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America’s Greediest: The 2008 Too Much Top Ten

Has any year ever showcased greed as dramatically as 2008? We sift through the avarice to bring you the highlights and lowlights — and a little hope for a less greedy 2009.

Cheating Uncle Sam

America’s richest have seen the top tax rate on their income drop by half since 1980. Apparently, suggests a new analysis of IRS data on tax cheating, they feel they deserve a bigger discount.

America’s Invisible Rich

In the states where America’s wealthy congregate, politicians can’t seem to see any wealthy people when the time comes to decide who to tax.

A New Tally of the World’s Wealthy

Our planet’s ultra-rich have padded their fortunes to new record levels. Who says? The flaming radicals at Merrill Lynch.