RICH PICKINGS: Best and worst of 2009

From a former fabric trader's million-dollar bet on a long-shot, to a golden garbo's fall from grace, we take a look at the highs, lows and all things in between of this year's business big-hitters.

As 2009 draws to a close, it’s time for our annual awards celebrating the best and worst in the world of the wealthy.

Best debut

It’s Impossible to go past the story of Paul Fudge, the former fabric trader who made $660 million in one day after utilities giant Origin Energy bought a coal-seam gas exploration permit from Fudge's company, Pangaea.

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