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  • 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
    $201 million insurance policy

    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
    US billionaires hit new record

    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
    Rich get richer since 2009

    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
    Forbes richest: Bill Gates back on top

    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.

  • Buffett: Climate change has had no effect on insurance market

    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
    WhatsApp's new billionaires

    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.

  • Soros on crisis in Syria   Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 6:06 AM ET
    Soros on crisis in Syria

    Billionaire investor George Soros, shares his thoughts on the "humanitarian catastrophe" in Syria.

  • Voice for the world   Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 6:02 AM ET
    Voice for the world

    Nicholas Berggruen, Theworldpost.com, shares highlights from the World Economic Forum in Switzerland on global initiatives for the global economy.

  • Political unrest deals blow to Thai billionaire Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 7:36 PM ET
    Dhanin Chearavanont, billionaire and chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group Co. (CP Group), pauses while attending a conference hosted by the Thailand-China Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok, Thailand.

    A local currency hit by months of political unrest, and skittish consumers spending less are keeping the pressure on Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont.

  • TWC investors name their price for Charter deal Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    A number of Time Warner Cable shareholders would support a merger with Charter Communications if Charter raises its current bid for the larger rival to $41 billion or more, according to people close to the matter.

  • Cohen's SAC Capital said to gain 20% for year Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 4:23 PM ET
    Steven A. Cohen

    Billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors returned 20.10 percent this year, even as it pleaded guilty to insider trading charges.

  • Helicopter crash after $40 million vineyard purchase

    Police are still searching for a Chinese billionaire and French winemaker after their helicopter went down in the Bordeaux region of France, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Meet the $1,250-an-hour tutor Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 12:04 PM ET
    Nathaniel Hannan

    The world's millionaires and billionaires are seeking at-home teachers to help their children in the education race. For the tutors, it's a lucrative business.

  • Latest billionaires of 'Giving Pledge'   Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 1:53 PM ET
    Latest billionaires of 'Giving Pledge'

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports there are now 122 signers of the "Giving Pledge," which is a promise started by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett for billionaires to give away at least half of their wealth. Frank also provides insight into the mystery tipper.