The World's Billionaires Got Much Richer In 2012

From ThinkProgress Wed Jan 2 2013, 15:45:55

According to the Bloomberg News Billionaires Index, "The richest people on the planet got even richer in 2012, adding $241 billion to their collective net worth." The 100 richest individuals in the world are worth nearly $2 trillion collectively. As of 2011, millionaires and billionaires controlled nearly 40 percent of the world's wealth.

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