The Forbes 100 list of the most influential and influential businesspeople in America has been released.
The list was unveiled Wednesday as the 100 most influential people in America, with more than $8.7 trillion in assets, according to Forbes.
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Forbes’ Rich List is the definitive guide to the wealthiest people in a wide range of industries, from oil and gas exploration and mining to entertainment and retail.
The top 100 include the presidents of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, the United States and Germany.
The Forbes 100 is comprised of a total of 1,300 billionaires.
The ranking has been compiled by a panel of Forbes editors and analysts, including Paul Singer, CEO of Singer, Garber, Singer, Simmons & Co., among others.
The 100 most powerful people in business were selected from more than 1,800 individuals who were interviewed for the ranking, which was conducted in June.
They are listed alphabetically by asset class and position.
The number of billionaires in the Forbes list is a proxy for the number of businesses that make up a firm.
The number of companies on the Forbes 400 list is the number in a single company.