The world's billionaires 2011

America's wealthiest still dominate the global ranks, but more new billionaires now come from China, Russia and other developing economies – and Mexico’s Carlos Slim Helú is holding on to the title of world’s richest man.

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May 24, 2012 5:35PM
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One of the best things I like about Bill Gates is that he doesn't flaunt his wealth.  I loved the Eleven things that he talked to a High School about was things they did not and will not learn in school.  Rule 9 was that Life is not divided into Semisters and Rule 10 was Television is not real life and Rule 11 was Be nice to Nerds, one day you might be working for one,  Read all of them; very interesting and his Rules should be posted in each and every school from Grade to Elementary to High School and especially College.  Brilliant man, don't you think.  Kitty McGouirk
May 24, 2012 4:14PM
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So the rich get richer.... wonder how many MORE people ended up below the poverty line last year? Guess that news isnt as interesting, eh Mr. Gates? (since this is on MSN)
May 24, 2012 10:58AM
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i have always liked bill gates--i have always thought he was /COOL/--he should be a country music star also--why not!---cheers--joe hendrickson AKA nashvillejoe.
May 24, 2012 6:18PM
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Is it true that 50 percent of Americans are now at or below the poverty line?  Coincidence?  As more Americans become Wal-Mart and McDonalds service workers, we will see more stories of the rich getting fatter.

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