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Robert Frank

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Senior writer for the Wall Street Journal, he writes the blog, The Wealth Report; author of Richistan: A Journey through the American Wealth Boom and the Lives of the New Rich and The High-Beta Rich: How the Manic Wealthy Will Take Us to the Next Boom, Bubble, and Bust

Robert Frank on KCRW

The wealthiest Americans are a changing breed as conservative savers turn into manic spenders. Risk-taking millionaires can find themselves living out of their cars.

When the Wealthy Sneeze, the Economy Catches Cold

The wealthiest Americans are a changing breed as conservative savers turn into manic spenders. Risk-taking millionaires can find themselves living out of their cars.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Democrats have given up on taxing millionaires to finance payroll tax cuts, but just for the moment. President Obama is clearly zeroing in on "the 1 percent."

When the Wealthy Sneeze, the Economy Catches Cold

Democrats have given up on taxing millionaires to finance payroll tax cuts, but just for the moment. President Obama is clearly zeroing in on "the 1 percent."

from To the Point

California's dependence on wealthy taxpayers brought some good news this week with  $6.6 billion in new revenue .

Live by the Rich, Die by the Rich

California's dependence on wealthy taxpayers brought some good news this week with $6.6 billion in new revenue .

from Which Way, L.A.?

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