Best of CNBC


  • Why It's Over for Natural Gas Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 9:49 PM ET

    As we find ourselves deep into the winter, it is becoming increasingly clear that we are not getting the cold weather and the demand that comes with it to push natural gas higher.

  • CES is trying to rebrand itself as a destination for startups and venture capital investors looking for the next big thing.

  • Hey Men, It May Be Time to Shave Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 3:46 PM ET

    Even though women say they like your three-day growth ... most don't. That, at least, is the opinion of women surveyed by Gillette.

  • 'Market Crash' to Come in 2013: Harry Dent     Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 3:03 PM ET

    Harry Dent of HS Dent Investment Management explains why he predicts a market crash in the third quarter of the year and that the U.S. is headed towards bankruptcy. Ed Butowsky, Chapwood Investments; Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation"; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, weigh in.

  • IRS Should Audit Wealthy Even More: Report Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 1:59 PM ET

    Millionaires already get audited more than the everyone else but a new government report suggests they should get audited even more.

  • Royal Dutch Shell's Kulluk rig

    Working in extreme Arctic conditions brings its own set of technical hazards, highlighted by the grounding of Royal Dutch Shell’s Kulluk rig on the rocks off Sitkalidak Island, after being battered by a northern Pacific gale. These problems may become more frequent.

  • Entrepreneurs Wary of IPOs: SecondMarket CEO Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 12:58 PM ET

    Entrepreneurs no longer view taking their company public the pinnacle of success, SecondMarket's CEO told CNBC.

  • Nihal Mehta, CEO LocalResponse

    LocalResponse CEO Nihal Mehta, talks about his latest advertising venture which allows advertisers to respond to social media moments.

  • GOP Senator Sees No 'Grand Bargain' on Debt Crisis Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 12:01 PM ET

    A key conservative in the Senate told CNBC on Tuesday that spending cuts would have to be part of any discussion to raise the nation's borrowing limit.

  • How Target Is Taking Aim at Online Retailers Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 11:11 AM ET

    Target is pledging to match prices of select online rivals year round. The promise began as a holiday promotion, but it will now be extended. But is this a race to the bottom for retailers?

  • White House Presses Ahead on Gun Control Initiative Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 10:43 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks as Vice President Joseph Biden listens during an announcement on gun reform on December 19, 2012.

    Facing a February deadline, the Obama administration is calling gun owner groups, victims' organizations and video-game industry representatives to the White House for talks Wednesday on curbing gun violence.

  • What Do 'Cable Nevers' Mean for TV's Future? Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 10:32 AM ET
    2013 International Consumer Electronics Show

    Cord-cutting hasn't proven much of a threat to media giants, but new technologies are encouraging a new trend: "Cord Nevers."

  • Why Small Investors Could Be the 'Smart Money' Now Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 10:28 AM ET

    On Wall Street, the retail investor is often seen as the dumb money. But those days may be over.

  • This famous DC hotel is offering a $47,000 inauguration package that includes a range of luxuries, including your own "Twitter butler," to capture and post your every move!

  • 'Dr. Doom' Sees Possible 10% Gold Correction Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 8:36 AM ET
    Marc Faber

    Marc Faber told CNBC on Tuesday that he owns gold as an "insurance policy" despite a possible correction.

  • Brace Yourself: Earnings Disappointments Ahead Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 8:15 AM ET

    The buzz is modest at best for the fourth-quarter earnings season. Here's why you shouldn't be surprised to see your fair share of disappointments.

  • JPMorgan's Staley Joins BlueMountain Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 8:12 AM ET
    James E. Staley

    Former JPMorgan investment-banking chief James "Jes" Staley is joining BlueMountain Capital, the $12 billion hedge fund.

  • Is Income Inequality as American as Apple Pie? Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 1:55 AM ET

    Income inequality has been on the rise for three decades in the United States, according to the Congressional Budget Office, with the gap between the "haves" and "have-nots" currently at its widest point since 1967.

  • It sounds like a setup for a joke: Hey, did you hear the one about the high school swim champ who got Taco Bell to make him a customized Speedo? It's not a hoax, though — more of a lesson in the power of social media marketing and teenage chutzpah.

  • Thanks America! Now We're Going to Sue You Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 11:33 PM ET
    American International Group Inc.'s (AIG) building located at 72 Wall Street in New York, U.S.

    Bailed out AIG is considering joining a $25 billion shareholder lawsuit against the government. The New York Time reports.