• An art power rises in China, posing issue for reform Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 8:18 PM ET

    Eight years ago, as personal incomes soared, China Poly Group decided to venture onto another sort of battlefield — the art market. The NYT reports.

  • Mega Millions jackpot is $425 million   Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 7:26 PM ET
    Mega Millions jackpot is $425 million

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is now $452 million.

  • Mega Millions jackpot is 5th largest in history   Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 4:39 PM ET
    Mega Millions jackpot is 5th largest in history

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports from "Eagle Liquors" in Passaic, New Jersey, where a winning Powerball ticket was sold back in March. The drawing is tonight for $425 million.

  • Mega Millions jackpot is $425 million   Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 4:39 PM ET
    Mega Millions jackpot is $425 million

    Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is now $452 million. Stew Leonard Jr., CEO of stew Leonard's. says "it's nice to dream."

  • Mega Millions jackpot: $400 million!   Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 10:55 AM ET
    Mega Millions jackpot: $400 million!

    Tonight's, Friday the 13th, Mega Millions lottery is $400 million, the second biggest lottery in history. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports.

  • All American Survey: Attitudes of financial elite   Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 10:31 AM ET
    All American Survey: Attitudes of financial elite

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals the latest results from CNBC's All America Survey about the wealthy and if they are investing in the stock market.

  • Art auction to test India's demand for luxury Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 5:44 PM ET

    After raising $25 million at its inaugural auction in China earlier this year, Christie's will tackle another first next week: an auction in India.

  • Affluenza: Excuse for rich kids' bad behavior   Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 4:50 PM ET
    Affluenza: Excuse for rich kids' bad behavior

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports affluence was used as a defense for a Texas teenager charged with killing 4 pedestrians while driving drunk. Because he was rich, he said, he didn't know any better.

  • Tutoring the rich   Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 1:54 PM ET
    Tutoring the rich

    A growing number of wealthy parents are hiring tutors for their kids. CNBC's Robert Frank reports some tutors are making up to $400,000 a year.

  • Meet the $1,250-an-hour tutor Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 12:04 PM ET
    Nathaniel Hannan

    The world's millionaires and billionaires are seeking at-home teachers to help their children in the education race. For the tutors, it's a lucrative business.

  • Vail CEO: Olympic years are big for the sport   Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 11:17 AM ET
    Vail CEO: Olympic years are big for the sport

    Robert Katz, Vail Resorts, Inc. chairman & CEO, discusses the strong forecast for this year's ski season and if the Winter Olympics have an effect on the industry's bottom.

  • $400,000 to teach: The rich turn to tutors   Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 10:58 AM ET
    $400,000 to teach: The rich turn to tutors

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports tutors for the wealthy are in high demand. Top tutors can earn as much as $400,000 a year. Nathaniel Hannan discusses the high expectations set for highly paid teachers.

  • The rich pay all the taxes   Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 3:39 PM ET
    The rich pay all the taxes

    CNBC's Jane Wells reads the fine print of the Congressional Budget Office report and reveals the CBO broke the country into five tiers of wage earners. The top 20 percent pay nearly 93 percent of all income taxes, according to the report. At the same time, their incomes are growing far faster than everyone else.

  • Why investors are hot for this ski jacket maker Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Want to get rich? Invest in things that rich people buy—including $3,000 ski jackets. Moncler, the Milan-based maker of stylish puffy jackets is about to go public.

  • Million dollar homes: Antique colonial vs. mammoth manor

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and Diana Olick showcase a country colonial home and a manor house. Dolly Lenz of Dolly Lenz Real Estate weighs in on which listing is the better value.

  • Latest billionaires of 'Giving Pledge'   Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 1:53 PM ET
    Latest billionaires of 'Giving Pledge'

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports there are now 122 signers of the "Giving Pledge," which is a promise started by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett for billionaires to give away at least half of their wealth. Frank also provides insight into the mystery tipper.

  • The 'mystery tipper' has company—here's why Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 1:52 PM ET
    Who is the mystery tipper?

    You could write off the mystery tipper as a novelty in the charity world, but the mega-tipper may, in fact, be part of a trend toward direct giving.

  • Lululemon founder steps down as chairman Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 11:23 AM ET
    Yoga pants on sale at the Lululemon retail store in New York.

    Chip Wilson has resigned as chairman of upscale yoga pants maker Lululemon Athletica following an uproar over his comments about customers' bodies.

  • Collector cars up 35% YOY   Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 2:59 PM ET
    Collector cars up 35% YOY

    The "Ferrari Index" is up 18 percent this year, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Collectible car sales topped $1 billion this year.

  • A car sold for $100 million? It's likely by 2018 Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 11:46 AM ET
    This 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4*S NART Spyder sold for $27.5 million in August.

    U.S. auction sales of collectible cars are set to reach an all-time high in 2013. Plus, why a car sold for $100 million is within reach.


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