×

Top News & Analysis New York City

  • gay_marriage_200.jpg

    Washington state may be the next American state to legalize gay marriage. It has the support of several major companies, but Microsoft is the most high-profile business to back it. Prominent figures in the business community support marriage equality, as was the case in New York, the last state to legalize it.

  • South Carolina Primary Update

    CNBC's John Harwood has the state of play on the campaign trail, hours before the voting begins in South Carolina's primary. Also, reaction from the audience when President Obama burst into song at the Apollo Theater in New York City last night.

  • Since 1992, politicians vying for the highest office in America have tried to project a down-home demeanor to endear themselves to the electorate. At the same time, nobody can mount a serious campaign for the presidency without money, and lots of it. So as nice as it is to come off like someone a voter would love to have a beer with, even the folksiest candidate will never make it to the Iowa caucus without a vast war chest.Since it takes money to run for president, it’s not surprising that some

    CNBC.com ranks the 10 richest people who have sought the U.S. presidency since 1992. Check out the list!

  • Bank of New York Mellon
  • In city settings, mansions are less expected dwellings, especially in densely populated downtown areas where many people live crammed in on top of one another. There, the thought of a 10,000-plus-square-foot building housing just one family is excessive. Some people  excess and have the fortune to back it up, and those families have left a legacy of impressively ornamented historic homes. The ones intact today are like immersive time capsules back to a bygone era of magnificent opulence. We’ve c

    In city settings, mansions are less-expected dwellings, especially in densely populated downtown areas. We’ve collected a lineup of them here, including no less than three mansions built on beer fortunes.

  • Nivea Sponsoring New Years Eve in NYC

    Nivea is sponsoring New Years Eve for its fourth consecutive year and the company is also celebrating its 100th anniversary. Sharing insight into the company's strategies and plans behind the big celebration, with Bill Graham, Beiersdorf USA president.

  • It is the governance of public pension plans that needs to be restructured to assure that pension funds are being appropriately invested and protected.

  • homeless-man-with-sign-200.jpg

    Robert Johnson at Business Insider has posted a story about young homeless couple living on the streets of New York.

  • When people lament the rising cost of a college education, they’re usually talking about tuition. Now,  an online resource for college students, has published  that shows that a bed and three square meals a day aren’t cheap either.The priciest dorms are largely in New York and California, where a place to live has never been cheap.The dorm prices show that this sometimes overlooked higher education cost can not only exceed $13,000 per academic year, but in some cases it can almost equal the pric

    When people lament the cost of  college, they’re usually talking about tuition. They often don't think of room and board. Now, there's a list  that shows that a bed and three square meals a day aren’t cheap either.

  • An advertising executive stepping onto an elevator at her Madison Avenue office building became caught as its doors were closing and was dragged as it shot upward, crushing her to death between floors.

  • Shoppers Stocking up at CVS

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on lifted holiday retail sales at drug stores.

  • take_money.jpg

    Why New York's new tax reform package and California's tax proposal are both unfair.

  • Professional sports are full of sons who have taken up the mantle of their fathers and gone into the family business. There’s Bobby and Barry Bonds. There’s Archie Manning, who spawned a professional football dynasty in his sons Eli and Peyton. And then there’s the Ken Griffeys and the Cal Ripkens, junior and senior.Unlike some who follow their fathers into the family business, none of these pro athlete sons can be accused of gaining their careers through nepotism. They may have famous pedigrees

    Who are some professional athlete fathers whose sons followed in their footsteps? Find out!

  • Empire State Building

    The Empire State building might become part of a publicly traded real estate firm, according to SEC filings. 

  • senior-man-laptop-dock-200.jpg

    Ameriprise Financial examined where consumers are most confident about retirement. Many expressed a nagging sense that they hadn’t saved enough money to keep them afloat. They’re right to worry, but they still have time for corrections.

  • college_students_200.jpg

    The Millennial generation is the most entrepreneurial in US history, and we're counting on their success, says guest columnist Scott Gerber

  • OWS Protestors March Broadway

    There are no signs that the Occupy Wall Street march is dying, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Map of United States and North America

    Immigration policies are turning away high-skilled entrepreneurs from other countries — at a big cost to our economy, says guest columnist Dane Stangler.

  • Falcon 9 Rocket

    More than 90 percent of job creation at venture-backed companies occurs after an IPO. Guest Columnist Terry McGuire looks at ways to get more companies to market.

  • OWS Protesters: No Sleeping in the Park

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the latest details on Occupy Wall Street protestors being booted from Zuccotti Park, in New York City.