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  • Why the wealthy don't give more to charity Friday, 11 Oct 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

    Studies suggest the American wealthy could be even more generous than they already are, so why don't they give more? It depends who you ask.

  • Where are the ultra-rich finding their next home? Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 8:00 AM ET
    View of seaport in the sunlight, Villefranche-sur-Mer, Cote d'Azur, South France

    The French Riviera hasn't lost its cachet, topping the list of prime residential enclaves for the ultra-wealthy, according to research from Savills.

  • Jimmy Choo lacked 'creative vision' for shoe design Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 2:01 AM ET

    Tamara Mellon, the co-founder of the luxury brand Jimmy Choo, told CNBC that her former business partner Choo did not have the "creative vision" to design shoes.

  • Can the wealthy save holiday spending? Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    Drool over the Neiman Marcus catalog if you want, but the real question is whether the wealthy will spend this holiday season.

  • US created 90% of world's new millionaires Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    So you want to be rich? Stay stateside, home of 1.7 million of the 1.8 million millionaires created in the past year.

  • Banksy's NYC street show draws fans and defacers Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 1:08 PM ET
    Street artist Banksy's balloon heart is shown defaced in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

    The anonymous graffiti artist, whose works have sold for as much as $1 million, is himself being vandalized.

  • Post-Bloomberg NYC? Socialites express fears Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 12:54 PM ET
    Mayor Michael Bloomberg

    As Mayor Michael Bloomberg's long reign draws to a close, some of New York's ealthiest expressed alarm at a future without the billionaire at the city's helm.

  • My megayacht's bigger than yours Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 10:56 AM ET
    Megayacht Musashi

    A peek inside Feadship, one of the world's most prestigious makers of megayachts, including those for Steve Jobs and Larry Ellison.

  • In New York, the billionaires have all the fun Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 3:09 PM ET
    A yacht in New York City.

    Inequality is all relative. It now takes at least $100 million to matter in New York, leaving many wealthy feeling disadvantaged.

  • Billionaire John Arnold donates amid shutdown  Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports John Arnold pledged up to $10 million to fund head start programs that were closed because of the government shutdown.

  • Crane fails in Manhattan  Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 1:48 PM ET

    A sky crane appeared to be raising a load of concrete when it failed at one of Manhattan's tallest residential towers. CNBC's Robert Frank reports the site of the incident is at the same building known for an infamous crane failure during Superstorm Sandy.

  • Egg-sized diamond sells for record $30 million Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 12:06 PM ET
    The oval white diamond that was auctioned Monday.

    Diamond prices keep breaking records. The latest is a 118-carat, flawless D-diamond auctioned by Sotheby's for $30.6 million.

  • The most expensive white diamond ever sold at auction went for a record-breaking $30.6 million, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Hottest ZIP codes for megahome sales Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 11:33 AM ET
    Beverly Hills topped Manhattan in sales of mega-home this year. This home on the secluded Hanover Drive in Beverly Hills is listed at $15.9 million. The grounds of this five-bedroom home include a stone patio with fireplace, pool, cabana, guesthouse and lighted tennis court.

    The megahome market continues to surge. Here's a look at the top markets.

  • A "stupid" law on cash transactions in Italy is killing the luxury fashion sector, the CEO of a luxury tailor told CNBC.

  • Furry furloughs and pricy bling  Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 2:55 PM ET

    Jenny Koppelman Hutt, "Just Jenny" host, and CNBC's Robert Frank break down outrageous headlines from the week including the Panda Cam being furloughed due to the government shutdown and a $55 million necklace going on sale in Singapore.

  • Blackfoot River ranch on market for $15M  Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 2:40 PM ET

    Although Brad Pitt never lived in one of the most expensive homes currently on the market, CNBC's Robert Frank explains why he is impacting the sale of this Montana ranch.

  • Estimated 1 million euros in watches stolen  Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 1:58 PM ET

    In a Paris holdup an estimated 1 million euros worth of watches was stolen. CNBC's Robert Frank has the details.

  • Skip #rich, few billionaires minted in Twitter IPO Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 10:37 AM ET
    Evan Williams, co-founder of Medium and Twitter.

    Twitter will get a public value of as much as $10 billion, but only one shareholder will become a billionaire—and he's no longer with the company.

  • Loeb says Sotheby's needs new strategy  Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 12:42 PM ET

    Activist investor Dan Loeb is pushing for changes at Sotheby's. CNBC's Robert Frank reports.

 

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