The Number of Billionaires Has Doubled Since the Financial Crisis

According to a surprising new survey, the number of billionaires has double since the 2009 financial crisis.

 

The billionaire population has risen to 1,645 since 2009 – the wealth of which grew 124 percent to $5.4 trillion.

 

The survey also found that the 85 richest people on the planet saw their fortunes increase by around $240 billion over the past year, or almost half a million dollars per minute.

 

It’s good work if you can get it. (RT)