiar with the name of Bill Gates — an American business magnate, the founder of the world’s largest software business Microsoft, and the second richest man in the world. What is the key to his raving success and how can you receive high money if all you have is $10,000? The answer is in our article.Since the establishment of Microsoft in 1975, Gates has held several positions including those of the chairman, CEO and chief software architect. As early as 1987, he was ranked...

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Jeff Bezos Loses ‘the World’s Richest Man’ Title to Bill Gates as Amazon Stock Falls

Amazon Inc. stock is getting battered following a downbeat earnings report.The company announced on Thursday its third-quarter net income fell to $2.1 billion on earnings per share of $4.23, which represents a pretty big fall of around 26% year over year and worse than analysts had expected.During the quarter that ended September 30, the company’s revenue rose to $70 billion, up 24% YoY but it also wasn’t enough to meet the previous estimates. At the same time, Amazon reported its cloud...

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Microsoft (MSFT) Announces Massive $40 Billion Stock Buyback Plan

The Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) has announced interesting plans to buy back up to $40 billion in stock and to also raise the dividends payable to shareholders by up to 11%. This new buyback plan, as well as the plans to increase quarterly dividends, could see shareholders receiving up to 51 cents per share.This is definitely not the first time that Microsoft has undergone a large buyback plan as its board did authorize two before now, with the first in 2013 and the previous one in 2016....

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