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A huge diamond unearthed in Botswana commanded an unearthly price of $26.7 million from Christie's auction house Wednesday amid the spring ritual of well-heeled bidders flocking or phoning in to Geneva's luxury sales.
A wealthy Chinese businessman hired a crew to smash his Maserati with sledgehammers to protest poor customer service, but the story is similar to another incident. Is this a trend or a stunt?
The art auctions in New York this week are fetching some huge prices, with CNBC's Robert Frank.
Michael Novogratz of Fortress Investment Group said the art market is "100 percent a bubble," and he predicts it will be the next gold.
The world's wealthy are pouring more of their fortunes into prime vineyards, and brokers say demand is rising for raw acreage as well, prompting Christie's to start a new real estate service.
In Jay Gatsby's time, the mansions along Long Island's Gold Coast were famous for their excess and price tags. Now, they're more famous for their price cuts.
Taxes paid by the nation's top earners are putting government back in the black, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
Taxes paid by the top earners are putting the U.S. back in the black, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
Ferrari is capping production this year. The stated reason: status protection. But what's the reality? Some experts think it may be a sign of lower demand for the luxury car.
If you were looking for millionaires, you'd probably head to London or New York or Monaco. But you might be better off trying Tokyo.
Tax attorneys say celebrities like Grammy Award winner Lauryn Hill are often sentenced and prosecuted more vigorously so that officials can send a message to the public.
Ralph Lauren, the fashion mogul and vintage-car collector, recently took delivery of a new RUF CTR-3, according to people familiar with the deal.
What are art lovers interested in this spring? A peek at the billion dollars worth of art on offer at Christie's and Sotheby's.
Wealthy Chinese are on a global shopping spree. Along with handbags, art and condos, they're also buying foreign visas.
Billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett said limits on charitable deductions could hurt giving—but only among the lesser rich.
F. Scott Fitzgerald didn't get much for film payments Here's what he got in 1926.
Most of the wealthy have a binary view of taxes: less or more. But billionaire Ronald Perelman has a more nuanced view. He believes income taxes should be high for the wealthy, but the estate tax should be abolished.
From the rolling green pastures of Virginia to the palatial paddocks of California, equestrian estates are back in vogue.
Mykolas Rambus, CEO of Wealth-X, discusses a study that reveals which universities produce the most multi-millionaires around the world.
Members of a new app-driven service can book a seat on any of 4,000 private jets that have extra room on their flights for about what it costs to fly first-class.