It's the best time for a few in America, the worst for many more. If you didn't read that book, it didn't end well.
These 400 billionaires are wealthier than 190 million of their fellow Americans.
With middle-class net worth crumbling, the Forbes 400 grow wealthier than ever.
Weakening financial regulations are driving the economy further down the one-way street of extreme wealth accumulation.
The wealth possessed by our nation's 400 richest billionaires is equal to the collective net worth of all African-American households.
Like Mitt Romney, most Americans who amass grand fortunes have a substantial head start.