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Despite the average income in Syria being about $2,600 a year, President Bashar Assad's personal wealth is estimated at $500 million. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the story.
A new census study finds America's economic gap is widening; and have you ever tipped your flight attendant? CNBC's Dominic Chu and Robert Frank discuss.
Billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller said quantitative easing is just another version of trickle-down economics. Some economists agree.
The winning ticket was sold in South Carolina. Who won?
Taking care of pets, decorating your home, parking your car—the super rich do these things, too. But, the way they do them ... couldn't be more different. How do you know when you're SUPER rich? Secret Lives has come up with our top moments. Here are numbers ten through six.
Will there be a price bubble for bubbly? We'll soon find out when a 99-year-old bottle of Moët Champagne is sold at Sotheby's.
Even if you win the latest Powerball worth more than $400, you still won't be a member of the world’s most exclusive club: the mega, mega rich.
In today's Power Rundown, CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest from America's Cup in San Francisco. CNBC's Robert Frank discusses Sun co-founder Scott McNealy's comments on charity and reports the South Beach Versace Mansion has sold for $41.5 million.
Settlement efforts have delayed the trial of who will inherit the $300 million estate of copper mining heiress, Huguette M. Clark.
Financial experts say Americans are too pessimistic about their own inheritances, despite recession.
The price marks a sharp fall for a house that got widespread media attention and listed last year for $125 million.
The wealthy should give less to charity and invest more of their money in start-ups, said Scott McNealy, the former CEO of Sun Microsystems.
The Devil, it seems, wears anything but Prada in the eyes of Chinese bloggers determined to expose corrupt officials flashing labels way past their pay grades.
Even if you hit the big time you may not make the coveted Forbes rich list as America's billionaires continue to amass wealth, said editor of Forbes.
China's diamond market has steadily gobbled up market share from gold and far outstripping the growth rate in China's $76 billion jewelry sector.
The combined total net worth of the 400 richest Americans exceeds $2 trillion, according to Forbes. Randall Lane, Editor at the publication discusses who made the list this year.
The 400 richest Americans are now worth a combined $2 trillion, according to Forbes. That's more than the GDPs of many nations.
Newport's storied mansions were left behind in the 1990s and 2000s, but its oceanfront estates are regaining their shine as new buyers come to town.
President Barack Obama said government can and should shrink the gap between the rich and poor. Here are some reasons why that's wrong.
Muriel Siebert, the first woman to hold a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, left $100,000 to her dog, the New York Post reported on Friday.
Broker has become a dirty word in the financial advisor business, but the fee-based model isn't always the best approach.
When it comes to retirement planning and making savings a priority, we are truly a nation of procrastinators.
Many advisors help clients set up 529 savings plans, while others work with families through the entire college app process.