Best of CNBC


  • SEC Spanks Naked Shorts Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    A trader signals an offer in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

    The SEC widened its crackdown on "naked shorting" by charging the Chicago Board Options Exchange with "systemic breakdowns" in the exchange's regulatory and compliance functions.

  • Treasurys Trashed: How High Can Yields Go?  Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    Treasurys get trashed as the 10-year yield hits 2.29 percent. How high can yields go? The outlook for bonds, with CNBC's Amanda Drury and the Futures Now Traders.

  • 'That Jamie Dimon Thing Was Crazy,' Jack Welch Says Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 1:06 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    The argument that companies like JPMorgan should split their chairman and CEO jobs is "the dumbest idea in the world," former GE boss Jack Welch told CNBC.

  • New Math for Cutting Unemployment Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 12:43 PM ET

    One long-held axiom relating to unemployment may be ready for the graveyard.

  • Booz Allen and the Big Business of Big Government Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 9:49 AM ET
    Booz Allen Hamilton Cyber Solution Center.

    Booz Allen reported revenues of $5.76 billion for the fiscal year ended in March. The government provided 98 percent of that revenue.

  • Cramer: Mistake for Lululemon’s CEO to Step Down  Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 9:09 AM ET

    Following the announcement that Lululemon’s CEO Christine Day is stepping down after a product recall controversy over overly sheer pants, Cramer was perplexed by the decision and said “the timing could not have been worse” to bring in a replacement.

  • Active Managers Take a Beating, Thanks to Apple Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 8:44 AM ET

    Active managers in both the mutual and hedge fund industries are badly underperforming their peers, and they have a mutual malady: a bad Apple.

  • Oil Demand Will Pick Up and We'll Satisfy It: OPEC Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 8:22 AM ET
    SeaDrill Limited West Carina platform

    OPEC predicted world oil demand will grow more quickly in the rest of 2013, indicating the group can keep pumping more oil than the ouptut target it set out last month.

  • Asleep on the Job: Banker’s Costly Nap Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 7:49 AM ET

    A German bank employee accidentally transferred millions from a customer’s account when he fell asleep at his computer.

  • Carlos Slim: New Telecom Regulations? No Problem Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 6:03 AM ET
    CNBC's Michelle Cabrera-Caruso with Mexican billionaire, Carlos Slim.

    Slim on why he doesn't think new Mexican legislation will hurt America Movil—the company he founded.

  • Prius sales need a charge Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 12:15 AM ET

    A decade after the Toyota Prius became a hit as the first hybrid to attract large numbers of buyers, sales of the popular car need a charge.

  • Who Knew? Carlos Slim Is a Kahlil Gibran Fan Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 9:31 PM ET

    Carlos Slim said that one of his favorite poets, Kahlil Gibran, helps shape his philosophy toward wealth.

  • Millennials See Technology's Benefits, Dark Side Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 2:10 PM ET

    While 83 percent of millennials surveyed worldwide said technology makes it easier to get a job, 62 percent said tech has also widened the gap between rich and poor.

  • Big Banks Bet on Jumbo Mortgages Again Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 12:32 PM ET

    Since the housing crash began, the market for these securities has been close to nothing. Banks still make the loans, but hold them on their books. Now that is beginning to change.

  • Retirees Face Up to the Million-Dollar Illusion Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 12:23 PM ET

    The topsy-turvy world of today's financial markets is upending what many people thought they understood about how to pay for life after work.

  • Experts Mull New Rules of Road for Kid Transplants Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

    Transplant experts will meet to decide whether and how to change the rules for children, after the parents of two youngsters successfully sued to get restrictions temporarily lifted.

  • Every Major Asset Class Is Overpriced: Analyst Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 11:18 AM ET

    Fed policy has been credited often with pushing up stock prices, but one research firm believes the central bank has pushed all asset prices to extreme levels.

  • The Buzz: A Sperm Bank for Dwindling Honeybees Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 11:06 AM ET
    Honeybee collecting nectar from sunflower

    Researchers are going to great lengths to keep American honeybees from dying off. Now, they have come up with a sperm bank.

  • 3M CEO: Research Is 'Driving This Company' Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 6:53 AM ET

    In 2008, 25 percent of 3M's revenue came from new products. Today, it's 34 percent.

  • Want More Time Off? Some Employers Let You Buy It Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 6:39 AM ET

    Some companies allow their workers to buy and sell vacation time, a perk that gives workers more flexibility in managing their time off.