Forbes has published its annual list of World’s Richest people. Bill Gates lost $18 billion but regained his title as the world’s richest man. Warren Buffett, last year’s No. 1, saw his fortune decline $25 billion as shares of Berkshire Hathaway (nyse: BRK.A – news – people ) fell nearly 50% in 12 months, but he still managed to slip just one spot to No. 2. Mexican telecom titan Carlos Slim Helú also lost $25 billion and dropped one spot to No. 3.
The billionare we – Armenians care more about, Kirk Kerkorian is on the #98 spot, with his personal fortunes estimated at $5 billion.