Best of CNBC


  • Europe's Vanishing Tax Havens Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 2:16 AM ET

    Some of the most famous tax havens in the world are in the heart of Europe, where a history of banking secrecy has created opportunities for large savings. But these havens are under increasing pressure to unlock their secrets.

  • Rafael Nadal tore up the record books by winning his 8th French Open. The Spaniard beat fellow country men David Ferrer in straight sets to become the first man to win 8 singles title at the same tournament.

  • How Much LeBron Makes If the Heat Win a Title Saturday, 8 Jun 2013 | 3:46 PM ET
    LeBron James

    How much cash could LeBron James likely get from winning the NBA title? Not as much as you might think

  • Fraudster Caught on TV     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    A former postal worker pleads guilty to disability fraud after being caught on television in "Wheel of Fortune" visibly able bodied. Esaun Pinto, CPI Investigations, offers insight.

  • Beer-Loving Simpson's Fans: Woo-Hoo! Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 6:00 PM ET
    Anheuser-Busch Budweiser

    In this weeks' beer news roundup: Budweiser gets bigger, Simpson's fans can now enjoy a Duff brew and a report shows the craft beer scene may be growing too fast.

  • 6 Simple Steps to Improving Your Credit Score Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    Lenders aren't the only ones who look at your score. Increasingly, insurers and even prospective employers examine your credit habits.

  • Cronut Mania Spawns Imitators and a Trademark Rush Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 3:13 PM ET
    The Cronut.

    New York's Cronut mania has prompted several bakeries around the country to seize on the hype and launch their own spins on the treat, despite its trademark protection.

  • For Some, Fed Can Start Tapering NOW Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    While the end of easy monetary policy has been cast as the great enemy of stocks, for some tapering can't happen soon enough.

  • Best Credit Cards for Small Business in 2013 Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 12:33 PM ET
    Alain Filiz

    The credit-card comparison website CardHub.com is releasing its analysis of more than 1,000 business and personal credit cards for small-business owners.

  • How Home Ownership Causes Unemployment Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    Higher levels of home ownership drag down the economy, a new study by British economists found.

  • Dirty Endoscopes Raise Risk for Patients Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 10:23 AM ET

    A new study released Friday discovered that an average of 15 percent of flexible endoscopes used to examine GI tracts and colons at five hospitals were dirty.

  • Pentagon Needs to Acquire Private Sector Know-how Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 9:54 AM ET
    F-35 Lightning II

    The Pentagon needs to follow the private sector's lead on acquisitions, particularly when it comes to critical information technology, says one lawmaker.

  • Start Your Engines: NatGas Coming to Your Tank Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 9:27 AM ET
    Honda's compress natural gas powered Civic GX undergo final testing at the Japanese automaker's Greensburg, Indiana plant.

    There aren't a lot of motor vehicles using natural gas, but that could be changing thanks to a confluence of trends.

  • The highest Powerball Lottery's jackpot reaches $600 million.

    Before regret and misunderstanding puts another dent in civility everywhere, know this: It's OK to let a senior citizen step in front of you when buying a ticket.

  • Pop Star Stuff That Sold for Big Bucks Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 8:28 AM ET
    A lock of Mick Jagger's hair sold for just under $6000 at auction.

    From James Brown to Ozzy Osbourne, CNBC uncovers items that brought mind-boggling figures at auction. A savvy investment, an outrageous indulgence or a frenzied fad? You decide!

  • Greenspan: Fed Should Cut Back QE Now     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 7:33 AM ET

    Former Federal Reserve chief Alan Greenspan says the Federal Reserve needs to reduce its quantitative easing efforts now.

  • Apple's Coming 'Wild Card' May Be Truly Wild Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 6:05 AM ET

    Despite speculation that Apple next week will announce a music-streaming service, the iPhone maker might have something else up its sleeve.

  • Marc Faber: Even 'QE 99' Won't Help Economy Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 4:10 AM ET
    Marc Faber

    The market's obsession with quantitative easing and the Federal Reserve's willingness to provide an "unlimited" supply of liquidity "does not benefit the man on the street", notorious bear Marc Faber told CNBC.

  • NASCAR's Jeff Gordon Unveils New Car on CNBC Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 4:23 PM ET
    NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon

    The champion NASCAR driver, who will race Sunday in the Poconos with a brand-new look, revealed his car's updated paint scheme to CNBC.

  • Hog Stock: Inside China's Strategic Pork Reserve Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 2:41 PM ET
    A Chinese vendor carries a slaughtered pig to his motorcycle at an abattoir, as he heads back to his stall at a market in Hefei, east China's Anhui province.

    Americans know that the U.S. keeps a huge petroleum reserve, but China takes stockpiling to an entirely different level: It runs a strategic pork reserve.