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  • Gabelli on Bill Ackman-Valeant alliance  Friday, 2 May 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Billionaire investor Mario Gabelli told CNBC on Friday the unique arrangement to try to buy Botox-maker Allergan is unfair.

  • Oprah Winfrey may be next owner of LA Clippers Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 1:48 PM ET
    Larry Ellison, Oprah Winfrey, David Geffen

    David Geffen says he, Winfrey and Oracle's Larry Ellison are joining together to bid for the team, according to ESPN.

  • Even billionaires have to wait in line at Milken Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 6:02 PM ET
    Stephen A. Schwarzman, chairman of the Blackstone Group

    There are so many big names at Milken's annual Global Conference in Los Angeles that billionaires don't automatically get VIP treatment.

  • Who wants to be a billionaire?  Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Adam Memon, head of economic research at CPS, discusses the key ingredients needed to become a billionaire.

  • Billionaire trash talk  Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on a political battle between billionaires: The Koch brothers versus Tom Steyer.

  • Comcast nears subscriber deal with Charter Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 1:32 AM ET
    A Comcast truck in Pompano Beach, Florida

    Comcast may divest about 4 million subscribers after its merger with Time Warner Cable and may sell a portion to Charter Communications.

  • Millionaires ignite real estate bidding war  Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    It's a perfect storm and everyone is buying, says Fredrik Eklund, Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing New York" star, discussing Manhattan's soaring luxury real estate market.

  • Income divide among wealthy  Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the income gap among the wealthy.

  • Momentum stocks like Tesla, Netflix slammed hard Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 12:03 PM ET
    A Tesla S 85 electric car charges at a supercharging station on the A6 highway on January 21, 2014 near Bad Rappenau, Germany.

    U.S. stocks fell as Ukraine weighed on sentiment and pushed investors to take profits in some of the market's biggest trading favorites.

  • $201 million insurance policy  Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 2:50 PM ET

    A tech billionaire purchased a record-setting $201 million life insurance policy. CNBC's Robert Frank and Dovi Frances, SG president and founder, provide perspective.

  • US billionaires hit new record  Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    As the list of U.S. billionaires hits a new record high. CNBC's Robert Frank reports which ones made the most money in stocks since 2009.

  • Rich get richer since 2009  Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    As the list of U.S. billionaires hits new record highs, CNBC's Robert Frank reports on which ones made the most money in stocks since 2009.

  • Winklevoss twins use bitcoins to book space trip Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who famously accused Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg of stealing their idea, said they used bitcoins to buy tickets for a high-altitude voyage on billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic commercial spaceflight venture.

  • Divorce judge: Hamm to keep Continental stake Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 4:01 PM ET
    Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm pauses during an interview in his Oklahoma City offices, July 12, 2012.

    Billionaire Harold Hamm will not have to give up his controlling stake in Continental Resources as part of a divorce settlement, according to Forbes.

  • Forbes richest: Bill Gates back on top  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 10:53 AM ET

    Randall Lane, Forbes Magazine editor, discusses the magazine's annual billionaires list. Bill Gates is back on top for the first time in four years.

  • Billionaire Warren Buffett told CNBC on Monday that he does not see climate change impacting insurance prices "three years or five years from now."

  • Sotheby's buys 'Pink Star' diamond after default Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 8:52 AM ET

    Sotheby's said it acquired the "Pink Star" diamond, which had fetched a world-record price in November, after its buyer couldn't pay and defaulted.

  • WhatsApp's new billionaires  Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 3:33 PM ET

    Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp will make some unknown investors very wealthy, CNBC's Josh Lipton reports.

  • Top hedge funds cling to eBay, Apple in fourth quarter Saturday, 15 Feb 2014 | 7:15 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    E-commerce auction house eBay became a darling among top U.S. hedge funds in the fourth quarter just before billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn urged the company to spin off its PayPal payments business, regulatory filings showed on Friday.

  • State fund finds Loeb's Third Point too risky Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 9:07 AM ET
    Dan Loeb, founder and chief executive officer of Third Point.

    Daniel Loeb's hedge fund will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point too risky.