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  • Want to invest like a billionaire? Now you can Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    The NYSE and iBillionaire have launched the iBillionaire Index, which tracks the blue-chip stock holdings of leading billionaire investors.

  • Most expensive painting at an auction sold Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 10:56 AM ET
    Most expensive painting at an auction sold

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports the record for the most expensive painting by a deceased artist, as well as a living artist both sold Tuesday night. Francis Bacon's "Three Studies of Lucian Freud" sold for $142.4 million.

  • Francis Bacon's painting auctions for $142.2 million Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 8:22 AM ET
    Francis Bacon's painting auctions for $142.2 million

    Andrew Fabricant, partner of Richard Gray Gallery, discusses why Francis Bacon's "Three Studies of Lucian Freud" was in such high demand. CNBC's Robert Frank, provides insight on the auction.

  • The billionaire migration Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 2:56 PM ET
    The billionaire migration

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the elusive billionaires club.

  • Christie's $500 million auction Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 1:43 PM ET
    Christie's $500 million auction

    Brett Gorvy, Christie's chairman, has high expectations for pieces at auction estimated to be the the highest ever in history. New collectors are looking for the best, he adds.

  • Inside the migratory habits of billionaires Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 7:42 AM ET

    Billionaires are a bit like migratory birds. They soar high above the earth, they flash bright colors, and increasingly they move in large flocks.

  • Forget home flipping, billionaires flip superjets Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 11:06 AM ET
    Gulfstream G650

    While most of the private jet market is weak, some owners of Gulfstream's top-of-the-line G650 are “flipping” the planes for big profits.

  • BlackBerry's Chen to receive $1 million Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 4:26 PM ET
    BlackBerry's Chen to receive $1 million

    BlackBerry says its interim CEO John Chen will receive a base salary of $1 million. John Martin, Reed Smith LLC thinks this is appropriate because Chen is a "turnaround specialist," while Robert Weissman, Public Citizen president, says there is too much wealth at the top.

  • May the theme park be ever in your favor Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 2:55 PM ET
    May the theme park be ever in your favor

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on potential opportunities at Lions Gate for a "Hunger Games" theme park. Nancy Giles, pop culture commentator, and CNBC's Robert Frank weigh in.

  • $20 million private theme park Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 2:50 PM ET
    $20 million private theme park

    CNBC's Robert Frank goes inside "Caledon," which is a 314-acre estate in Arlington, Washington

  • Twitter billionaires Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 1:47 PM ET
    Twitter billionaires

    CNBC's Robert Frank says three Twitter honchos shared a $4 billion jackpot on the company's IPO day.

  • Government bets the farm in $11.3 billion subsidies Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 11:08 AM ET

    The government paid $11.3m in farm subsidies to 50 billionaires or businesses in which they have some form of ownership. The New York Times reports.

  • Meet the 'average' global billionaire Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    A new report says the combined fortunes of the world’s billionaires have doubled since the financial crisis, but what do we know about them?

  • China's richest man snaps up $28 million Picasso art Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 12:47 AM ET
    Wang Jianlin

    China's Dalian Wanda Group, founded by the country's richest man Wang Jianlin, snapped up a Picasso painting for $28.2 million at a Christie's auction.

  • Billionaire club in Asia grows as Europe's shrinks Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 1:15 AM ET

    Asia churned out the highest number of billionaires globally in 2013, a stark contrast to Europe - which saw a decline in its ultrawealthy population.

  • Bubble watch: Is this investment about to pop? Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 5:09 PM ET
    Pablo Picasso's "Tete" at Christie's in New York.

    Lackluster sales at a recent Christie's auction may not be a sign that the frothy art market is finally breaking down.

  • Over $1 billion in stolen art found Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 2:58 PM ET
    Over $1 billion in stolen art found

    Christie's Monday night auction racked up $92 million, less than half of the early top end estimates, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Also, a look at a big find in Munich of art allegedly looted by the Nazis.

  • China's rich buying up yacht companies Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    A yacht made by Sunseeker International.

    Wealthy Chinese may not be buying many big yachts. But they are buying up big yacht companies. A look at what's driving the trend.

  • New calls to tax the rich more Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 4:52 PM ET
    New calls to tax the rich

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports NYC Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio plans to pay for education programs by raising taxes on the wealthy by more than $500 million.

  • Fall auction preview Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 2:42 PM ET
    Fall auction preview

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan looks at a few "knick knacks" Oprah Winfrey auctioned for her charity, which brought in more than $600,000. Robert Frank reports on some of the most expensive items up for auction this Fall season.

 

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