CNBC Anchors and Reporters

Paul O'Donnell

Paul O'Donnell
Writer for


  • Chinese-shoppers-in-front-of-cartier_200.jpg

    Recent reports from the worlds of retailing, real estate and education suggest that speaking Mandarin is becoming a prerequisite to making high-end sales.

  • neiman_marcus.jpg

    High-end merchants like Neiman-Marcus and luxury brands like Burberry and Stella McCartney are adapting to the new virtual shopping scene, incorporating mobile apps, “augmented reality” and iPad link-ups that extend, rather than sully, the plush experience of their stores.

  • The newly signed JOBS Act allows hedge funds to talk to high-end investors without going through a third party. Whether the pitch comes from the fund manager, a notice in a newspaper or through your usual advisor, the usual safe-investing advice still applies.

  • Tiger Woods

    But as Tiger Woods tees off today at the Masters Tournament in Augusta as the favorite for the first time since his private life blew up in the late fall of 2009, the stock market has finished a bracing first quarter.

  • Like other Americans, high net-worth investors are feeling upbeat about the economy’s near-term fortunes of late, according to a new survey. So why aren't they diving into the stock market?

  • Richard Rainwater

    The list of those whose careers have been made or influenced by billionaire investor Richard Rainwater reads like a guide to contemporary American business.