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  • Jim's 75th birthday pushup.

    Jim Thompson, the founder and chairman of Crown Worldwide, celebrated his birthday with pushups.

  • How to become a billionaire

    John Sviokla, PricewaterhouseCoopers, discusses the five habits of highly successful, self-made billionaires.

  • Rockstar yacht loses to drawbridge

    Rockstar energy drink billionaire founder Russ Weiner's yacht got stuck while being towed under a drawbridge, taking out part of the roof, but no one was hurt. CNBC's Robert Frank says the bridge had been declared "functionally obsolete" 4 years ago.

  • Harold Hamm's billion dollar net loss

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports Harold Hamm has lost more wealth in 3 months than Eric Schmidt has made in a lifetime.

  • Carl Icahn

    Activist investor Carl Icahn raised his stake in U.S. car rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc to 10.77 percent from 8.48 percent.

  • An auction house employee puts away a watercolor of the old registry office in Munich by Hitler, Nov. 18, 2014.

    A 1914 watercolor by Adolf Hitler fetched 130,000 euros ($161,000) at auction in the German city of Nuremberg on Saturday, the auctioneers said.

  • Indian retailers are struggling to keep up online as e-commerce garner large investments.

  • Forbes' top power players

    Michael Noer, Forbes executive editor, explains how the magazine comprised its list of the world's most powerful people, which includes tech titans, political leaders, and Asian powerhouses.

  • Why Lasry likes Ford and YRC Worldwide

    Billionaire distressed debt investor Marc Lasry tells CNBC that both companies and stocks are bargains.

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  • Bargains for billionaires

    One reason why billionaires could be fans of buying sports teams, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a dialogue with students as a newly appointed member to the advisory board for Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing, Oct. 22, 2014.

    China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. He delighted an audience of students in Beijing recently by chatting in Mandarin.

  • Mark Cuban on politics and prosperity

    Billionaire investor Mark Cuban talks to CNBC about how to change the political conversation to focus on business and success rather than getting bogged down in social issues.

  • Ashish Thakkar, founder and chief executive officer of Mara Group.

    Ashish Thakkar, Mara Group founder, discusses starting a business in Africa and the impact of Ebola on trade.

  • Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.

    CNBC's Jon Fortt and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, discuss the two CEOs named to replace Larry Ellison at the helm of Oracle; Mark Hurd and Safra Catz.

  • Ellison's departure 'disruption': Sonnenfeld

    This is a Band-aid solution, says Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, providing insight into Oracle's management shakeup and other major changes at top-tier companies, including IBM. And CNBC's Jon Fortt, shares insight.

  • Where to find America's new millionaires

    The geography of wealth in America is shifting to the oil/energy states, reports CNBC's Robert Frank, with a look at a new study that shows where the fastest growth of millionaires occurred last year.

  • Real estate alliance targets wealthy buyers

    Two of the biggest names in real estate are forming a global alliance to create the largest network for homes priced in the top ten percent of the market. CNBC's Robert Frank talks to Howard Lorber, Douglas Elliman chairman and Lord Andrew Hay, Knight Frank, about the global marketplace.

  • India's Reliance Industries plans to invest about $13 billion in energy projects, including a 400,000 barrels per day crude refinery.

  • Activist investor Carl Icahn reported a 6.6 percent stake in Gannett on Thursday, a regulatory filing showed.