Here's a list of the most expensive states to live in, as ranked by CNBC, based on metrics such as average home, food and energy prices.
Entrepreneurs have 50 options when it comes to forming a business, and some states do more than others when it comes to making their pitch.
States have rebounded strongly from the recession, but some long-time laggards still can't create a business-friendly environment.
The Last Frontier is a wonder to behold. But the state's economy is contracting as energy production on the North Slope declines.
Eleven Democratic senators urged Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada Corp's Keystone.
After gallons of crude oil gushed from the Exxon Valdez and soiled Alaskan's grounds, oil spill responders fear that another disaster is looming.
Centrica CEO Sam Laidlaw discusses the Ukraine crisis, Russia, and his company's investment in US shale.
BP Chief Economist Christof Ruehl explains why supply disruptions in Africa and the Middle East have kept oil prices over $100 a barrel, despite the North American supply boom. He also looks at the impact supply disruptions from Russia could have on the global energy landscape.
Philadelphia Energy Solutions CEO Phillip Rinaldi talks about why he opposes lifting the ban on US crude oil exports right now, as well as why he believes it will result in higher prices for refiners, and consumers at the gas pump.
Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) speaks to CNBC's Sharon Epperson about her call to expand oil exports from the United States. She also discusses the importance of the Keystone pipeline.
Companies are preparing to launch unmanned aircraft in the Arctic this summer to aid in energy exploration, climatology research and shipping.
Starting in March, passengers on some Alaska flights will get free Old 55 Pale Ale made by Silver Gulch Brewing & Bottling.
In the listing for his 1901 Victorian house, Greg Leeson is asking for $144,000, but he adds that the house is "slightly haunted," NBC reports.
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
Detroit's bankruptcy, and rumblings about tax overhaul, have fueled a big sell off in the municipal bond market. What's next?
Visit any American city and it doesn't take a whole lot of imagination to see where its greatness came from—however faded it may seem to be.
Chattanooga has made a comeback over the last 5 years thanks to investing in high-speed broadband. In the process, it has wooed $4 billion in foreign investment.