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  • High-End Boat Sales Surge     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    Sales of high-end boats jumped 7 percent in May from over a year ago. CNBC's Mary Thompson speaks to Patrick Healey, Viking Yachts COO, about growth in the industry as well as how unrest in Egypt is affecting business.

  • Tycoon's Ex-Lover Found Guilty of Forging Will     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 7:37 PM ET
    Former Feng shui practitioner Peter Chan Chun-chuen enters the High Court on July 4, 2013 in Hong Kong, China.

    Former Feng Shui master Peter Chan has been found guilty of forging a will supposedly left behind by his late lover, billionaire tycoon Nina Wang who was one of Asia's richest women.

  • Didn't get a prenup? Try a postnup Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 7:05 AM ET

    Postnuptial agreements—similar to prenups, but for married couples—are on the rise, with growing acceptance and DOMA changing the marriage landscape.

  • New York is running out of luxury apartments Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 2:08 PM ET
    A penthouse at the Pierre Hotel in New York City is listed at $125 million.

    You wouldn't know it from looking at all of the glass towers going up across Manhattan, but the city is running out of penthouses and other ultra-luxury apartments, and what's on the market may be overpriced.

  • Buying a Picasso on Amazon? Not so crazy anymore Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 5:07 PM ET

    Amazon is said to be making plans to sell pricey art online, a move that may shake the foundation of the art world and accelerate a sweeping shift already underway at the auction houses and some galleries.

  • Wanted in China: Blind Date With a Millionaire Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Last week in Jinan, China, more than 1,300 women wearing exquisite make-up and elegant dresses were asked to iron, cook, and tie a necktie. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Thriving UK Housing Market Creates More Millionaires Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    More than 300,000 British homes are worth over £1 million pounds ($1.5 million), up 32 percent on last year, according to a property "rich list" out on Friday.

  • Beware of Rising Mortgage Rates     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 2:02 PM ET

    The 30-year fixed mortgage rate had its largest increase in 26 years, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Power House: Seattle's Real Estate     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    A look at Seattle's real estate market, with David Bell, Remax Metro/East Side Realtor. One listing is 4,890 square feet, and is going for $1,450,000.

  • Much ado about a mural     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:56 AM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank visits one of New York's most iconic bars to take a look at one special wall painting.

  • Wealth Managers Under Lot of Pressure: Pro     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Steve Crosby, wealth leader at PwC Americas, explains how the rise of technology, new regulatory compliances and the difference in markets is putting pressure on global wealth managers.

  • Million Dollar Homes: And the Winner Is ...     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 4:43 PM ET

    A look at what $1 million can buy you in the Hamptons and Seattle, with CNBC's Jon Fortt and Mary Thompson; and Dolly Lenz, Prudential Douglas Elliman, who picks the winner.

  • Million Dollar Homes: Galveston, Oh Galveston     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 1:50 PM ET

    A look at what $1 million can buy you in Hilton Head, South Carolina, and in Galveston, Texas, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Julia Boorstin; and Dolly Lenz, Prudential Douglas Elliman.

  • Million Dollar Home Challenge: Round 2     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 10:45 AM ET

    Super real estate broker Dolly Lenz compares two $1 million summer homes, reveals the one she thinks is the better buy and which should move on in today's real estate competition.

  • London’s Rich Feel the Pinch as Caviar Prices Rise Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 11:03 AM ET
    Royal Beluga caviar.

    An influx of rich Europeans to London is causing the cost of living for the ultra-wealthy to surge, a private wealth management firm reported on Monday.

  • Americans Hate Their Jobs, Even With Office Perks Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 7:29 AM ET

    Seven in 10 full-time employees aren't happy at work—leading to nearly $550 billion in lost productivity each year, but perks aren't the answer, according to a Gallup study.

  • Wanda Group to Buy Sunseeker     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 2:59 PM ET

    Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin liked his new yacht so much, he bought the company, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Jianlin is paying $495 million for Sunseeker International.

  • Prices Rising for Cape Cod Mansions     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 2:54 PM ET

    Billionaire Bill Koch is selling his Cape Cod mansion for $15 million, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Charitable Giving Rises, Despite Higher Taxes Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 2:59 PM ET
    Free Arts NYC's 12th annual art auction benefit at Chelsea Art Museum in New York.

    The annual Giving USA report shows charitable giving rose 3.5 percent last year to a record high. However, when adjusted for inflation, the 2012 total is still well below the 2007 giving total.

  • Despite Fed, Cost of Consumer Borrowing Could Rise Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 12:47 PM ET

    The Fed will keep the federal funds rate unchanged, but that doesn't mean consumers will get the same rates on credit cards, student loans, mortgages and other financial products.

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