The One Percent. The film premiered on April 29, 2006, at the Tribeca Film Festival.
It was reported to have been purchased by HBO and a revised version of the film, substantially re-edited and incorporating footage shot since the 2006 festival screening, premiered on February 21, 2008 on HBO's Cinemax. Interviews The film is 79 minutes long and features interviews with a diverse range of individuals: Reception
10 of the World's Most Insanely Luxurious Houses - Oddee.com (luxurious house, amazing houses) Antilla, Mumbai - The first Billion dollar home Mukesh Ambani, the fifth richest man in the world and head of the Mumbai based petrochemical giant Reliance Industries is estimated to be worth somewhere in the region of $43 billion.
He is also the owner to-be of a 27-story skyscraper in downtown Mumbai that is to cost him colossal $2 billion! His wife Nita Ambani was staying in the Mandarin Oriental in New York and was so impressed with the interior Asian style decor that she wanted something similar for her to live in. What resulted from that is the world's largest and most expensive home ever. Every story in the Antilla's skyscraper home will be built to a different specification. Updown Court, England - The most important private residence to be built in England since the 19th century ($150 million) Updown Court is situated only 25 miles from London, and through a pair of large sophisticated iron gates, one can see a palatial construction of immense scale and beauty. 186 000 personnes possèdent 25 000 milliards de dollars au total. Le cabinet Wealth-X a publié fin 2011 une enquête sur les grandes fortunes de la planète.
Ensemble, ces 185 795 Ultra Riches détiennent un patrimoine estimé à 25 000 milliards de dollars. The New Forbes 400 — and Their $1.5 Trillion. America’s 400 richest now hold a fortune almost as large as their 2007 pre-Great Recession record.
By Sam Pizzigati How swell a year have America’s 400 richest enjoyed over the past 12 months? This good: Google billionaires Sergey Brin and Larry Page each saw their personal fortunes jump by $1.7 billion over the year — and each has slipped five slots in the just-published latest edition of the Forbes 400. Forbes has been publishing an annual list of America’s 400 richest ever since 1982. Wealth in America, interestingly, began hyper concentrating at about the same year. Every deep pocket on this year’s Forbes 400 list ranks as a billionaire. Forbes, year in and year out, does a wonderfully thorough job of gauging the individual fortunes of America’s most fortunate.
These massive numbers impress. In other words, every deep pocket on this year’s Forbes 400 list ranks as a billionaire. Now these comparisons, to be sure, don’t take inflation into account. Forbes list of billionaires (2011) The World's Billionaires is an annual ranking of the world's wealthiest people, compiled and published by the American business magazine Forbes in March.
The total net worth of each individual on the list is estimated, in United States dollars, based on their assets and accounting for debt. Royalty and dictators whose wealth comes from their positions are excluded from these lists. The list has been published each year in March since 1987. Microsoft founder Bill Gates has topped the list 16 of the past 21 years, including the 2015 list. In 2015, there was a record of 1,826 people on the list that included a record 290 newcomers with 71 from China, 57 from the US, 28 from India and Germany with 23. Celebrity Net Worth - Richest Rappers, Celebrity Houses and Salary. The World's Billionaires - Forbes.com. The Richest People in America. The World's Biggest Givers. The World's Billionaires - Forbes.com.
Classement Forbes : record absolu du nombre de milliardaires dans le monde. Wall Street Mocks Protesters By Drinking Champagne 2011. Billionaire Visits Occupy Wall Street. We are the 1 percent: We stand with the 99 percent. Occupy Wall Street: Thoughts from a Member of the One Percent « Venture Capital. I walked from the West Side Highway to Chinatown yesterday in the early afternoon.
I passed not one, but two marches uptown to Times Square and walked along with them for a while. New York City is in the throes of the OccupyWallStreet protests. What was most noticeable to me was not the protestors and their signs and chants; it was the amount of police accompanying them. It was a massive show of force. And it was scary to see. I’ve been thinking a lot about this movement, what it means, and what it could lead to.
I spent a good part of Thursday afternoon in Zuccotti Park. Les plus grosses fortunes de France ne sont pas toutes au CAC 40 ! Le triomphe des riches. On s'en doutait un peu, mais la confirmation est officielle : en France, les inégalités se creusent.
Mais elles ne se creusent pas par le bas, par l'accroissement de la part des pauvres dans la population. Elles se creusent par le haut, les riches devenant sans cesse plus riches. Les chiffres que vient de publier l'Insee dans sa publication annuelle sur « Les revenus et le patrimoine des ménages »  sont sans appel. Dans le bas de la pyramide sociale, la proportion des personnes vivant au-dessous du seuil de pauvreté est passée de 14,5 % à 13 % entre 1996 et 2008 (dernière année connue). Certes, le chômage n'est pas le seul déterminant de la pauvreté. Proportionnellement moins de pauvres en 2002 qu'en 1996, et, depuis, une quasi-stabilité, liée au chômage qui ne recule plus, aux retraits du marché du travail et à la proportion croissante de personnes isolées et de familles monoparentales. Dans le haut de la pyramide, c'est un paysage bien différent que l'on peut découvrir.
FactsAboutTheWealthy (WealthyFacts) Nearly half of Congress members are millionaires - a status shared by only 1% cent of Americans. By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 01:12 GMT, 17 November 2011 Nearly half of Congress members are millionaires - a status shared by only one per cent of Americans.
According to a new study, at least 249 out of Congress’ 535 members are millionaires. Annual income of richest 100 people enough to end global poverty four times over. Downloads “We can no longer pretend that the creation of wealth for a few will inevitably benefit the many – too often the reverse is true.”
Jeremy Hobbs Executive Director, Oxfam International. The 1% are the very best destroyers of wealth the world has ever seen. If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire.
The claims that the ultra-rich 1% make for themselves – that they are possessed of unique intelligence or creativity or drive – are examples of the self-attribution fallacy. This means crediting yourself with outcomes for which you weren't responsible. Many of those who are rich today got there because they were able to capture certain jobs. This capture owes less to talent and intelligence than to a combination of the ruthless exploitation of others and accidents of birth, as such jobs are taken disproportionately by people born in certain places and into certain classes. The findings of the psychologist Daniel Kahneman, winner of a Nobel economics prize, are devastating to the beliefs that financial high-fliers entertain about themselves.
Such results have been widely replicated. So much for the financial sector and its super-educated analysts. This is now changing. The One Percent (2006. The One Percent Documentary - Buy the DVD - Jamie Johnson and Nick Kurzon. The One Percent 1/8.