CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Sept 1- Jeff Bezos' space transportation company, Blue Origin, won another round of incentives on Tuesday to build and fly rockets near NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Commissioners in Brevard County, home of the space center, approved by a 4 to 1 vote adding an $8 million grant for the project, bringing the total value of state, regional and...» Read More
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The study predicts that Singapore — that little Southeast Asian city-state with loads of Type A zeal — will be the world's richest nation by 2050.
Those earning incomes in the top one percent (like many Americans) rank themselves much lower than their actual position, and worry that the wealthy have "too much influence."
It turns out, Mitt Romney may not have been the only American political figure to have a Swiss bank account. The difference is — he paid his taxes but some of the others may not have.
The new mortgage granted to Facebook's maximum leader is symptomatic of how inequality is a slippery slope.
A survey from GlobeScan found that 58 percent of Americans say the rich deserve their wealth, and also the number of people who think the wealthy should pay more taxes has fallen in recent years.
Hans Kristian Rausing, who inherited a fortune made from drink containers, is being held in a death called "unexplained."
Discussing whether the middle class worries they will be taxed next, if the rich are taxed, with Scott Rasmussen, Rasmussen Reports founder & president. Marc Lamont Hill, "Our World" host, and Monica Crowley, "What the (Bleep) Just Happened," author, weigh in.
The majority of Americans have higher incomes than their parents, but it is still not enough to move most of them into a higher bracket — especially those at the bottom, USA Today reports.
There's a battle underway in the surf-side playground of the rich and famous, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
Traditionally it was poverty that caused social ills. But the evidence that wealth makes people callous is starting to mount.
Investor Carl Icahn updates "Fast Money" on what he wants to see happen to a company he calls a "very undervalued asset."
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn questioned the timing of certain stock sales by Forest Laboratories' CEO Howard Soloman today, and discusses his concerns over its corporate governance.
A Morgan Stanley strategist has come up with a new yard-stick for national competitiveness: the billionaire indicator.
Affluent women are more likely to vote for Obama, but on the whole, affluent and wealthy voters are leaning toward Romney, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
Excalibur Almaz will charge wannabe astronauts an average of £100 million for a six to eight month journey exploring deep space
To meet the demand, companies have sprung up around the world to reinforce and bulletproof cars and trucks — a practice known as “up-armoring.”
High-end New York brokers were asked: If your client were spending $30 million or more, what five apartments would you show them?
CNBC flew to Nebraska to spend some time with Warren Buffett bodyguard Dan Clark during a two-day executive training session he organized for dozens of security guards.
For the average American, a home alarm system may be the extent of his or her security detail. But the super-rich are taking security to a new high in technology and price.