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  1. Gates, UK take lead in $7.5 bln pledge for children's vaccines

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    Tue, 27 Jan 2015

    BERLIN, Jan 27 (Reuters) - International donors led by Bill Gates and Britain pledged $7.5 billion on Tuesday for vaccines to immunise 300 million children in poor countries against potentially deadly diseases like diarrhoea and pneumonia, Germany's development minister said.

  2. India honours Bill Gates with civilian award

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    NEW DELHI, Jan 26 (Reuters) - India conferred one of its highest civilian awards on billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda for their work to improve health in developing countries.

  3. Gates sees "miracle" tools for AIDS by 2030 in vaccine and drugs

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    Sat, 24 Jan 2015

    DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Two new tools to fight AIDS should be available by 2030 in the form of a vaccine and new intense drug treatments, ending most cases of a disease that has killed millions in the past 30 years, Bill Gates said.

  4. Buffett vs. Buy and Hold

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    Fri, 9 Jan 2015

    Latvian-born Astrid Menks , is not like many investors. Her husband is the second wealthiest person on earth, after Bill Gates , according to Forbes. If the portion of the assets devoted to the S&P 500 suddenly dropped in value to zero, it likely

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

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

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    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

    Bill Gates found at 21:12

    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
  10. 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

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