Oxfam: Wealth of eight same as half world's population
Oxfam in a report ahead the World Economic Forum conference said eight men own the wealth of half of the world's population. It noted their combined net wealth is equivalent to the world's poorest 3.6 billion people. Six are from the US and one each from Spain and Mexico. At the top of the wealth list is Microsoft founder Bill Gates ($75 billion), followed by Amancio Ortega ($67 billion).