UBS: There are now 2,101 billionaires globally, up 40% in 5 years

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2,101 *known* billionaires

arbuge00

Lol what is that stock photo

forgetful_storytellr

There’s actually a lot, lot, lot more. The modern mega rich have learned to keep a VERY low profile. In some Scandinavian countries it is estimated walking around for a week guarantees you passed at least one billionaire and NOBODY knew it.

escadian

Trickle up economics.

BigHairyDingo

For context, if you earned $100,000 a year (after taxes and expenses), it would take you 10,000 years to save up a billion dollars.

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