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  forbes: Blogs, Photos, Videos and more on Technorati
By Joe Mayer The Forbes "Richest 400 Americans," a celebration of greed, became "billionaires only" for the first time this year.
by Jes Forbes, the magazine that figures wealth is the be-all and end-all of our lives, has done its usual due diligence on the NHL and its finances.
The rumor that Forbes Media was interested in buying Clipmarks has proven to be true.
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  Forbes family - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The earliest confirmed family ancestors are Sir John De Forbes, a man of rank and importance in the 12th Centrury reign of William the Lion, of Scotland and Sir Fergus De Forbes who was born before 1272.
Bertie Forbes who founded the Forbes magazine was also born in Aberdeenshire as a descendant of the Forbes clan, but is not a relative of John Forbes and the Forbes trading family.
Grandson of John Forbes, John Murray Forbes (1813–1898): Born in France, John Murray Forbes was the first of the family to enter the China trade and later invested in railroads and amassed a large fortune.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Forbes_family   (1432 words)

 Clan Forbes
John, eighth Lord Forbes, was one of the five noblemen appointed by commission from the king, dated 25th July 1594, lieutenants of the northern counties, for the suppression of the rebellion of the popish Earls of Huntly and Errol.
Forbes’ lady, a daughter of Campbell of Cawdor, refused to do this without her husband’s instructions, and thereupon the Gordons fired the house, and she and her family and attendants, twenty-seven persons, were burnt within.
The fourth baronet married a daughter of the Earl of Kintore, and John, the eldest son of this union, married Mary Forbes, daughter of the third Lord Forbes of Pitsligo, through whom, on the decease of John, Master of Pitsligo in 1781, her descendants became nearest heirs and representatives of that noble family.
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 Forbes returns to NH as "agitator" not candidate   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In a brief interview Forbes said he was not in the state considering another presidential run, but instead was merely visiting the state as a "flat tax agitator".
Forbes ran unsuccessfully for the Republican presidential nomination with the the idea of the flat tax twice in 1996 and 2000.
While Forbes is hoping to remain relevant in American politics with his book and his Saturday morning show on Fox News Channel, he is also trying to do something like Newt Gingrich is hoping to do: influence the policy debate in the next election.
www.politicsnh.com /archives/pindell/2005/Oct/10_3forbes.htm   (387 words)

 Forbes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Forbes is headquartered on Fifth Avenue in New York City.
Forbes creates many lists under various topics, the most popular being perhaps the List of billionaires.
Forbes 500, a list of largest companies taking into account market capitalization, revenue, income and assets (this is differs from the Fortune 500 which is based only on revenues).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Forbes   (555 words)

 Walkabout - Forbes
Forbes is a substantial rural settlement of some 8500 people on the Lachlan River.
The Forbes Show is held in September, the Festival of Roses in November, the Jazz Festival in January and the Bush Traditions Folk Festival in August.
Forbes Railway Arts and Tourist Centre is situated in the old railway station in Union St. It is open daily from 9.00 a.m.
www.walkabout.com.au /locations/NSWForbes.shtml   (1784 words)

 Forbes.com Sitemap   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Forbes is dedicated to providing visitors to Forbes.com with a highly interactive and positive experience, while at the same time protecting our rights and the rights of our users.
Neither Forbes nor any third party content provider will be held liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions therefrom or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof or for any damages arising from any of the foregoing.
Forbes is a distributor with regard to content supplied by third-party suppliers and Users, therefore, Forbes has no more editorial control over such content than a public library, bookstore or newsstand.
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 Malcolm Forbes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Malcolm Stevenson Forbes (August 19, 1919 – February 24, 1990) was publisher of Forbes magazine, founded by his father B.C. Forbes and today run by his son Steve Forbes.
Malcolm Forbes was legendary for his lavish lifestyle, his private Capitalist Tool jet, ever larger Highlander yachts, huge art collection, substantial collection of Harley-Davidson motorbikes, his French Chateau (in Balleroy, Normandy), collection of special shape Hot air balloons and opulent birthday parties.
In March 1990, soon after his death, OutWeek magazine published a cover story, "The Secret Life of Malcolm Forbes," by Michelangelo Signorile, which outed Forbes was a gay man. Signorile was critical of the media for helping Forbes publicize many aspects of his lifestyle while keeping his homosexuality a secret.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Malcolm_Forbes   (605 words)

