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Money Masters 2016

Forbes Logo By Steve Schaefer,Nathan Vardi, Forbes Staff of Forbes | Slide 1 of 41: <p>From banking to buyouts, trading to takeovers, these 40 financiers dominate the world of money. The hedge fund managers, private equity moguls and lenders who control the flow of trillions of dollars around the global economy impact just about all of us one way or another. To compile the<a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/nathanvardi/2016/05/11/money-masters-the-most-powerful-people-in-the-financial-world">2016 Money Masters list</a>, we considered people who run businesses on both the buy and the sell sides of high finance. On Wall Street, money talks, so we judged our candidates on four factors: net worth, assets undermanagementor overseen, three-year track records and influence onmarkets.<br></p>

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From banking to buyouts, trading to takeovers, these 40 financiers dominate the world of money. The hedge fund managers, private equity moguls and lenders who control the flow of trillions of dollars around the global economy impact just about all of us one way or another. To compile the2016 Money Masters list, we considered people who run businesses on both the buy and the sell sides of high finance. On Wall Street, money talks, so we judged our candidates on four factors: net worth, assets undermanagementor overseen, three-year track records and influence onmarkets.

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