Best of CNBC


  • Cloned horses may soon compete at US racetracks Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 12:53 PM ET
    The head of cloning company Cryozootech, Eric Palmer, posing with a cloned horse Pieraz-Cryozootech-Stallion during its presentation to the press. The horse is a pure-bred Arab, from a castrated endurance champion, Pieraz.

    A judge ordered the American Quarter Horse Association to allow cloned horses to be entered into the breed's official registry, which could clear the way for the clones to race.

  • These two banks will rally 100%: Dick Bove Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Dick Bove, the bank analyst and vice president of equity research at Rafferty Capital, said investors should be buying financial stocks "very aggressively."

  • Looking for Fed clues? Forget about Jackson Hole Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 10:59 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve.

    Investors looking for major clues about the future of monetary policy probably will have to look past this month's Federal Reserve summit at Jackson Hole, Wyo.

  • Ackman quits Penney board; not selling shares Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 10:51 AM ET

    As part of the deal, the board "reaffirmed its overwhelming support" for CEO Myron Ullman and Chairman Thomas Engibous, who had been targeted by Ackman.

  • For $20,000, a Hollywood script doc will see you Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 4:43 PM ET

    One company will crunch previous box-office data to gauge a script's viability.

  • No takers? Why a rival won't snatch up BlackBerry Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 4:16 PM ET
    CEO Thorsten Heins with the BlackBerry 10 in January.

    Odds are that suitors won't be coming out of the woodwork now that BlackBerry is exploring a sale. But a private equity buyout isn't out of the question.

  • Two New Yorkers find a fortune in meatballs Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 3:48 PM ET

    What does it take to run a successful niche business? The Biz Fix talks with Michael Chernow about how he built a business around meatballs that is humming in supercompetitive New York.

  • Larry Summers' latest opponent—Bette Midler? Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 2:05 PM ET
    Bette Midler

    There are plenty of famed economists taking sides in the Summers vs Yellen debate for the next Fed chair. But award-winning singer/actresses? Much less feedback in that department.

  • The next Burt's Bees? Small firm gives it a shot Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 1:45 PM ET

    The next Burt's Bees? Dr. Zarbock, a full-time pediatrician, developed his homegrown natural remedies for treating coughs and colds into a small business empire.

  • Shatner beams up Priceline to be $1,000 stock Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 12:47 PM ET

    With a boost from William Shatner, Priceline is heading at warp speed to be the S&P's first $1,000 stock, surprisingly with a reasonable valuation, investors and analysts say.

  • General Motors plans pullout from South Korea Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 8:46 PM ET
    General Motors (GM) Chevrolet automobiles in Incheon, South Korea.

    General Motors Co. has begun cutting its presence in South Korea after mounting labor costs and militant unionism triggered a rethink of its reliance on the country.

  • Mom, my teacher is a zombie! Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET
    Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

    Zombies ... they're everywhere! Well, now they're not just eating your brains and making you run for you're life, they're also teaching math and helping you find a job.

  • Reached middle class status? Start complaining Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Several hundred of 200,000 pro-democracy student protesters face to face with policemen outside the Great Hall of the People in Tiananmen Square 22 April 1989 in Beijing.

    Income inequality is becoming a big issue in China, just as hundreds of millions start to lead the good life. Welcome to China's one percent versus 99 percent divide.

  • Boosting the craft beer biz, a beer geek at a time Saturday, 10 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET
    Drew Curtis, Will Wheaton, and Greg Koch

    "Homebrewing has always been a fundamental element of the craft brewing culture," Stone Brewing's Greg Koch said, reflecting on how the beer geek culture helps feed the industry.

  • Look what's cooking: Fast food moving upscale Saturday, 10 Aug 2013 | 1:00 PM ET
    Blaze Pizza

    With fast-casual restaurants growing at a sprint while fast-food counterparts moving at a slow jog, the latter group is entering the race to open more premium concepts.

  • Boomers find second acts pursuing encore careers Saturday, 10 Aug 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    As Americans are living longer, some people in their 50s and 60s are holding on to jobs longer while others are starting encore careers.

  • Breaking down the Wall St.-Main St. disconnect Saturday, 10 Aug 2013 | 8:18 AM ET

    You see it all the time: Booming times for Wall Street banks and investors, while life for ordinary Americans remains, well, ordinary.

  • These kids today—have to pay up for college Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 5:05 PM ET
    Students walk across campus at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt.

    Most college students today are paying for it themselves. There is one thing, however, that mom and dad are still paying for.

  • Teens are shopping—just not at traditional malls Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 3:23 PM ET

    Teens are shopping, but their back-to-school wish lists have changed. Many are mixing designer handbags and fast fashion, making it tough on traditional teen retailers.

  • Hemp giving food and beer a new high Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 2:49 PM ET

    Chefs and brewers are rediscovering this ancient ‘weed’ and using it as a flavor enhancer. It’s time for Chew and Brew the hemp edition. Someone please call Jeff Spicoli because it’s totally awesome, dude!