The number of billionaires in the world grew by 222 in 2014, bringing the total to a record 2,089, according to a new report. Here's how much they own.» Read More
America Movil is looking to sell assets for up to $20 billion, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera
Turned a raft of industrial acquisitions and the sale of the state telephony monopoly into a business empire that touches most aspects of Mexican life.
Income inequality is growing and the rich keep getting richer. In 25 years a serial entrepreneur with grand visions may cross the wealth threshold.
One ranks among the greatest wealth creators of all time. The other has made investing during crisis an art form. Who has mattered more?
CNBC's Sara Eisen and Dominic Chu take a look at two of the world's richest men, the legendary "Oracle of Omaha," Warren Buffett and Mexican mega billionaire, Carlos Slim.
Eike Batista's OGX—the cornerstone of his short-lived mining, energy and shipping empire—is expected to file for bankruptcy as early as this weekend.
Bidding for a struggling Dutch telecoms group may seem an odd move for a Mexican billionaire, but Carlos Slim could be placing a long-term bet on an improvement in the European economic climate and in Germany in particular.
Robin Bienenstock, senior analyst for European and Latin American telecommunications at Sanford C Bernstein, says Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's bid for KPN is all about Germany.
Dutch telecom group KPN's main shareholder America Movil has ended an agreement to limit its holding to below 30 percent, a sign it may bid for the whole company.
With industrial economies, it's OK to have workers retire at 65, Slim says. But in developed economies, built on knowledge and experience, 60 is when workers hit their prime.
The world's second-wealthiest man explains to CNBC why workers in Europe and other parts of the developed world are at the "best" part of their career after they reach their 60s.
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim thinks the central banks' easy money is all good, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera spoke with Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim about why he thinks Mexico is the best place to invest right now. And, Fast Money trader Josh Brown reveals how he's managing his bearish call on Microsoft.
The billionaire telecom titan has slipped in rankings of the world's richest men, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
In an exclusive interview, telecom titan Carlos Slim provides his take on Mexico's regulation of the telecom industry, which could force him to breakup America Movil.
Carlos Slim, one of the world¿s richest men, sheds light on his philosophy on wealth by reading poetry in Spanish from Kahlil Gibran¿s ¿The Prophet.¿
California officials may decide to investigate a group campaigning against one of the world's richest men, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Protesters disrupt a Carlos Slim event at New York Public Library on May 9th, 2013. The Mexican billionaire sits quietly as the protesters exit the auditorium.
Reforms that aim to level the playing field of Mexico's telecom industry will not necessarily end the dominance of the two big players.
Record low interest rates, cold hard cash on balance sheets and Mexico are among the themes at the Milken Institute Global Conference.