Best of CNBC


  • The fastest way to triple your money is...housing? Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 12:52 PM ET

    Home prices bouncing off the bottom have created a prefect storm for buying and selling the same home in many parts of the country, according to a report by RealtyTrac.

  • Netflix’s 14 Emmy nods mark streaming video's rise Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 12:18 PM ET
    Kevin Spacey

    Prime-time TV just changed, with Netflix joining the ranks of cable heavyweights with multiple Primetime Emmy nominations. But can awards translate to more Netflix subscribers?

  • Amber alerts may startle awake cellphone users Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    A digital Amber alert regarding a child abduction went off around 4 a.m. Wednesday, resulting in a mass wake-up call for thousands of stunned New Yorkers.

  • S&P 500 breaks another eye-popping record Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    Of all the wild, standard-setting numbers that have come with this year's stock market rally, here's one that stands out.

  • Check citizenship? 'Pain in the neck' for Main St. Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 9:36 AM ET

    Some small businesses oppose expanding the employment verification rules as part of immigration reform, saying compliance would be costly and only add to their uncertainty. What's fair?

  • Col. Sanders gets the boot in new KFC restaurant Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 8:59 AM ET

    Fast-food chain KFC is not only tossing out the chicken bones. It's also dropping the quaint image of founder Col. Harland Sanders at its new upmarket restaurant.

  • Still have an office phone? How quaint Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    Ten years ago, telephones were devices built to do one thing forever: make a call. How quaint, and for today's business environment, downright primitive.

  • Stores boycott Rolling Stone over bomber cover Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:28 PM ET

    Rolling Stone magazine sparked an intense social media debate after releasing a cover image promoting an upcoming profile of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

  • As drought spreads, firms could be up the creek Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 2:34 PM ET
    2011 file photo what had been a cotton field near Hermleigh, Texas, left barren by drought.

    Most companies do not have a water management plan, but as water shortages spread around the globe, corporations will be courting disaster.

  • Amid heat wave, county does the unthinkable Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    Osman Raul restocks drinking water at Jumbo Foods International Supermarket in Temple Hills, MD on July 16, 2013.

    As crews prepare to fully shut off water to Maryland's Prince George's County, residents suffering through a heat wave are being asked to limit their water usage.

  • Too fat to rescue? Heavy patients denied airlift Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    Heavy patients seeking medical attention are facing an added challenge: they may be too heavy for air ambulances, and the air medical transport industry is rushing to adapt.

  • PayPal accidentally credits man $92 quadrillion Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 7:39 AM ET

    A Pennsylvania PR executive opened up his June email statement from PayPal to discover...he was the richest man in the world.

  • Hot dating app: A money maker, too?  Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 2:52 PM ET

    The location based app Tinder is taking the dating world by storm. Sean Rad, CEO and co-founder, offers insight on his dating app.

  • Carl Icahn is 77. Big deal Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 2:48 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    At 77 years old, activist investor Carl Icahn has traded in his axe for a Warren Buffett-like investment style.

  • Ever wonder how a cicada tastes? You're in luck Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    From cicada-flavored pasta to Rocky Mountain Oyster-flavored beer, Chew and Brew is serving up the ultimate machismo meal.

  • Want to invest in Cuba? Be patient for a while Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Havana, Cuba

    Spend five minutes in Cuba, and it is obvious the country needs investment, but a large chunk of money will have to come from overseas—if the Cuban government allows it.

  • Cool products for hot women Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    To ease temperature-related complaints, mattress sellers have launched several new products after noticing that couples and hot flash-suffering women were having restless nights.

  • This Goldman downgrade mistaken, says Cramer Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 6:25 PM ET

    Cramer doesn’t think analysts at Goldman Sachs got this one right – not by a long shot.

  • 3 deals in 2 weeks Cramer would ‘buy, buy, buy’ Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 6:14 PM ET

    Looks like the next 10 business days are going to be rather busy, that is, if you're looking for quick upside.

  • Buffett's secret to giving away billions Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 1:32 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    In a video clip for an online course on philanthropy, Warren Buffett says he follows Adam Smith's division of labor. "I make it and somebody else gives it away."