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Thu May 21, 2020, 10:32 PM May 2020

American billionaires got $434 billion richer during the pandemic

U.S. billionaires saw their fortunes soar by $434 billion during the nation’s lockdown between mid-March and mid-May, according to a new report.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg had the biggest gains.
Bezos added $34.6 billion to his wealth and Zuckerberg picked up $25 billion.

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American billionaires got $434 billion richer during the pandemic (Original Post) at140 May 2020 OP
I think 401K's are back to pre levels. jimfields33 May 2020 #1
Good job! I did similar at140 May 2020 #3
Whining for dollars lame54 May 2020 #2


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1. I think 401K's are back to pre levels.
Fri May 22, 2020, 12:19 AM
May 2020

I bought stocks at a point when stocks were down and they’ve gone up pretty good. I’m sure that’s how those guys gained is through their stock holdings.


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3. Good job! I did similar
Fri May 22, 2020, 07:16 AM
May 2020

But did not have the courage to jump in with all my cash in March when market was tanking.
But I did put in 40% and my portfolio looks happy now. I don't think we will go down to March level this year.

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