SPOTLIGHT: Wireless industry makes man "richest in world"

Carlos Slim, who has a net-worth of $62.9 billion, is currently the richest person in the world, beating out Bill Gates. Slim is the only majority investor in America Movil, a Mexican carrier whose stock price has climbed 26 percent in the past three months. Slim also has a stake in Telmex, a telecom with a stock price that grew 11 percent during the same period. Gates has an estimated networth of about $59.2 billion. Article


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