• New calls to tax the rich more     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 4:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports NYC Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio plans to pay for education programs by raising taxes on the wealthy by more than $500 million.

  • Fall auction preview     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 2:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan looks at a few "knick knacks" Oprah Winfrey auctioned for her charity, which brought in more than $600,000. Robert Frank reports on some of the most expensive items up for auction this Fall season.

  • Calls to raise taxes for the rich are growing Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    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.

  • Dawn of the smart-yacht     Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 10:53 AM ET

    The most expensive luxury yachts are now the most hi-tech vessels on the seas. CNBC's Robert Frank showcases the most tech-advanced cruisers.

  • Americans buy most of the world's yachts but few are actually made here. One company in Louisiana is trying to change that, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Ominous oasis: $1 million homes     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 1:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick and Jackie DeAngelis tour two million-dollar homes with a spooky history. Broker Dolly Lenz takes a look at the mysterious real estate and weighs in on which home is the better buy.

  • Trick or treat: Spooky $1 million homes     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 7:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton and Mary Thompson tour two million-dollar homes with a spooky history. Broker Dolly Lenz takes a look at the mysterious real estate and weighs in on which home is the better buy.

  • OGX, headed by Eike Batista, files for bankruptcy Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 3:12 PM ET
    Eike Batista, chief executive officer of EBX Group Co. Ltd.

    OGX, the Brazilian oil company controlled by former billionaire Eike Batista, sought court protection from creditors on Wednesday.

  • World's most powerful people: Forbes     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 1:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen and Michael Noer, Forbes, discuss the magazine rankings of the most powerful and influential leaders in the world.

  • Who's the richest person in your state? Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    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.

  • Debt battle deals blow to wealthy's confidence Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

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

  • Brazilian oil tycoon Eike Batista set a record for wealth loss, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Between 2012 and 2013, Batista lost over $33 billion in paper wealth.

  • Batista vies for biggest loser as $34 billion vanishes Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 12:41 PM ET
    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.

  • Hottest luxury market isn't what you think it is Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 10:47 AM ET
    A woman enters the Hermes International store on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Calif.

    In a big twist, a recent survey of top luxury CEOs lists North America as the most important market for growth over the next five years.

  • Michael Jordan auctioning Chicago-area estate Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 5:27 PM ET
    A gate with the number 23 controls access to the home of basketball legend Michael Jordan on October 21, 2013 in Highland Park, Illinois.

    The NBA legend had listed the property for $29 million, then $21 million.

  • Barneys under fire & the 'Aeromobil'     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 2:57 PM ET

    Digging into news Barneys and the NYPD are being sued for racial profiling, as well as the story of a Slovakian car company that worked two decades to create the "Aeromobil." Pop culture commentator Chuck Nice, and CNBC's Robert Frank, share their opinions.

  • Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan auctions home     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 2:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the Chicago estate that is set to go on the block Nov. 22.

  • Orange is the new diamond     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 11:57 AM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the world's largest known vivid orange diamond. The megastone is 14.82 carats and is expected to auction for $17 million to $20 million.

  • Bubble brewing in the Hamptons?     Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 2:59 PM ET

    The Hamptons saw the best Q3 since 2005, with total sales increasing a little over 31 percent year-to-date, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Rich snatch up homes in the Hamptons Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 12:01 PM ET
    This two-story oceanfront home in Amagansett recently sold for $11 million. It has four bedrooms, two baths and a tennis court.

    Real estate sales in the Hamptons posted the strongest third-quarter results in eight years.


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