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The net worth of the world’s 26 wealthiest billionaires is $1.4 trillion – the same as the combined wealth of the world’s 3.8 billion poorest people, or about half of the world’s population.

That staggering finding, reported earlier this year by Oxfam International, underscores the massive wealth of the world’s billionaires – a scale that most people cannot fully comprehend.

As one of the world’s wealthiest nations, the United States is home to a fair number of the world’s wealthy elite. According to Forbes’ , 15 of