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A new study of people worth $25 million or more shows that they spend more on vacations and home renovations than jewelry or clothing.
The Euro-crisis has forced some prized historic properties onto the market. Here are the 5 top trophies.
A series of unrelated traffic accidents from Bangkok to Beijing has caused vociferous debate about equal justice for rich and poor citizens in Asia.
China powered the art market through the recession. But now the days of feverish buying in Hong Kong may be over.
Silicon Valley's dynamic, tech-based economy has inflated home prices in the area for more than two decades. But lately, thanks to a rash of IPO's and the mobility of global wealth, relatively modest properties in the suburban towns south of San Francisco have been going for mansion-like prices.
Gine Rinehart, the mining magnate who some estimate is the world's richest woman, says those who criticize the rich should work more and drink and smoke less.
A proposal for a one-time tax on the wealthy in Britain has sparked a new debate over the fair share contributions of the wealthy.
The main drivers of demand, realtors say, are executives at established tech companies and Chinese investors.
A development in Singapore features what are described as “en suite sky garages” that automatically transport cars in an elevator to the resident's floor.
A new poll from Pew Research suggests that many Americans admire the wealthy for their hard work and intelligence. But they also think the wealthy are greedy and less honest.
The price of being a One Percenter varies greatly by age, requiring $5.8 million for people in their 40s and twice as much for people in their 60s.
Driven by low returns on stocks and bonds, individuals investors are stepping in to find, invest in and ultimately profit from small-time private equity deals.
Rising political anger against the rich, along with a push to tax them more, may cause the rich to stop buying high-profile luxury goods, according to financial analysts. Could that hurt luxury stocks?
Butler salaries and jobs are down. but the true insult to the profession is employers who want their butlers to cook, clean, and even scrub toilets.
Increasingly frequent auctions for high-end handbags have begun to set records. A Hermes Birkin sold last year for $203,150; blue crocodile version at the same auction sold for $113,525.
Demand among affluent buyers for apartments built before World War II, with their high ceilings and almost floor-to-ceiling windows is outstripping supply, for the simple reason that so few survived the war.
The headlines arising from a Pew economic study are that the rich gained at the expense of the middle class. But the majority of those who disappeared from the middle wound up at the top.
Christie's Sold $820,000 worth of wine in an online-only sale, setting the stage for more auctions to be held online.
For some of the most exclusive addresses, there are distinctive features that set them apart from the rest. Check out this list of multimillion dollar homes with big surprises, courtesy of TopTenRealEstateDeals.com.
The private jet industry has been a bit more optimistic lately, in part because of business travelers who use it to patch holes in the domestic air travel system.