- Upper or Elite Class. Morton, Linda P. // Public Relations Quarterly;Winter2004, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p30
This article focuses on the upper or elite class in the U.S. The upper class makes up the smallest percentage of the population of the U.S., as of December 2004. Estimates range from one percent to ten percent. However, demographers who go by the ten percent figure include what they call the...
- The Return of Luxury. Foulkes, Nick // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);4/6/2009 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 153 Issue 14/15, p62
The author celebrates luxury and says that although many affluent people reduce their consumption during recessions, there still exists a need for the finer things in life. Among the very wealthy, there are signs that this desire is being indulged. Jean Claude Biver of watch brand Hublot says...
- Wealthy are Cautiously Optimistic. // Advisor Today;May/Jun2011, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p50
The article presents predictions from wealthy families particularly women to cut back or deferred spending due to the impact of recession.
- The New Nouveau Riche: A Stomach for Risk and a Demand for Service. // Bank Investment Consultant;Sep2000, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p62
Reports on findings of Merrill Lynch and Gemini Consulting's 'World Wealth Report 2000' which focuses on growth in ultra-high-net-worth individuals numbers and wealth investing between 1996-99. Factors responsible for increase in wealth of North American high-net-worth individuals; Creation of...
- THE AFFLUENT. // American Demographics;Dec2002/Jan2003, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p42
Presents statistics on the household income of the affluent class in the U.S. as of January 2003. Methods to target affluent consumers; Top 50 metros; Total population of the affluent group.
- After lull, big spenders return to pricey sprees. Kramer, Louise // Crain's New York Business;4/26/2004, Vol. 20 Issue 17, p31
Of course, the rich have always bought fabulous apartments, but now they're bidding prices to new heights. When financier David Martinez purchased a duplex for $45 million at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle, it was the most ever paid for a New York apartment, and the start of a feeding...
- Living Large. Berger, Esther M. // Town & Country;Apr2000, Vol. 154 Issue 5239, p110
Criticizes people who want more wealth when they are already very rich.
- SUCCESSFUL IN SEATTLE. Seely, Kimberly Brown // Town & Country;Jun2000, Vol. 154 Issue 5241, p148
Profiles affluent people in Seattle, Washington.
- The new wealth. Reeves, Richard; Caplin, Joan // Money;Oct97, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p169
Reports on people in the United States who are getting rich and how they are going about it. Profile of Andrew Perlman and his $14 million deal at the age of 22; How society is financing and gambling on the future; The role immigration plays; How freedom to fail is a key to success; America' s...