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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 […]

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), […]

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 […]

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

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 Indiana state report Iowa state report Kentucky state report Maine state report Maryland state report Massachusetts state report Michigan state report Minnesota state report […]

3 MONTHS INTO COVID-19 PANDEMIC: BILLIONAIRES BOOM AS MIDDLE CLASS IMPLODES

Billionaires See Net Worth Skyrocket $584 Billion or 20% Since Beginning of Pandemic In Just 3 Months U.S. Added 29 More Billionaires While 45.5 Million Filed for Unemployment America’s billionaires saw their wealth increase by 20%, or $584 billion, roughly since the beginning of the pandemic, as 45.5 million Americans lost their jobs and the economy […]

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TALE OF TWO CRISES: BILLIONAIRES GAIN AS WORKERS FEEL PANDEMIC PAIN

Nation’s Billionaire’s See Net Worth Jump $434B in First Two Months of Pandemic America’s billionaires bound far ahead financially even as the rest of America was locked down during the first two months of the coronavirus pandemic, a new report by Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF) and the Institute for Policy Studies – Program on […]