Best of CNBC


  • 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.

  • A Headhunter for the Wealthy Turns on Them Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 6:21 AM ET
    Stephen A. Schwarzman, chairman of the Blackstone Group

    Adrian Barrie Smith, who recruits housekeeping staff for the wealthy, has sued several well-known Wall Street financiers and even the comedian Jerry Seinfeld.

  • Why Siberia Could Be Russia's Secret Economic Weapon Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 3:21 AM ET

    Once infamous as a place of exile and no-return during the Tsarist and then Stalinist eras, Siberia is being touted as a beacon of light by the Russian government as it looks east, rather than west, for growth potential.

  • Health Care's New Normal: Low Cost Inflation Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 12:03 AM ET

    Already sluggish health-care inflation is projected to slow down even more in 2014 as consumers, employers and the federal government continue looking to cut medical costs, a new report said Tuesday.

  • Scott London: I Got About $70,000 in Kickbacks Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 6:37 PM ET
    Scott London, the former KPMG LLP partner exits federal court in Los Angeles.

    In an exclusive interview with CNBC, the man at the center of an insider-trading probe, former KPMG auditor Scott London, said he received about $70,000 in kickbacks.

  • Get Ready For the Fed—Cramer Style  Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    The FOMC meeting kicks off on Tuesday. Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why this week isn't make or break it for the economy.

  • Putin's Super Bowl Bling?  Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 2:56 PM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen during a ceremony of receiving credentials in Moscow's Kremlin on Wednesday in Moscow,  Russia, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Russian President Vladimir Putin has renewed calls for a joint international solution to civil conflict in the Middle East in a veiled rejection of Western demands for an end to Syrian leader Bashar Assad’s rule. Putin said Wednesday that incitement to the continuation of violence with a view to securing regime change would only creat

    Russia's President Putin is being called out by New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft for allegedly stealing his Super Bowl Championship ring, with the "Street Signs" panel.

  • Gun Friendly Texas Woos Northeast Gun Makers Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 2:12 PM ET

    Gov. Rick Perry will visit gun makers in New York and Connecticut this week to try to bring them to gun-friendly Texas.