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  • *Ukraine conflict continues, Russia seizes marine base. NEW YORK, March 24- U.S. stocks fell on Monday as the ongoing crisis in Ukraine weighed on sentiment and pushed investors to take profits in some of the market's biggest trading favorites.

  • *Ukraine conflict continues, Russia seizes marine base. NEW YORK, March 24- U.S. stock index futures pointed to modest gains at the open on Monday as weak data on Chinese manufacturing raised hopes of fresh Chinese stimulus to combat slowing momentum, though tensions over Ukraine weighed on sentiment.

  • March 24- Nutrition and weight-loss company Herbalife Ltd said it had agreed to allow three more representatives of billionaire investor Carl Icahn to join its board, sending the company's shares up as much as 9 percent before the bell.

  • *Ukraine conflict continues, Russia seizes marine base. *Herbalife rallies, Icahn to get more reps on board.

  • March 24- Nutrition and weight-loss company Herbalife Ltd said it would allow three more representatives of billionaire investor Carl Icahn to join its board, sending the company's shares up as much as 9 percent before the bell on Monday.

  • March 24- Herbalife Ltd, a nutritional products maker, said it would nominate three additional Carl Icahn designees to its board. Herbalife, which is being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission, earlier this month postponed its annual shareholders' meeting to April 29 to continue discussions with Icahn about new board nominees.

  • $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
    Harold Hamm in his Oklahoma City offices.

    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 LLC.

    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

    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

    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.