Posts Tagged ‘rich and powerful’

One man adds record $19.7 billion to his fortune in single day

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

Last Monday Jeff Bezos added $13 billion (NZ$19.7 billion) to his net worth, the largest single-day jump for an individual since the Bloomberg Billionaires Index was created in 2012. Read more Related Posts:Bezos space flight blased as stratospheric inequalityGerman church tax income plummets during pandemicReligion contributes $67.5 billion to Canadian economyIndia vaccinates 10 million in Read more

The rich get richer and more powerful

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

The political power and wealth of New Zealand’s business elite is on display in two important media publications this week – the NBR’s 2013 Rich List and the New Zealand Herald’s ‘Mood of the Boardroom’ survey of CEOs. Both publications illustrate the immense power and wealth that is concentrated amongst a miniscule group of businesspeople. Read more