Bill Gates gets hefty portion of personal income gain in December

Jan 30, 2005 03:54 · 71 words · 1 minute read

There are some fuzzy statistics going on here, but it’s still a funny article: Excluding Bill Gates, Dec. incomes seen rising 2.6%

Excluding Gates’ $3.3 billion gain, personal incomes probably rose by 2.6 percent, with 0.3 percentage point of the increase going to just one really smart but not so tall man.

Microsoft paid out $32 billion of its massive cash hoard to stock holders. Guess who owns 10% of Microsoft?