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Richest people in the world are now worth a combined $6.4 trillion, according to Forbes. Record-breaking number up from $5.4 trillion last year.
Sotheby's said it acquired the "Pink Star" diamond, which had fetched a world-record price in November, after its buyer couldn't pay and defaulted.
It wasn't that long ago that the first $1 million car was news. Now, a two-wheel vehicle is about to hit seven figures.
A new ranking of the 100 richest neighborhoods in America finds a surprising concentration of wealth in one area, and it's not where you'd guess.
China continued minting billionaires, driven by technology, with a two-horse race developing in the country's internet sector, according to Hurun.
The U.K. plan to auction off visas, with bids starting at $4 million, may sound strange, but it's not too different from other schemes that give investors visas.
After a wave of anti-wealth protests in San Francisco, the nearby, posh town of Atherton is investigating graffiti and has brought in the FBI to help.
Philip Seymour Hoffman's will was 10 years old, and experts say that was just one of the problems.
Singapore appears to have stage-managed an enviable feat in its latest budget: combining increased social spending while avoiding a tax hike for the wealthy.
Australia – one of the most expensive property markets in the world - is still a top choice for affluent Asian investors, despite bubble fears.
Billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth C. Griffin announced that he was donating $150 million to Harvard. The NYT reports.
The countess of the English estate explains the business of keeping a 300-room castle in tip-top shape.
"Kissing Coppers," a mural removed from a building in Brighton, England, was purchased by an anonymous telephone buyer, Fine Art Auctions Miami says.
Despite being home to some of the poorest people in the world, financial wealth in emerging Asia is set to outpace that of the U.S. by 2015, HSBC analysts have found.
Flush with cash and wary of market volatility, wealthy investors increasingly are buying rare coins and other so-called treasure assets, say advisors.
A New York City art dealer is offering three works by the elusive British street artist Banksy at a Miami auction.
Click ahead for some highlights from London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2014 and catch some of the trends we'll be seeing later on this year.
With the global economy creating millionaires and billionaires at breakneck speed, the industry handling their money is about to explode.
The dating problems of the super-wealthy led Mairead Molloy to set up an elite dating agency which charges up to $100,000 to help the rich find love.
Is success being vilified in America? The successful seem to think so. A poll finds that 1 percenters no longer like to be seen as such.
Many put off retirement planning or think it's too late, but investors at any age can take steps to secure their futures.
As advisor practices evolve beyond investments, more are taking on the tricky task of end-of-life decisions for clients.
Many advisors steer clients to municipal bonds as safe, tax-smart investments, but they can carry some unforeseen risks.