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 and is host of "Secret Lives of the Super Rich."
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.
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The U.K.'s vote to exit the European Union is expected to pressure results at this week's London auctions.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the Brexit effect on global art market ahead of big auctions in London.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on big United Kingdom leave donors, including Peter Hargreaves' support for the UK leave campaign.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on how hard the Brexit-related sell-off hit some of the wealthiest people in Britain.
For the first time, Asia's millionaires are worth more than the high net worth individuals living in North America.
CNBC's Robert Frank takes a look at the potential effects of Brexit on London real estate prices.
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Along with Reid Hoffman's major windfall will come a massive tax bill that could top $300 million for the state of California alone.
Nearly half of millionaire investors are considering selling some of their stock holdings, according to a new survey.
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The number of real estate sales in the Hamptons slumped, added evidence that high-end housing is faltering.
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