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.
Newsweek's first print cover story since 2012, which outed the creator of bitcoin as 64-year-old Dorian Nakamoto, has sparked questions about the piece. Nakamoto has denied he created bitcoin, but the magazine stands by its reporting.
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