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  • Citispire

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  • Eduardo Saverin, co-founder of Facebook

    The Facebook co-founder who renounced his U.S. citizenship has an estimated net worth of $2.2 billion.

  • Shoppers look at handbags at a Coach store in Pasadena, California.

    The wealthy are often the “first in and first out” of recessions, taking the initial risk and seeing the earliest signs of light, but the volatility of the markets has the ultra wealthy

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    For those who can afford the $1,600 fare, getting to the Olympics means a quick ride on a yacht up the Thames.

  • Ballot Box

    A Gallup poll shows that taxing wealthy Americans doesn't even rank among the top 10 issues for American voters in November.

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    Lower mortgage rates help all homeowners, but those with the highest monthly payments benefit most, and can afford to refinance repeatedly.

  • The businessman Eike Batista of IMX group.

    Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista lost $6 billion in 48 hours in this summer. That may be a record for speed and dollar amount, even among today's High-Beta Rich.

  • A shopper carries Saks Fifth Avenue bags up Fifth Avenue in New York City.

    The economy needs the kick-start of high-earners buying luxury goods, but a new survey says  rich consumers are no more confident than the rest of us.

  • Azzam Super Yacht

    A new 590-foot yacht under construction in Germany will be the world's largest. But the owner's identity remains a mystery.

  • Congressional Budget Director Elmendorf Testifies During Joint Deficit Reduction Committee Hearing

    The prospect of expiring U.S. tax cuts makes 2012 an opportune time for wealthy families to sell their businesses, but a host of obstacles will likely prevent a flood of deals

  • The world’s super yachts are some of the biggest and most expensive toys of the super rich. Which super yachts rank as the largest in 2013? Click ahead to find out!

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    Rafalca, a 15-year-old mare from Germany, is owned in part by Ann Romney, wife of the presumptive Republican candidate for president, and represents an unusual collision of national politics and the Olympics.

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    Those earning incomes in the top one percent (like many Americans) rank themselves much lower than their actual position, and worry that the wealthy have "too much influence."

  • One of the world’s richest people is known for not being like those other billionaires. It’s not just that Warren Buffett has pledged to donate 99 percent of his fortune to charity or that he thinks the rich should be taxed more. It’s evident in his workplace as well: Berkshire Hathaway’s Omaha world headquarters occupy just one floor of its office building, and Buffett’s personal office doesn’t have a computer, a calculator or even a stock ticker. Buffett’s personal residential real estate poli

    One of the world’s richest people is known for not being like other billionaires, and this also applies to his minimal real estate portfolio. Have a look at his longtime home and a former vacation home.

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    Led by Microsoft founder Paul Allen, the super-rich have brought their supersized boats to serve as party platforms and traffic-beating transportation during the Olympics.

  • Martin O'Malley (D)

    A report earlier this month that Maryland's tax hikes on the wealthy had driven high-earners and jobs from the state received a spirited response from the governor. Now, round two.

  • The 200-foot super yacht April Fool.

    Sandy Weill is not only reinventing his position on banks. He is also dismantling some of his personal empire, selling his penthouse and yacht. The aim, he says, is to "simplify."

  • Monaco

    The tiny principality of Monaco has a lustre usually only found in the world’s greatest cities, but lately it's struggled to shed its image as a shady haven for tax evaders.

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    A new survey shows that wealthy women are more likely than wealthy men to say that the rich don't pay their fair share.

  • Buck Island

    With more than 600 private islands for sale around the world, prices have fallen by between 20 percent and 80 percent, creating a buyer's market for a private piece of paradise.