IPOs and the mass of acquisitions in tech are producing a newly rich class; money managers fight to handle the wealth.
"When someone's worth $77 billion, you're not talking about how much house they can buy. You're talking about how much city they can buy," Redfin's Nela Richardson says.
This is an unofficial transcript of Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger and Bill Gates appearing live with Becky Quick on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Monday, May 5, 2014.
Sitting next to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, Gates also said he's excited about taking a more hands-on approach again at Microsoft.
Warren Buffett, his longtime business partner Charlie Munger, and Bill Gates are no fans of high-frequency trading.
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Snatched from IBM forevermore the lead position in designing software for PCs, with the dominant operating system, productivity software and browser.
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In a Rolling Stone interview, Bill Gates said that Microsoft was also looking to buy the company, noting that it has a very large user base.
Since the market bottom in 2009, America's billionaires have seen their fortunes and numbers soar to new records.
Randall Lane, Forbes Magazine editor, discusses the magazine's annual billionaires list. Bill Gates is back on top for the first time in four years.
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