global wealth distribution

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For the World’s Wealthy, A Setback Most Slight

The global economic collapse, says the first in-depth survey of grand fortune since last September, has left the world’s wealth just as intensely concentrated as ever.

‘Hard Times’ on Billionaire Boulevard

The world’s super rich, says the latest snapshot of global wealth, have lost humungous sums over the past year. Have billionaires, as some observers claim, now ‘suffered’ their way back to the rest of us?

A New Tally of the World’s Wealthy

Our planet’s ultra-rich have padded their fortunes to new record levels. Who says? The flaming radicals at Merrill Lynch.

Peace on Earth?

How about we start with equality in and among nations, a social commodity — says a just-released UN think tank report on global wealth distribution — in grotesquely short supply.