Forbes, March 14, 2011

  • by Forbes
  • Narrated by Ken Borgers
  • 1 hrs and 37 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

Welcome to Forbes for March 14th, 2011 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles.
In the cover story, we'll tell you about "The Richest People on the Planet - This year's list broke records in size and total net worth.
Also, "The Billionaire Who Friended the Web" - Tech's titans used to wonder about Yuri Milner. Now he's the guy everyone wants to copy.
Next, "Miner's Daughter" - Gina Rinehart is the richest person in Australia thanks to rising ore prices - and her own steeliness.
We'll also tell you about, "The Raider's Radar" - How does Carl Icahn choose his targets, then pounce? A rare look inside his head.
Then, "Nation Building" - Lebanon's next leader, Najib Mikati, has respect and money - lots of it. So why is he involving himself in the messy and dangerous world of politics?
Followed by, "Sugar Daddy" - Brazil's Rubens Ometto is the world's first ethanol billionaire. They call him the Tractor - not just because he harvests sugarcane.
And in our final story, "Land Grab" - Media mogul John Malone just became the nation's biggest landowner, barely edging out an old friend: Ted Turner.

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  • Release Date: 03-14-2011
  • Publisher: Forbes