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  • The Tom Brokaw piece on NBC Nightly News Monday night highlighting Warren Buffett's call for a higher tax rate on very wealthy Americans includes an excerpt from a sit-down interview with Buffett. We're now able to bring you Brokaw's complete interview with Buffett, only on CNBC.com.

  • Warren Buffett's call for higher tax rates on the nation's wealthiest people is getting a high-profile boost from NBC's Tom Brokaw. Brokaw appeared on set with Brian Williams on Nightly News last night with a taped piece that features a sit-down interview with Buffett. Here's the clip.

  • Warren Buffett's call for higher tax rates on the nation's wealthiest taxpayers got a high profile spotlight last night on NBC Nightly News, which aired a Tom Brokaw piece featuring a sit down interview with Buffett. This morning, on CNBC's Squawk Box, Brokaw joined Becky Quick, Carl Quintanilla and Joe Kernen to play an extended excerpt from his Buffett interview and to chat afterward.  Joe took the opportunity to challenge Buffett's views, getting into a quasi-debate with Brokaw.

  • Surprise! Americans Set to Open Wallets This Holiday Monday, 15 Oct 2007 | 8:48 AM ET

    It’s going to be a joyful—and profitable—holiday season for retailers, according to the  latest  CNBC Wealth in America survey. Americans plan to spend an average $839 during the holiday season, up 17.6% from last year. 

  • Surprise! Americans Plan To Spend More This Holiday Monday, 15 Oct 2007 | 6:03 AM ET

    Forget the credit crunch, housing recession and fears of slower economic growth. Americans plan to open their wallets during the holidays this year, though maybe not on those cheap Chinese toys.  Spending is expected to jump 17% from last year, to an average of $839.

  • "Beloved" Buffett's Net Worth Rises to $52 Billion Friday, 21 Sep 2007 | 10:56 AM ET

    The annual Forbes 400 ranking of the richest Americans is out, and Warren Buffett is keeping his number two slot with an estimated net worth of $52 billion, $7 billion behind Microsoft's Bill Gates with $59 billion.

  • Zill Bill, Ad Space & Doggy Doo Too Thursday, 10 May 2007 | 9:47 AM ET
    Bill Gates

    According to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Bill Gates confessed to searching for the estimated value of his 50,000-square-foot mansion on Zillow.com. Gates generally likes the online real estate site, which launched with the help of some former Microsoft execs. But he says Zillow's "algorithms for figuring out prices don't scale very well to the low end or the very high end."

  • Couture-Ready Real Estate Wednesday, 2 May 2007 | 11:04 AM ET

    As part of CNBC's "Rich and Richer" day, I contributed a piece on something called "Couture-Ready Real Estate." Ok, that's the fancy-brand ballyhoo that the PR rep invented; what it means is simply that you buy a huge stone mansion that is supremely lovely on the outside. Inside, it has every electrical outlet and air vent and steel beam and plumbing drain in place, but literally nothing else.

  • Firm Cuts 401(k) Fees, and Adds Personal Advice Sunday, 24 Feb 2013 | 10:37 AM ET

    Charles Schwab's model in the new low-fee 401(k) environment is to move to index fees, and hope customers will pay to take their advice.

  • Step Inside a $95M Mansion in the Sky     Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | 10:54 AM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank takes you inside one of the world's most expensive apartments in the "Million Dollar Minute."

  • See Why 'Shame on Them' Santelli Stormed Out     Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | 8:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli throws papers and storms off after a heated discussion about taxes with Steve Liesman.

  • Wealthy Add 'Bling' to Portfolios     Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | 6:41 AM ET

    Henri Barguirdjian, Graff Holdings CEO, explains why some wealthy investors are acquiring hard assets, such as diamonds, to add to their portfolios.

  • Wealthy Prepare For 'Fiscal Cliff' Tax Increases     Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 10:43 AM ET

    Many high-income earners are taking steps to sell assets before the end of the year in order to avoid potential tax increases in 2013, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • NetJets Debuts New 6000 Series Aircraft     Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 6:51 AM ET

    Jordan Hansell, Chairman & CEO of NetJets, discusses the decision to update his company's fleet and order 670 planes worth $17.6 billion over the next ten years.

  • Steve Cohen's Art Buying     Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 4:48 PM ET

    Steve Cohen is often listed as one of the top five art collectors in the world, with CNBC's Robert Frank and Kate Kelly.

  • Belize Police Arrest McAfee's Employees     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 10:48 AM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports the latest details on the manhunt for John McAfee.

  • Millionaire: Raise My Taxes, Please!     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 10:45 AM ET

    Garrett Gruener, Ask.com founder, explains why he believes tax levels should be raised on wealthy Americans.

  • Fiscal Cliff & Taxes     Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 10:56 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman explains how going over the fiscal cliff would impact taxes for everyone from the middle class to the very wealthy.

  • This Millionaire Says, 'Raise My Taxes!'     Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 11:42 AM ET

    Jeff Gural, Newmark Knight Frank chairman, explains how raising taxes on the wealthy will improve the nation's fiscal strength.

  • Santelli 'Rises Above' Marginal Taxes     Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 11:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on increasing the marginal income tax rates.

 

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