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50 Richest People in the World

50 Richest People in the World 50.  James Simons AP Images Net worth: $14.3 billion Age: 77 Country: US Industry: Hedge funds Source of wealth: Self-made; Renaissance Technologies Before revolutionizing the hedge fund industry with his mathematics-based approach, “Quant King” James Simons worked as a code breaker for the US Department of Defense during Read more…

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Top 15 Wealthiest Russian Billionaires

Top 15 Wealthiest Russian Billionaires 15. Alexei Kuzmichev Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters Estimated net worth: $6.7 billion (£5.1 billion) Age: 53 Self-made billionaire Alexei Kuzmichev controls the lucrative investment giant Alfa Group along with Mikhail Fridman (no. 2 on this list) and German Khan (no. 10). The London-based mogul also co-founded Russia’s largest private Read more…

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