Mexican telecom billionaire, Carlos Slim, landed on the No. 1 spot of the Fortune list. Thanks to fast-climbing prices of shares of his company, Telefonos de Mexico, Slim is worth $67.8 billion, while Gates a mere $58 billion.
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