Best of CNBC


  • Eli Lilly plans to slash 1,000 sales jobs in a "major restructuring," a source familiar with the plans said.

  • Winklevoss Twins Amass a Huge Bitcoin Stash Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 4:38 PM ET
    Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss

    The Winklevoss twins, known as nemeses of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, may have one of the largest bitcoin portfolios.

  • Does the Fed Hate Pimco and Bank of America? Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 2:32 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Why were the world's largest bond fund and the nation's second largest bank left off the email distribution that prematurely sent out Fed minutes this week?

  • 5 Fiscal Secrets Buried In Obama’s Budget Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 1:27 PM ET

    President Obama submitted a 244-page budget proposal. The Fiscal Times dug through and found five critical—but easily overlooked—takeaways. Here they are.

  • Mark Zuckerberg Gets Political to Fix Immigration Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 1:11 PM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to build a new kind of economy and he is starting by first tackling immigration reform.

  • Hacker Claims He Can Hijack a Plane With an App Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 11:56 AM ET

    On Wednesday at the Hack in the Box security conference in Amsterdam, a security expert demonstrated how hackers can take control of an airplane by using a mobile device and a few other basic tools.

  • Healthier Taco Bell—Just Not Now Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 8:29 AM ET

    Taco Bell wants to fix its high-calorie and high-sodium reputation, so healthier items are on the way—by 2020, that is.

  • Background Checks Deal Boosts Odds for Gun-Control Bill Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 6:06 AM ET

    A breakthrough agreement to expand background checks for gun buyers, boosts the prospects the Senate will approve at least some of President Barack Obama's proposed gun restrictions.

  • Americans Worry About Budget Cuts Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Many Americans believe the sequester budget cuts harm the economy, even though most see little impact on their own families, a new NBC/WSJ poll shows.

  • These 12 Banks Got the Fed Minutes a Day Early Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 4:46 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    So did at least one law firm, a hedge fund, a private equity fund, trade groups and lobbyists.

  • Finding Your Best Second Career Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 4:18 PM ET

    Whether it's inadequate savings or a craving for change, more and more Americans are embarking on second careers. Here's how to find your ideal next act.

  • Houston: Open for Business, Open to Big Money Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 3:32 PM ET
    Annise Parker

    Houston is much more than oil and gas. It's a booming, diverse city

  • How Private Equity Will Dodge A Carried Interest Tax Hike Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:49 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Clever guys at hedge funds and private equity shops can easily restructure their compensation to avoid the tax. Here's how they'll do it.

  • Jobs Outlook May Make Graduation Day Bittersweet Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:49 PM ET

    The Class of 2013 will most likely still experience residual effects of the recession as graduates face weak economic growth and an extremely tight job market. NBC News reports.

  • High-End Watchmaker Puts a New Face on Detroit Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:41 PM ET
    Shinola Watches in Detroit.

    Five floors above West Milwaukee Street in Detroit, in the old home of General Motors design studio, a small company called Shinola is at work on a big dream. It is bringing high-end watchmaking back to the U.S.

  • Jamie Dimon Warns of More Actions by Regulators Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:38 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase

    Shareholders warned that more orders from bank regulators are on the way. "Extensive changes" are required.

  • All Eyes on Tiger Woods as Masters Tees Off Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:11 PM ET
    Tiger Woods poses after victory at the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at the Trump Doral Golf Resort & Spa.

    A Masters win would be Tiger Woods' first major championship in nearly five years, and could re-ignite Tiger-mania.

  • Joe Kernen's 'Green Jacket' Wardrobe Malfunction Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 1:47 PM ET

    Our Joe Kernen has a "wardrobe malfunction" with the "Squawk Box" Green Jacket before he spoke to golfer Ian Poulter, who's trying to get his first win at the Masters.

  • Why Housing Affordability Is at Risk Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 1:27 PM ET

    Homes are more affordable now than they have been in decades, but that could turn more quickly than expected, because the affordability is based entirely on mortgage rates.

  • How High-Speed Trading Is About to Get Speedier Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    According to Einstein, nothing's faster than the speed of light. But for some traders the speed of light—at least through fiber-optic cable—just isn't fast enough anymore.