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STATE REPORTS ON BILLIONAIRES WEALTH GROWTH DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, FEBRUARY 2021

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PANDEMIC SUPER BOWL 2021: BILLIONAIRES WIN, WE LOSE



10 MONTHS INTO CRISIS, U.S. BILLIONAIRES’ WEALTH CONTINUES TO CLIMB, UP $1.1 TRILLION—NEARLY 40%

660 Billionaires’ Collective Gain During COVID Crisis Could Pay for All of the Working Family Relief in Biden’s Coronavirus Response Plan  Even as freshly empowered Democrats in Washington bring new focus to defeating the pandemic, not much has changed for America’s billionaires in the midst of the crisis—except the further swelling of their bank balances. […]

NET WORTH OF U.S. BILLIONAIRES HAS SOARED BY $1 TRILLION— TO TOTAL OF $4 TRILLION—SINCE PANDEMIC BEGAN

Wealth Increase in 9 Months Exceeds Likely $908 Billion Cost of Covid Relief Package GOP Has Stalled as Too Costly  The collective wealth of America’s 651 billionaires has jumped by over $1 trillion since roughly the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic to a total of $4 trillion at market close on Monday, December 7, 2020. […]

CHARTBOOK: TRUMP-GOP TAX CUTS FAILING WORKERS & THE ECONOMY

Eight principal promises about the benefits of the Trump-GOP tax overhaul that helped speed its enactment in late 2017 have failed to come true. Two years into the Republican plan—officially named the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)—we’ve seen predictions about who would benefit most from the tax cuts (including a $4,000 family pay-raise guarantee), […]

STATE REPORTS ON BILLIONAIRES WEALTH GROWTH DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, MARCH-OCTOBER 2020

National report: Since pandemic began, U.S. billionaires’ net worths jump $931 billion, or nearly one-third, as working families suffer Click here for a Master List of the state data. Arizona state report California state report Colorado state report Connecticut state report Florida state report Georgia state report Illinois state report Iowa state report Massachusetts state […]

SINCE PANDEMIC BEGAN U.S. BILLIONAIRES’ NET WORTHS JUMP $931 BILLION, OR NEARLY ONE-THIRD, AS WORKING FAMILIES SUFFER

Meanwhile State & Local Government Services Face Deep Cuts as Congress Prioritizes Confirmation of Anti-ACA Supreme Court Justice Over Passing an Overdue Coronavirus Financial Aid Package The collective wealth of America’s billionaires has jumped by $931 billion, or nearly one-third, since mid-March, roughly the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, even as the U.S. economy was […]

BILLIONAIRE WEALTH GREW BY $845 BILLION, or 29%, AS AMERICA STRUGGLED THROUGH FIRST SIX MONTHS OF PANDEMIC

While Millions Lost Jobs, Businesses, Health & Lives, Nation’s 643 Richest Saw Their Collective Fortune Leap Nearly 30%  Half a year into a paralyzing pandemic that has cost millions of Americans their livelihoods and lives, the nation’s 643 billionaires have racked up $845 billion in collective wealth gains, a 29% leap since March 18. America’s billionaires […]

Pandemic Profiteers: New Jersey’s Corporations and Wealthiest Individuals Reap Billions While Local Communities Suffer



ROCKETS TO RICHES: ELON MUSK’S NET WORTH BLASTS UPWARDS $5 BILLION IN SINGLE DAY

Latest Sign Lives of America’s Billionaires Are Completely Divorced from Their Nation’s Pandemic Misery WASHINGTON, D.C. – Futurist billionaire Elon Musk’s personal fortune blasted up faster than one of his rockets over the past 24 hours, going from $68 billion yesterday to $73 billion today—a breathtaking gain of $5 billion, according to Forbes’ real-time data […]