During Covid-19, Most Americans Got Richer—Especially the Rich

Wall Street Journal, June 27, 2021–Orla McCaffrey, Shane Shifflett (subscription)
The coronavirus pandemic plunged Americans into recession. Instead of emerging poorer, many came out ahead. U.S. households added $13.5 trillion in wealth last year, according to the Federal Reserve, the biggest increase in records going back three decades.