Best of CNBC


  • Highest-paid players in major American team sports Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 3:59 PM ET
    Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez

    Few things strike a nerve with fans and the media as player salaries do. Who are this year's highest-paid players in each US team sport? Click ahead to find out.

  • Winning workplaces and how they make it happen Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 2:08 PM ET

    Innovation, flexible hours and employee engagement are among the factors used by this year's winners of the Sloan Awards for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility.

  • Tech wars: How Obama's veto will change the game Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 1:38 PM ET

    Obama's veto of a ban on the import of older iPhone and iPad models is likely to change the way tech companies do battle over patent infringement. Here's why.

  • Detroit makers struggle with production shortages Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 1:24 PM ET
    Ford F-150 trucks at the company's Kansas City, Mo., assembly plant in Claycomo, Mo.

    Many domestic auto plants are operating above 100 percent of straight-time, two-shift capacity, forcing manufacturers to look at their options.

  • Retail investors most bearish in 7 months: TD Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    Investors took profits in July on fears about the Federal Reserve's expected tapering, according to TD Ameritrade data.

  • Barely there biz: Lingerie Fashion Week Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 11:48 AM ET
    A model walks the runway during the Secrets in Lace show at Lingerie Fashion Week in New York City.

    Showcasing the latest in the big business of skimpy, several designers were featured during the second edition of Lingerie Fashion Week.

  • MBA.com: Online degrees get big, and expensive Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    When UNC-Chapel Hill launched its online MBA program two years ago, tuition cost $89,000—the same as the old-fashioned way. That may have been a bargain.

  • Pension over-promises need renegotiating: Hubbard Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 10:32 AM ET
    Glenn Hubbard Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

    Many governments have too much debt and "too generous public pensions," said Glenn Hubbard, the Columbia Business School dean who advised Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign.

  • Why the A-Rod mess won't actually cost baseball Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    Amid the Major League Baseball doping scandal, many fans are reacting in two ways: a wide yawn and a quick flash of their credit cards to gobble up more games and gear.

  • Tall trucks smash into Indiana bridges 400 times Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:23 AM ET
    Truck accident on the Virginia Avenue Bridge, Indianapolis, IN

    Video shows the Virginia Avenue Bridge in Indianapolis getting hit by multiple tall trucks. In all, seven area bridges have been hit more than 400 times. Bad GPS may be to blame.

  • How China goes crazy on 'Singles Day' Sunday, 4 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    China's Singles' Day had online sales of $4 billion last year, driven by the growing middle class. But the real power is Internet giant Alibaba, which co-opted the holiday to cause consumers hysteria.

  • Younger drinkers tire of the taste of light beer Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Bad spring weather and a sluggish economy were cited by brewers for the recent poor sales of some of their light beer brands. But a couple of new surveys suggest consumers may just be growing tired of the taste of light beer and moving on.

  • Future of banking: Putting humans inside ATMs Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Automated teller machines have served us well for more than 40 years now, but it's time for a reboot. New technology will enable customers to talk to a teller on a video monitor.

  • The CEO vs. the worker: Time to compare paychecks Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Do you think it'd be nice to know how much a CEO makes compared with the typical amount made by an employee of his or her company? You're going to find out.

  • GMC is tops in gas guzzling. So who's the best? Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | 1:00 AM ET

    While it's hard to find a manufacturer that hasn't been pushing for improved fuel economy, there's still a big gap between brands, according to a study by GasBuddy.com.

  • Is Tesla the next Amazon?  Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 5:46 PM ET

    The Tesla chart looks like Amazon's. Trading Tesla's massive move, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Regulators won't investigate anti-Slim activists Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 4:54 PM ET

    Calif regulators have declined to investigate an activist group behind protests against Telecom billionaire Carlos Slim, citing insufficient evidence.

  • CME paused Treasury futures just before jobs data Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    The CME Group paused trading in some Treasury contracts shortly before the jobs report on Friday after big orders hit the market.

  • Should Chuck Norris be the next Fed chairman? Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 1:57 PM ET

    Just imagine the jokes ... "Chuck Norris doesn't buy gold as a hedge against inflation. Gold buys Chuck Norris to hedge against inflation."

  • Career change: From NYC attorney to...Lego artist Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 12:46 PM ET

    Nathan Sawaya worked as an attorney for years, but the work just wasn't satisfying. So he ditched his job to pursue his art: creating sculptures from Legos. It's paying off.