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  • Icahn Takes Aim at Forest Labs     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 5:11 PM ET

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn questioned the timing of certain stock sales by Forest Laboratories' CEO Howard Soloman today, and discusses his concerns over its corporate governance.

  • Can a Country Have Too Many Billionaires? Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 3:21 PM ET
    Carlos Slim

    A Morgan Stanley strategist has come up with a new yard-stick for national competitiveness: the billionaire indicator.

  • How Millionaires Vote     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 4:59 PM ET

    60% of millionaires are likely to vote for Mitt Romney, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • How Are the Rich Voting?     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 1:45 PM ET

    Affluent women are more likely to vote for Obama, but on the whole, affluent and wealthy voters are leaning toward Romney, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • UK Company Promises Moon Tourism by 2015 Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 12:31 PM ET

    Excalibur Almaz will charge wannabe astronauts an average of £100 million for a six to eight month journey exploring deep space

  • Up-Armored Cars: Under the Hood Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 11:58 AM ET
    When most people think of car safety features, what comes to mind is likely airbags, seatbelts, or anti-lock brakes. For the extremely wealthy, government officials, or expatriates living in high-risk areas overseas, something more secure is often needed to ensure their safety. To meet the demand, companies have sprung up around the world to customize vehicles for clientele of this nature, reinforcing and bulletproofing cars and trucks in a practice known as “up-armoring.” One such company is Ho

    To meet the demand, companies have sprung up around the world to  reinforce and bulletproof cars and trucks — a practice known as “up-armoring.”

  • Manhattan's Five Best $30 Million-Plus Apartments Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 1:00 PM ET
    One 57 Manhattan

    High-end New York brokers were asked: If your client were spending $30 million or more, what five apartments would you show them?

  • 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.

  • Tough Market, Low Rates     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 4:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche looks at where to make money in a tough market, while Robert Frank weighs in on where the rich are hunting for yield.

  • 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.

  • Is the Facebook IPO good for the economy? Andrew Rachleff, Wealthfront president & CEO and David Callahan, Demos, weigh in.

  • 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 You Buy Facebook?     Friday, 18 May 2012 | 9:10 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses Facebook's hackathon last night ahead of its IPO, with CNBC's Carl Quintanilla live from its headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

  • Facebook IPO: Nasdaq & Menlo Park, CA Live     Friday, 18 May 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses the action surrounding Facebook's upcoming IPO this morning and takes a bird's eye view of the excitement at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park.

  • The 'Rich' Investing Less     Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 4:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Wealth Editor Robert Frank reports that America's wealthiest people are saving more than a third of their income instead of investing it in the stock market.

  • 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.