Wealth Millionaires & Billionaires


  • Luxury to seduce Istanbul, Mumbai, Mexico City Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 10:15 AM ET

    As China’s love for extravagant goods appears to be dwindling, luxury brands may want to look into other emerging cities, research suggests.

  • Billionaire Ken Griffin heads to divorce court Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 11:22 AM ET
    Anne Dias-Griffin, founder and managing partner of Aragon Global Management, left, and Ken Griffin, chief executive officer and founder of Citadel Advisors in 2013.

    The divorce trial of billionaire hedge-funder Kenneth Griffin and Anne Dias has begun in a Chicago courtroom.

  • Ken Griffin goes on $290 million real estate spree Sunday, 4 Oct 2015 | 8:22 AM ET
    Kenneth Griffin

    Over the last two years, Ken Griffin, the billionaire chief executive of the investment firm Citadel, has gone on a multicity real estate shopping spree.

  • Titanic menu could fetch up to $70,000 at auction Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 12:42 PM ET
    Detail of Titanic lunch menu

    More than a century after the sinking of the Titanic, three artifacts from the ship are slated to be auctioned by Lion Heart Autographs on Wednesday.

  • What's Papelbon actually worth to the Nationals? Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 | 1:39 PM ET
    Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals is grabbed by Jonathan Papelbon September 27, 2015 in Washington, DC.

    Jonathan Papelbon received a four-game suspension for assaulting Bryce Harper. But the pitcher's field performance is more of a concern for the team.

  • First American dollar could fetch $5 million Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 | 12:46 PM ET
    The first American dollar, from 1794.

    One of the first dollar-denominated coins ever produced in the country is expected to fetch up to $5 million.

  • Trump tax plan may help the rich more than Bush's Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 1:32 PM ET
    Donald Trump

    While he's selling it as a boon for the middle class, the biggest gains would likely flow to the wealthy.

  • Where did the Yankees audience go? Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 11:56 AM ET
    Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees reacts after he struck out in the second inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 8, 2015 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.

    Attendance at New York Yankees games this year has been very low. Where did they all go?

  • Catholic church missing out on 'billions' Wednesday, 23 Sep 2015 | 8:45 AM ET
    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.

  • Luxury fashion puts on a brave face about China Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 | 12:10 PM ET
    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?

  • How the super-rich are investing in current markets Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    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 sets record for auction Friday, 18 Sep 2015 | 10:22 AM ET
    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.

  • Billionaire Ken Griffin buys $200M condo complex Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 | 1:19 PM ET
    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 world's priciest diamond? Up to $55M Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 | 1:14 PM ET
    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.

  • Want to earn big? Move to Switzerland Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 | 10:16 AM ET
    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.

  • This is where the rich people are Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 10:43 PM ET

    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 Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 1:54 PM ET
    $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.

  • Top 1% of Harvard grads richer than America's 1% Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 11:33 AM ET
    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.

  • $100 million zombie homes may signal market top Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 10:24 AM ET
    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? Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 8:25 AM ET
    $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.


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