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Shall we take up a collection for Colorado's shrinking billionaires?

Forbes magazine's annual billionaires list is out, and as the Denver Business Journal documents, Colorado's most-moneyed residents are walking around with lighter wallets since September 2008, the last time the mag measured their wealth. Poor Phil Anschutz is down to his last $5 billion, from $8 billion; James Leprino's dipped from $2.3 billion to $2 billion; John Malone's net worth plunged from $2.3 billion to $1.5 billion; and Pat Stryker's lost one-third of the $1.8 billion she boasted last fall. Still, no one's suffered like Charlie Ergen, of EchoStar fame. Had: $8.2 billion. Has: $3.9 billion.

Come on, people! Buy a satelitte dish, pronto! Because at this rate, Ergen could go from super-rich to just-plain rich before you know it. Now, about my 401(k)...

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