Best of CNBC


  • Robert Benmosche

    It was not in the interest of AIG, its shareholders or the public to sue the U.S. over the terms of its bailout, CEO Robert Benmosche told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • Selling the American Dream: Investigations Inc. Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 1:53 PM ET

    “Selling the American Dream” goes inside the world of multi-level marketing. Our 10 month investigation shows how quickly people can find themselves in financial ruin, when investments they are encouraged to make in MLM businesses turn into unmanageable debt.

  • Herbalife Under Fire: Clubs, Hopes and Losses Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    After a 10-month investigation, CNBC found many people who had trouble selling Herbalife and sometimes lost thousands of dollars in the process. Herbalife's stock is now in the middle of a major hedge fund battle.

  • The Global Business Travel Association's outlook forecasts U.S. business travel to rise 4.6 percent in 2013, fueled by growth in international travel and group travel.

  • The Most Talked About Signature Ever!     Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 12:50 PM ET

    Jack Lew is said to be the next Treasury Secretary, but his signature has raised eyebrows on the Hill.

  • AOL Takes on Apple and Google in Maps: CEO Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 12:34 PM ET
    AOL offices in Palo Alto, Calif.

    AOL is eyeing opportunities to take share in the mapping apps space from Apple and Google, CEO Tim Armstrong told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • A Financial Service for People Fed Up With Banks Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Simple, an online banking startup, offers its customers free checking accounts and data-rich analysis of their transactions and spending habits.

  • Apple Working on Cheaper iPhone: Report Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 5:29 AM ET

    Apple is working on a cheaper version of its popular iPhone that could be released this year, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.

  • 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."