CNBC provides real-time stock market data and considers itself the worldwide leader in business and financial news, so reliable stock and financial information is the station's main goal. CNBC does note that there is a delay of 15 minutes on the data it provides.
CNBC provides business and financial market coverage to approximately 371 million homes across the globe, as of 2015. In the United States and Canada alone, CNBC provides financial news to more than 100 million households. CNBC delivers daily business updates to approximately 400 million households in China. CNBC offers a considerable portfolio of digital products delivering real-time global market data and financial news.