Tesla will be included in the NASDAQ-100 next week, becoming the only automaker listed in the index. It means Tesla is being recognized by the financial world as a legitimate force rather than a potentially unstable newcomer.
Warren Buffett's head-and-shoulders above all other investors stature has only been cemented during this last five years, Brown writes.
The 100 richest people in the world gained $241 billion in net worth last year, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Americans dominated the list, occupying five of the top 10 spots. This countdown of the top 10 wealthiest Americans features a casino mogul, software tycoons, and a lot of Wal-Mart money.