Countries facing potentially pricey legal challenges from big tobacco firms are to get help from a fund created by Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg.
Luisa Kroll, assistant managing editor for Wealth at Forbes Media, says the magazine's annual billionaires list shows China and California's tech entrepreneurs rising in terms of wealth creation.
Forbes has released its annual list of the world's billionaires, with Bill Gates taking the top spot. CNBC's Bernie Lo has more.
Kerry Dolan, Forbes wealth assistant managing editor, discusses who topped the world's billionaire's list.
CNBC's Eric Chemi takes a look at the "daily" worth over the lifetime of a few billionaires.
Warren Buffett's personal 2006 Cadillac DTS is up for auction, and the proceeds are going to a good cause.
Executives are headed to the White House Friday to discuss President Obama's precision medicine initiative, reports, CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
Billionaire investor and real estate entrepreneur Jeff Greene weighs in on the state of the single-family real estate market and higher quality apartments in the U.S.
Jim Thompson, the founder and chairman of Crown Worldwide, celebrated his birthday with pushups.
John Sviokla, PricewaterhouseCoopers, discusses the five habits of highly successful, self-made billionaires.
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.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports Harold Hamm has lost more wealth in 3 months than Eric Schmidt has made in a lifetime.
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.
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.
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.
Billionaire distressed debt investor Marc Lasry tells CNBC that both companies and stocks are bargains.
CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports inequality worrying the wealthy; Steve Ballmer's LA Clippers; and Wal-Mart's category slip-up are the hottest topics on CNBC.com.
One reason why billionaires could be fans of buying sports teams, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.
China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. He delighted an audience of students in Beijing recently by chatting in Mandarin.