Billionaires

Ranked: The world's richest billionaires over the past 10 years

Ranked: The world’s richest billionaires over the past 10 years

All the world’s money and markets in one visualization The era of easy money is now officially over. For 15 years, policymakers have attempted to stimulate the global economy through money creation, zero interest rate policies and, most recently, aggressive fiscal stimulus against COVID. With capital at near zero costs over this period, investors began …

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Opinion: We should be skeptical of billionaires who pledge to share their wealth |  CNN

Opinion: We should be skeptical of billionaires who pledge to share their wealth | CNN

Editor’s note: Chuck Collins directs the Inequality Program and co-edits Inequality.org at the Institute for Policy Studies. He is the author of the book “The Wealth Hoarders: How Billionaires Pay Millions to Hide Trillions” and co-author of the IPS report Gilded Giving: How Wealth Inequality Distorts Philanthropy and Imperils Democracy. The opinions expressed in this …

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk smiles during a virtual meeting at the B20 Summit ahead of the G20 leaders summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, on Nov. 14.

Billionaires like Musk, Bankman-Fried didn’t save the world. They destroyed it. let’s take it back

After growing up amid upper-middle-class affluence in Silicon Valley as the children of two Stanford Law School professors, as a super-smart kid who went to MIT to study physics, Sam Bankman -Fried decided as a teenager that he wanted to save the world in the worst possible way. That’s exactly what he did. The young, …

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