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.
By one estimate, the so-called border adjustment tax could have countries putting up $385 billion in blocks on U.S. exports.
President Donald Trump's big plans are in deep trouble as he heads into his first big speech to Congress.
"All signs are showing that homes this spring will be much less affordable than last year," warns one economist.