Trump would wreck US economy: Carlos Slim

Mexican telecommunications tycoon and the world's fourth richest man Carlos Slim is The New York Times newspaper largest shareholderMexican telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim warned that Donald Trump would destroy the US economy if he wins next week’s election. “As we say in Mexico, being a drunk is different from being a bartender,” Slim told reporters on Friday at the Montevideo Circle, a meeting of business leaders and politicians. “It would destroy the US economy with brutal inflation,” said the world’s fourth richest man, according to Forbes magazine’s latest ranking.

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