• MEET THE WALTONS: How America's wealthiest family spends its Walmart fortune

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The Waltons are the richest family in America.
    Sam Walton founded Walmart in 1962. It is now the world's largest retailer by revenue with annual sales of $500 billion from its nearly 12,000 stores worldwide.
    Walton's descendants have a combined wealth of $163.2 billion, according to Bloomberg. This is more than Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett, and nearly $70 billion more than the second-richest family in the United States, the Kochs.
    In public, the Waltons live a pretty modest life despite their wealth. Here's how they spend their fortune.
    Walmart shares surged more than 10% on...
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  • Walmart's massive surge just added billions to the Walton family's wealth - here's how much you'd have made if you invested $1,000 back in the day

    Walmart's massive surge just added billions to the Walton family's wealth - here's how much you'd have made if you invested $1,000 back in the day

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Walmart is surging after crushing earnings estimates Thursday morning, adding about $12 billion to the wealth of the Walton family.
    An investment of $1,000 at the start of 1980 would be worth over $1.9 million today.
    Watch Walmart stock trade in real time here .
    Walmart's stock price is surging after the company announced better-than-expected earnings results Thursday morning. As a result, the Walton family - the descendants of the retail mega-giant's founder - gained about $12 billion in wealth Thursday morning .
    And an investor in the company decades ago would have made a very nice...
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  • Walmart's massive surge just added billions to the Walton family's wealth - here's how much you'd have made if you invested $1,000 back in the day

    Walmart's massive surge just added billions to the Walton family's wealth - here's how much you'd have made if you invested $1,000 back in the day

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Walmart is surging after crushing earnings estimates Thursday morning, adding about $12 billion to the wealth of the Walton family.
    An investment of $1,000 at the start of 1980 would be worth over $1.9 million today.
    Watch Walmart stock trade in real time here .
    Walmart's stock price is surging after the company announced better-than-expected earnings results Thursday morning. As a result, the Walton family - the descendants of the retail mega-giant's founder - gained about $12 billion in wealth Thursday morning .
    And an investor in the company decades ago would have made a very nice...
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  • Walmart's surge just added $12 billion to the Walton family's wealth

    Walmart's surge just added $12 billion to the Walton family's wealth

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The Walton family still controls about 48% of Walmart , meaning their exorbitant wealth is innately tied to the company's stock price.
    Walmart's earnings surge on Tuesday netted Sam Walton's heirs a cool $11.6 billion.
    Follow Walmart stock price in real-time here.
    Walmart skyrocketed more than 10% Thursday following the grocer's earnings report that crushed analysts expectations, adding a cool $11.6 billion to the founding family's wealth.
    The richest family in the United States - which owns about 48% of the US' largest grocery chain through Walton Enterprises - saw their net worth surge...
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  • Walmart's surge just added $12 billion to the Walton family's wealth

    Walmart's surge just added $12 billion to the Walton family's wealth

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The Walton family still controls about 48% of Walmart , meaning their exorbitant wealth is innately tied to the company's stock price.
    Walmart's earnings surge on Tuesday netted Sam Walton's heirs a cool $11.6 billion.
    Follow Walmart stock price in real-time here.
    Walmart skyrocketed more than 10% Thursday following the grocer's earnings report that crushed analysts expectations, adding a cool $11.6 billion to the founding family's wealth.
    The richest family in the United States - which owns about 48% of the US' largest grocery chain through Walton Enterprises - saw their net worth surge...
    Read more ...

     

  • Walmart's surge just added $12 billion to the Walton family's wealth

    Walmart's surge just added $12 billion to the Walton family's wealth

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The Walton family still controls about 48% of Walmart , meaning their exorbitant wealth is innately tied to the company's stock price.
    Walmart's earnings surge on Tuesday netted Sam Walton's heirs a cool $11.6 billion.
    Follow Walmart stock price in real-time here.
    Walmart skyrocketed more than 10% Thursday following the grocer's earnings report that crushed analysts expectations, adding a cool $11.6 billion to the founding family's wealth.
    The richest family in the United States - which owns about 48% of the US' largest grocery chain through Walton Enterprises - saw their net worth surge...
    Read more ...