The stock market, which has nearly doubled since the March 2020 drop and is up nearly 40% since January 2020, was the main source of wealth creation in America during the pandemic — as well as the main driver of inequality.
Owning stocks has gotten everybody involved wealthier, but especially the wealthy. But naturally they own most of the stocks in the market. This article is full of interesting facts about how stocks have created nearly 70% of the wealth gains in the last year and a half.

The wealthiest 10% of Americans own a record 89% of all U.S. stocks