Wealth

The Consumer Electronics Show — CES — is how tech starts the year. It’s a massive event in Las Vegas with halls full of booths, wall-to-wall people and companies competing to convince the world that they own the future. Jon Fortt and Julia Boorstin were there for CNBC, interviewing executives, taking in the news and
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The ultra-wealthy don’t get caught up in the latest fads, pouncing on the next “new” thing. Take bitcoin, for example. The cryptocurrency took off in 2017, making instant millionaires out of some early investors. That spurred a lot of people to jump in and try their hand at making a fortune. That could be fine
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The economy’s supposed to be really good, if you look at the official numbers. According to the U.S. Labor Department, the unemployment rate was under 4 percent in July, which is a level that is often used to describe “full employment.” Everybody who wants a job has one. Except … not really. The system isn’t
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Before he boarded a JetSmarter flight in Las Vegas, Maurice Paola was a little-known DJ and music producer. Now, he’s a symbol of private jet air rage and screening procedures at the flying service start-up. Paola was one of several passengers on the flight headed to White Plains, New York, on Sept. 3. About 45
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SiriusXM, the satellite radio giant, announced a plan to buy Pandora, the streaming music pioneer. What does it mean for the future of content and subscriptions online? Also, a big week in cloud computing: Jon Fortt travels to Orlando and sits down for a major triple-play interview with the CEOs of Microsoft, Adobe and SAP.
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Jeff Bezos‘ divorce could become the most expensive in history — exactly what he pays out will depend on the complexities of marital law and the value of Amazon. Bezos announced in a tweet Wednesday that he and his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie, have “decided to divorce.” His tweet suggested that it will be
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Not many people are getting a cloud for Christmas. But … chances are a lot of the stuff you do get is going to require that you buy online storage sometime down the line. You’ve got to back up those holiday photos and videos eventually, in case your hard drive fails or your phone gets
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Wellness, fitness, nutrition – all of it is getting a makeover in this age of mobile tech. Now you can book doctor appointments on an app, get your blood drawn and the results back in 20 minutes. You can give your doctor access to your genetic code and get truly personalized service. Your stationary bike
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It’s the most expensive purchase many of us even consider: A place to live. As we head into 2019, a complicated landscape in real estate has emerged. For a decade in a rebounding U.S. economy amid cheap loans, home prices have marched steadily higher. When the market bottomed in February 2009, the median sale price
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