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French luxury goods maker Hermes posted first-quarter sales ahead of forecasts, driven by strong demand for its silks, accessories and ready-to-wear.
A nearly 75 carat diamond's sale at Sotheby's offers further evidence of the roaring bull market in hard assets.
Several hedge fund leaders who had giant paydays last year earned their riches the old-fashioned way: by posting big returns on their investments. The New York Times reports.
Businesses and wealthy owners of estates ask the IRS for changes to a 3.8 percent tax on investment income to fund Obamacare.
Ocappi, an online diamond company launching Wednesday, aims to equip men with multiple rings to choose from. Each ring will require a $75 deposit and must be returned within five days.
Tax incentives to spur retirement-plan contributions lead only relatively wealthy, well educated Americans to save more, studies show. Automatic contributions work much better.
From early withdrawals from 401(k) accounts to how you handle gifts from Grandma, here are five pitfalls to avoid while applying for college financial aid.
A tax on wealthy New Yorkers follows efforts in other states to improve shaky balance sheets with revenue from those with top incomes.
Rich people are picking up the slack in spending, with the rest from those working in an economy of under-the-table cash payments.
Jumbo loans are returning to the mortgage market after almost disappearing entirely in the wake of the credit crisis of 2008 and the real estate meltdown.
Following an unconfirmed report that upscale retailer Coach is exploring a sale of itself, the company's shares rose in early trade.
Dennis Tito, who paid a reported $20 million for a ride on a Russian spacecraft, is said to be backing a privately funded, possibly manned, shot at Mars.
For $75,000, this matchmaker will help high-flying executives find the match that meets their every demand and handles it discreetly.
Marriage confers the benefits of division of labor and economies of scale on everything from washing machines to health insurance. But it's not just about living under the same roof.
In London, surprisingly robust sales of Lamborghinis and Ferraris depend on mass-market techniques as the super-rich spend less freely.
The modern income tax system has been called a lot of things, and now it also can be called a centenarian. The current tax system was formalized 100 years ago this month, when the 16th Amendment was ratified. Here's a celebration of quotes about the taxman.
Click on to see the priciest motorcycles, with values starting in the low six figures and going up to a million dollar machine.
Relying on the wealthiest taxpayers can turn into budget turmoil when the market slides, according to analysts.
Sellers at high-end Manhattan apartment buildings have been forced to reduce their prices after buyers balked at the high monthly payments.
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With interest rates apparently rising, CNBC takes a look at record-high rates from around the world in past decades.
ETFs enjoy record inflows and popularity as vehicles for higher yields and downside protection in a bond bear market.
There is hope on the saving front, as 87 percent of CNBC readers polled said they would save money if they got a windfall.