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  • President Barack Obama welcomes Pope Francis to the Whitehouse on Sept. 23, 2015.

    As Pope Francis arrives in the U.S. for a six-day visit, Catholic churches across the country have high hopes that his stopover will reinvigorate and offer fresh inspiration and spiritual guidance to their congregations.

  • A man rides a bicycle past a Gianni Versace store in Beijing, China,

    Asia & luxury once slotted together as well as Cinderella and the glass slipper, but as China’s economic situation deteriorated, is this still true?

  • Wealth wealthy fan money

    High Net Worth investors tend to have less interest in the short term, but even they are feeling unnerved in the current volatile climate.

  • Dick Fuld ranch

    An Idaho ranch owned by former Lehman CEO Dick Fuld sold for more than $20 million, becoming the most expensive property ever sold at auction.

  • Kenneth Griffin

    Ken Griffin's $200 million purchase is believed to be the most expensive single residential real estate deal in U.S. history.

  • The Blue Moon Diamond

    To set the world record price for a diamond put to auction, Blue Moon must sell for more than $46.2 million.

  • Zurich Switzerland

    Swiss workers get paid more than any other employees in the world, following the Swiss central bank's drastic currency intervention this year.

  • Asia's rich, already numbering more than any other region, are set to tot up a higher net worth than North America's wealthy by year-end.

  • $100M+ zombie homes

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports there are at least 20 homes in the U.S. priced at $100 million or more, but few are selling. Bravo's Million Dollar Listing San Francisco star Justin Fichelson, provides perspective.

  • Banners hang outside Memorial Church on the Harvard University campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

    The top 10 schools for ultrahigh net worth alums account for 5 percent of the world's 211,275 people worth $30 million or more.

  • An eight-acre waterfront estate in Kings Point, Long Island just hit the market for $100 million.

    Homes listed for $100 million or more are piling up fast, but sales have ground to a halt.

  • $100M home boom done?

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports a number of $100 million homes have come on the market recently but few are selling and some are dropping the asking price.

  • Janis Joplin’s 1965 Porsche

    As part of its "Driven by Disruption" sale in December, RM Sotheby's is selling Joplin's colorfully painted 1965 Porsche 356C Cabriolet.

  • Debbie Wingham’s $74 million cake.

    A birthday cake loaded with diamonds and hand-sculpted fondant just smashed the record for the most expensive dessert.

  • A stockbroker works in front of a screen displaying share prices at a securities brokerage in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.

    Hong Kong’s wealthiest citizens face some tricky investment decisions, as the slowdown in China’s economy and the crash in the Shanghai stock market hits the appeal of investing close to home.

  • David Tepper, your average “middle-class” billionaire.

    Commissioner Goodell is not the only NFL executive who will be absent from this year's season opener between the Steelers and the Patriots.

  • Queen Elizabeth II

    Wednesday is a big day for the British Monarchy, as this is when Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest-reigning monarch in British history.

  • Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma.

    To avoid selling Alibaba shares, executives expand their personal portfolios through a margin loan, sources tell Bloomberg.

  • Serena Williams of the United States returns a shot to Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands during their Women's Singles Second Round match on Day Three of the 2015 US Open.

    U.S. Open ticket prices have skyrocketed this year, thanks in large part to Serena Williams' shot at the first grand slam sweep since 1988.

  • A vast trove of artworks valued at $500 million that belonged to the late billionaire collector A. Alfred Taubman is to go under the hammer at Sotheby's. The FT reports.

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