Forbes Billionaires List – Graphic of the Day

Mexican telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim is the world’s richest man for the third year running, accoridng to Forbes magazine’s annual list of billionaires. Slim clung to the top spot despite an “annus horribillis” in which a string of blows from regulators in his home market cost him billions. Today’s graphic lists the world’s ten richest people. It also breaks down the billionaires list by region (US, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Mideast-Africa & Americas) to see where the billionaires are from over the last 10 years.