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If a billionaire is in the news for any reason, you will read about it right here in our "Billionaire News" section. Whether that billionaire is going through an expensive divorce, buying a $100 million private island, or making a massive donation to charity, we got you covered.

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Legendary Investor Bill Gross Receiving $81M Settlement From Pimco

Legendary Investor Bill Gross Receiving $81M Settlement From Pimco

29 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Investment firm Pimco is handing over some big cash to fix things up with their co-founder and former leader.

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These 8 Billionaires Had A Very Good 2016

These 8 Billionaires Had A Very Good 2016

28 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

These eight billionaires had an exceptionally good last 12 months. Each saw their new worth rise by many billions!

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Wang Wei Is Now The Third-Richest Man In China. Wait, Who?

Wang Wei Is Now The Third-Richest Man In China. Wait, Who?

27 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

On last year's lists of the world's billionaires Wang Wei was listed as having a $4 billion fortune. Today he is worth $28 billion. How did he make so much money so fast?

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The Youngest Billionaires In The World Right Now

The Youngest Billionaires In The World Right Now

26 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Man, it would be great to be a billionaire. It would be even better to be a billionaire before the age of 30. That's what these lucky people are – billionaires in their 20s.

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This Couple Uses An Absolutely Nutty Amount Of Water

This Couple Uses An Absolutely Nutty Amount Of Water

26 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Stewart and Lynda Resnick own and run the Wonderful Company. They also use an insane amount of water in drought-prone California.

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The Oldest Billionaires In The World Right Now

The Oldest Billionaires In The World Right Now

26 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

These 10 billionaires have serious seniority. Ranging in age from 93 to 99, they are the oldest billionaires in the world right now.

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The 15 Richest People On The Planet Right Now

The 15 Richest People On The Planet Right Now

25 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Can you imagine how great it would feel to be one of the wealthiest people on the planet? These 15 billionaires know that feeling!

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The Richest People In The U.S. Right Now

The Richest People In The U.S. Right Now

24 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The latest list of richest Americans is out and among the top 10, a minimum net worth of $36.5 billion was required.

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The 10 Most Valuable NBA Teams This Year

The 10 Most Valuable NBA Teams This Year

24 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

It's no secret that the NBA is big business and the 2016 season was no exception to that. The NBA's total revenues were $1.36 billion. Here are the 10 most valuable teams.

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The Story Of Huang Guangyu, Former Richest Man In China, Now Prisoner In Chinese Jail

The Story Of Huang Guangyu, Former Richest Man In China, Now Prisoner In Chinese Jail

22 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Huang Guangyu's rise from his impoverished childhood to great wealth was swift. By his mid 30s, he was a billionaire and the richest man in China. Today's he is in prison.

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Woman Claims Ex-Husband Donated Funds To University That Belong To Her

Woman Claims Ex-Husband Donated Funds To University That Belong To Her

22 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

In 2014, Robert Foisie donated $40 million to his alma mater, Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Now, Janet Foisie, his ex-wife, wants some of that money back.

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Kushner Family Ready To Receive Over $400m From Chinese Investment

Kushner Family Ready To Receive Over $400m From Chinese Investment

20 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Purchasing this skyscraper may get this Chinese company one step closer to Trump.

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LA's Richest Man Caught Up In Alleged Money Laundering Philanthropy Scandal

LA's Richest Man Caught Up In Alleged Money Laundering Philanthropy Scandal

20 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Dr. Soon-Shiong has been celebrated for his generosity through a $12 million donation to the University of Utah, but what wasn't mentioned in any of the accolades was that $10 million of the good doctor's donation was being funneled right back into one of his own struggling companies.

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The Richest Tech Billionaires In The World Right Now

The Richest Tech Billionaires In The World Right Now

19 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

If you want to become a billionaire, tech is a good industry to enter. About one third of the 30 richest billionaires in the world have earned their fortunes in technology.

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The Richest Self-Made Women In The United States

The Richest Self-Made Women In The United States

18 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

To make this list, each woman had to have a minimum net worth of $2.1 billion and, if they built their businesses with their husbands, they had to have had a big part in building that business.

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How Rich Would Donald Trump Be Today If He Passively Invested His Inheritance In Stocks Instead Of Real Estate?

How Rich Would Donald Trump Be Today If He Passively Invested His Inheritance In Stocks Instead Of Real Estate?

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
A recent analysis by the National Journal tells a very different story about the Donald's fortunes that the one you'll get from him.
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He's The Richest Black Man In America... And Most People Have Never Heard His Name!

He's The Richest Black Man In America... And Most People Have Never Heard His Name!

04 Nov 2016 @ 6PM UTC
Robert F. Smith is the billionaire everyone is talking about but nobody knew about just a few months ago. He is the 53-year-old founder of the private equity firm, Vista Equity Partners. Vista deals in the not-so-sexy category of enterprise software, which might be why he's flown under the radar until now.
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If All Goes To Plan, By 2020 Michael Jordan's Annual Nike Royalty Check Will Be RIDICULOUS!

If All Goes To Plan, By 2020 Michael Jordan's Annual Nike Royalty Check Will Be RIDICULOUS!

22 Oct 2015 @ 12PM UTC
The amount of money Michael Jordan could potentially make from Jordan brand royalties is absolutely mind boggling.
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After Pulling Off Huge Bank Heists, ISIS Wants To Return To Gold Currency

After Pulling Off Huge Bank Heists, ISIS Wants To Return To Gold Currency

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
ISIS has looted between $500 million and $1 billion from banks in Iraq and Syria, and now wants to return to gold currency.
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The 40 Richest Tech Entrepreneurs Under 40

The 40 Richest Tech Entrepreneurs Under 40

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
21 of the 40 richest people under 40 are billionaires. Represented on this list are the founders of some of the hottest tech companies out there, including Airbnb, Uber, Fitbit, and Pinterest.
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A 100-Year Old Japanese Mafia – The Richest In The World – May Be In The Midst Of A Destructive Split

A 100-Year Old Japanese Mafia – The Richest In The World – May Be In The Midst Of A Destructive Split

03 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Is it possible that a split within the Japanese mafia could cause economic problems for the entire country, and perhaps even all of Asia?
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Billionaire Roundup: Elon Musk Really Wants To Go To Mars

Billionaire Roundup: Elon Musk Really Wants To Go To Mars

17 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Today, the gift that keeps on giving is billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk. This billionaire roundup is all about Elon Musk, nuclear war, and the colonization of Mars.
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How ISIS Collects $1 Billion in Taxes Per Year

How ISIS Collects $1 Billion in Taxes Per Year

16 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
In a single year, ISIS brings in close to a billion dollars in "taxes" that are strong-armed from people living within its territory.
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These 5 CEOs Have Impressive (Severance) Packages Worth A Combined $1.3 Billion

These 5 CEOs Have Impressive (Severance) Packages Worth A Combined $1.3 Billion

16 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
The phrase "you've got quite a package" has seldom been worth a cumulative $1.3 billion but when it comes to five exceptionally well-paid CEOs, it astoundingly IS.
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Billionaire Roundup: Let's Launch Donald Trump Into Space Before The Robots And Dragons Take Over The World

Billionaire Roundup: Let's Launch Donald Trump Into Space Before The Robots And Dragons Take Over The World

11 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
The campaigning for US president has reached circus level quickly. Fortunately, Amazon's Jeff Bezos has a solution for that particular problem. Another billionaire is warning the world of the loss of white-collar jobs to robots and yet another billionaire is in the market for some Dragons. It's just another week of our billionaire roundup, folks.
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