Best of CNBC


  • Hotel Meetings Business Lags, but Set for Recovery Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 12:33 PM ET

    Reactions to reports of excessive conference spending by the IRS are likely to be overblown, said Hyatt Hotels' president and CEO.

  • Steve Martin May Profit on Sale of St. Barts Villa Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 12:33 PM ET
    Actor, comedian, writer, playwright, producer and banjo musician Steve Martin.

    Actor Steve Martin is listing his villa in the posh Caribbean island of St. Barts for 8.75 million euros, or about $11.4 million. If he gets what he's asking, he'll score a nice profit on its sale.

  • When Adult Children Become Financial Caregivers Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 12:15 PM ET

    A family is in touchy territory when adult children must begin to manage their elderly parents' finances. But a few essential steps can make the transition smoother.

  • New Baby? Better Start Planning for College Now Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 12:04 PM ET

    Do you really need to start saving for your child’s college education at birth? Yes, and there are right ways to plan ahead, way ahead.

  • They're Back! Pump and Dump Spams in Your Inbox Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Spam emails surged in the first quarter, fueled by pump and dump stock campaigns targeting investors, according to a new study.

  • Apple Has Edge in Wearable Tech: Former CEO Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:02 AM ET

    Wearable technology will have a "huge impact" on our lives in the next five to 10 years, and Apple will have an advantage in this arena, former Apple CEO John Sculley tells CNBC.

  • Target's Plan for Brides: Say Yes to the Dress Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 9:51 AM ET
    Target's new bridal collection

    Attention, busy brides-to-be, you can now add wedding gown to your Target shopping carts since the discount retailer has become the the latest retailer to move into the increasingly crowded space.

  • President Obama Does Little for Middle Class: Op-Ed Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 9:37 AM ET

    Most of President Obama's initiatives may appease liberal elites but don't do much to bolster opportunities for middle class and working families.

  • Economist Nouriel Roubini

    Gold is likely to fall below $1,000 an ounce, nearly half the level it reached at its peak in 2011 according to Nouriel Roubini, the founder of Roubini Global Economics.

  • How Bitcoin Is Sacrificing Its Soul Sunday, 2 Jun 2013 | 2:10 PM ET

    The largest bitcoin exchange has said it will require all accounts to be verified. Must the digital currency sacrifice its soul to survive?

  • Some Look to Norway as Model for US Oil Bounty Sunday, 2 Jun 2013 | 1:33 PM ET

    State control of natural resources tends to evoke images of authoritarian countries, yet the most oft-cited example for the U.S. is Norway.

  • The Coolest Jobs of 2013 Saturday, 1 Jun 2013 | 4:11 AM ET

    Would you go swimming with sharks under the sea or tussling with alligators in the Florida bayous? Meet the people who get paid for this stuff and more of the world's coolest jobs!

  • Junk Bond Volume Piling Up, but Trouble Lurks Saturday, 1 Jun 2013 | 4:08 AM ET

    Junk bond issuance is at record highs this year — and thus at the greatest danger should yields keep rising.

  • Kudlow: Tax Reform Is the IRS Fix Friday, 31 May 2013 | 6:17 PM ET

    Our complex tax code only nurtures corruption. The best way to strip the power of politics and corruption from the IRS is to initiate broad-based, pro-growth tax reform.

  • Pittsburgh Says, No Boston Beer Allowed Here! Friday, 31 May 2013 | 5:42 PM ET

    A Pittsburgh bar bans beer from Boston and Dogfish Head Craft Brewing serves up a line of beer infused brats.

  • The 'Hindenburg Omen' Scares Market Friday, 31 May 2013 | 4:39 PM ET
    The Hindenburg burning.

    The Hindenburg—the stock market version—may not have crashed into Wall Street but it certainly appeared to be circling.

  • New York City Shouldn't Imitate Ontario's Pensions Friday, 31 May 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    The Empire State Building

    The pension plan for Ontario teachers has posted excellent returns. NYC wants to follow its lead. This won't work.

  • 12 Jobs Where Women Win on Gender Pay Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Men usually out-earn women, but the tables are turned in these 12 jobs. Click ahead to see what they are.

  • It's a Bond Sell-Off! No, It's Not! ... GS vs. UBS Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    Two major brokerages are taking opposite sides over whether or not a long awaited sell off in the bond market is here.

  • Just Do It: Summer To-Do List for Small Businesses Friday, 31 May 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    Business slows down for some small shop owners in the summer. From networking to updating websites, a to-do guide for all those pesky tasks you've been meaning to do—for months.