Los Angeles Business Journal

Gates, Buffett Again Top Forbes' Billionaires List

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates remains the nation's richest man by far, as the tech and philanthropy giant took the top spot on the Forbes 400 list for the 19th year running with a net worth of $66 billion. The Huffington Post says that despite the increasing debate over the widening gap between rich and poor, a deeper analysis of the list instills confidence that the American dream is still very much alive.