Wealth

At America’s first Rolliefest, the rules are clear: Don’t reveal the location of the event on social media until it’s over. Last month, 110 watch collectors from 13 countries filed past armed guards at the Lotte New York Palace hotel in midtown Manhattan. There, some of the world’s most prominent watch collectors were gathered in
0 Comments
Lloyd Blankfein, then chairman and chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., smiles during a discussion at the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Lloyd Blankfein hit back at Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday, after she
0 Comments
“The American Dream is alive and well,” billionaire GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons told CNBC on Thursday. Parsons, a Vietnam War veteran who was once “dirt poor,” suggested on “Squawk Box” he’s a living example, and said his wealth is self-made, rather than being inherited. “There are billionaires and there are ‘billionaires,'” he said, raising his voice at
0 Comments
“Where do you live?” is a simple question — but I don’t have a quick answer. Instead of settling down and waiting to get old in one place, my husband and I devised an ongoing travel plan that each year includes France, Singapore, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand — as well as the odd
0 Comments
Personal computer pioneer Michael Dell on Tuesday defended free market capitalism as the most effective system to drive entrepreneurship and jobs. “If you look at the number of jobs that have been created by the free enterprise system, this is the best thing going,” the Dell Technologies founder said in a “Squawk Box” interview. “We
0 Comments
Billionaire Mike Bloomberg could enter the presidential race and immediately make a mark, longtime Republican pollster Frank Luntz told CNBC on Friday. “Mike Bloomberg has more money than God,” said Luntz, explaining how the businessman, philanthropist and former New York City mayor could benefit from his wealth if he enters the race. He said Bloomberg
0 Comments
Kenneth Fisher, founder of Fisher Investments. Jonathan Fickies | Bloomberg | Getty Images Individual investors at Fisher Investments transferred $20 million from the firm the week after the billionaire made lewd comments at a conference, according to a research note from Mercer, an advisor to institutional investors. The development was disclosed on a conference call
0 Comments
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren‘s wealth tax would not generate enough money to make a dent in income inequality, said David Rubenstein, the billionaire co-founder of private equity powerhouse The Carlyle Group. “I don’t think all of a sudden a wealth tax, for example, would solve all of our society’s problems, if one could
0 Comments
Scott Olson | Getty Images News | Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren lashed out at billionaire Leon Cooperman on Monday for his stake in student loan servicer Navient and stressed the importance of forgiving student debt. “I care about an entire generation of students being crushed by student loan debt — deferring their
0 Comments
Sen. Elizabeth Warren‘s sweeping “Medicare for All” plan is too much of a political reach to actually be implemented on Capitol Hill, according to Jared Bernstein, who used to advise her Democratic presidential rival Joe Biden. “A good question for her is, given neither this nor the next Congress will enact your plan, don’t tell
0 Comments
Rachel Robasciotti, CEO of Robasciotti & Philipson in San Francisco, attended the conference where Ken Fisher made his comments on Oct. 8. She spoke out against the remarks. Nathan Phillips Billionaire investor Ken Fisher has made headlines for lewd comments at an investment conference earlier this month. For many women in the financial services industry,
0 Comments
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who has been surging in Democratic presidential polls, has been softening her attacks on the rich and could win the White House, a billionaire investment titan and major Democratic donor told CNBC on Thursday. “I think she’s pivoting. I think she could win the election because she’s smart, she’s witty and she
0 Comments
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren‘s wealth-tax is not the right idea when it comes to raising government revenue and reducing income inequality in America, billionaire and longtime Democrat Ron Baron told CNBC on Friday. “I don’t think Elizabeth Warren would be successful … if she were chosen president in getting through the policies that she’s proposing,”
0 Comments
Kenneth Fisher, chief executive officer of Fisher Investments, attends the Forbes Global CEO Conference in Sydney, Australia, on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. Gillianne Tedder | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Employees Retirement System of Texas announced on Friday that it would end its relationship with Fisher Investments, yanking $350 million from the asset manager. “Texas
0 Comments
Goldman Sachs has joined the flight of institutional investors from Fisher Investments. The giant investment bank is pulling $234 million from Camas, Washington-based Fisher, according to a source close to the matter. However, the end tally could be even greater, a source told CNBC. Goldman Sachs and Fisher Investments both declined to comment. In all,
0 Comments