According to ATF, a human rights organization and long-term advocate of stricter taxation of ultra-rich Americans, US billionaires added $1.3 trillion to their wealth during the pandemic. At the same time, the survey provided by ATF revealed that over 80 million citizens in the United States lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. No wonder the American society is filled with hatred towards their wealthy fellow citizens.
Photos of recent events: Bloomberg’s top 5 emerging markets
According to a Bloomberg study of developing markets, some countries showed a relatively good performance last year. This means that these economies may well be included in the ranking of developed countries in the near future. Based on 11 indicators of economic and financial performance, 17 developing markets are set to mitigate the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic almost immediately. Thus, 2021 could open up doors to a brighter future for them.