As the U.S. airline industry continues to shrink, dozens of small and midsize cities are scrambling to try to maintain their economic lifelines. » Read More
Although Oakland is hiring again, CNBC's Scott Cohn reports some issues holding the city back from balancing its budget.
A CNBC.com analysis of more than 120 of the nation's largest state and local municipal pension plans finds they face a wide range of financial burdens as aging workforces near retirement.
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.
A look at the economic health of 384 major metro areas in the U.S. examining leading indicators such as jobless rates and industrial production.
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.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.
The index last climbed to 125.6 in March, according to monthly data from The Conference Board.
Tech shares have risen more than banks, utilities, health firms, energy companies or consumer brands.
The index, which measures all nine U.S. census divisions, found that nationwide home prices rose 5.8 percent year-over-year in February.