New York Has More Billionaires Than Other Cities
ARI SHAPIRO, host:
And our last word in business today is billionaire central. That would be New York City.
According to Forbes magazine, the Big Apple has more billionaires than any other city in the world. The magazine just came out with its latest listing of world billionaires, and 58 of them live in New York. The U.S. still has the most billionaires of any country. [POST-BROADCAST CORRECTION: New York City has more billionaires than any other city in the U.S., not the world.]
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
But the richest person on the planet is in Mexico. That would be telecom mogul Carlos Slim. He tops the list with a net worth of $74 billion.
And that's the business news on MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.
SHAPIRO: And I'm Ari Shapiro.
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Correction March 10, 2011
The audio and a previous Web version incorrectly said that New York has more billionaires than any other city in the world. It is actually more billionaires than in any other city in the U.S.