‘It was all life and no work’

Barry Diller speaks during the CNBC Next 25 Gala in New York on Nov. 6, 2014. David A. Grogan | CNBC Expedia Chairman Barry Diller told analysts he’s determined to reset the travel company’s “all life and no work” corporate culture, since he took over the company following an executive shakeup last December. On Expedia’s […]

What to do in Tampa if you’re not a beach person

Mural in Tampa, Fla. Courtesy of Visit Tampa. Miami and Orlando may be the tourist destinations that come to mind when travelers think of Florida, but Tampa is becoming a rival. It’s also a popular convention destination, so you may find yourself there on business. If that’s the case, and you don’t have the time or […]

Airlines’ Seattle turf war heats up with American, Alaska partnership

An American Airlines plane at left, leaves a gate area near an Alaska Airlines plane, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Ted S. Warren | AP Airlines are stepping up their battle over Seattle, where the spoils are high-spending corporate travelers from technology giants like Amazon and Microsoft and millions of […]

Oyo CEO Ritesh Agarwal touts hospitality start-up despite criticism

Indian budget hotel chain start-up Oyo, valued at $10 billion in its latest fundraising round, has faced a number of gripping headlines, including multiple reports of hotel owners in India and China not getting adequate compensation from the company. In an exclusive interview with CNBC’s Seema Mody on “Squawk Alley” on Tuesday, Oyo’s CEO and […]

Fed’s Robert Kaplan sees no changes in interest rates this year

Though he expects the U.S. to experience “solid” growth this year, Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan said interest rates should remain where they are. The central banker, in an essay released Tuesday morning, backed the wait-and-see approach that his fellow voters on the Federal Open Market Committee have adopted. Officials at the past two […]

Bernie Sanders bigger threat to stocks than coronavirus

Leon Cooperman Olivia Michael | CNBC Leon Cooperman thinks investors should be more worried about the long-term ramifications of a Bernie Sanders presidency for the stock market than about the coronavirus. “I look at Bernie Sanders as a bigger threat [to the stock market] than the coronavirus,” Cooperman, the billionaire investor and founder of Omega Advisors, told CNBC’s […]

Market too down on energy, too high on Tesla

Leon Cooperman, CEO of Omega Advisors. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman told CNBC on Tuesday that investors have become too pessimistic on the energy sector and too optimistic on individual companies like Tesla. “I would say we’re in the early stages of knocking on the door of euphoria, but we’re not quite […]

How to protect yourself from tax scams this filing season

Tax season is in full swing — and that means it’s hunting time for scam artists hoping to rip off taxpayers. The Internal Revenue Service expects to receive around 150 million tax returns during this filing period, which began Jan. 27 and runs through April 15. Americans need to remain vigilant to guard against tax […]