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Tycoon

A very wealthy businessperson, especially one who made his/her fortune in a single industry. For example, one may be called an oil tycoon or a steel tycoon.
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One tycoon joked last year that some of those absent during the 2017 dinner didn't really need to meet with Du30.
Industry insiders say that Tycoons Worldwide will very likely see stronger revenue growth in the months to come, due mainly to post-flood reconstructions in Thailand calling for screws, wire rods and bolts in the short term.
The long-running saga kicked off after Wang's tycoon husband Teddy was kidnapped in 1990 and never seen again, sparking a nasty legal dispute between the wealthy woman and her father-in-law for control of the fortune.
Among them is 27-year-old Yang Huiyan, the daughter of a property tycoon, who has slipped from first to third place because of the slump in China's property market, according to Forbes, which put her net worth at $2.
Stepashin said the planned checks were routine and not connected to Abramovich's purchase of Chelsea, but he sought to cast the tycoon as a big spender who neglects Russia's woes.
Microsoft chief Bill Gates remains the US's richest tycoon, worth $46bn, (pounds 28bn) $3bn more than a year ago.
Moreover, Wyman says, almost half of the companies with a very high Tycoon Index have defaulted.
Having amassed wealth, however, America's tycoons became worried about their reputations--and whether a society with such stark poverty side-by-side with their riches could indeed survive.
Internet tycoon Charles Nasser, also 30, who launched the internet provider ClaraNET three years ago with pounds 250,000 savings, is now worth pounds 300 million.
The first game to ever highlight the concept of upcycling, Trash Tycoon is an immersive, fun game that presents opportunities for real-world impact.
7 billion and NT$2 billion, the construction plan is likely to come into practice next year at the earliest, which will help the company's reinvested subsidiary, Tycoons Worldwide Group (Thailand) Public Co.
Melbourne, June 7 (ANI): After her recent cash-for-access scandal, the Duchess of York is facing shocking claims she once sold herself as an escort to Arab oil tycoons.