A tech billionaire purchased a record-setting $201 million life insurance policy. CNBC's Robert Frank and Dovi Frances, SG president and founder, provide perspective.
As the list of U.S. billionaires hits a new record high. CNBC's Robert Frank reports which ones made the most money in stocks since 2009.
As the list of U.S. billionaires hits new record highs, CNBC's Robert Frank reports on which ones made the most money in stocks since 2009.
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who famously accused Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg of stealing their idea, said they used bitcoins to buy tickets for a high-altitude voyage on billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic commercial spaceflight venture.
Billionaire Harold Hamm will not have to give up his controlling stake in Continental Resources as part of a divorce settlement, according to Forbes.
Randall Lane, Forbes Magazine editor, discusses the magazine's annual billionaires list. Bill Gates is back on top for the first time in four years.
Billionaire Warren Buffett told CNBC on Monday that he does not see climate change impacting insurance prices "three years or five years from now."
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.
Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp will make some unknown investors very wealthy, CNBC's Josh Lipton reports.
E-commerce auction house eBay became a darling among top U.S. hedge funds in the fourth quarter just before billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn urged the company to spin off its PayPal payments business, regulatory filings showed on Friday.
Daniel Loeb's hedge fund will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point too risky.
Billionaire investor George Soros, shares his thoughts on the "humanitarian catastrophe" in Syria.
Nicholas Berggruen, Theworldpost.com, shares highlights from the World Economic Forum in Switzerland on global initiatives for the global economy.
A local currency hit by months of political unrest, and skittish consumers spending less are keeping the pressure on Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont.
A number of Time Warner Cable shareholders would support a merger with Charter Communications if Charter raises its current bid for the larger rival to $41 billion or more, according to people close to the matter.
Billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors returned 20.10 percent this year, even as it pleaded guilty to insider trading charges.
Police are still searching for a Chinese billionaire and French winemaker after their helicopter went down in the Bordeaux region of France, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
The world's millionaires and billionaires are seeking at-home teachers to help their children in the education race. For the tutors, it's a lucrative business.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports there are now 122 signers of the "Giving Pledge," which is a promise started by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett for billionaires to give away at least half of their wealth. Frank also provides insight into the mystery tipper.
U.S. auction sales of collectible cars are set to reach an all-time high in 2013. Plus, why a car sold for $100 million is within reach.