Best of CNBC


  • The 10 Best States for Retirement Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:36 AM ET
    Nashville, Tennessee

    Whether you'd really consider retiring to North Dakota or West Virginia, this unconventional list will at least get you thinking about what you really need from a retirement spot.

  • As Mortgages Improve, Old Ills Still Hit Big Banks Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:27 AM ET

    The number of homeowners falling behind on their mortgages for the first time has finally fallen close to pre-housing-crisis levels. That's the good news.

  • Bill Gates and Warren Buffett speak on CNBC's Squawk Box in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett said limits on charitable deductions could hurt giving—but only among the lesser rich.

  • When It Comes to Health-Care Reform, the IRS Rules Monday, 6 May 2013 | 10:13 AM ET

    The Internal Revenue Service will play an important role in how health-care reform is managed, even deciding who will have to buy coverage.

  • 3 Years Later: Learning to Live With Flash Crashes Monday, 6 May 2013 | 8:02 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange before the closing bell May 6, 2010. The Dow plunged almost 1,000 points before closing down 347 on Greek debt fears.

    Rather than being simply a one-off event that Wall Street could dismiss as an aberration, the Flash Crash now looks like it was just the first warning shot.

  • Buffett: Right Now, Stocks Are Good, Bonds Are Bad Monday, 6 May 2013 | 6:41 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett tells CNBC's Becky Quick stocks will be going a "lot higher" in her lifetime but warns investors to stay away from bonds.

  • Do Young People Believe in Stocks? Monday, 6 May 2013 | 2:17 AM ET

    Millennials are more cautious about investing in the market than their parents. But they are also more knowledgeable about what to do with their money.

  • Everything's Coming Up Roses for Mother's Day Sunday, 5 May 2013 | 3:50 PM ET

    Mother's Day is a big holiday for the $34 billion floral industry, and growers, wholesalers and florists are getting busy.

  • Will Downey Suit Up Again After 'Iron Man 3' Haul? Sunday, 5 May 2013 | 3:44 PM ET
    Robert Downey Jr. rings the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange as Iron Man 3 debuts in New York City.

    The future of Marvel Studios' flagship franchise is in the hands of a man with no other special powers than his ability to rebound from Hollywood pariah to hottest star on the planet.

  • Corporations Find a Friend in the Supreme Court Sunday, 5 May 2013 | 10:48 AM ET
    The U.S. Supreme Court Justices.

    A new analysis finds the current Supreme Court to be by far the most pro-business of any since World War II.

  • Facebook earnings had the Street talking social media and mobile in tech this week. But investors may not want to ignore Microsoft, say analysts.

  • Ferguson: Sorry for 'Stupid' Remarks Sunday, 5 May 2013 | 5:22 AM ET
    Harvard historian Niall Ferguson

    Harvard historian Niall Ferguson apologized for "stupid" remarks he made about economist John Maynard Keynes, which evoked a firestorm.

  • Financial Aid? College Students Need Financial Ed Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 1:29 PM ET

    A new survey suggests the root of many college students' financial struggles actually begin long before they ever set foot on campus, with a lack of financial literacy skills.

  • Investors Get Into Juice, Hoping to Squeeze Profits Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 1:20 PM ET
    Organic Avenue beverages

    Decades after downing their first juice boxes, health-conscious Americans are showing renewed enthusiasm for cold-pressed juice, a trend that's prompting big investors to follow in search of profits.

  • Graduates, Here’s How NOT to Get a Job Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 8:09 AM ET

    With the unemployment rate at 7.5 percent and the competition for full-time work fierce, here are some of the most common, and costly, errors that young interviewers can make.

  • Ready for Market Pullback? You Might Have Missed It Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 7:52 AM ET

    If you blinked anytime over the past month or so, you may have missed the marketcorrection that virtually everyone on Wall Street had anticipated.

  • Real Mortgage Relief, but Likely With a Catch Friday, 3 May 2013 | 2:49 PM ET
    Foreclosure prevention counseling fair

    Homeowners with government-backed mortgages may have a fresh shot at receiving meaningful mortgage relief, but it will likely come with strings attached, reports TheStreet.com.

  • Reputations on the Line: Retailers Rethink Sourcing Friday, 3 May 2013 | 2:45 PM ET
    Bangladeshis protests over the collapse of a factory complex.

    Major retailers like Wal-Mart, J.C. Penney, Gap, Nike and Target are feeling a new degree of pressure to re-assess global sourcing strategies. And that may prompt them to take some potentially costly steps.

  • High-Frequency Trading Is 'Basically Evil': Munger Friday, 3 May 2013 | 1:48 PM ET
    Charlie Munger, Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Corporation

    The events in Europe are a great example of bankers gone wild and you simply can't trust them, said Charlie Munger.

  • Stocks Pass Benchmarks; 'Speed Bump' May Be Next Friday, 3 May 2013 | 1:02 PM ET

    Investors plowed through another benchmark, taking out 15,000 on the Dow in a move that could set up for a short-term market lull.