Carlos Slim

Carlos Slim Reaping Rewards From NY Times Loan

Bloomberg - January 21, 2014

Billionaire Carlos Slim is poised to double his money after investing $250 million in a 2009 lending agreement with the New York Times, showing how dearly the newspaper’s owners paid for his help. Read »

Carlos Slim Found Oil In Venezuela…

Forbes - July 12, 2013

Tabasco Oil Company, owned by Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim, reported finding oil in Colombia and announced that it will soon begin testing to confirm the production level of the well. Read »

Shazam CEO On Carlos Slim Investment…

Bloomberg - July 10, 2013

Rich Riley, chief executive officer of Shazam Entertainment Ltd., discusses billionaire Carlos Slim's $40 million investment in the company and the outlook for expansion beyond its song-recognition software. Read »

Carlos Slim Puts $40 Million Into Shazam…

Forbes - July 8, 2013

The world’s richest man is putting his money where your smartphone’s mic is, with a $40 million investment in music-recognition app Shazam. Read »

Billionaire Carlos Slim: Why 60 Is The New 30

Entrepreneur - June 19, 2013

Billionaire Carlos Slim, age 73, says workers -- those in developed economies, anyway -- are at their prime in their 60s. Read »

Carlos Slim: New Telecom Regulations? No Problem

CNBC - June 11, 2013

In his first extensive interview since the passage of a new telecom law in Mexico, multi-billionaire Carlos Slim told CNBC he does not think the legislation will hurt the profitability of America Movil. Read »

Bill Gates Reclaims World’s Richest Title

Bloomberg - May 17, 2013

Bill Gates is the richest man alive again. He recaptured the title from Mexican investor Carlos Slim yesterday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Read »

Carlos Slim Donates $100 Million To Fight Polio

Forbes - April 29, 2013

Carlos Slim announced his foundation will donate $100 million to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, a Bill Gates-backed effort to eliminate polio. Read »

Carlos Slim Cited For Profiting From Phones For Poor

Bloomberg - April 25, 2013

Congressional Republicans want to rein in a $2.2 billion U.S. mobile-phone subsidy for the poor, saying it’s riddled with fraud and benefits the world’s richest man, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim. Read »

8 Penny-Pinching CEOs - March 27, 2013

According to, 86 percent of people who splurge on luxury toys like jets and jewelry are actually non-millionaires trying to look the part. Sure, some billionaires fork out cash for enormous yachts and flashy... Read »

Bill Gates Is Really Gaining On Slim Fast

Forbes - March 19, 2013

The gap between Carlos Slim and number two Bill Gates has shrunk from $6 billion a month ago, when the billionaire ranks were published, to approximately half a billion. Read »

Bill Gates Is Gaining On Slim Fast

Businessweek - March 8, 2013

The gap between Carlos Slim and Bill Gates for the wealthiest man in the world is narrowing. Read »

These Are The Richest People On The Planet

Forbes - March 4, 2013

The names, numbers and stories behind the 1,426 people who control the global economy. Read »

Is Carlos Slim Still The World’s Richest Man?

Bloomberg - March 4, 2013

A report on the possibility of billionaire Carlos Slim losing his spot as the world's richest man. Read »

Can Carlos Slim Save Acapulco?

Forbes - February 13, 2013

Slim hopes to project the better face of a place that once was the golden destination of the rich and famous. Read »