Forbes 400 list of world's richest people highlights growth of social inequality
Date Written: 2014-03-05
Publisher: World Socialist Web Site
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX15976
Forbes magazine published its 28th annual list of the world's wealthiest individuals and families on Monday. In all, the research team behind the Forbes Billionaires list found a total of 1,645 billionaires worldwide, with a combined net worth of $6.4 trillion, an increase of $1 trillion from 2013. The number of new billionaires, at 268, was the highest figure in the report's history.