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Women are starting to trip up the rungs of rich lists—one of the last holdouts of male economic dominance, says the Wall Street Journal's wealth report.

Women are starting to trip up the rungs of rich lists—one of the last holdouts of male economic dominance, says the Wall Street Journal's wealth report. Britain's Sunday Times Rich List of the U.K.'s 1,000 wealthiest included a record number of women — 105. And yet, this says little about women's earnings power. For the most part, they didn't get there by building businesses or storming through the glass ceiling. Most of their wealth came from divorce, marriage or inheritance. —KF

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