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Satellite"s-Eye View Of America"s Rich... And Not-So-Rich

Welcome to the dis-united state of America... and the other 'left'-'right' divide... Proportion of U.S. Tax Returns with Annual Gross Income Over $100,000 to Under... And zoomed in on New York... h/t @M_McDonough.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 16th, 2018

The state of inequality: Tapping a rich vein

New York ranks among the most unequal cities in America. The top 1% accounted for 35% of all the income in the city in 2016, a full 15 percentage points more than the national figure. This... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 26th, 2018

A program for every problem: Tapping a rich vein

New York ranks among the most unequal cities in America. The top 1% accounted for 35% of all the income in the city in 2016, a full 15 percentage points more than the national figure. This... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 26th, 2018

Ocasio-Cortez says 70% tax on ultra-rich could pay for climate plan

Progressive House Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for a sharp tax hike on the highest incomes in order to fund a massive “Green New Deal” plan that would phase out fossil fuels by 2030, as... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 6th, 2019

In backing legalization, de Blasio slams "Big Marijuana"

Mayor Bill de Blasio is all for legalizing recreational use of marijuana, as long as corporations don't get rich in the process.The mayor on Thursday announced his support for a state plan to make... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 20th, 2018

In backing legalization, de Blasio slams Big Marijuana

Mayor Bill de Blasio is all for legalizing recreational use of marijuana, as long as corporations don't get rich in the process.The mayor on Thursday announced his support for a state plan to make... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 20th, 2018

Where You Should Move to Make the Most Money: America"s Superstar Cities

A tech-driven concentration of talent since the 1980s has helped the rich get richer. But it has also sharpened an urban-rural divide that, some say, threatens growth. Columnist Christopher Mims explores the phenomenon......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 16th, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Economists say Trump off on tariffs" impact

President Donald Trump promised on Twitter that tariffs would maximize the country's economic heft and "MAKE AMERICA RICH AGAIN.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 5th, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: "Tariff Man" Trump wrong on import taxes

President Donald Trump promised on Twitter that tariffs would maximize the country's economic heft and "MAKE AMERICA RICH AGAIN.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 4th, 2018

Bezos" preschools come as rich get richer, more generous

From Jeff Bezos' free preschools to Andrew Carnegie's public libraries, education stands out as a favorite cause among America's wealthiest people......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 2nd, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump"s thin grasp of trade, science policy

President Donald Trump floated the idea this past week of using tariffs to make America rich, as if these taxes are a pipeline of cash from Asia, which they're not......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 1st, 2018

The state of inequality: What if the rich leave?

Wealthy residents tolerate the taxes that pay for all this because New York is one of the most interesting cities in the world and a place where they can make a lot of money. But with federal tax... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 26th, 2018

A program for every problem: What if the rich leave?

Wealthy residents tolerate the taxes that pay for all this because New York is one of the most interesting cities in the world and a place where they can make a lot of money. But with federal tax... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 26th, 2018

The supplier that makes supermarket owners rich

Charles Krasne won't divulge his age, but before taking the reins at his father's food-wholesaling business, he helped develop the first commercial computer with a hard-disk drive. The IBM Ramac,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 20th, 2018

Trumps are target of federal suit over alleged get-rich-quick schemes

A federal lawsuit filed in Manhattan yesterday claims that three businesses secretly paid Donald Trump and his three oldest children to promote sham entities as legitimate opportunities to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 30th, 2018

Law firms aim to strike it rich with settlements from Big Oil

New York politicians like to claim their leadership in the fight against climate change, but behind the scenes a small group of lawyers and donors are the ones pulling the levers. Environmental... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 26th, 2018

With $1.6 Billion Up for Grabs, 12 Things Not to Do If You Ever Win the Lottery

There soon will be some new rather filthy rich people in America. There have been no Mega Millions jackpot winners since July 24, so the jackpot will be at least $1.6 billion for Tuesday’s........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 20th, 2018

Opinion: Washington lawmakers should repeal medical device tax

SonoSite President Rich Fabian and Philips North America SVP Joe Robinson argue for the permanent repeal of the medical device tax......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

With $750 Million Up for Grabs, 12 Things Not Do If You Ever Win the Lottery

There soon will be some new rather filthy rich people in America. The two major lotteries have combined jackpots worth more than $750 million!.....»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 9th, 2018

Ferry rides are costing taxpayers $8.96 apiece

No wonder only rich people own yachts. Operating costs for the city's ferries increased by 50% last fiscal year as the system expanded to reach farther-flung locations and officials filled service... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 6th, 2018

The Bailouts For The Rich Are Why America Is So Screwed Right Now

Authored by Matt Stoller via Vice.com, Did they prevent a full-scale collapse.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 15th, 2018