Why are people rich?

May 2, 2017
The answer depends on what political party you belong to.
Money, money, money. Is hard work enough to get rich?
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The rich get richer, with no end in sight

Jan 19, 2015
The wealthiest 1% of people may soon control more than 50% of the world's wealth.
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Do the wealthy think they're wealthy?

Jan 4, 2013
The tax code may put high earners in the top bracket, but they don't always agree that they are rich.

Defining 'rich' before the fiscal cliff deadline

Dec 18, 2012
President Obama made a new offer to the Republicans yesterday in the fiscal cliff negotiations. The President said he’ll extend Bush era tax cuts for households making less than $400,000, he’d previously drawn the line at $250,000.

What Americans think about the rich

May 10, 2012
Contrary to all the talk of the 1 percent and the 99 percent, Gallup polls reveal that Americans might not be so weary of the rich after all.

Majority of Americans feel class conflict

Jan 16, 2012
A new study out finds larger percentages of Americans are seeing conflicts between the haves and the have-nots.

Chase CEO: 'I don't get it'

Dec 7, 2011
JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon rails against those bashing on the rich.

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