Rob LaFranco

Bloomberg Billionaires Index


Rob LaFranco runs the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a daily ranking of the world's richest people. 

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Bill Gates of Microsoft is no longer the world's richest person. A surge this morning in shares of Inc.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos is now the world's richest person

Bill Gates of Microsoft is no longer the world's richest person. A surge this morning in shares of Inc.

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