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A 1954 Mercedes Benz Formula One racer just became the most expensive car ever sold at auction, having fetched $29 million.
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.
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.
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.
CNBC wealth reporter Robert Frank has all the details on the world's largest yacht.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Postnuptial agreements—similar to prenups, but for married couples—are on the rise, with growing acceptance and DOMA changing the marriage landscape.
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.
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.
Last week in Jinan, China, more than 1,300 women wearing exquisite make-up and elegant dresses were asked to iron, cook, and tie a necktie. The GlobalPost reports.
More than 300,000 British homes are worth over £1 million pounds ($1.5 million), up 32 percent on last year, according to a property "rich list" out on Friday.
The 30-year fixed mortgage rate had its largest increase in 26 years, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
A look at Seattle's real estate market, with David Bell, Remax Metro/East Side Realtor. One listing is 4,890 square feet, and is going for $1,450,000.
CNBC's Robert Frank visits one of New York's most iconic bars to take a look at one special wall painting.
With same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states, LGBT couples must look at financial issues such as estate planning.
Advisor Richard Coppa says investors should weigh the risks and rewards of alternatives before allocating funds.
Many say the current regime for examining the some 11,500 registered investment advisors in the U.S. is inadequate.