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Half Of The Top 1 Percent Don’t Think They Belong To The Top 1 Percent

Americans who bring home a household income over $340,000 a year are in the top 1 percent of income earners, but half of them don’t think they belong to the top 1 percent, according to a new study from HNW Inc. But as the Wall Street Journal notes, even those who are unaware of their status can support the 99 Percent Movement: more than two-thirds of the top 1 percent think America’s widening wealth gap is a problem.