Best of CNBC


  • Honeymoons Over My Hammy! Weddings at Denny's Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 3:03 PM ET

    Can't decide which you love more—your honey or maple syrup? Why choose? Denny's is now offering weddings at its Las Vegas restaurant.

  • Ouch! Jobs Pain, Facebook Phone & More Squawk Talk Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 2:07 PM ET

    Blogging tidbits, insights and some sarcasm on the Week That Was and the Week to Come from the notepad of the senior executive producer of "Squawk Box."

  • Chillin' at American Airport Lounges to Cost More Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 12:18 PM ET
    American Airlines Admirals Club at LAX

    American is raising airport lounge prices as more carriers revamp lounges to meet fliers' demands.

  • Fear, Reality, and Your Portfolio: Yoshikami Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 12:03 PM ET

    I fear that one day when I wake up a meteor will hit the earth and it will alter everything in my life. Is this a possibility? Yes, of course it is. But is this a probability? Should my actions be based on my fear or on what I believe to be probable?

  • Forever Fed: Jobs Blues Sets Up Eternal Easing Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    March's miserable jobs report stoked a debate about the strength of the recovery but helped settle any uncertainty over Federal Reserve policy.

  • Sequester Hasn't Hit Jobs Yet: Goldman's Hatzius Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    Despite the disappointing March jobs report and an expected slowdown in growth, the overall data have been encouraging, Goldman Sachs economist Jan Hatzius told CNBC.

  • Family Businesses More Resilient Amid Tough Times Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 11:19 AM ET
    Alex and Alison Sokol Blosser

    Some family businesses are more resilient because of a long-term focus and a commitment to customers. Careful spending like a 'frugal Yankee' helps too.

  • Key JOBS Act Features Delayed for Small Businesses Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 10:34 AM ET

    Crowdfunding circles are frustrated the SEC has not yet finalized rules that could potentially turbocharge the funding platform for startups and small businesses, Entrepreneur reports.

  • Seaching for the Next Pocket Fisherman Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 4:26 PM ET
    Pocket Hose

    Inventors are hoping their products will hit the infomercial goldmine and become the next OxyClean or Pocket Fisherman.

  • Our Real Energy Problem, and How to Solve It Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 4:14 PM ET

    Yossie Hollander is a founder and chairman of Our Energy Policy Foundation takes on a hard task of eliminating confusion when talking about energy.

  • North Korea and China Get Cozier Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 12:56 PM ET
    Kim Jung-Un

    A layer of complexity underlying the saber-rattling in North Korea is Pyongyang's growing trade relationship with China, said John Park of Harvard's Belfer Center.

  • Central Bank Efforts May 'End in Tears': El-Erian Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 12:19 PM ET
    Mohamed El-Erian, CEO PIMCO

    Global central banks are accelerating mostly ineffective policies because they feel they have no choice but to keep trying, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.

  • Virgin America: More Elite Fliers Wanted Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 11:55 AM ET

    Hoping to attract coveted elite frequent fliers from other airlines, Virgin America has extended its status match program.

  • Unique Converted Hotels Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    The following ten lodgings are repurposed structures in settings like an Asian hillside, a Swedish peninsula, and a Costa Rican nature preserve with histories involving famous authors, businessmen, and rock stars.

  • Enron's Skilling Could Get Early Release From Prison Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 10:40 AM ET
    Former Enron CEO, Jeff Skilling (L), and his attorney, Daniel Petrocelli.

    Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, who is serving a 24-year prison term for his role in the energy giant's epic collapse, could get out of prison early under an agreement being discussed, CNBC has learned.

  • Bye, Pork Butt. Hello, Boston Roast: Meat Gets Revamp Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 9:13 AM ET

    The pork and beef industries are retooling more than 350 names of meat cuts to give them more sizzle and consumer appeal.

  • Unintended QE Consequences a Concern: Fed's Lockhart Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 8:57 AM ET
    Dennis Lockhart, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

    Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart told CNBC more solid economic data coupled with a "substantial improvement" in jobs are needed before the central bank would consider tightening policy.

  • War Against Superbugs Likely Unwinnable: Doctors Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 8:32 AM ET

    In addition to superbugs' deadly human toll, associated health costs run into the billions. Some warn that we may never win our war against them as research tapers off.

  • GM CEO Sees Strong US Sales, Despite Payroll Tax Bite Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 7:11 AM ET

    Auto sales are expected to be in the range of 15 million and 15.5 million units this year, General MotorsCEO Daniel Akerson told CNBC.

  • Beer Label Madness – Round One Results are Final! Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 3:10 AM ET

    We're out to find the most-loved beer label in a March Madness-inspired contest. Check the first day's results and cast your vote!