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The 400 richest Americans are now worth a combined $2 trillion, according to Forbes. That's more than the GDPs of many nations.
Newport's storied mansions were left behind in the 1990s and 2000s, but its oceanfront estates are regaining their shine as new buyers come to town.
President Barack Obama said government can and should shrink the gap between the rich and poor. Here are some reasons why that's wrong.
The richest 400 Americans are richer than they were last year, and the young are accumulating wealth at a faster clip than their boomer counterparts.
The watchmaker Patek Philippe has a new piece so exclusive, you need a password to read about it—and have to fill out an application to buy it.
Owning a private island has long been seen as the ultimate status symbol of the rich and famous – but perhaps not for much longer, as wealthy individuals opt to rent islands instead of splashing out.
Speculation about Russian President Vladimir Putin's net worth is rife, but getting a true estimate is very difficult. A look at why.
The gulf between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America is the widest it's been since the Roaring '20s.
When Jay Z starts rapping about Basquiat and Art Basel, is it time to think we've reached the top of an art bubble? At least one observer thinks so.
An apartment in one of the world's most prestigious buildings is on sale for £5.25 million ($8.3 million) after being repossessed.
A new book, "Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune," explores over-the-top wealth.
Being a billionaire isn't so special anymore. A study finds that the number of billionaires has surged past 2,000.
Even as the rest of America pulls back on mortgages, the wealthy are going on a borrowing binge for million-dollar homes, according to RealtyTrac.
Former Citigroup chief Sandy Weill tells CNBC he and his wife, Joan, are making an additional $100 million donation to Weill Cornell Medical College.
James Bond's famous submarine car from "The Spy Who Loved Me" has just been sold for $967,120, a price that was below what many had expected.
With a son on the way, Simon Cowell is making it clear that his $350 million fortune will be given to charity rather than his children.
Sotheby's is planning to offer a giant D-color diamond next month that could well become the most expensive rock ever sold at auction.
A global travel bug has bitten the wealthy, fueling a surge in private jet tours—hyperexclusive, month-long trips aboard custom-built jets that drop in on exotic countries.
Less than three months after filing for divorce from his wife of 14 years, Rupert Murdoch has listed the family's 184-foot sailing yacht, the Rosehearty, for $29.7 million.
Tennis great Rafael Nadal is one of the most obsessive, ritual-oriented players on the tour. And part of that ritual now includes a $690,000 watch.