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  • To get a raise next year, work harder Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 12:16 PM ET

    Pay raises for 2014 will average 2.9 percent, according to a new Mercer study. But that may not be enough to offset higher costs for some workers.

  • Boom times? $100 million home listings return Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 5:11 PM ET
    The 314-acre Homer’s Pond property on Martha’s Vineyard is on the market for $118 million.

    Brokers and real-estate analysts say there are now more than a dozen homes in the U.S. listed or quietly on the market for $100 million or more, that's more than during the peak of the housing boom in 2007.

  • How the rich get a big real estate tax break Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 4:05 PM ET

    The few who can afford to shell out tens of millions for an apartment in one of the new condominiums being built across New York City may find a perk in real estate tax breaks, the New York Times reports.

  • The classic cars cashing in     Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 2:58 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the most expensive car ever sold at an auction. A 1954 Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 racer sold for $29.6 million on Friday.

  • The rise of $100 million homes     Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 1:49 PM ET

    $1 million listings are back, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. One home on Martha's Vineyard, with a wine cellar that holds 12,000 bottles, is listed for $118 million.

  • Most expensive car ever sold for $29 million Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 12:06 PM ET

    A 1954 Mercedes Benz Formula One racer just became the most expensive car ever sold at auction, having fetched $29 million.

  • Most expensive colleges, any way you slice it Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 2:38 PM ET

    A new survey counting the all-in cost of college—tuition, room and board, fees and pizza—has a surprising school in the No. 1 slot.

  • Fund Management Assets Hit Record Levels Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 7:41 PM ET

    The animal spirits are stirring again as the asset management industry grows to record levels, shrugs off the effects of the financial crisis. The Financial Times Reports.

  • Vintage Apple disappoints at auction Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:29 PM ET
    Christie's is auctioning off an original Apple-1 computer owned by Ted Perry as part of its First Bytes: Iconic Technology from the Twentieth Century, an online auction of vintage tech products.

    The price of an Apple-1 computer sold at auction marks a huge increase from its 1976 sale price and shows how rare, highly prized vintage electronics are becoming a class of collectibles.

  • The biggest boat gets even bigger     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 2:53 PM ET

    CNBC wealth reporter Robert Frank has all the details on the world's largest yacht.

  • Billionaires in Singapore Fan Inequality Concerns Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 10:33 PM ET

    The trappings of wealth have been increasingly visible in Singapore as the number of sports cars roaring down its streets has increased. The Financial Times reports.

  • World's largest superyacht is now also fastest Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 1:42 PM ET

    Azzam, the largest yacht in the world at 590 feet, recently went through its first sea trials where it hit a staggering 31.5 knots making it the fastest yacht longer than 300 feet.

  • How many female millionaires are there? Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Many banks have a special women's outreach programs, to get a piece of the growing wealth controlled by women, but how much wealth will there be? That's the tough part.

  • Viking Yachts Sees Comeback     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 4:57 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the rebound in the high-end boat market. Viking Yachts CEO Patrick Healey says his business' sales are back to about 75 percent of their peak.

  • Rising Tide: High-End Boat Sales Jump     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 2:43 PM ET

    The yacht business took a hit during the recession but sales have rebounded and Viking Yacht executive Patrick Healey sees "tremendous growth" heading into next year. Here's why.

  • 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.

 

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