Sam Pizzigati

10/23/2014 - 2:22pm

    Imagine yourself part of the typical American family. Your household would have, the Federal Reserve reported in September, a net worth of $81,200.

    That’s not a whole lot of money. But half of America’s households would actually have...

04/03/2014 - 1:07am

    Let us pause now to pay our respects to Bunny Mellon. She died in mid-March on her Virginia horse-country estate. But no tears, please. Bunny — nobody called her by her given name Rachel — lived a long and rich life.

    Very long. Very rich.

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03/27/2014 - 3:11am

    New York has a new mayor who wants to remake his deeply unequal city into much more than a playground for the super-rich. The experts who track global wealth trends think he’ll fail.

    A recent report from Knight Frank, a global consultancy firm, is predicting...

03/20/2014 - 2:38pm

    Exactly 25 years ago, the British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee conceptually “invented” the World Wide Web — and set in motion a process that would rapidly make the online world an essential part of our daily lives.

    By 1995, 14 percent of...

03/13/2014 - 1:40am

    The two cousins who run the private equity giant KKR took home an astounding total of $327 million in 2013, new regulatory filings reveal.

    Much of this lush windfall came via “carried interest,” Wall Street-speak for the cut that private equity kingpins...

03/06/2014 - 2:26am

    Back in the infancy of the Internet Age, our hippest policy wonks orated endlessly about the emerging “information superhighway.”

    But that mouthful of a moniker would soon fall out of fashion. Anyone today who talks about the “information...

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