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Billion

1. One thousand million in the short scale numbering system.

2. One million million in the long scale number system. This number is known, perhaps more commonly, as one trillion.
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On the other hand, the UAE had seven entries and the highest number of billionaires from one country, with Abdulla Bin Ahmad Al Ghurair leading the Emirati billionaire list and ranking second in the Arab countries, with a net worth of $5.
4 billion, as 11 Saudi billionaires have been excluded from the 2018 rankings.
The fortune of French telecommunications billionaire Patrick Drahi fell $4.
Josef Stadler, Head Global Ultra High Net Worth, UBS, comments on the new report: This year we have seen not only a return to growth for billionaire wealth, but also a significant shift in its geographic dimensions.
The new report pyramids the billionaire population on six layers.
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For most of Asia's young economies, where over 85 per cent of billionaires are first-generation, this will be the first-ever handover of billionaire wealth.
Of course, it is hardly the first time that billionaire crony capitalists have been exposed pushing the "climate" agenda and other "green" schemes to benefit themselves.
o The oldest billionaire, 93-year-old L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, is also one of four women in the list.
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The returns from the sale of Billionaire Vodka benefit children in need all around the world
It's funny what happens when you say the billionaires are keeping candidates alive long enough to allow more Americans a chance to choose their presidential nominees.