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  • Rare, Mysterious Nickel Sells for $3.17 Million Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 4:07 PM ET
    Walton 1913 Liberty Head nickel

    One of five Liberty head nickels mistakenly struck at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia in 1913 eventually sold at auction for more than $3 million.

  • Dad's Note To 12-Year Old Son Sells For $6 Million Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 2:20 PM ET

    A letter Francis Crick wrote shortly after the discovery of the structure of DNA sold at Christie's for a whopping $5.3 million.

  • Summer Rentals Hit $1 Million in the Hamptons Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 12:26 PM ET
    This home in Southampton is for rent for only $1,000,000.

    Brokers say there are now at least a half dozen homes and estates in the Hamptons that are renting for around $1 million—just for the summer—a new record.

  • When to Tell the Kids They're Rich     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 4:26 PM ET

    Every parent should discuss financial matters with their children at some point, with CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Yachts on a Boat     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 2:58 PM ET

    Every spring hundreds of yachts migrate from the Caribbean to the Mediterranean and some of them do it by boat, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. (1:00)

  • Need to Ship Your Yacht? There's a Boat for That Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 2:04 PM ET

    A growing number of companies are offering "yacht shipping" services, where yachts are loaded and carried on giant cargo ships to distant locations.

  • Why Millionaire Investors Are Holding On to Cash Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    Survey after survey shows that the wealthy are back to pre-crisis boom years when it comes to their outlook for their own finances, their investments and their retirements. But many of them are still sitting on lots of cash.

  • When to Tell the Kids They're Rich Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 11:17 AM ET
    Bernie Ecclestone is seen at his motorhome with his daughters Tamara Ecclestone (L) and Petra Ecclestone (R).

    A new study from U.S. Trust suggests that millionaire parents often don't tell their children how rich they are until well into adulthood. In fact, most believed their kids should little about the family's wealth before the age of 25.

  • Sprint Receives SoftBank Waiver to Consider Dish Offer Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 6:06 AM ET

    Sprint Nextel said its Japanese suitor SoftBank granted it a waiver allowing it to consider a $25.5 billion rival bid by Dish Network, as pressure mounts on SoftBank to sweeten its offer for the No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier.

  • David Karp with his father, Michael.

    David Karp stands to make more than $200 million on the sale of his Tumblr blogging site to Yahoo. But his father tells CNBC that money doesn’t motivate the young entrepreneur.

  • The Auditing of America's Wealthy     Friday, 17 May 2013 | 4:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank has been looking at IRS audits and has found some troubling trends. Frank VanderSloot, Melaleuca CEO 7 founder, shares his thoughts about his own situation.

  • 'Little Pastry Chef' to Bring Millions at Auction Friday, 17 May 2013 | 4:01 PM ET
    Chaim Soutine’s “Little Pastry Chef”

    There will likely be nothing working class about the new owner of Chaim Soutine's "Little Pastry Chef," one of the painter's series of works depicting anonymous Parisian workers.

  • What's Zuckerberg Worth?     Friday, 17 May 2013 | 11:54 AM ET

    The CEO of Facebook has seen his personal wealth fluctuate between a high of $19.14 billion to a low of $8.92 billion over the past year, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Huge Diamond Sold at Auction for $26.7 Million Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
    The pear-shaped diamond weighing approximately 101.73 carats recently sold at auction for just under, $27 million.

    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.

  • Trend or Stunt? Maserati Smashed in China...Again Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 11:31 AM ET
    A wealthy Chinese businessman hired a crew to smash his Maserati Quattroporte at the Qingdao Auto Show. Here, the crew takes sledgehammers to the windshield of the supercar.

    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?

  • Billionaire Paulson's Big Housing Bet Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 1:21 AM ET

    The billionaire bet more heavily on mortgage insurers, suggesting he expects the housing recovery to continue.

  • Art Bubble About to Pop?     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 2:41 PM ET

    The art auctions in New York this week are fetching some huge prices, with CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Art Market Is '100 Percent a Bubble': Novogratz Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 2:04 PM ET
    A woman bids at auction.

    Michael Novogratz of Fortress Investment Group said the art market is "100 percent a bubble," and he predicts it will be the next gold.

  • Wealthy Pour More Money Into Vineyards Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 6:56 AM ET

    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.

  • Mansion Price Cuts in Gatsby Country Friday, 10 May 2013 | 2:24 PM ET
    Scene from "The Great Gatsby."

    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.