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  1. Bill Gates fully subscribes to FCC rights issue - source

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    MADRID, Dec 16 (Reuters) - U.S billionaire Bill Gates has fully subscribed to the share-buying rights on his 6 percent stake in Spanish builder and services group FCC as part of the company's rights issue, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.

  2. Want to Build a One-of-a-Kind Company? Ask Peter Thiel

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    Thu, 9 Oct 2014

    kind, different and truly valuable. “Zero to one” companies are companies that have not been built before. The next Bill Gates will not start an operating system. The next Larry Page won’t start a search engine. The next Mark Zuckerberg won

  3. Letter to a Chinese “Little Emperor”

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    Fri, 3 Oct 2014

    adjusted dollars, ahead of such modern-day contenders as Bill Gates , Carlos Slim, Warren Buffet, and Jack Ma. Convinced, like many American self-made billionaires ..... legacy that will remain as testimony to your life’s work. Bill Gates used to call his senior executives “volunteers.” As

  4. Market Valuations and the Theory of Relativity

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    Fri, 25 Jul 2014

    lower (in 2006, it was just below 16 times earnings; in 1980, it was below 10). An average hides such variations: when Bill Gates walks into a bar, everyone in the room on average becomes a millionaire. That is statistically true, but also relatively

  5. Danoff, Davis, Lynch: Stock-Picking Ahead of the Crowd

    Video Reports

    Sun, 29 Jun 2014

    after the first double [in value]; Bill Gates didn't sell after the first double ..... I think just what you say, just like Bill Gates missing the Internet and then rebooting ..... Rockefeller did changed the world. What Bill Gates did changed the world. What is happening

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    this country, Michael Dell didn't sell after the first double [in value]; Bill Gates didn't sell after the first double. So as investors if the story is unfolding, if there is a multiyear tailwind, if this
  6. What’s Buffett’s Secret, Really?

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    Mon, 7 Apr 2014

    consistently. According to Forbes , Buffett is the second richest American, with an estimated net worth of $58.5 billion ( Bill Gates is No. 1). When a person starts with $100,000 dollars of capital, only $100 of which is his own, and turns it into

  7. McKinsey’s Vikram Malhotra: ‘India Has to Evolve’

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    Fri, 28 Mar 2014

    concerted campaign to eradicate polio, India has now been free of that disease for three years. According to Malhotra, Bill Gates , founder of Microsoft, said that India’s accomplishments in the public health sector can be applied not just to polio

  8. Costco's Bulking Up Its Moat

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    Fri, 7 Mar 2014

    members include Charles Munger, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway; William Gates Sr., father of Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates ; and Hamilton James, president and COO of the Blackstone Group. Senior management compensation levels are well within industry

  9. Microsoft Names Satya Nadella as CEO, Gates Steps Down as Chairman and Assumes Advisor Role

    Commentary

    Tue, 4 Feb 2014

    As had been widely expected, Microsoft has named Satya Nadella as its next CEO. Additionally, Bill Gates has stepped down from his role as chairman of the board and now holds the title of founder and technology advisor, while independent

  10. Why International Investors Have Renewed Confidence in Spain

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    Thu, 21 Nov 2013

    confidence in Spain that you cannot imagine.” A few days later, news of a major business deal bolstered Botin’s words. Bill Gates , co-founder of Microsoft, acquired a 6% ownership of Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas (FCC), the Spanish construction

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