Best of CNBC


  • Placing Odds on Who Will Succeed Bernanke Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 1:47 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Here are the top contenders to lead the Fed once Ben Bernanke steps aside.

  • SEC Should Target Individuals: Fmr. SEC Head Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 12:25 PM ET

    Although the SEC's decision to not allow defendants to neither admit nor deny wrongdoing is a good one, it must refocus on individuals, not companies, said a former SEC chairman.

  • Will Obamacare Hurt Jobs? It's Already Happening Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 12:21 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act in San Jose, Calif.

    Small business owners are already curtailing hiring because of concerns over the cost of Obamacare, a recent survey found.

  • Santelli to Fed: 'What Are You Afraid Of?' Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 12:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli had some tough talk for the Fed and Bernanke. He also challenged WSJ Reporter Jon Hilsenrath.

  • Working From Home? Your Boss May Be Spying on You Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 11:14 AM ET

    Even if you are thousands of miles away from the office and wearing pajamas, your boss could still be watching you just as closely as if you were sitting in the next cubicle over.

  • Dolce and Gabbana Sentenced to Jail for Tax Evasion Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 10:55 AM ET
    Fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana

    An Italian court on Wednesday sentenced fashion design duo Dolce and Gabbana to one year and eight months in prison for hiding hundreds of millions of euros from the tax authorities.

  • Smithfield CEO Could Make $46 Million on China Deal Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 8:37 AM ET
    C. Larry Pope president and chief executive officer of Smithfield Foods Inc.

    Smithfield Foods Chief Executive Larry Pope could receive nearly $46.6 million in payments as part of a planned takeover by China's Shuanghui, a securities filing showed.

  • Mortgage Cop: Four Top Banks Fail Consumers Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 7:59 AM ET

    More than a year after the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers signed a $26 billion legal settlement, those same servicers still need to do better, according to a new report.

  • Anonymous Search Engine Gets Lift From PRISM Scandal Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 3:58 AM ET
    Kwazi Nkrumah speaks while joining protesters rallying outside the U.S. Capitol against the NSA's recently detailed surveillance programs June 13, 2013, in Washington.

    The 'anonymous' search engine DuckDuckGo is getting a boost off the PRISM scandal that is putting big tech companies like Google and Apple to shame.

  • Why Yellen Should Be Next Fed Chief: Heller Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 8:04 PM ET
    Janet Yellen, vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve

    Vice-chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen is by far the most credible successor to central bank chief Ben Bernanke, former Fed Governor Robert Heller told CNBC.

  • Google Facilitates Illegal Activity, Say State AGs Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    Three attorneys general want Google to change the way its search engine displays results, accusing the company of helping facilitate the sale of illegal goods.

  • Home Builders Slow New Construction, Raise Prices Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 1:09 PM ET
    A worker builds a new home at the Pulte Homes Fireside at Norterra-Skyline housing development in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Home builders started fewer single-family homes in May than predicted, which is curious given the low U.S. supply of new and existing homes for sale.

  • How to Know When You Need a Prenup Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 12:49 PM ET

    Prenuptial agreements are common among the financial elite. Divorce settlements can be astronomical. But in some cases, prenups may make sense for the 99 percent.

  • 'Lame Duck' Bernanke? And the Fed's Taper Timing Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 11:01 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    After eight years of "people beating the crap out of him," Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke "deserves a break," former Fed Governor Frederic Mishkin tells CNBC.

  • Former UBS Trader Charged in Libor Investigation Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 9:02 AM ET

    Britain's fraud prosecutor charged former UBS trader Tom Hayes with eight counts of conspiracy to defraud.

  • NYC Mayoral Hopefuls Target 'Hipster' Techies Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 8:28 AM ET
    Anthony Weiner

    New York is second to only Silicon Valley when it comes to a burgeoning tech industry, but some city policies threaten its growth, mayoral hopefuls say.

  • Why Citi Wants to Rack Up US Taxes Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 7:41 AM ET

    Over the past few years, Citigroup has been grappling with an unusual problem—how to incur more U.S. taxes.

  • Should the Fed Run Payroll Taxes? Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 7:08 AM ET

    How to think about a proposal to give the Fed the power to raise or lower payroll taxes to manage the economy.

  • Markets More Doubtful of Fed Easing Benefits: Survey Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 7:01 AM ET

    The effects of the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program are looking more lackluster and more disruptive to market functioning, according to the latest CNBC Fed survey.

  • Investing 101 On the Golf Course  Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 6:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin hits the links with golf pro Mike Stubblefield and Stifel's Kevin Caron to pick up some tips on how getting a "feel" for the game is like investing.