Best of CNBC


  • Swoon in June? Don't Count on It Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 6:48 PM ET

    Bulls cheered as stocks defied the "sell in May and go away" pattern, and traders say investors may not have to worry about a "June swoon" either.

  • US Is the New Emerging Growth Market: Whitney Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 5:10 PM ET
    Meredith Whitney

    Investors looking for emerging market growth rates should look to the central United States, Meredith Whitney told CNBC.

  • Amazon Plans Major Move Into Grocery Business Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 4:42 PM ET

    Amazon plans to roll out an online grocery business that it has been quietly developing for years, targeting one of the largest retail sectors yet to be upended by e-commerce.

  • Deutsche Bank Current Worry? 'Balkanization' Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 4:28 PM ET
    Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt

    Deutsche Bank's co-CEO Anshu Jain told CNBC he's cautiously optimistic about the health of the global economy but worries about regulatory 'balkanization.'

  • Tea Party Describes 'Willful Intimidation' by IRS Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:35 PM ET
    Becky Gerritson of the Wetumpka Tea Party testifies during a hearing before the House Ways and Means Committee June 4, 2013 on Capitol Hill.

    Conservative groups delivered an emotional plea for Washington to rein in government overreach.

  • Saudi Prince Spends $19.5 Million at Disneyland Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:09 PM ET
    Disney character Mickey poses in front of the Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland park outside Paris, France.

    Disneyland likely says it gives visitors to its theme parks the royal treatment, but if you want to see the park through the eyes of a real prince be prepared to pay up.

  • Rude Executive Outbursts Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 2:26 PM ET
    James Hagedorn, Chairman and CEO of the Scotts Miracle-Gro Co.

    Scotts Miracle-Gro chief Jim Hagedorn isn't the only one. Here are some business people who have expressed themselves with the bird, the f-bomb, or just plain rudeness.

  • Jeff DeGraaf of Renaissance Macro Research explains why stock investors should be encouraged by what the bond market is telling them. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Reverse Mortgages Backfiring on Seniors Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 12:05 PM ET

    Reverse mortgages have been around awhile, but got more popular during the housing crash as seniors who lost retirement money needed cash. Now, many are backfiring.

  • Ladies Who Lunch Drive Up Drinking Rate Among Rich Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 10:28 AM ET

    A slew of recent studies argue that more wealth brings better health: from longer lives to lower disability rates. But wealth may bring a negative side-effect to one group: ladies who lunch, who tend to drink more than is recommended.

  • Cat Lovers Invited to Take Meow to the Ball Game Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    The Wilmington Blue Rocks are planning a "Purr in the Park" promotion where the team plans to pay tribute to felines by inviting fans to bring their cat to the ball park.

  • Rubio: Majority of GOP Support Immigration Reform Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 7:50 AM ET
    Marco Rubio

    A vast majority of Republicans and conservatives support immigration reform if the law solves the problem of illegal immigration, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Behind the Rise in Home Prices? Wall Street Buyers Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 2:43 AM ET

    Large investment firms have spent billions over the last year buying homes in the U.S.'s most depressed markets, the NYT reports.

  • United Offers $499 'Subscription' for Leg Room Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 5:42 PM ET

    United Airlines is the first carrier to offer 1-year "subscriptions" that offer fliers certain perks.

  • Google Glass Gets Its First Porn App Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 2:41 PM ET
    Google Glass T&G

    Well, that didn't take long. The first porn app has officially launched on Google Glass.

  • Enjoying breakfast in bed or a late-night snack at New York's largest hotel will soon require that you first trek to the lobby for grab and go items.

  • Turkey Violence: More Complex Than Arab Spring Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 12:50 PM ET
    Protestors march near Taksim Square on June 3, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. The protests began initially over the fate of Taksim Gezi Park, one of the last significant green spaces in the center of the city.

    In some ways, it's easier to explain what the last few days' protests in Turkey are not about, rather than what they are.

  • Hotel Meetings Business Lags, but Set for Recovery Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 12:33 PM ET

    Reactions to reports of excessive conference spending by the IRS are likely to be overblown, said Hyatt Hotels' president and CEO.

  • Steve Martin May Profit on Sale of St. Barts Villa Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 12:33 PM ET
    Actor, comedian, writer, playwright, producer and banjo musician Steve Martin.

    Actor Steve Martin is listing his villa in the posh Caribbean island of St. Barts for 8.75 million euros, or about $11.4 million. If he gets what he's asking, he'll score a nice profit on its sale.

  • When Adult Children Become Financial Caregivers Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 12:15 PM ET

    A family is in touchy territory when adult children must begin to manage their elderly parents' finances. But a few essential steps can make the transition smoother.