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  • Five Myths About Billionaires

    Billionaires can be fascinating, and not just because of the fortunes they amass. They buy islands and media organizations, experiment with space travel, and have larger-than-life personalities. They also become proxies in national political debates about economic growth, inequality, taxes and fairness. Misconceptions abound about their beliefs, businesses and influence. Let's explore five of the most common myths.
  • Morningstar founder turned mutual fund data processor into megamart for investment information

    Morningstar founder turned mutual fund data processor into megamart for investment information
    Joe Mansueto's day jobs have been a handful lately: He has been busy turning Morningstar Inc. into a $3.1 billion investment information megamart, buying up media properties and skipping the charity circuit in favor of coaching grade-school soccer on...

    More Americans to increase donations, and not for the tax deduction

    The do-gooding spirit is thriving in the U.S., with 81% of Americans planning to maintain or boost their donations this year, according to a new report. That’s nine percentage points higher than 2011 and 18 points above 2010, according to...

    Facebook fortunes rise on Forbes 400 list of richest Americans

    Facebook is making its mark on the Forbes 400. Founder Mark Zuckerberg and his colleagues have taken key spots on Forbes magazine's annual list of the 400 richest Americans. Zuckerberg, whose estimated wealth jumped by $10.6 billion to $17.5 billion,...

    Matt Damon, Bill Gates, Colin Powell on ABC’s ‘This Week’

    The panel will be Cokie Roberts, Sam Donaldson and Jonathan Karl, all of ABC, and Michael Gerson of The Washington Post.