 Presidential Candidate Steve Forbes - The Dark Side: Character and Scandals
Forbes also fired his secretary of 13 years, Ann Barton, just before her 65th birthday, and has written editorials in favor of allowing forced retirement at that age.
Forbes also repeatedly opposed a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget, and in fact never felt a balanced budget was as important as lowering taxes.
Forbes, Inc. uses a largely discredited form of contract called the "installment contract for deed." Purchasers buy their land on a contract that only gives them the deed after 10 years of payments - and heft interest charges.
www.realchange.org /forbes.htm   (2633 words)

 Steve Forbes - SourceWatch
Forbes campaigned vigorously for the Republican nomination for the Presidency.
According to his biogrpahical note, "Forbes was the Honorary Chairman of Americans for Hope, Growth and Opportunity (1996-1999), a grassroots, issues advocacy organization founded to advance pro-growth, pro-freedom and pro-family issues." [1] (http://www.forbes.com/fdc/bios/forbes2.html)
On Saturday March 6, 2004, Forbes will be a keynote speaker via video conference to the right wing New Zealand Political party, ACT (the acronym for Association of Consumers and Taxpayers).
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Steve_Forbes   (588 words)

 Forbes Field
The field was named for General John Forbes, a British general in the French and Indian War who captured Fort Duquesne and renamed it Fort Pitt in 1758.
It was reported in the papers several days later that the final blow, which was the first ever to clear the then 10 year old right field roof, came to rest on the roof of 318 Boquet Street, a rowhouse which survives to this day.
Forbes Field and the Cathedral of Learning courtesy of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.
www.ballparks.com /baseball/national/forbes.htm   (1124 words)

 Forbes: 10 best places to get rich - MSN Money
Although venture capital is scattered and concentrated in various regions of the country (mainly in Silicon Valley, New England, New York and Texas), each region tends to invest within the region.
Finally, a quick glance at the annual Forbes list of the 400 Richest Americans reveals that some billionaires live in places like Omaha, Neb. or Bentonville, Ark., the bulk live near places like Boston, Seattle or San Francisco.
While there doesn't seem to be a shortage of capital in the New York metro area, the venture capitalists there don't close nearly as many deals as their Silicon Valley counterparts.
moneycentral.msn.com /content/invest/forbes/P83382.asp   (1693 words)

 Forbes - Indonesia Matters   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The president and publisher of Forbes Asia, William Adamopulous, said the company was targeting an initial circulation of 25,000 for the Indonesia version “and to increase that number as time goes by.”
Forbes Indonesia will be part of the Forbes network in Asia, joining Forbes Asia and Forbes Nihonban in Japan, Forbes Korea, and Forbes China, he added.
President of The Investor Group and CEO of Forbes Indonesia Wim Tangkilisan said that the magazine’s first issue would have between 20 and 30% local content, and that this would be grow to 60% within a year.
www.indonesiamatters.com /282/forbes   (311 words)

 FORBES Genealogy by DNA Project {Worldwide} - Family Project Website
Fifteen years later, in 1667, William Forbes edited and drew up a preface for the "House of Forbes," compiled by Matthew Lumsden in 1580.
Documents written before 1715 give evidence of a close friendship between the families of Forbes and MacKay who lived far apart; hence, strongly confirm the common tradition that these clans are of kindred stock.
It may be that they all represent some segment of the Irish Scotti who inhabited the western shores of Scotland, but their descent may have been through different Irish Lairds.
www.familytreedna.com /public/forbes   (1266 words)

 Forbes.com Subscriber Services   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Join Forbes Investors Advisory Institute and receive monthly stock recommendations, hold or sell advice on each recommendation and special investment reports.
Each month the Forbes Investors Advisory Institute will recommend the fifty best growth and momentum stocks to own now as determined by a proprietary multi-dimensional computer analysis of over 3,000 stocks.
Forbes Newsletters offers more than 30 independent investment newsletters covering stocks, bonds, ETFs, and mutual funds, as well as various sectors, markets, and investment philosophies.
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 Forbes Magazine - $32.95 only - MagsForLess
Business is serious stuff, but Forbes unlocks the mysteries with in depth coverage of issues, trends, events and articles about the personalities that shape the business world today and will determine the future.
Forbes covers global business stories with insight, solid sourcing, and tremendous zeal.
Forbes provides regular features about technology, careers, business services, healthcare, and the various markets.
www.magsforless.com /pd_forbes.cfm   (140 words)

 Kristin J. Forbes' Home Page
Forbes served as a Member of the White House's Council of Economic Advisers from 2003 to 2005.
Forbes has also written extensively on financial contagion (including a co-edited book International Financial Contagion) as well as the relationship between income inequality and economic growth.
Forbes was honored as a "Young Global Leader" as part of the World Economic Forum at Davos in 2005.
web.mit.edu /kjforbes/www   (253 words)

