According to Michael Lewis (the
author of Liar's Poker ), what do you call
someone who has at least 10 million dollars in assets?
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According to Lewis (whose source was Jim
Clark, the founder of Netscape, who had read it somewhere), in 1999 there were
about 180,000 decamillionaires in the US.
During the Internet bubble, the term "asset" had
acquired a strange meaning. This number was probably reduced somewhat after the
Source: The New New
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