Best of CNBC


  • 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.

  • Yen Rally Causes Shock, Selling Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 2:30 PM ET

    There are rip-your-face-off rallies and then there are the rip-your-face-off retreats—the kind Wall Street experienced Thursday during a brief but vicious yen surge.

  • Here Comes the Correction: Doug Kass     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

    Has the market topped out? Investors await the jobs report, with Doug Kass, Seabreeze Partners, CNBC's Kayla Tausche and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Jim Iuorio at the Nymex.

  • Most innovative small businesses of 2013 Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Small businesses can find success with innovative solutions to common problems. CNBC Prime's "The Prophet" presents 10 small businesses with groundbreaking products.

  • Why Rising Mortgage Rates May Trap You: Zillow CEO Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 10:59 AM ET

    Against the backdrop of increasing home prices and the prospect of much higher mortgage rates, it's a "great time" to sell, Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff tells CNBC.

  • Ready to Retire? Don't Blow Your 'Decumulation' Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 10:25 AM ET
    Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers

    After accumulating money in IRAs and 401(k)s, many retirees don't know how to transition from saving to spending. Here's a must-read guide.

  • How You Can Land the Right Travel Insurance Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 9:29 AM ET

    Summer travelers are being bombarded with offers from travel insurance providers. Here's how to know when a policy makes sense for you.

  • Stock Sell-Off Is a Wake Up Call: SocGen’s Edwards Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 8:59 AM ET

    Wednesday's sharp selloff in U.S. stocks should be a wake-up call for investors, Societe Generale's notoriously bearish strategist Albert Edwards said.

  • ETFs Wreaking Havoc on Stocks Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    ETFs create "wild gyrations" that make investors nervous, Starwood Capital's Barry Sternlicht tells CNBC.

  • Rising Rates Turn Investors Away From REITs Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 8:07 AM ET

    Investors moved into high-yield real estate investment trusts while the interest rates were low. But the recent rise in rates question the attractiveness of REITs.