Best of CNBC


  • JPMorgan hit by bribery probe over Chinese hiring Saturday, 17 Aug 2013 | 10:05 PM ET

    Authorities have opened a bribery investigation into whether JPMorgan Chase hired children of powerful Chinese officials to help the bank win business, the New York Times reports.

  • The booming business of 3-D printing Saturday, 17 Aug 2013 | 1:00 PM ET
    A 3-D printer being used to engineer a new ear.

    3-D printing is no longer limited to prototypes and futuristic dreams. Additive manufacturing already can be found in everything from teeth aligners to jet engine parts.

  • CEOs and public firing: A double standard Saturday, 17 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    The stoning scene from Monty Python's "Life of Brian."

    "You shouldn't fire someone in public" seemed to be on everyone's lips this week, thanks to an episode at AOL. Of course when a CEO gets fired, it's always very public.

  • Kudlow: So much for Obama's post-war prosperity Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 6:20 PM ET

    To suggest that Obama's policies would benefit the middle class or the rest of the economy is cynical and misleading.This so-called recovery remains the worst in modern history.

  • Avoiding temptation: How to outsmart retailers Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 4:12 PM ET

    Retailers use many tactics to induce shoppers to buy products they may not want or need. Here, some ways to avoid falling into the trap.

  • On further review ... Buffett's having a bad run Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 3:51 PM ET
    Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., speaks to members of the media outside the Bridge Center in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

    Warren Buffett's stock buys have been lagging the S&P, even as Berkshire's stock price has been beating it.

  • These guys do more around the house Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 3:27 PM ET

    New research finds that men who work in traditionally female fields, such as preschool teachers, nurses, secretaries, do more housework than other men.

  • Tech execs behaving badly: You really said that? Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 2:01 PM ET

    This has been the week for tech executives behaving badly: a public firing, an anti-San Francisco rant, and a flame mail venue spat gone public.

  • Twitter is going crazy with Larry Summers Fed buzz Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 1:15 PM ET
    Larry Summers

    Twitter went abuzz Friday with chatter that the improbable campaign to get Larry Summers named the next Federal Reserve chairman may well be succeeding.

  • Ditch your job and brew some beer. This guy did Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 12:51 PM ET

    Christopher George never thought about leaving his job at Bank One. But after being laid off, he made a career out of his favorite hobby: making beer.

  • Steve Jobs wouldn't have talked to Icahn: Sculley Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 12:08 PM ET
    Steve Jobs

    Former Apple CEO John Sculley says Steve Jobs probably would have acted differently if Carl Icahn had called him to talk about the company, unlike Tim Cook.

  • These Ferraris could set a new record Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    1966 AAR Gurney-Weslake Eagle Mk 1

    This year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, which runs through Sunday, is expected to set an all-time sales record. Here's a look at the cars that might snag the new record.

  • These kids today — It's all about 'ME ME ME!' Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Yes, it is all about "me me me" and kids today say, "You know what? That's not such a bad thing." Here's why.

  • Can Twitter data explain Sharknado TV appeal? Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 2:24 PM ET

    Nielsen and Twitter's social media ratings venture aims to attract the first Twitter-based TV ad dollars, but it's still unclear what matters more: tweet sentiment or tweet volume.

  • Xbox One: Behind Microsoft's multiple about-faces Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 12:59 PM ET

    In the months since Microsoft first introduced the video game system, the company has made four major policy reversals—and there's no telling if it's done yet.

  • Overdevelopment widens Florida sinkhole problem Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 12:56 PM ET
    A building sits partially collapsed over a sinkhole at Summer Bay Resort near Disney World on August 12, 2013 in Clermont, Florida.

    The problem may be as old as the earth itself, but the increase in activity is new. The rush to reason why has put scientists, engineers and real estate developers at odds.

  • CNBC's Herb Greenberg says goodbye ... for now Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 12:02 PM ET

    In case you missed it: Today is my last day as a full-timer at CNBC. Tomorrow my status shifts to CNBC contributor.

  • The 'gold rush' for 3-D printing patents Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 10:48 AM ET
    3-D printer creates a sculpture of a woman at the DMY International Design Festival at the former Tempelhof Airport Hangar on June 5, 2013 in Berlin, Germany.

    3-D printing could reshape patent and intellectual property laws. Get ready for a patent land grab of intellectual property not seen since the dot-com boom.

  • The really bad news behind the jobless claims drop Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 10:42 AM ET

    Weekly jobless claims have been on an inexorable path lower this summer. So have paychecks.

  • Hi-tech robots and hair-raising tricks Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 7:14 AM ET
    Atlas robot by DARPA.

    This weeks's Geeked Out looks at the hottest, the scariest and the most hair-raising videos on the Web today.