Soros drops out of Forbes top 10 richest

INVESTOR George Soros has dropped from 7th to 15th place in Forbes magazine’s list of the wealthiest Americans. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates retained the top spot, with his wealth estimated at $66bn (£40bn), while Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett took second place ($46bn). New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, founder of the media firm, is tenth with $25bn.