5. Charles KochNet worth: $41 billion, down $1 billionSource: DiversifiedAge: 79 Net worth down 2% since 2014 Forbes 400 due to market pressure on commodities and industrial companiesCharles runs $15 billion (revenues) Koch Industries, the country’s second-largest private company with $115 billion in sales.He’s been chairman since 1967, when the company was valued at $50 million
T-5. David KochNet worth: $41 billion, down $1 billionSource: DiversifiedAge: 75Net worth down 2% since 2014 Forbes 400New York City’s richest residentShares control of conglomerate Koch Industries with brother Charles. David runs the company’s chemical-trading businessThe brothers’ fortunes fell slightly in the past year owing to weakness in the manufacturing and pipeline sectors(AP Photo/Paul Vernon) via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more: htt...
Fewer superrich for the first time since 2008 Riches are becoming harder to come by as the world economic slowdown persists. This is according to a report from real-estate broker Knight Frank. Read more here http://www.marketwatch.com/…/fewer-superrich-for-the-first-… #forexmarket #forexnews #trading #currencies
Facts About A Totally Unsexy Issue That Ought To Raise Some Eyebrows
IN BLOW TO GUN CONTROL BACKERS, BACKGROUND CHECK COMPROMISE FALLS 6 VOTES SHORT! ~ NBC News ~ Despite an impassioned push by President Obama and an emotional lobbying effort by the families of mass shooting victims, proponents of a compromise measure to expand gun background checks on Wednesday fell six votes short of passage in the Senate. The vote on the amendment was 54 to 46. Sixty votes were needed for the amendment to be adopted.