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Jim Cramer believes that Macau is a long-term growth story. However, his favorite way to leverage the theme has changed.


Learning how to ride a bike can now be easy with an auto-balance bike that is aimed at preventing tumbles.

Lowes Foods grocery store in Clemmons, NC.

Grocers must create an "in-store sensory experience...that can't be packaged and delivered by mail," an expert says.

Why Buffett is betting on energy stocks again Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 7:25 AM ET
Warren Buffett

Recent bets on big oil and gas stocks show Warren Buffett and his stock-picking lieutenants are open to a wider range of energy investments.

This 1924 Tudor estate sitting on nearly 3.5 acres of land was built as a convent, until it was converted into a residence in 1988. Can we get a Hallelujah?

Crumbs' backer partners with another bakery Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 12:04 PM ET
Wicked Good Cupcakes.

Massachusetts-based Wicked Good Cupcakes will partner with Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC's "The Profit," the bakery said in a release.

Homeowners: A new class of fools Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 12:26 PM ET

Hedge-fund manager Todd Schoenberger once said "Homeownership is for suckers." It's way beyond that now, he says.

Get hitched at McDonald's...no, really! Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 10:27 AM ET

Nothing spells eternity like a McD's white balloon wedding gown or a crystal McDonald's house wedding gift for some couples in Hong Kong.

Can 'Apes' save a bombing summer box office? Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 11:21 AM ET
A scene from "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

When Fox's "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" opens in theaters this weekend, even rival studios across Hollywood are hoping it'll be a hit.

As World Cup fever spread, the usually sober investment banks-turned-pundits offered their predictions. Here's how they did.

Full Sail Brewing Company Sessions Lager sues The Sessions Law Firm for copyright infringement.

Full Sail Brewing is suing The Sessions Law Firm, which specializes in driving under the influence (DUI) cases, for trademark infringement.

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said on Thursday that it is time for investors to tread carefully after the run-up in U.S. stock markets.

Why Lego towers above all other toymakers Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 10:26 PM ET

No matter how hard Sam Johnson presses down on the spider, the creature known as Sparratus stays together. It was not always so. The FT reports.

First in line to buy pot, first to get fired too Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 12:18 PM ET

The tie-dye donning guy from TV who waited almost 20 hours to buy legal pot in Washington was fired from his job for smoking weed.

And the Emmy goes to ... Obamacare? Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 2:00 PM ET

The snarky Web video President Obama and comic Zach Galifianakis made to promote enrollment in Obamacare was nominated for an Emmy Award on Thursday.

Joe Bastianich, Tim Love and Waylynn Lucas of CNBC's "Restaurant Startup" unanimously cited their three warning signs of a category five culinary nightmare.

Priciest city also among the poorest Wed, 9 Jul '14 | 9:00 PM ET
Slums on the outskirts of Luanda, Angola

Poverty-stricken, traffic-clogged and crime-ridden aren't characteristics you would typically associate with costly cities.

The wildly popular "Game of Thrones" TV series could also help re-establish Croatia's reputation as a location for film making.

In a dining environment where cellphones have become as ubiquitous as breadbaskets, one recent trademark filing stands out.

Bieber's got egg on his face after vandalism Wed, 9 Jul '14 | 12:51 PM ET
Singer Justin Bieber performs at the Empire Polo Club on April 13, 2014 in Indio, Calif.

Justin Bieber will be charged in Los Angeles in connection with an egg-throwing incident in January that damaged a neighbor's home.

An emotional fan reacts to Brazil's brutal 7-1 loss to Germany during the World Cup's semi-final match Tuesday.

After Brazil's brutal World Cup loss, its populace could focus on the tournament's costs amid a flagging economy.

A barmaid pulls a pint in The Harp pub on the day it was named as the Campaign for Real Ale's national pub of the year on February 16, 2011 in London, England.

Rising real estate prices across the U.K. are pushing developers to close pubs and convert their locations to other uses. NBC News reports.

Food fads that faded before Crumbs Wed, 9 Jul '14 | 2:32 PM ET
Glazed Krispy Kreme doughnuts.

Crumbs' failure should not surprise anyone. Many faddish food chains have briefly tasted success, only to later grow stale. Here's a list.

'The Duke' duels Duke over trademark rights Wed, 9 Jul '14 | 11:21 AM ET
John Wayne in "True Grit"

John Wayne's heirs are suing Duke University over its objections to use of his nickname in alcoholic beverages, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

The Wendy's Single Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger.

Wendy's attempted brand transition seeks to combine the quality of "fast casual" restaurants like Panera with the low price and speed of fast food.

Zack Brown told CNBC he never thought $10 potato salad campaign would reach $50,000, and counting. Now he vows to use leftover funds for "greater good."

Marc Faber

Marc Faber has long called for a correction. Now Dr. Doom is calling for a bear market.

Aviagen Group's standard Ross male breed is sire to up to 25 percent of the nation's poultry, and its infertility is a problem for prices.

J.Crew under pressure for offering size 000 Tue, 8 Jul '14 | 12:34 PM ET
Models pose at the J.Crew presentation during Fashion Week, New York.

J.Crew came under fire on Tuesday following reports that the specialty retailer is now offering items in size 000—the equivalent of an XXXS.

Clostridium difficile Color Enhanced, SEM. C. difficile is an anaerobic spore forming bacteria that can cause an infection of the bowel (diarrhea) the bacterium produces two toxins which are responsible for the diarrhea and which damage the cells lining the bowel. In this image the bacterium is diagonal with spores present.

An unconventional but effective treatment against a deadly superbug is raising worries about a possible black market.