The transition to the next generation of wireless communications is already under way. The latest is called 4G — and all of the carriers are peppering their marketing with the phrase.
Crowdfunding has created new opportunities for accredited investors, but guidelines are strict and subject to pending SEC rule changes.
A guide to how aircraft manufacturers equip all their planes so that investigators know what happens in a crash.
Two-thirds of travelers pay for at least one a la carte airline fee when they fly, a new survey found.
Alpha and beta are important tools for many investors when it comes to figuring out investment returns. So what are they exactly and how do they work? CNBC explains.
The Alternative Minimum Tax, also known as the AMT, is a portion of the U.S. tax code that affects high-earning individuals who lower their tax payments through deductions. Want to know how it’s calculated? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy demonstrates.
The alternative minimum tax, or AMT as it's known, has become one of the most dreaded phrases in tax terminology. CNBC explains.
What is the difference between amortization and depreciation? How do these tools work? Khan of the Khan Academy explains with a side-by-side comparison.
A good way to conceptualize the cost of borrowing money is to annualize interest rates, which offers an easy way to compare loans of varying maturities.
Throughout the history of free markets, traders have made money through arbitrage, a tactic that takes advantage of price differences to make risk-free profits. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy describes how arbitrage works in a simple example.
Arbitrage is a way to make risk-free profits by taking advantage of a market’s price differences. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy shows two examples of using arbitrage in futures contracts, and he identifies important information you should know if you try this type of transaction.
Barring a last-minute change, Argentina is almost certainly headed for a technical default of its bond-payment obligations at 12:01 Thursday morning.
What is asset allocation? Is there a mix of stocks, bonds, hard assets and cash that can perfect portfolio diversification? CNBC explains.
CNBC explains exactly what the aircraft autopilot is, how it works and how safe it is.
Avian flu is proving economically painful, especially in Iowa and Wisconsin, but scientists say the danger may not extend to human health.
When you see a futures curve trending downward, it’s possible you’re observing a market in backwardation. The inverse of contango, backwardation occurs when the futures price for a given date falls below the expected value
New bank leverage rules will try to make the world a safe place by requiring banks to hold more capital. But will they destroy economic growth in the process?
In order to ensure they can withstand a severe economic crisis, financial institutions must have a "checkup."
What is the computer system that hundreds of thousands investors rely on every day?
Here are the facts investors need to know about stock market corrections—what triggers them, and how long they typically last.
The Japanese yen hit a 7n-month high on Monday, and the dollar hit a seven-month low. Can that trade last?
Here are the facts you need to know about stock market corrections—what triggers them and how long they last.
Little-used SEC Rule 48 is now a buzz word as the market correction has led to wild trading—and the need to control it.
Money tips for millennials. Tips for making the best financial decisions during the early years of life.
CNBC 'Explains' the complicated economics of our world—from stocks and balance sheets, to trade and public policy.
Featuring CNBC's Financial Advisor Council, this video series will aim to educate investors with straightforward financial advice.