Ted Kemp, NBR, CNBC.com’s Posts

Panera intends to be the first national restaurant to align its broiler chicken policy with the Global Animal Partnership’s Broiler Chicken Standard.

This earnings season could provide the answer to one of investors’ biggest questions.

It’s the age-old question: How much should I save for retirement? For years, financial advisors recommended people save at least $1 million to enjoy a comfortable retirement. But given longer lifespans and concerns about the financial status of Social Security, is that target enough to fund a potentially decades-long retirement? Maybe not. Well-off investors surveyed …

Word that the United States and Cuba will be easing a trade embargo that has existed between the countries for more than half a century lit up interest in one industry perhaps more than any other: premium cigars. But tobacco insiders said it’s not likely that Americans will be firing up their “Cubans” right away. “It …

Oil-related stocks dropped on Wednesday, following a big drop in crude prices the day before and as U.S. equity markets traded lower on new worries about Europe. However, the S&P 500 Energy Sector was down a little less than the broader S&P 500 Index on Wednesday. “There’s some hopeful analysis out there that the action …

SINGAPORE — The Ai Maru steamed alone under night skies on June 14 when a speedboat slipped in from the darkness and overtook the tanker about 30 miles off the coast of Malaysia. At 9:15 p.m., seven men with handguns and knives clambered up over the side, smashed through doors, tied up crew members at …

CBS‘s Showtime unit may have the biggest name in boxing—Floyd Mayweather—but rival Time Warner is drawing fight fans to its premium HBO channel, thanks in part to a previously little-known knockout artist from Kazakhstan who may become the next hero of the sport. Middleweight Gennady Golovkin (a.k.a. “GGG”), 32, is an extraordinarily dangerous person to fight. He’s won …

Investors can see it in the facts and figures put out by government agencies, in the wary statements made by OPEC and on the streets of small-town North Dakota and Pennsylvania: The United States is in the middle of a major energy boom. So how does the average U.S. investor get in on these very above-average days for U.S. energy production? …

Winning on Wall Street means staying focused, coordinating the moving parts of small teams, countering rivals who are trying to edge you out of the money, and setting yourself up for the best chance to close the deal. That also happens to be what it takes to win in Olympic curling. “Curling is fiercely competitive,” …

The energy industry plans to pour more money into America’s natural gas infrastructure over the next 12 years—a lot more. Annual spending on infrastructure dedicated to the gathering, storage and pipeline shipping of natgas in the United States will continue to rise, hitting a staggering $34.5 billion in the year 2022, according to information released Tuesday …