Best of CNBC


  • Why programmers feel 'somebody's watchin meeee' Saturday, 28 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Almost 40 percent of software engineers working on big data solutions think the government is spying on them, and why wouldn't they?

  • Martha Stewart on her Apple tweets Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 11:58 AM ET
    Martha Stewart

    In today's Lunch Break TV, Martha Stewart tells NBC's Today that she was "just joking" when she tweeted that Apple should come pick up an iPad that broke when she dropped it.

  • Woof! Start-up DogVacay tackles $11 billion market Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 3:40 PM ET

    It connects dog owners to 10,000 screened and trained dog-sitters around the country. Hosts set their prices, and the company takes a 15 percent cut.

  • Biggest house in USA's richest town Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank takes you inside a house described as the biggest home in the richest town in America.

  • The 10 richest states in America Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 4:09 PM ET

    The top 10 U.S. states ranked by the average household income, according to a recent report from the Census Bureau.

  • Jamie Dimon carded at Justice Dept. meeting Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 3:43 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon presents driver's license to Justice Department security officer as he arrives at the Justice Department in Washington, Sept. 26, 2013.

    Before Jamie Dimon could enter the Justice Department Thursday for settlement talks, he was photographed being made to show ID by security guards.

  • 'Nonstop' drama: Powerball winner wants life back Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 12:59 PM ET

    "Just disappear. Get lost while you still can," says one recent lottery winner. NBCNews.com reports.

  • Do women 'need a dude' to help them buy a car? Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 12:45 PM ET

    TrueCar.com is tapping into feelings of distrust and discomfort that many women feel about buying a car. But is it sexist?

  • Americans blame Obamacare for higher costs Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 10:59 AM ET

    A CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds nearly one in five Americans believe their health insurance costs have gone up because of Obamacare.

  • What's in a name? Lots when it's Obamacare Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 10:58 AM ET

    In CNBC's All-America Economic Survey, 30 percent of the public doesn't know what ACA is, vs. only 12 percent when we ask about Obamacare.

  • How Americans are making their dogs fat Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 10:29 AM ET
    Lolita, an overweight dachshund, on a treadmill as part of her "canine cardio session," a health and fitness package offered at the Morris Animal Inn, Morristown N.J., Aug. 21, 2013.

    More than half of American dogs are overweight, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. So dogs have been hitting the canine gym.

  • JPM talks are good headlines, but ...: Ex-Bear CEO Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 8:58 AM ET
    Alan D. Schwartz, former chief executive officer of Bear Stearns,

    Former Bear Stearns CEO Alan Schwartz told CNBC that the possible $11 billion number surrounding the JPMorgan mortgage settlement talks make no sense.

  • 'No middle' in DC anymore: Former Obama advisor Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 9:27 AM ET

    Former Obama budget chief Peter Orszag told CNBC on Thursday he'd rather see a government shutdown than risk a default on the nation's debt.

  • Here's 8 things you must know about Obamacare Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 12:12 PM ET
    President Barack Obama discusses the Affordable Care Act with former President Bill Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York.

    With a key October 1 deadline looming, here are eight facts about Obamacare that you were too afraid to ask.

  • Google's Eric Schmidt offers fix for Fed leak Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 4:23 PM ET
    Eric Schmidt

    The Fed "lockup" leak that gave some traders in Chicago information before others was unfair, Google's Eric Schmidt said. Here's how to prevent it.

  • Banking union needed 'as soon as possible': Trichet Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 11:45 PM ET

    Europe must make a decision as soon as possible on setting up a strong central authority to handle failing lenders, a key plank of establishing a successful banking union, former European Central Bank (ECB) president Jean Claude Trichet urged on Thursday.

  • Professor Robert Reich makes big-screen debut Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 6:33 PM ET

    From the White House to the classroom, Robert Reich has advocated for greater income equality in the U.S. Now he's selling his case on the big screen.

  • Adult education: Is it worth going back to school? Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Nearly 4 million adults who are 35 and older are enrolled in a degree-granting institution. Here's how to get the most bang for your buck.

  • A bourbon lover's Holy Grail: The Bourbon Trail Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 4:31 PM ET

    California has its wine trails but what many people don't know is that Kentucky, where 95% of the world's bourbon is made, has a bourbon trail.

  • Bourbon Country: Rolling hills & flaming barrels Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 3:17 PM ET

    From giant vats of mash to flaming barrels and a chilled glass of Kentucky champagne, here are scenes from the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.