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  • 10 Performance Enhancing Sports Products Friday, 29 Jul 2011 | 1:56 PM ET
    When it comes to products designed to enhance athletic performance, the marketplace is full of options. There’s apparel that’s specially designed to enhance speed. Balls with state-of-the-art aerodynamic technology that affects their trajectory. There are even accessories that are thought to utilize the tenets of New Age philosophy to align the wearer’s , thereby making an athlete's gait as effortless as that of a winged cheetah with the wind at his back.Manufacturers claim their products can ma

    What are some of the more notable products available on the market today that are said to enhance athletic performance? Click ahead and find out.

  • 11 Outrageously Expensive Fast Foods Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 12:57 PM ET
    Fast food has been consistently popular all over the world for decades, for reasons that are pretty compelling—it’s tasty, it’s filling, food restaurant allows a family of four to eat for $20, and in this economy that’s a likely source of repeat business, regardless of the health implications.Still, would people be willing to pay more for fast food if it were made with better ingredients? Would they be willing to pay more for a hamburger made of high-quality beef? What if it was made from fresh

    What are some of the most outrageously expensive fast foods ever made? Click ahead to see them, in order of least to the most expensive.

  • Surprising Six-Figure Jobs Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 5:01 PM ET
    When you think of jobs that pay six figures, you think doctor, lawyer -- and anything with the word “chief,” “director,” “engineer” or “petroleum” in it.But there are some jobs that pay six figures that you might not expect. People you may encounter on a daily basis, or some who you may not, but never suspect they make that much.Take, for example the recent story about the lifeguards in Newport Beach, Calif., who  and some of them, over $200,000!“Generally, high-paid jobs require one or more of

    There are some jobs that pay six figures that you might not expect. Here are 15 surprising examples of jobs that pay $100,000 or more.

  • 15 Countries That Consume The Most Alcohol Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 1:25 PM ET
    From country to country around the world, people’s relationship with alcohol varies greatly. In some places it serves as a point of national identity, and in others it has become detrimental to a country's overall health. Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) released on the global status of alcohol, in order to help countries combat the harmful use of alcohol and avoid negative health and social consequences. Along with data on estimated cost of alcohol abuse, drinking ages and drunk-dr

    Around the world, people’s relationship with alcohol varies greatly. In some places it is a point of national identity, in others it has become detrimental to a country's overall health.

  • Top 20 Beer Drinking Countries Monday, 22 Sep 2008 | 3:37 PM ET
    Even in times of global financial downturn, you can be sure of one thing people will continue to buy and consume: beer. It would take more than rising commodity costs and plummeting stocks to quench the hardy revelers of these 20 nations. (Ranked per capita.)

    It would take more than rising commodity costs and plummeting stocks to quench the hardy revelers of these 20 nations. (Ranked per capita.)

  • 11 million slices for Super Bowl Sunday  Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    Patrick Doyle, Domino's Pizza president & CEO, discusses how Domino's is preparing for Super Bowl Sunday and weighs in on President Obama's views on minimum wage and job growth in America.

  • Chart of the Day: The Super Bowl snack king is... Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    As the country's biggest sporting event draws near, experts are already forecasting one winner in the Super Bowl: the snacking industry.

  • Wal-Mart takes on AmazonFresh  Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Discussing Wal-Mart's venture into online grocery shopping and if they can compete against Amazon, with Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors.

  • ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 28, 2014-- Innospec Inc. today announced that it has appointed Jonathan Treen as Sales Director, Personal Care for its EMEA region, with effect from February 3, 2014. With 30 years experience in the Personal Care business, Treen joins Innospec from Dow Corning.

  • DENVER, Jan. 27, 2014-- Marley Coffee, the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan-roasted gourmet coffee company, announced that Giant Eagle, a U.S. grocery company based in O'Hare Township, Pennsylvania, will carry Marley Coffee RealCups in 140 stores.

  • Starbucks CEO: 'Sea change' transforming retail Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 11:37 AM ET
    Howard Schultz, chairman and CEO of Starbucks

    Retailers that don't embrace mobile payments or digital trends will see big challenges in 2014, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz told CNBC on Friday.

  • How sweet it is! Nutrition labels getting facelift Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 7:29 AM ET

    Nutritionists want the FDA to make the number of calories more prominent and the amount of added sugar included.

  • Starbucks profits beat Street; sales growth dips Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 4:05 PM ET

    Starbucks reported quarterly earnings that beat Wall Street analysts' estimates on Thursday, but same store sales growth slowed.

  • Paul Mangiamele, Bennigan's president & CEO, discusses how he brought Bennigan's back from bankruptcy and how is about to do the same for Steak and Ale. "Great brands and great companies are tremendously resilient," Mangiamele says.

  • Investors buying Netflix international story: Pro  Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    Tuna Amobi, Standard & Poor's senior media & entertainment analyst, and Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance senior columnist, break down Netflix earnings and discuss potential "net neutrality" headwinds.

  • SEATTLE, Jan. 22, 2014-- Baristas Coffee Company, Inc. announced that it will be opening a third location in South West Florida with Joint Venture Partner " Baristas Coffee Company Florida L.L.C." furthering its expansion.

  • Peltz joins Mondelez board, won't pursue Pepsi deal Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 8:43 AM ET
    Nelson  Peltz

    Nelson Peltz, newly named to Mondelez International's board, told CNBC on Tuesday he won't push for a merger of the snack-food maker with PepsiCo.

  • Single malt whisky breaks world record at auction Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 3:16 AM ET

    A rare bottle of Macallan whisky has set a world record for the most expensive single malt whisky sold at an auction over the weekend.

  • Is it time to invest in consumer staples again?  Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Max King, investment strategist at Investec Asset Management, talks about consumer staples and says that value has returned as companies are starting to turn around.

  • DENVER, Jan. 17, 2014-- Marley Coffee, the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan-roasted gourmet coffee company, will be exhibiting at the 39th Winter Fancy Food Show at the Moscone Center in San Francisco on January 19-21.

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