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.01 percent of Americans making a lot of money

Published: Thursday, July 30 2015 7:13 p.m. MDT

Though many criticize the 1 percent of Americans and their wealth, there's been a recent rise in the 0.01 percent of Americans, The Atlantic reported. (iStock) Though many criticize the 1 percent of Americans and their wealth, there's been a recent rise in the 0.01 percent of Americans, The Atlantic reported. (iStock)

Though many criticize the 1 percent of Americans and their wealth, there’s been a recent rise in the 0.01 percent of Americans, The Atlantic reported.

The 0.01 percent of the United States is filthy rich, as shown by some graphics in the article. In fact, the income inequality between the 1 percent and the rest of the country dwarfs in comparison to the difference shown between the .01 percent and the 1 percent, The Atlantic said.

“How'd they all get so rich? It wasn't the way the rest of us get rich. It wasn't their wages. It was something else," The Atlantic said.

Read the full article at theatlantic.com.

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