Executive Edge


  • Executive Edge: Fast food fest

    CNBC's Susan Li takes a look at how a surge in travel this Memorial Day weekend will impact the fast food industry.

  • Watch Out for the June Swoon

    Markets are calm as they head into summer. But history suggests they could get a “June Swoon” instead. Using Kensho, Deirdre Bosa looks at June seasonality over the last decade.

  • TSA/Delta debut new security screening

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau takes a look at a new airport security system in Atlanta that uses technology to screen more passengers and reduce long lines. Also TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger goes to Capitol Hill to testify on the agency's management.

  • Executive Edge: New airport screening

    Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport is testing a new security system it hopes will move passengers through security lines faster, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Executive Edge: Muscle car safety warning

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau takes a look at crash test results for some of America's most popular muscle cars, as a new report raises questions about the cars' safety and new technology allows automakers to pack more horsepower under the hood.

  • Executive Edge: Students meet economic challenge

    Some of the best and brightest economic minds are competing in the final round of the National Economic Challenge, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman. Students Shivani Prusty, West Windsor Plainsboro High School North in Plainsboro, New Jersey, and Antony Yun, Bellaire High School in Texas show their economic prowess by answering some tough questions by Steve Liesman.

  • Executive Edge: Insider trading charges

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the U.S. government's insider trading charges against the former chairman of Dean Foods and Las Vegas sports gambler Billy Walters. Golfer Phil Michelson is named as a "relief defendant."

  • The smart way to play a retail rebound

    Investors have soured on the retail sector recently. Here’s how to trade a rebound. CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa breaks down the best stock picks to play when the SPDR S&P Retail ETF rises 8 percent in one month.

  • Executive Edge: EU quota threat

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses how changes in EU broadcasting rules could impact streaming services like Netflix and Amazon; a rare blue diamond sells for a record-breaking $57.5 million, and Theranos voids blood test results.

  • Executive Edge: Gig economy glitch

    Ajay Chopra, Trinity Ventures weighs in on why not all on-demand companies are doing so well with many firms failing before making it out of the gate.

  • Crowdfunding rules change for non-accredited investors

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports several portals are now open to smaller investors to get a stake in startups but regulators warn investors to do their due diligence.

  • Why summer blockbuster don’t always mean bullish returns

    CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa breaks down why the studios behind summer blockbuster films don’t always see a related boost in stock prices when their movies crush the box office.

  • Executive Edge: At the intersection of biz and politics

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses some of the morning's most provocative headlines, including Donald Trump's comment on Amazon antitrust problem; Mark Cuban's support of Donald Trump; and Facebook reveals how "trending topics" works.

  • Executive Edge: Camden Fine defends small banks

    What "too big to fail" banks want to do is "glom onto our agenda," says Camden Fine, Independent Community Bankers of America president and CEO, responding to JPM CEO Jamie Dimon's assertion that large and small banks are allies not enemies.

  • Executive Edge: Ridesharing

    Daniel Ramot, Via co-founder and CEO, talks about growth in the on-demand economy and his efforts to create an alternative to the public transit system.

  • The top-earning hedge fund managers revealed

    Michael Peltz from Institutional Investor reveals this year's top hedge fund earners, including Citadel's Ken Griffen, Bridgewater's Ray Dalio and Appaloosa's David Tepper.



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