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Forbes World’s Billionaires List – 2020

The richest people on Earth are not immune to the coronavirus. As the pandemic tightened its grip on Europe and America, global equity markets imploded, tanking many fortunes. As of March 18, when we finalized this list, Forbes counted 2,095 billionaires, 58 fewer than a year ago and 226 fewer than just 12 days earlier, …
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The World’s Most Powerful People – 2018

Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, has topped Forbes‘ list of the world’s most powerful people in 2018. Xi’s elevation to the world’s most powerful person unseats Russian President Vladimir Putin (#2), who held the top spot for an unprecedented four consecutive years. President Donald Trump falls to the No. 3 spot and the fourth most …
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The World’s Billionaires – 2019

There are 2,153 billionaires on the 2019 list, down from 2,208 in 2018. The total combined net worth of this year’s billionaires is $8.7 trillion, down from $9.1 trillion in 2018. This represents the first decrease in billionaires and their combined wealth since 2016 and only the second decrease in the past decade. A record …
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FORBES Global 2000 Ranking – 2019

It’s been a rollercoaster of a year for global markets: Stocks saw both major gains and losses as volatility ticked upwards, trade tensions between the United States and China heated up, and many companies got a boost from new American corporate tax legislation. Forbes’ 17th annual ranking of the world’s largest public companies is a reflection …
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