Best of CNBC


  • Texting and Driving? Daydreaming's More Dangerous Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    Apparently, you are five times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash because you were "lost in thought" than if you were distracted by the use of some electronic device, according to new research. NBC reports.

  • How to Prepare for a Spring Swoon in Stocks Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 12:48 PM ET

    This week marks the official start of earnings season, during which companies will try to impress investors with their ability to generate profits. It may not be so easy this time around.

  • McDonald's to Chipotle: Secret menus decoded Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Ever do a double take when the person in front of you asks for a McDonald's Monster Mac or Chipotle Quesarito? Check out these not-so-secret menu items.

  • As Marijuana Goes Legit, Investors Rush In Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 11:34 AM ET

    The legalization of marijuana for personal consumption in some states has entrepreneurs focusing the economic future of the market.

  • The environmental impact of "fracking," the drilling technology largely responsible for America's boom in oil and gas production, are hotly contested. Consequences like water contamination have been established, but often it is not clear if they were directly caused by fracking or the result of sloppy drilling practices.

  • Stock Crash Likely If Rally Continues: Marc Faber Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 9:22 AM ET
    Marc Faber

    The US stock market is overbought, and any more near-term gains portend big trouble, "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report" publisher Marc Faber told CNBC.

  • Margaret Thatcher's Greatest Moments Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 8:40 AM ET
    Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 1987.

    A look at some of the greatest moments of Margaret Thatcher's time as UK prime minister.

  • Putin Faces Down Topless Protest in Germany Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 6:14 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin and an activist of the Ukrainian women rights group 'Femen' in Hannover, Germany.

    Russia urged Germany to punish a group of women who staged a bare-breasted protest against President Vladimir Putin during a visit to the country.

  • While you were watching the Final Four, we were running our own brackets--on beer labels! Check out the week one results and get ready for the Suds 16.

  • Cramer’s Game Plan for Week Ahead Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    Earnings season kicks off in the week ahead and these quarterly reports could really make or break the bulls.

  • Facebook Phone App Could Be Headache for Google Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 5:45 PM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

    Facebook's new Home application for Android devices may put the social giant at further odds with Google.

  • Ackman Turns Up Heat on Johnson Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 5:09 PM ET
    Bill Ackman and Ron Johnson

    William Ackman, JC Penney's largest shareholder, criticized CEO Ron Johnson's strategy, saying that "big mistakes have been made."

  • How to Put a Price Tag on an Employee's Weight Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 4:02 PM ET

    Gahhh! It's so hard to lose weight. You know what's even harder? Trying to put a price tag on employee weight loss.

  • JC Penney Tries to Get Its House in Order Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 3:37 PM ET
    Shoppers in JCPenney

    The retailer is soft-launching some of its home shops—in-store boutiques for furnishings from designers such as Jonathan Adler and Michael Graves—hoping that they will help spur plummeting sales. The Street will be watching.

  • Honeymoons Over My Hammy! Weddings at Denny's Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 3:03 PM ET

    Can't decide which you love more—your honey or maple syrup? Why choose? Denny's is now offering weddings at its Las Vegas restaurant.

  • Ouch! Jobs Pain, Facebook Phone & More Squawk Talk Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 2:07 PM ET

    Blogging tidbits, insights and some sarcasm on the Week That Was and the Week to Come from the notepad of the senior executive producer of "Squawk Box."

  • Chillin' at American Airport Lounges to Cost More Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 12:18 PM ET
    American Airlines Admirals Club at LAX

    American is raising airport lounge prices as more carriers revamp lounges to meet fliers' demands.

  • Fear, Reality, and Your Portfolio: Yoshikami Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 12:03 PM ET

    I fear that one day when I wake up a meteor will hit the earth and it will alter everything in my life. Is this a possibility? Yes, of course it is. But is this a probability? Should my actions be based on my fear or on what I believe to be probable?

  • Forever Fed: Jobs Blues Sets Up Eternal Easing Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    March's miserable jobs report stoked a debate about the strength of the recovery but helped settle any uncertainty over Federal Reserve policy.

  • Sequester Hasn't Hit Jobs Yet: Goldman's Hatzius Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    Despite the disappointing March jobs report and an expected slowdown in growth, the overall data have been encouraging, Goldman Sachs economist Jan Hatzius told CNBC.