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Wealthiest Americans

The National Debt

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics
William B. Bradshaw

Democrats and Republicans are blitzing us with propaganda about the national debt. My purpose here is not to side with either political party, but to add understating to the subject.

Sitting Atop the Next Harry Potter

Desiree Michael | Posted 07.03.2013 | Business
Desiree Michael

Living in Greece and watching the birth of a long-awaited technological revolution is fascinating in and of itself.

The Rich Sure Took A Beating During The Recession

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 06.06.2012 | Business

Among the richest Americans, even being average means being extremely wealthy. On average, the 400 highest-income tax filers raked in $202.4 mill...

The Ten Richest People In America

Daily Finance | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

Despite the stalled economy, the nation's wealthiest are worth a combined $1.53 trillion, nearly equivalent to the GDP of our neighbor Canada. Their t...

Machiavelli on Tax Policy

Edward D. Kleinbard | Posted 08.28.2011 | Business
Edward D. Kleinbard

If we could learn to acknowledge the role that the whims of fortune play in all of our lives, then we might perhaps not grasp quite so tightly onto our material success as if it were ours alone.

President Obama Should Have Fought This One

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Obama has again bent to the economic philosophy that rewards the casino gamblers on Wall Street and leaves the majority of the country standing outside the casino with a tin cup -- hoping that the gamblers are at least big tippers.

PHOTOS: The 10 Wealthiest Angelenos

LABJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via the Los Angeles Business Journal, many of LA's wealthiest residents who suffered enormous blows to their bank accounts due to recent economic tumu...

IRS: Rich Keep Getting Richer

Wall Street Journal | Greg Ip | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The richest Americans' share of national income has hit a postwar record, surpassing the highs reached in the 1990s bull market, and underlining the d...