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"Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars Teresa Guidice and husband Joe have been indicted on 39 counts of fraud and tax charges. CNBC's Robert Frank takes a look at other "Housewives" couples "faking it until they make it."
New York lawyer William Zabel has helped settle high profile divorces in the past, and now Wendi Deng has hired Zabel for her divorce from Rupert Murdoch, with CNBC's Robert Frank. Peter Lattman of The New York Times, offers insight.
Wendi Deng has hired the well-known New York attorney William Zabel to represent her in her divorce from Rupert Murdoch, CNBC has learned.
From Steve Schwarzman to Sean Parker to Steve Cohen, billionaires who host ill-timed or ill-considered parties can quickly feel the PR pain.
Police are searching for a man who was wearing gloves, a cap and a scarf to mask his face while sneaking into the diamond show in a luxury Cannes hotel.
Survey data point to an increasingly globalized U.S. economy, the widening gap between rich and poor, and the loss of good-paying manufacturing jobs as reasons for the trend.
Actor James Gandolfini may have left too much of his money to the IRS. CNBC's Robert Frank details Gandolfini's will, and why a lot of his estate will be subject to taxes.
It's hot in the Hamptons this summer! Real estate sales shot up 23% in the second quarter, topping $1 billion.
Despite a tanking housing market, CNBC's Robert Frank reports the Hamptons heating up.
We look at the world's 10 richest diamond owners that consist of collectors, dealers, business owners as well as investors who have stakes in some of the world's biggest diamond mines.
Slowing economies in places like China and Brazil are weighing on the real estate market as foreign purchases of U.S. property slowed in the 12 months ended in March, a new report said.
A Long Island contractor decided to buy the contents of a storage container for about $100 and inside he found a rare car that was in the James Bond movie, "The Spy Who Loved Me." The car is now up for auction.
According to a report by UBS, 70 percent of investors with more than $1 million in invest-able assets do not consider themselves wealthy. Mike Ryan, UBS, and CNBC's Robert Frank, discuss the definition of wealthy.
Everyone has their own definition of what it means to be rich, but a new study from UBS has a cold, hard answer: $5 million—with at least $1 million of that in cold, hard cash.
The art owned by Detroit is estimated to be worth at least $1 billion, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Talk of a sale has sparked outrage from cultural groups.
Simon Light, head of property at EC Harris, comments on a report by the consultancy firm on how China could soon surpass the U.S. in total worth of infrastructure and property assets.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports that starting bids for the house, which a bankruptcy court recently approved for auction, are at $25 million.
Detroit's bankruptcy cites more than $18 billion in debts, but the city has one asset that could help its balance sheet considerably: its art collection.
Reserving a private jet could be as easy as picking up your smartphone and clicking a few buttons, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
A new survey shows that a majority of families worth $30 million or more are focused on growth rather than preserving capital. That's up from last year's rate of 47 percent.
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.