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Bill Gates is no longer the second-richest person alive

4 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

He's still in rarefied air, but Bill Gates is no longer the world's second-richest person. For the first time in the seven-year history of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the Microsoft co-founder dropped to the No. 3 slot - giving way to France's Bernard Arnault on Tuesday, Bloomberg News reports. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos still occupies...
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Bill Gates Loses His Spot as World's Second-Richest Man

Bill Gates Loses His Spot as World's Second-Richest Man

4 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Bill Gates has never ranked lower than No. 2 in the seven-year history of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. That run ended Tuesday when the Microsoft Corp. co-founder dropped to No. 3 behind France's Bernard Arnault.
LVMH, Arnault's luxury-goods maker, advanced to a record in Paris and pushed his net worth to $107.6 billion and ahead of Gates by more than $200 million. Arnault has added $39 billion to his fortune in 2019 alone, the biggest individual gain by far among the 500 people in Bloomberg's ranking.
Arnault, 70, joined Gates and Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, the world's...
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