Carlos Slim: Can He Turnaround The NYT?

06/27/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Chris Rovzar New York Magazine

Throughout his endless (though interesting) profile of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, New Yorker scribe Lawrence Wright provides example after example of the canny businessman's habit of taking advantage of economic downturns to scoop up undervalued and persecuted companies, only later to cash in on massive rewards.

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