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The Billion-Dollar Losers

BusinessWeek's analysis shows even the richest and savviest of top U.S. executives have been wounded by the tough stock market
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison (left) and Carnival CEO Micky Arison (right) are among six U.S. chief executives who have lost more than $1 billion in the value of their company stock holdings since October, 2007.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison (left) and Carnival CEO Micky Arison (right) are among six U.S. chief executives who have lost more than $1 billion in the value of their company stock holdings since October, 2007. Getty Images

Editor's Note: Originally published on Feb. 1, 2008, this story has been updated with the latest data as of Feb. 25, 2008.

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