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  • Microsoft ditches worker ranking system     Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 1:51 PM ET

    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     Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    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.

  • Invest like a billionaire     Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 12:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the iBillionaire Index, tracking the 30 large-cap stocks in the S&P 500 to which billionaire investors have allocated the most funds.

  • Want to invest like a billionaire? Now you can Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    The NYSE and iBillionaire have launched the iBillionaire Index, which tracks the blue-chip stock holdings of leading billionaire investors.

  • Most expensive painting at an auction sold     Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 10:56 AM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports the record for the most expensive painting by a deceased artist, as well as a living artist both sold Tuesday night. Francis Bacon's "Three Studies of Lucian Freud" sold for $142.4 million.

  • Andrew Fabricant, partner of Richard Gray Gallery, discusses why Francis Bacon's "Three Studies of Lucian Freud" was in such high demand. CNBC's Robert Frank, provides insight on the auction.

  • The billionaire migration     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 2:56 PM ET

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

  • Christie's $500 million auction     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 1:43 PM ET

    Brett Gorvy, Christie's chairman, has high expectations for pieces at auction estimated to be the the highest ever in history. New collectors are looking for the best, he adds.

  • Inside the migratory habits of billionaires Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 7:42 AM ET

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

  • Forget home flipping, billionaires flip superjets Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 11:06 AM ET
    Gulfstream G650

    While most of the private jet market is weak, some owners of Gulfstream's top-of-the-line G650 are “flipping” the planes for big profits.

  • BlackBerry's Chen to receive $1 million     Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 4:26 PM ET

    BlackBerry says its interim CEO John Chen will receive a base salary of $1 million. John Martin, Reed Smith LLC thinks this is appropriate because Chen is a "turnaround specialist," while Robert Weissman, Public Citizen president, says there is too much wealth at the top.

  • May the theme park be ever in your favor     Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 2:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on potential opportunities at Lions Gate for a "Hunger Games" theme park. Nancy Giles, pop culture commentator, and CNBC's Robert Frank weigh in.

  • $20 million private theme park     Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 2:50 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank goes inside "Caledon," which is a 314-acre estate in Arlington, Washington

  • Twitter billionaires     Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 1:47 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank says three Twitter honchos shared a $4 billion jackpot on the company's IPO day.

  • Government bets the farm in $11.3 billion subsidies Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 11:08 AM ET

    The government paid $11.3m in farm subsidies to 50 billionaires or businesses in which they have some form of ownership. The New York Times reports.

  • Meet the 'average' global billionaire Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    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?

  • China's richest man snaps up $28 million Picasso art Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 12:47 AM ET
    Wang Jianlin

    China's Dalian Wanda Group, founded by the country's richest man Wang Jianlin, snapped up a Picasso painting for $28.2 million at a Christie's auction.

  • Billionaire club in Asia grows as Europe's shrinks Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 1:15 AM ET

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

  • Bubble watch: Is this investment about to pop? Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 5:09 PM ET
    Pablo Picasso's "Tete" at Christie's in New York.

    Lackluster sales at a recent Christie's auction may not be a sign that the frothy art market is finally breaking down.

  • Over $1 billion in stolen art found     Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 2:58 PM ET

    Christie's Monday night auction racked up $92 million, less than half of the early top end estimates, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Also, a look at a big find in Munich of art allegedly looted by the Nazis.

 

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