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The World’s Wealthiest Family Gets $4 Million Richer Every Hour.

The numbers are mind-boggling: $70,000 per minute, $4 million per hour, $100 million per day. That’s how quickly the fortune of the Waltons, the clan behind Walmart Inc., has been growing since last year’s Bloomberg ranking of the world’s richest families. At that rate, their wealth would’ve expanded about $23,000 since you began reading this. […]

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Richest 62 billionaires as wealthy as half the world population combined

A new Oxfam report shows that the 62 richest billionaires own as much wealth as the poorer half of the world’s population. Mark Goldring, the Oxfam GB chief executive, said: “It is simply unacceptable that the poorest half of the world population owns no more than a small group of the global super-rich – so […]