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The Top 1 Percent Of Americans Own Half of the Country’s Stocks, Bonds and Mutual Funds

YIKES! The 1% has MORE than what I knew before!

5 Facts You Should Know About the Wealthiest One Percent of Americans

1. The Top 1 Percent of Americans Owns 40 Percent of the Nation’s Wealth

2. The Top 1 Percent of Americans Take Home 24 Percent of National Income

3. The Top 1 Percent Of Americans Own Half of the Country’s Stocks, Bonds and Mutual Funds

4. The Top 1 Percent Of Americans Have Only 5 Percent of the Nation’s Personal Debt

5. The Top 1 Percent are Taking In More of the Nation’s Income Than at Any Other Time Since the 1920s

*And a side note the Get Money Out Petition has reached its goal and has over 101,000 signatures. Dylan Ratigan will be going to Washington DC hitting the issue of TOO MUCH CORPORATE MONEY In Politics!

The two main targets seemed to be covered- Wall Street and DC!

Power to us 99%!!  RIGHT ON!

I'm feeling the positive energy of CHANGE now, are you?

(ALSO, I'm paying off my personal debt as fast as I can. Maybe then I'll finally have some stock in the #4 part of belonging to the 1 percenters...LOL!  But please don't hate me if I do manage to finally be debt-free..)

Originally posted to roseeriter on Wed Oct 05, 2011 at 02:28 AM PDT.

Also republished by Occupy Wall Street.

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