MEASURING WEALTH

How did America's rich fare during the recent hard economic times? Not that well, according to the latest figures on income. But then, these statistics don't take everything into account. Overall, the top 1 percent of the country saw a drop in income from $1.34 trillion to $1.09 trillion between 2000 and 2001, the latest years for which the Internal Revenue Service has data available. More recent

How did America's rich fare during the recent hard economic times? Not that well, according to the latest figures on income. But then, these statistics don't take everything into account.

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