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The Swiss turn on the super-rich

A demonstrator stands in front of the UBS building during the "Occupy Paradeplatz" protest in Zurich October 15, 2011. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A demonstrator stands in front of the UBS building during the "Occupy Paradeplatz" protest in Zurich October 15, 2011. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A demonstrator stands in front of the UBS building during the "Occupy Paradeplatz" protest in Zurich October 15, 2011. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Councilor of State Thomas Minder attends the Swiss Liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) assembly of delegates in Thun October 27, 2012. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener

Councilor of State Thomas Minder attends the Swiss Liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) assembly of delegates in Thun October 27, 2012. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener

Councilor of State Thomas Minder attends the Swiss Liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) assembly of delegates in Thun October 27, 2012. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener
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A safe box is pictured at the safe room of the Zuercher Kantonalbank (ZKB) at the Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich January 19, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A safe box is pictured at the safe room of the Zuercher Kantonalbank (ZKB) at the Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich January 19, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A safe box is pictured at the safe room of the Zuercher Kantonalbank (ZKB) at the Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich January 19, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Swede Ingvar Kamprad, founder of furniture retail chain IKEA, announces a donation of 500'000 Swiss francs (USD 387'000) to Lausanne's Cantonal School of Art during a news conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, March 20, 2006. REUTERS/ARC/Jean-Bernard Sieber

Swede Ingvar Kamprad, founder of furniture retail chain IKEA, announces a donation of 500'000 Swiss francs (USD 387'000) to Lausanne's Cantonal School of Art during a news conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, March 20, 2006. REUTERS/ARC/Jean-Bernard...more

Swede Ingvar Kamprad, founder of furniture retail chain IKEA, announces a donation of 500'000 Swiss francs (USD 387'000) to Lausanne's Cantonal School of Art during a news conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, March 20, 2006. REUTERS/ARC/Jean-Bernard Sieber
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People carry banners and flags of the Swiss Unia union as they march past a Bentley luxury limousine during a demonstration in Basel October 29, 2011. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

People carry banners and flags of the Swiss Unia union as they march past a Bentley luxury limousine during a demonstration in Basel October 29, 2011. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

People carry banners and flags of the Swiss Unia union as they march past a Bentley luxury limousine during a demonstration in Basel October 29, 2011. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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