Rising economic inequality: The top 5% of income now accounts for almost 40% of consumption.
Joe Stiglitz and Frank Rich discuss why a booming Wall Street is having little impact on income inequality.
1% of Americans have 40% of the wealth. The bottom 80% have 7% of the nation’s wealth.
I suppose CNBC’s ongoing freak-show makes for good TV (with a certain crowd). But are they good for America?