Best of CNBC


  • Obamacare: A new opportunity for fraud? Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 11:18 AM ET

    In the rush to get the word out about Obamacare and set up state exchanges where insurance may be purchased, there inevitably are opportunities for fraud and abuse, analysts say.

  • A hungry world: Lots of food, in too few places Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 8:39 AM ET
    Afghan children, who salvage recyclable items from garbage to make a living, eat a meal of rice in Jalalabad on June 30, 2013.

    An estimated 870 million people suffer from hunger on daily. But the problem isn't that we have too little food, experts say—it's what we do with the food we have.

  • Golf's winners are not always the top earners Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 7:20 AM ET

    Phil Mickelson might have pocketed $1.44 million at golf's British Open Championship this weekend, but one expert said he has some way to go to catch up with golf's top earner.

  • Are 'no contract' wireless plans a good choice? Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 6:08 AM ET

    If you're a gadget lover who always wants the latest smartphone, then you should consider a "no-contract" wireless plan.

  • Doctors still confused, skeptical about Obamacare Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    A poll of doctors finds huge skepticism that Obamacare insurance exchanges will open by fall deadline, and mostly don't know how new health law will affect practices.

  • First drive: 261 mpg Volkswagen XL1 Sunday, 21 Jul 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    This diesel plug-in hybrid recently received a mind-boggling rating from European authorities of 261 mpg, far and away a record.

  • Heineken: This round (trip ticket) is on us Saturday, 20 Jul 2013 | 1:48 PM ET

    Heineken challenges air travelers to drop their planned itineraries and play "Departure Roulette:" the chance to jet off to an exotic location for free.

  • The hottest rides around: Nascar's top cars Saturday, 20 Jul 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Marcus Lemonis of Camping World sponsors the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Other companies have sponsored NASCAR drivers too, but which drivers, and which companies?

  • Microsoft earnings a ‘comedy of errors’: Pro Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 5:25 PM ET

    A weak day for techs following disappointing earnings from Microsoft and Google has not deterred the bulls.

  • What's next for Detroit? Long court battle Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 1:55 PM ET

    Detroit's bankruptcy filing brings into sharp focus the decades-long decline of the once prosperous hub of American manufacturing. Here's what's next.

  • Detroit's 'name is mud' but fallout likely limited Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 1:06 PM ET
    Detroit street scene

    Detroit has become a pariah of the muni world, but analysts are holding out hope that the nation's largest government bankruptcy isn't contagious.

  • Banking sorely needs another Diners Club moment Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 10:55 AM ET

    Banking has grown to more than 8 percent of GDP but customer satisfaction is low. Change is slow, but it's coming for the banks.

  • The First State aims to be first in business Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 10:48 AM ET
    Jack Markell, Governor of Delaware

    Delaware companies in advanced industries are bringing manufacturing jobs back from abroad, such as ILC Dover, and luring new ones from overseas, including Hologic from Germany.

  • Sharknado? How to avoid being real shark bait Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 10:28 AM ET

    Mandy Drury is used to sparring with some of the toughest sharks on the street and as an Aussie she knows a thing or two about swimming with real sharks

  • The 10 best-selling NFL jerseys 2013 Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    With preseason upon us, here are the top best-selling players this summer, along with their position, jersey numbers and NFL experience.

  • The fastest way to triple your money is...housing? Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 12:52 PM ET

    Home prices bouncing off the bottom have created a prefect storm for buying and selling the same home in many parts of the country, according to a report by RealtyTrac.

  • Netflix’s 14 Emmy nods mark streaming video's rise Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 12:18 PM ET
    Kevin Spacey

    Prime-time TV just changed, with Netflix joining the ranks of cable heavyweights with multiple Primetime Emmy nominations. But can awards translate to more Netflix subscribers?

  • Amber alerts may startle awake cellphone users Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    A digital Amber alert regarding a child abduction went off around 4 a.m. Wednesday, resulting in a mass wake-up call for thousands of stunned New Yorkers.

  • S&P 500 breaks another eye-popping record Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    Of all the wild, standard-setting numbers that have come with this year's stock market rally, here's one that stands out.

  • Check citizenship? 'Pain in the neck' for Main St. Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 9:36 AM ET

    Some small businesses oppose expanding the employment verification rules as part of immigration reform, saying compliance would be costly and only add to their uncertainty. What's fair?