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Amazon's Jeff Bezos briefly overtakes Bill Gates to be world's richest, slips as co earnings disappoint
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos briefly overtakes Bill Gates to be world's richest, slips as co earnings disappoint

Forbes magazine said its real-time tracking of personal fortunes showed Bezos with a net worth of $90.5 billion, ahead of the $90 billion for Gates early Thursday.

Oxfam study: 8 billionaires hold half the world's wealth; rich-poor gap 'obscene'
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Oxfam study: 8 billionaires hold half the world's wealth; rich-poor gap 'obscene'

It's because of this kind of inequality that trust in institutions has fallen sharply since the global financial crisis of 2008, according to Edelman, one of the world's biggest marketing firms.