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Who wants to be a billionaire? SoftBank academy vets Japan entrepreneurs

By Teppei Kasai TOKYO (Reuters) – If Masayoshi Son, the billionaire founder and CEO of SoftBank Corp needs a fresh strategy to fend off a surprise French counterbid for a prized U.S. telecoms target, he could do worse than ask … Continue reading

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Billionaire fails to keep divorce private

UK judge rules that blanket ban on reporting details in a hearing involving head of The Children’s Investment Fund, Sir Chris Hohn, and his estranged wife would be ‘too wide’ Asia homepage

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Billionaire JD.com founder lines up next challenge: beating Alibaba

By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – With an iron grip, JD.com Inc founder Richard Liu has dragged China's number two online retailer from a Beijing backwater to a rich New York listing. Beyond the wealth that brought him lies Liu's … Continue reading

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Billionaire JD.com founder lines up next challenge: beating Alibaba

By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – With an iron grip, JD.com Inc founder Richard Liu has dragged China's number two online retailer from a Beijing backwater to a rich New York listing. Beyond the wealth that brought him lies Liu's … Continue reading

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Mexico billionaire Carlos Slim tightens grip on America Movil

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, who already controls America Movil, tightened his grip slightly on Latin America's biggest phone company, according to a U.S. regulatory filing on Thursday that shows two companies controlled by Slim bought more shares. The purchases, made … Continue reading

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Billionaire calls for California split

Venture capitalist Tim Draper launches campaign to have proposal, which would make richer areas like Silicon Valley self-governing, put to voters Asia homepage

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Billionaire investor Icahn steps up pressure on Apple

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said on Wednesday that he has filed a shareholder proposal with Apple for a much smaller stock buyback plan than he has advocated previously, as he continued to pressure Apple to share more of its cash … Continue reading

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Opko’s Billionaire CEO Invested In ChromaDex

By John H. Ford: (Editors’ Note: This article covers a micro-cap stock. Please be aware of the risks associated with these stocks.) This article is the 4th in a series that focuses on Dr. Phillip Frost’s investments. The first 3 … Continue reading

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Twitter IPO to create sole billionaire

Twitter’s looming initial public offering is likely to create just one billionaire, given the messaging platform’s lack of large shareholders Asia homepage

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Opko And Its Billionaire CEO Invested In BioZone

By John H. Ford: (Editors’ Note: This article covers a micro-cap stock. Please be aware of the risks associated with these stocks.) I recently established a position in BioZone Pharmaceuticals (BZNE.OB) based on the company’s undervaluation, its patented QuSomes technology, … Continue reading

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