 Forbes Medi-Tech Inc. - Home Page - Sun Sep 10, 2006
Forbes Medi-Tech Inc. is a life sciences company dedicated to the research, development and commercialization of innovative products for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease (CVD).
Forbes Medi-Tech is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol FMI and on NASDAQ under FMTI.
An increasingly active population, the pursuit of healthier lifestyles, and the desire to live longer has given rise to a new category of food products and dietary supplements referred to as "Nutraceuticals".
www.forbesmedi.com /s/Home.asp   (207 words)

 Amazon.com: Forbes: Magazines
Forbes covers global business stories with insight, solid sourcing, and the sort of groupie zeal usually reserved for fanzines.
Read Forbes to make sense of today's volatile market--or just for the sheer pleasure of reading good reporting.
Forbes focuses on top management and those aspiring to positions of corporate leadership in business.
www.amazon.com /Forbes/dp/B00005N7QA   (365 words)

 Congressman J. Randy Forbes - The Official Online Resource For Constituents of Virginia's Fourth   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Forbes Announces $46,513 for Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority (December 15, 2005)
Forbes Announces $25,875 for Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Amelia (September 14, 2005)
Forbes announces $7,984 for the County of Powhatan (September 9, 2005)
www.house.gov /forbes   (2903 words)

 The Academy of American Poets - Calvin Forbes
Calvin Forbes was born in 1945 in Newark, New Jersey.
He attended the New School for Social Research, Rutgers University, and received an M.F.A. from Brown University.
Forbes is an Associate Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he teaches writing, literature, and jazz history.
www.poets.org /poet.php/prmPID/454   (145 words)

 Forbes Burials
For some time past Eugene M. Forbes, who with his family has resided on what is known as the Everett Round farm 4 miles southeast of town, has acted in a despondent manner, and his family have worried considerably about him.
Sunday evening he disappeared and as he had talked some of going away for a visit, it was thought he might suddenly have made up his mind to go.
Gene Forbes grew to manhood in this vicinity, he being a son of Mr.
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 Forbes Magazine Subscription : Magazines.com Magazine Subscriptions
More About Forbes: Forbes is published bi-weekly by Forbes, Inc who also publishes Forbes ASAP and Forbes FYI.
It was founded in 1917 by B.C. Forbes and is currently still run by a descendant of Forbes, Mr.
Forbes is particularly known for its “Lists” including the “200 Best Small Companies”, “400 Best Large Companies”, “100 Top Celebrities” and “Wall Street’s Top Analysts” among others.
www.magazines.com /ncom/mag?mid=1792   (292 words)

 Malcolm Forbes
Its annual list of the richest 400 people in America is one of the most widely quoted sources on the subject of wealth in the United States.
Forbes ran unsuccessfully for governor of New Jersey (1957) and used his magazine and numerous books to praise the virtues of laissez-faire capitalism.
There's a new Egg in the Forbes collection; spurned in his attempts to buy Interview, Forbes hatches his own trendy arts magazine.......
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 Forbes "Best of the Web" Award 5 years in a row!   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The announcement of Alibaba’s 5th consecutive Forbes “Best of the Web” Award came as Jack Ma, Founder and CEO of Alibaba.com, spoke to an audience of top global business leaders at the Forbes Annual CEO Conference in New York.
Among other topics in his speech, Jack Ma spoke to the conference about the growth of e-commerce in China as well as some of the key success factors for western companies who are looking to enter the Chinese Market.
The announcement of Alibaba’s 5th consecutive Forbes “Best of the Web” Award also came on the heels of a public relations campaign in America, which included an in-depth interview with Jack Ma on CNBC coinciding with China’s National Day Holiday.
www.alibaba.com /aboutalibaba/press/releases041008.html   (281 words)

 Forbes.com - Forbes Magazine Table Of Contents
Despite the lockout that shut down the entire 2004-2005 season, the average NHL team is now worth $180 million.
Warren Buffett is challenging Forbes 400 members to fork over more.
Sitemap Help Contact Us Investment Newsletters Forbes Conferences Forbes Magazines Forbes Autos Ad Information Forbes.com Mobile RSS
www.forbes.com /forbes   (549 words)

 Business News and Financial News at Forbes.com
Forbes On Radio    SportsMoney    StreetTalk    The Adventurer
Power Women 100    Best Business Schools    Forbes 2000
View the contestants' presentations to our expert judges and cast your vote for the $100,000 grand prize winner.
www.forbes.com   (247 words)

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