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Forbes Billionaire List

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos top Forbes’ record-setting billionaire list – www.mercurynews.com

From www.mercurynews.com Excerpt: By Sheila Dang | Reuters Forbes’ annual world’s billionaires list includes a record-breaking 2,755 billionaires, with Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos topping it for the fourth consecutive year, the media company said on Tuesday. The ranks of the ultra-wealthy are expanding after a year in which the coronavirus pandemic upended world economies […]…

Forbes lists 2,755 wealthiest billionaires in the world – finance.yahoo.com

From finance.yahoo.com Excerpt: Forbes has revealed its list of the world’s wealthiest – and it’s the biggest group in the annual list’s 35 years. During a pandemic year that saw “rapid-fire public offerings, surging cryptocurrencies and skyrocketing stock prices,” a staggering 86 percent of the world’s wealthiest people are richer than they were a year […]…

Billionaires’ wealth grows despite pandemic – www.telegraph.co.uk

From www.telegraph.co.uk Excerpt: Almost 90pc of the world’s billionaires are richer than a year ago, despite the pandemic having sent shockwaves through the corporate world. The world’s ten richest people are now worth a combined $1.15 trillion (£830bn), according to Forbes annual world billionaires list, having grown their fortunes by around two thirds over the past […]…