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  • Warren Buffett and his bodyguard, Dan Clark

    CNBC  flew to Nebraska to spend some time with Warren Buffett bodyguard Dan Clark during a two-day executive training session he organized for dozens of security guards.

  • Billionaire Security: Ultimate Protection Measures Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 12:58 PM ET
    For the average American, a home alarm system may be the extent of his or her security detail. But for many of the super-rich, it’s another story. They’re taking security to a new high in technology and price.With billionaires worried about protestors, pirates and kidnappers, they’re fortifying their homes, yachts and even private jets with high-tech security. The price tag to equip homes of the super-rich can be as cutting edge as the technology. Entry-level protection for such homes routinely

    For the average American, a home alarm system may be the extent of his or her security detail. But the super-rich are taking security to a new high in technology and price.

  • The Mass Migration of the Super-Rich Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 11:32 AM ET
    Switzerland

    Whether it’s wealthy French or Americans fleeing the prospect of higher taxes or wealthy Russians and Chinese trying to escape political uncertainty, millionaires and billionaires around the world are migrating like never before, according to government statistics and relocation experts.

  • The Shortage of Women Billionaires Friday, 25 May 2012 | 1:28 PM ET

    According to Forbes, only 8.5 percent of the world’s 1,226 billionaires are women.  Why aren't there more?

  • How to Marry a Chinese Billionaire Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 12:27 PM ET

    In China, more than 2,800 women gathered to meet, and possibly marry, a group of 11 men purportedly worth a billion yuan.

  • New Millionaire 'To Do' & 'Not To Do' List     Friday, 18 May 2012 | 2:37 PM ET

    How new millionaires can hold on to their riches, with David Greenberg, Greenberg Capital founder and James Altucher, Formula capital managing director. "People would pass me on the street and ask to borrow money," says Altucher.

  • Should Facebook's Zuckerberg Get a Prenup?     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, sounds off on whether Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg will obtain a prenuptial agreement if he marries his girlfriend, with the "Squawk Box" crew.

  • CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the details of legendary energy trader and billionaire hedge fund manager John Arnold choosing to retire and dedicate himself to philanthropy.

  • Sperling on Today's 'Buffett Rule' Vote     Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 2:08 PM ET

    The Senate is set to vote on the "Buffett Rule," President Obama's tax proposal that would require people making more than a million dollars a year to pay a minimum tax rate of 30 percent. Gene Sperling, White House economic adviser, shares the Administration's perspective.

  • Super Rich Spared So Far by IRS Audit Task Force Thursday, 12 Apr 2012 | 1:05 PM ET
    The IRS building in Washington, D.C.

    Despite the Internal Revenue Service's promise to bring new scrutiny to the super rich, a new report finds that of nearly 8,300 individuals with income of $10 million or more, as few as a dozen may have been audited.

  • 'Buffett Rule': Tax Policy or Politics?     Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 1:26 PM ET

    Discussing President Obama's tax proposal, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute.

  • A Private Jet With Space for Both the Rolls-Royces Saturday, 7 Apr 2012 | 6:00 PM ET
    Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

    Defying the economic slump, celebrities, corporate titans and Internet entrepreneurs in recent years have upgraded to bigger planes, with leather seats, plush bedrooms and opulent boardrooms.

  • Why Aren't High Net Worth Investors Acting on Optimism? Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 3:22 PM ET

    Like other Americans, high net-worth investors are feeling upbeat about the economy’s near-term fortunes of late, according to a new survey. So why aren't they diving into the stock market?

  • The Man Who Brought Riches to the Powerful Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 10:59 AM ET
    Richard Rainwater

    The list of those whose careers have been made or influenced by billionaire investor Richard Rainwater reads like a guide to contemporary American business.

  • Time to Sell Penthouse. The Russians Have Cash Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 10:47 AM ET
    New York City

    The real estate market in the United States may still be slumping, but its high end is enjoying a remarkable updraft, propelled by money flowing in from all corners of the globe, including from developing countries like Brazil, China and India. But no group is consistently writing bigger checks than the Russians.

  • Warren Buffett

    A lawsuit in Ohio may call into question Warren Buffett’s commitment to paying his fair share of taxes.

  • Gabe Newell, co-founder and managing director of video game development and online distribution company Valve Corporation.

    As video games increasingly compete with the movies for America’s entertainment dollars, gaming kingpins like Gabe Newell have become equivalent to the Samuel Goldwyns and Irving Thalbergs of last century.

  • Billionaires Partner Story Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET
  • Billionaires Blog Post Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET
  • Billionaires Slide Show Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET