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Good. "Search my timeline for “Usmanov” to learn about this mobligarch. Germans Seize Russian Billionaire Alisher Usmanov’s Mega-Yacht."
Good. "Search my timeline for “Usmanov” to learn about this mobligarch. Germans Seize Russian Billionaire Alisher Usmanov’s Mega-Yacht."
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>"The sudden effort to sell Chelsea F.C. by its billionaire owner, Roman Abramovich, is a sign that the threat of sanctions is having an effect on wealthy Russians."
>"The sudden effort to sell Chelsea F.C. by its billionaire owner, Roman Abramovich, is a sign that the threat of sanctions is having an effect on wealthy Russians."
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"For those wondering, I will pay over $11 billion in taxes this year," the Tesla CEO tweeted on Monday."
"For those wondering, I will pay over $11 billion in taxes this year," the Tesla CEO tweeted on Monday."
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>"Some very wealthy people give their money away in an attempt to burnish their reputations. Not the Tesla C.E.O."
>"Some very wealthy people give their money away in an attempt to burnish their reputations. Not the Tesla C.E.O."
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>"A dispute between Ron Wyden, the Democratic Senate Finance Committee chairman, and his hedge fund-manager son illustrates how the merely rich help the fabulously rich resist tax increases."
>"A dispute between Ron Wyden, the Democratic Senate Finance Committee chairman, and his hedge fund-manager son illustrates how the merely rich help the fabulously rich resist tax increases."
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>"Musk was responding to a plea from the UN World Food Programme's director, who recently said $6 billion could save 42 million people from starvation."
>"Musk was responding to a plea from the UN World Food Programme's director, who recently said $6 billion could save 42 million people from starvation."
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[https://m.economictimes.com/tech/tech-bytes/elon-musk-and-jeff-bezos-are-now-worth-almost-half-a-trillion-dollars/articleshow/87328429.cms](https://m.economictimes.com/tech/tech-bytes/elon-musk-and-jeff-bezos-are-now-worth-almost-half-a-trillion-dollars/articleshow/87328429.cms) >"The value of the two fortunes—a sum bigger than the market value of Johnson & Johnson and _...Read More_
[https://m.economictimes.com/tech/tech-bytes/elon-musk-and-jeff-bezos-are-now-worth-almost-half-a-trillion-dollars/articleshow/87328429.cms](https://m.economictimes.com/tech/tech-bytes/elon-musk-and-jeff-bezos-are-now-worth-almost-half-a-trillion-dollars/articleshow/87328429.cms) >"The value of the two fortunes—a sum bigger than the market value of Johnson & Johnson and _...Read More_
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>"New proposals would fund social and climate programs by tapping billionaires’ unrealized gains and by ensuring that the biggest companies cannot avoid income taxes altogether."
>"New proposals would fund social and climate programs by tapping billionaires’ unrealized gains and by ensuring that the biggest companies cannot avoid income taxes altogether."
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>"The plan stakes out new territory by putting levies on unrealized gains in the value of billionaires’ liquid assets, such as stocks, bonds and cash."
>"The plan stakes out new territory by putting levies on unrealized gains in the value of billionaires’ liquid assets, such as stocks, bonds and cash."
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does no one understand how taxes work? these billionaires didn't pay taxes because they haven't realized most of this income yet (they haven't sold their stocks). Small investors don't pay taxes either until they sell their stocks and that _...Read More_
does no one understand how taxes work? these billionaires didn't pay taxes because they haven't realized most of this income yet (they haven't sold their stocks). Small investors don't pay taxes either until they sell their stocks and that _...Read More_
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>"NASA gave Elon Musk’s SpaceX a coveted contract for a lunar mission. Jeff Bezos plans to fight for it."
>"NASA gave Elon Musk’s SpaceX a coveted contract for a lunar mission. Jeff Bezos plans to fight for it."
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>"Even in a pandemic year, Japan’s 50 wealthiest people saw their collective net worth rise to $249 _...Read More_
>"Even in a pandemic year, Japan’s 50 wealthiest people saw their collective net worth rise to $249 _...Read More_
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"Nice concept, but virtually impossible to implement. Is every taxpayer now going to have to compile a "Net Worth" statement each year? And have to get private _...Read More_
"Nice concept, but virtually impossible to implement. Is every taxpayer now going to have to compile a "Net Worth" statement each year? And have to get private _...Read More_
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>"Tech oligarchs are encouraging the creation of virtual worlds as a cheap way to avoid problems in the real one."
>"Tech oligarchs are encouraging the creation of virtual worlds as a cheap way to avoid problems in the real one."