Peer-to-peer lender Prosper hopes to attract more investors, seeking yield. But is the emerging lending platform too risky?
Americans have lost touch with their neighbors, but one company is looking to restore the country's sense of community through social media.
Houzz, an online residential remodeling and design community, is looking to transform the $300 billion home remodeling industry through technology.
While Wall Street may question the real value of social media companies like Facebook, there is no denying that social sites are driving major growth in social commerce, said Kevin Hartz, the Eventbrite co-Founder and CEO.
Warby Parker has been a revolutionary force in the eyewear market since its launch in February 2010. By selling their own designs almost exclusively online, the company is able to price its hip eyeglasses at $95 per pair. Co-founder and co-CEO Neil Blumenthal spoke about the company’s vision for growth and the potential for a future IPO.
Path, a social network company founded by Dave Morin, a former Facebook employee, is one company that is keeping its focus on mobile and for good reason, according to Morin.
CEO Hans Bishop said investors are feeling optimistic about immunotherapy and Juno's cancer treatments in development.
Low rates and inflation and sound corporate management will bring good market returns, said RBC's chief market strategist.
If the Cuba embargo is lifted, former American Airlines CEO Bob Crandall sees frequent flights to the island by several carriers.
The move to normalize relations with Cuba will strengthen the Castro "dictatorship," a former U.S. diplomat says.
Carl Quintanilla is an Emmy-winning reporter and co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street," broadcast live from the NYSE.
Simon Hobbs co-anchors the 10 a.m. hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" live from the New York Stock Exchange.
Jim Cramer is host of CNBC's "Mad Money" and co-anchor of the 9 a.m. ET hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
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Rick Santelli joined CNBC Business News as an on-air editor in 1999, reporting live from the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade.