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  • Bottle of Wine From French Palace Sells for $9,400 Friday, 31 May 2013 | 12:03 PM ET
    A bottle of the finest wine from the cellars of the Elysee Palace, a 1990 Pomerol Chateau Petrus.

    The two-day auction of 1,200 bottles of wine from the Elysee Palace is on pace to surpass its estimate of $300,000, helped by the sale of a 1990 Petrus for $9,400.

  • Why Smart Investors Need to Be Social-Media Savvy Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    Investors have a hard enough time reading 10-Ks and keeping up with corporate earnings. Now they're going to have to monitor Facebook and Twitter, too.

  • Fund Managers Court Silicon Valley of the Dollars Friday, 24 May 2013 | 9:10 AM ET
    Silicon Valley encompasses all of the Santa Clara Valley, including the San Jose (pictured).

    Wealth managers go where the money is, and the technology capital is flooded with the next crop of the newly rich.

  • Huge Diamond Sold at Auction for $26.7 Million Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
    The pear-shaped diamond weighing approximately 101.73 carats recently sold at auction for just under, $27 million.

    A huge diamond unearthed in Botswana commanded an unearthly price of $26.7 million from Christie's auction house Wednesday amid the spring ritual of well-heeled bidders flocking or phoning in to Geneva's luxury sales.

  • A Lotto Bucks: Powerball Pot Hits $475 Million Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 7:51 AM ET
    Powerball Lottery

    Feeling lucky? Well, no one won Wednesday night's $360 million Powerball lottery, and the jackpot for Saturday's drawing is soaring.

  • Art Market Is '100 Percent a Bubble': Novogratz Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 2:04 PM ET
    A woman bids at auction.

    Michael Novogratz of Fortress Investment Group said the art market is "100 percent a bubble," and he predicts it will be the next gold.

  • Contemporary Art Sales Could Top 'Old Masters' Sunday, 12 May 2013 | 12:11 PM ET

    The world's largest auction houses will host "blockbuster" sales of contemporary art this week, as buyers' tastes shift away from pre-19th century "Old Masters", a fine art expert told CNBC.

  • 'Les Pommes' by Paul Cezanne on display during a preview

    The first of the big spring auctions began Tuesday night at Sotheby's, as bidders put money on their walls rather than in the shakier financial markets. The New York Times reports.

  • Newer Art Works Expected to Lead Auction Boom Monday, 6 May 2013 | 2:48 PM ET
    Christie's Impressionist & Modern Art and Post-War & Contemporary sales preview.

    What are art lovers interested in this spring? A peek at the billion dollars worth of art on offer at Christie's and Sotheby's.

  • Cheap Money Bankrolls Wall Street's Bet on Housing Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 9:33 AM ET

    Flush with cash, big investors have bought at least 55,000 single-family homes across the U.S. in the past year, and home buyers say it's hard to compete.

  • Millionaires Have Faith in Bull Market: Study Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 2:39 PM ET

    A recent jump in investors' confidence has been driven by millionaires, while the merely rich remain unconvinced that the recent stock market rallies are real, a new survey said.

  • How Much Is Manhattan's Trinity Church Worth? Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 9:39 AM ET
    Trinity Church in Lower Manhattan, New York.

    A lawsuit has prompted the historic parish to offer an estimate of the value of its assets: more than $2 billion.

  • Stocks Widen Gap Between Rich and the Rest: Study Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 3:25 PM ET

    A new study shows that the stock boom has benefited the rich more than the less affluent, whose wealth is concentrated in their homes.

  • Billionaire Malone on Wealth, Death and Yachts Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 12:38 PM ET
    John Malone

    In the highly personal interview, the cable magnate talked about his wealth, his land holdings and the one toy he does enjoy: Barry Diller's yacht.

  • Top 10 Hedge Fund Titans Haul in Big Paychecks Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 8:44 AM ET
    David Tepper, founder of Appaloosa Management

    Several hedge fund leaders who had giant paydays last year earned their riches the old-fashioned way: by posting big returns on their investments. The New York Times reports.

  • Carl Icahn Takes Massive Stake in Dell: Sources Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 2:21 PM ET

    Carl Icahn appears set to enter the fray over the leveraged buyout of Dell. Trading sources say they are confident that Icahn has amassed a position in Dell that may approach 100 million shares, and would bring him to a roughly 6 percent ownership.

  • Investing Again After the 'Shock and Awe' of Losses Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 4:14 PM ET

    This asset manager says he's met with three new clients with over $1 million each but the "shock and awe" of 2008 still looms large in their psyche.

  • London Property May Be Near 'Bubble Territory' Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 1:00 PM ET
    London

    A slow British economy and high prices has made London property less attractive to investors as they realize returns are low and capital values are vulnerable.

  • Most Valuable Motorcycles Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 4:25 PM ET

    Click on to see the priciest motorcycles, with values starting in the low six figures and going up to a million dollar machine.

  • Wealthy Prepare for Worst, Despite Best Advice Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 4:48 PM ET

    As their clients became frozen by economic churning in Europe and Washington, wealth advisers have been trying to convince clients of the positive effects of uncertainty.