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  • Sotheby's $50M car auction     Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 1:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank combines art and cars at the Sotheby's auction with Ian Kelleher, RM Auctions.

  • China has a word for its crass new rich Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 12:32 PM ET

    China has a word for its flashy new rich: Tuhao (tu means “crass” and “hao” means rich). And it’s quickly gaining global traction.

  • A $105 million Warhol tops Sotheby's best auction Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 4:59 AM ET
    Andy Warhol's artwork, 'Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster)' is displayed while being auctioned at Sotheby's on November 13, 2013 in New York City.

    Sotheby's held the biggest auction in its history on Wednesday, led by a record-setting $105 million work by Andy Warhol.

  • Fed's easy money driving art industry?     Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 2:57 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the Francis Bacon "Three Studies of Lucien Freud" piece that sold for $142.4 million and the impending diamond auction expected to go for $60 million.

  • 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?

 

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