Obama's expected candidate for Secretary of State, Susan Rice has one-third of her personal net worth invested in fossil fuel companies, pipeline operators, and Canadian energy companies. She has $300,000-600,000 worth of stock in TransCanada, the company developing the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, the approval of which lies in part with the State Department. How this all isn't a disqualifying conflict of interest escapes me.
As of today, March 24th, 2013, Christy Walton is the richest woman in the world with a net worth of $34 billion. Christy Walton. Christy Walton is the 56 year old widow of WalMart heir John Walton. John Walton was the second child of Sam and Helen Walton. Sam Walton was, of course, the founder of WalMart.When Sam died in 1992, he left each of his children 330 million shares of WalMart, the equivalent of 10% of the company per child. As of today those shares are worth close to $32 billion!
Elizabeth Anne Holmes is an American businesswoman and the CEO and founder of Theranos, a privately held blood test company. Last year, Elizabeth Holmes topped the FORBES list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women with a net worth