Wonder who's worrying about their NASDAQ stocks? Here is a list of the five richest people in America during the year 2000.

Rank  Name                     ($Bil)  Source  
1     Gates, William H. III      63    Microsoft Corp. 
2     Ellison, Lawrence Joseph   58    Oracle Corp. 
3     Allen, Paul Gardner        36    Microsoft Corp.
4     Buffett, Warren Edward     28    Stock Market 
5     Moore, Gordon Earle        26    Intel Corp. 

Yes, those figures are in billions of dollars. You may now start to daydream about how you'd spend it. Don't forget a new server or three for the Everything2 folks.

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