These illiquid investments have been popular long-term plays for institutions and are now available to the little guy. But they come with risks.
CNBC's celebration of our 25 years kicks off with our definitive list of people who have had the biggest impact on business over the past quarter century.
China's Lenovo is to buy IBM's x86 low-end server business in a deal valued at $2.3 billion.
Activity in Germany's manufacturing and services sectors continued its upward trajectory in January, but it contracted in the euro zone's second-largest economy, France.
A British expat's Facebook posts mocking Singapore's "poor people" on mass transit hit touchy issues of anti-foreigner sentiment and a growing wealth divide.
The names of the U.S. and European banks at the center of a new interest rate-rigging probe will soon be named, Joaquin Almunia told CNBC.
Chinese units of the global "Big Four" accounting firms should be suspended from practicing in the United States for six months, a U.S. judge ruled.
This market is moving so rapidly that some major changes are literally manifesting overnight!
The White House is not considering a financial bailout for Puerto Rico, an Obama administration official says.
New digital technologies are dissolving industry boundaries, in turn creating commercial threats and opportunities.
The Deloitte Football Money League profiles soccer's highest earning teams. Find out who made the top ten for the 2012/13 season.
The estimated cost to repair the giant glass panel is $450,000, according to 9to5Mac.
While shorting the Japanese yen was the hottest trade of 2013, betting against the Canadian dollar could be an equally profitable trade this year.
Lenovo is nearing an agreement to buy IBM's low-end server business for $2-2.5 billion, countering the shrinking personal computers market.
The world's three largest publicly traded oil field servicing companies trumped analysts' earnings expectations in the final three months of 2013.
The porn world loves new superstars almost as much as it loves a comeback story. That is why the industry's top stars change so frequently.
Matt Damon is both a hot Hollywood actor and a water wonk. The man who brought Jason Bourne to life spends time these days on fixing the water crisis.
Get ready for the next era in retail—one that will be characterized by far fewer shops and smaller store footprints.
Amazon's desire to move products closer to customers has heated up the development of warehouses. Other retailers may follow suit.