The so-called experts didn't think jewelry would sell on the Internet but Mark Vadon proved them wrong. In 1998, Vandon became frustrated while shopping for an engagement ring, so he turned to the Internet. He bought his ring and then he bought the website, turning it into Blue Nile - the business that changed the diamond industry forever.
"Well K'Nected"— K'NEX
After his construction toy idea was rejected by the likes of Hasbro and Mattel, Joel Glickman decided to make it himself. He shut down part of the family's plastic business to create the toy, called K'NEX. In 1993, Toys R Us' founder called it the best toy he'd seen in years, and in 2012, the company anticipates sales of close to $100 million.
"Millions in the Making?"— Epic Jet
When the economy fell in 2008 and private jet service followed suit, two career pilots spotted an opportunity. Bill Weibrecht and Michael Lyon set up shop in a garage and created a virtual private jet service. They've since taken off with a long client list of celebrities and corporate executives, turning Epic Jet into a high flying success.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight into the highlights of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's comments at The Economic Club of New York.
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:15 PM ET
Josh Spencer, T. Rowe Price portfolio manager, encourages investors to get some guts and buy into growth stocks like Tesla and Amazon. He shares his opinions on some of the old tech names.
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
Discussing how to buy in volatile market conditions and the investment banking market, David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors CIO, and Charles Bobrinskoy, Ariel Investments vice chairman & portfolio manager.