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The Planet’s 500 Richest People Added $1.8 Trillion to Combined Wealth in 2020 Amid Warnings of Surging Worldwide Poverty

Posted by on January 3, 2021 in Economy with 0 Comments
The Planet’s 500 Richest People Added $1.8 Trillion to Combined Wealth in 2020 Amid Warnings of Surging Worldwide Poverty

Bloomberg’s year-end report on the wealth of the world’s billionaires shows that the richest 500 people on the planet added $1.8 trillion to their combined wealth in 2020, accumulating a total net worth of $7.6 trillion. #wealthInequality #WealthGap

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Time To Pay Attention: 8 Men Have As Much Money As Half The Entire World

Posted by on January 18, 2017 in Economy with 3 Comments
Time To Pay Attention: 8 Men Have As Much Money As Half The Entire World

After considering further information from Credit Suisse, Oxfam revised last year’s figures which had found 62 people as wealthy as the ‘bottom’ half of the population. This year’s statistic, now just eight people with that same wealth, shocked the authors of the report — and they’ve suggested measures to take to begin bridging the divide.

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