"Untold Wealth: The Rise of The Super Rich" will premiere on Thursday, June 19th at 10PM and 1AM, pre-empting "The Big Idea" with Donny Deutsch.
The show will repeat on Sunday, June 22nd at 10PM and Sunday, June 29th at 12AM.
In 1985 there were 13 US billionaires- today there are more than a 1,000 The number of people with more than $30 million in savings could fill a medium-sized city. With more billionaires and multi-millionaires in our country than in any time in history- this explosion of wealth is being described as the "New Gilded Age". Even as a recession descends on most Americans, the New Super-Rich continue to live in a parallel world of luxury...a world where multiple homes, personal staffs and countless possessions seem to grow more outlandish.. along with their fortunes.
"Untold Wealth: The Rise of the Super Rich," reported by CNBC's David Faber, takes an unprecedented, inside look at this new species: how they came to be; what differentiates them from their predecessors; their candid and conflicted feelings about wealth.. and the implications for the future.
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