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Thieves with very expensive taste in liquor were caught on camera lifting $1.1 million worth of Spirits of the Tsars Golden Vodka from a Florida warehouse.
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.
The price of buying a Patek Philippe, employing a housekeeper or getting a Botox treatment in London outpaced overall inflation in 2012.
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.
A look at what $1 million can buy you in the Hamptons and Seattle, with CNBC's Jon Fortt and Mary Thompson; and Dolly Lenz, Prudential Douglas Elliman, who picks the winner.
A look at what $1 million can buy you in Hilton Head, South Carolina, and in Galveston, Texas, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Julia Boorstin; and Dolly Lenz, Prudential Douglas Elliman.
An influx of rich Europeans to London is causing the cost of living for the ultra-wealthy to surge, a private wealth management firm reported on Monday.
The annual Giving USA report shows charitable giving rose 3.5 percent last year to a record high. However, when adjusted for inflation, the 2012 total is still well below the 2007 giving total.
To meet China's demand for luxury goods, Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin plans to invest $1.6 billion on a yacht maker and a London hotel.
A report from Capgemini and RBC shows 12 million millionaires worldwide, whose fortunes grew 10 percent to a record $46 trillion, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Janet Engles, RBC Wealth Management, weighs in.
The World Wealth Report, from Capgemini and RBC Wealth Management, says rising stock markets and stronger real estate helped create 1 million new millionaires worldwide.
America may be falling behind the rest of the world when it comes to creating entrepreneurial wealth, a study shows.
CNBC's Diana Olick looks at the growing market for jumbo loans. Fred Glick, US Loans Mortgage president, and Christopher Mayer, real estate professor at Columbia University, discuss the Fed's impact on jumbo loans and why they're increasing.
While housing inventory is falling throughout the country, it's been falling especially fast in some of the country's richest ZIP codes, creating a mansion shortage.
After halting construction four years ago on their 90,000-square-foot home—called Versailles—just outside Orlando, Fla., David and Jackie Siegel have restarted work.
I. Dolly Lenz, who has brokered more than $8 billion in deals over 25 years and has long been on the top real-estate deal-makers in New York, is leaving Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
A study from Spectrem Group asked multi-millionaires about the factors that made them rich. Hard work ranked first, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
Some of the wealthy say luck played a role in their success, but many say other factors played a bigger role.
Savoy Hotel owner Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has decided to sue Forbes, claiming the magazine has underestimated his fortune.