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6 Billionaires Making a Fortune During the Pandemic

Money Talks News Logo By Alex Valdes of Money Talks News | Slide 1 of 7: Economic times are really tough right now. States are facing extreme financial stress. Unemployment claims remain well above normal, and the coronavirus is ravaging most of the country. About half of the world’s billionaires have lost money during the pandemic, a Forbes study of billionaires shows. But some businesses are humming along, especially in high tech, where a number of the industry’s biggest names have grown richer. The combined net worth of the 644 billionaires in the United States rose by nearly $1 trillion to $3.88 trillion since March, according to an analysis by Americans for Tax Fairness and the Institute for Policy Studies that uses Forbes’ data. Here is a look at some of the U.S. billionaires whose net worth grew — by billions of dollars — between March and October, listed in no particular order. It's not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter.

6 Billionaires Making a Fortune During the Pandemic

Economic times are really tough right now. States are facing extreme financial stress. Unemployment claims remain well above normal, and the coronavirus is ravaging most of the country.

About half of the world’s billionaires have lost money during the pandemic, a Forbes study of billionaires shows. But some businesses are humming along, especially in high tech, where a number of the industry’s biggest names have grown richer.

The combined net worth of the 644 billionaires in the United States rose by nearly $1 trillion to $3.88 trillion since March, according to an analysis by Americans for Tax Fairness and the Institute for Policy Studies that uses Forbes’ data.

Here is a look at some of the U.S. billionaires whose net worth grew — by billions of dollars — between March and October, listed in no particular order.

It's not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter.

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