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Along with Facebook shares, Mark Zuckerberg's wealth has shot up to $29.7 billion, begging the question: Is he the richest 20-something ever?
This argument that the rich keep getting richer while the majority have hit a brick wall is full of holes, says Troy University's Daniel Smith.
The president will take aim at the wealth gap in his State of the Union address, but he is likely to reinforce several myths about it.
There's a collectible market for sex-filled timepieces, both old and new. They're called "erotic" watches, or what some would call "pocket porn."
It seems that the world's rich are starting to take criticism personally—and overreacting in the process.
Take a look at some of the surprising ways the super rich turn their mansions into home sweet megahome.
The American dream of climbing the income ladder is alive and well, according to new research. But much depends on where you grow up.
Hong Kong business tycoon Cecil Chao may double the dowry for any man that can win the love of his lesbian daughter.
A new poll from the Pew Research Center shows that the public has a more balanced view when it comes to the wealthy and inequality.
The Hamptons real estate market cooled last quarter, prompting questions about whether a broader downturn in the luxury real estate market is ahead.
"America succeeds by raising everybody up. It doesn't succeed by tearing anybody down," Larry Summers tells CNBC.
The market for American muscle cars—which saw irrational run-ups in the mid-2000s—is back.
If you're like most wealthy male clients, it's all about that WOW factor; and nothing says WOW more than spectacular views, says Dolly Lenz.
With the global economy slowly getting back on its feet, 2,500 delegates gathered in Davos face a vexing question: How to spread the wealth.
A rare bottle of Macallan whisky has set a world record for the most expensive single malt whisky sold at an auction over the weekend.
The combined wealth of the world's richest 85 people is now equivalent to that owned by half of the world's population – or 3.5 billion of the poorest people – according to a new report from Oxfam.
The 6,000-square-foot presidential suite at the Fairmont in San Francisco is in a league of its own. Take a look inside this $20 million hotel room.
In luxury real estate, location doesn't count for much if it doesn't include spectacular views. Feast your eyes on a few that do.
A new report shows that 64 percent of Chinese millionaires have either emigrated or plan to emigrate—taking their spending and fortunes with them.
A rare 1967 Ferrari 330 GTS is rusted out, and the engine won't start, but it could fetch $2 million at auction this weekend.
A TD Ameritrade study shows potentially rich millennials are neglected by advisors focused on older, wealthier clients.
Although pricey, long-term-care insurance can help defray the sky-high costs of medical care for many elderly patients.
A survey of the CNBC Financial Advisor Council is bullish on emerging markets as a hedge against market volatility.