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  • China has a word for its flashy new rich: Tuhao (tu means “crass” and “hao” means rich). And it’s quickly gaining global traction.

  • Art collecting: A billionaire's hobby

    Marion Maneker, publisher of Art Market Monitor, discusses the art market following a Sotheby's auction and says there's been a appreciation in the modern art market driven by an expansion in collectors and buyers.

  • Microsoft ditches worker ranking system

    Microsoft is eliminating its long-standing practice of evaluating employees on a bell curve in an effort to foster more team-work and collaboration. CNBC's Bob Pisani and Kayla Tausche weigh in on the company's new direction.

  • iBillionaire Index: Investing like a billionaire

    CNBC's Robert Frank breaks down the iBillionaire Index, which tracks 30 large cap equities in the S&P. The index is said to allow you to invest like billionaires do, but with limits.

  • iBillionaire Index launches today

    The iBillionaire Index launches today, which is composed of the top 30 large cap equities listed on the S&P 500. iBillionaire co-founder Raul Moreno, provides insight.

  • The billionaire migration

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the elusive billionaires club.

  • Billionaires are a bit like migratory birds. They soar high above the earth, they flash bright colors, and increasingly they move in large flocks.

  • Flipping a $64.5 million jet?

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports how billionaires are flipping the new G650 private jet for profit.

  • A new report says the combined fortunes of the world’s billionaires have doubled since the financial crisis, but what do we know about them?

  • Asia churned out the highest number of billionaires globally in 2013, a stark contrast to Europe - which saw a decline in its ultrawealthy population.

  • A yacht made by Sunseeker International.

    Wealthy Chinese may not be buying many big yachts. But they are buying up big yacht companies. A look at what's driving the trend.

  • Bill Gross

    Calls to tax the rich are suddenly reaching higher volume, whether it's Bill Gross' “Scrooge McDuck” blog or a ballot measure in Colorado to make high earners pay for schools, or New York's Bill de Blasio’s tax proposal.

  • Bill Gates

    Wealth-X has put together a list of all 50 states with their top wealth-holders. A look at how the states stack up.

  • Capitol building Washington

    Two new surveys find that the debt cliffhanger in Washington earlier this month left top investors badly shaken.

  • Eike Batista

    Eike Batista declared in 2011 that he would soon become the richest man in the world. Instead, he may become known for the largest personal-wealth loss.

  • The downfall of billionaire Eike Batista

    A new report suggests Brazil's OGX is possibly filing for bankruptcy protection, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Mexican billionaire: Opportunities in telecom

    Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas of Grupo Salinas says fixed rate securities are attractive in Mexico. He also sees a lot of opportunity in the telecom space. "Everybody wants a smartphone," he adds.

  • Rachael Sacks

    Rachael Sacks said she has no intention of apologizing or flip-flopping on her views about wealth discrimination. A person's a person, she seems to argue, no matter how rich.

  • While the wealthy don't show any signs of worrying about the effects of tighter money, they should be, according to economist Marc Faber.

  • The Apogee South Beach, one of Miami's most expensive towers

    Wealthy young New York families are making up for the removal of Latin Americans as buyers of luxury digs, real estate pros say.