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Robert Frank

CNBC Reporter and Editor

Robert Frank is an award-winning journalist, best-selling author and a leading authority on the American wealthy. He joined CNBC in May 2012 as a reporter and editor.

Prior to CNBC, Frank worked at The Wall Street Journal for 18 years, serving as a foreign correspondent in London and Singapore, and later covering Wall Street and corporate scandals. For eight years, he was the paper's Wealth Reporter, covering the lives, culture and economy of the new rich.

Frank is the author of two books: "Richistan," a New York Times best-seller, and "The High-Beta Rich," released in 2011. His blog, The Wealth Report, was named by Time magazine as one of America's most influential financial blogs.

Frank holds a bachelor's degree in literature from State University of New York at Binghamton. He lives in New York with his wife and two daughters.

Follow Robert Frank on Twitter @robtfrank.

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    Sandy Weill, former CEO of Citigroup.

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  • Rent-a-Rolex? Luxe watches go timeshare Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 11:09 AM ET
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    CNBC's Robert Frank speaks to Randy Brandoff, Eleven James founder, about his business of renting luxury watches.

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