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Plenty of billionaires, but few are women

After making big strides in the 80s and 90s, the number of women breaking into the top 1% of earners has stalled

Oprah Winfrey, with a net worth of US$3.1 billion, is the second richest self-made woman in the US.

New York

WOMEN have been rapidly climbing the employment and wage ladders in recent decades. But only a small fraction have made it to the top rungs - and their progress may be slowing.

New research shows that after making big strides in the 1980s and 90s, the number of women

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