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No, America’s billionaires didn’t get $434 billion richer during the pandemic — quite the opposite, in fact

A study says America’s billionaires gained $434 billion in wealth during the crisis. A more sensible way of looking at the numbers show they lost nearly that much......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2020

The world"s wealthiest people are losing billions in the coronavirus pandemic — except for Jeff Bezos, who has added $6 billion to his fortune in 2020 as Amazon sales surge

REUTERS/Michele Tantussi Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the only one of the world's five richest people that hasn't lost money in 2020, the Bloomberg Billionaires Index shows. Bezos made nearly $6 bill.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 31st, 2020

The world"s 2,153 billionaires are richer than 4.6 billion people combined, Oxfam says

Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters The world's 2,153 bill.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 20th, 2020

This is how the 5 youngest billionaires in America spend their time and money

Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images The five youngest billionaires in America have a combined net worth of $28.5 billion, according to the Forbes Real-Time Billionaires Index. Of those five,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 6th, 2020

America"s biggest companies that didn"t exist 10 years ago

Rome was not built in a day — and neither are multi-billion dollar corporations......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 28th, 2019

Billion-dollar companies that didn"t exist 10 years ago

Many of the companies we rely on daily are less than 10 years old. Stacker has looked at the current valuations of the largest companies in America to compile a list of 20 billion-dollar companies that did not exist 10 years ago......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 18th, 2019

Jeff Bezos just lost $7 billion overnight. Here are 11 mind-blowing facts that show just how wealthy the Amazon CEO really is.

zz/Dennis Van Tine/STAR MAX/IPx Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world. The Amazon CEO is worth an estimated $110 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. That makes him 20% richer than .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 25th, 2019

America"s Record-Long "Expansion" Was Just The Rich Getting Richer As The Middle Class Died

On July 1, many - us included  - wrote lengthy articles, pointing out that the longest US economic expansion in history is now a fact. Sadly, when peeling back t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 6th, 2019

Bank of America steps up stock repurchases as prices rose

Bank of America Corp. said it repurchased $6.3 billion worth of its shares during the first quarter, as the shares surged, compared with $5.2 billion in buybacks in the fourth quarter. The bank didn't provide details at what prices it bought its shares.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2019

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now worth $141 billion

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is richer today than he has ever been before, according to the Forbes World's Billionaires list......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 18th, 2018

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now worth $141 billion

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is richer today than he has ever been before, according to the Forbes World's Billionaires list......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 18th, 2018

The government just made it easier for workers to own a piece of their employer

In a ceremony last week, President Donald Trump signed a defense bill authorizing $717 billion for more troops and equipment. Buried in the 788-page bill was a provision he didn't mention ? one aimed squarely at addressing wealth inequality in America......»»

Category: topSource: moneyAug 26th, 2018

The top 26 billionaires are as wealthy as 3.8 billion people

The world's billionaires are growing $2.5 billion richer every day, while the poorest half of the global population is seeing its net worth dwindle......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 21st, 2019

In Her Own Words: Bossa Studios co-founder and "multipotentialite" Roberta Lucca starts a podcast during a pandemic

As our communities reopen, women across America see their lives becoming more complicated as they juggle responsibilities at home and at work (which is often still at home), caring for coworkers, customers and family. Gamer Roberta Lucca welcome.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals18 hr. 8 min. ago

7 secrets about Washington, DC landmarks you probably didn"t know

Washington, DC is home to America's most historical landmarks. These landmarks attract thousands of visitors, but also have secrets and inte.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 6th, 2020

Uber acquires Postmates, expanding the food delivery business that has surged during pandemic

The $2.65 billion all-stock deal continues Uber’s aggressive push into food delivery......»»

Category: worldSource: nytJul 6th, 2020

Warren Buffett finally opens his wallet during the pandemic, with nearly $10 billion purchase

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway finally deploys cash during the pandemic, with nearly $10 billion purchase of natural-gas assets......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 6th, 2020

Buying a car will be even more of a nightmare this summer as inventory dries up. Here"s what you need to know if you"re shopping around.

The COVID-19 pandemic didn't tank the used car market like many thought it would. Currently, used car demand is strong because new car inventory is down. It's still possible to get a good deal; you just have to act fast and be flexible and p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 5th, 2020

Saturday links: college-for-all fever

Saturdays are the day we catch up with all the non-finance related stuff we didn’t get to during the week. You can... AutosThe pandemic has killed the auto show. (businessinsider.com)Cities got used to .....»»

Category: blogSource: abnormalreturnsJul 4th, 2020

Dallas Black Chamber leader pushes for guaranteed fund to aid in access to capital

During the pandemic, up to 90 percent of black-owned businesses didn’t get access to emergency federal funding......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2020

Durst lands quartet of lease extensions in Midtown East

The has signed lease extensions for four of its Midtown East tenants at a time when the Covid-19 pandemic…; has left the future of office space up in the air. Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings America,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 2nd, 2020