Last month, Forbes Magazine published its Richest People in America issue which ranked the top 400 wealthiest people in the United States. Investors might want to take a look at what stocks the billionaires own, to get some stock purchasing ideas. It made them rich, maybe they will make you rich. Here is a list of some of the wealthiest Americans and the stocks they own.
Bill Gates - Microsoft (MSFT)
Warren Buffett - Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) (BRK-A)
Larry Ellison - Oracle (ORCL)
Christy, Jim, Alice, and Robson Walton - Wal-Mart (WMT)
Mark Zuckerberg - Facebook (FB)
Sheldon Adelson - Las Vegas Sands (LVS)
Larry Page - Google (GOOG)
Sergey Brin - Google (GOOG)
Jeff Bezos - Amazon (AMZN)
Carl Icahn - Icahn Enterprises (IEP)
Steve Ballmer - Microsoft (MSFT)
What is interesting about this list, is that most of the people on it started a business which is now a publicly traded company, which made many investors wealthy who invested at the beginning. If you like interesting stock lists like this, check out the stock lists at WallStreetNewsNetwork.com.