Top News & Analysis Florida

  • Florida Still Too Close to Call

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the Sunshine State has yet to produce final election results.

  • BOSTON, Nov 6- The chief pharmacist at the company linked to the deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak has received a subpoena to appear before a congressional committee after he declined to appear voluntarily.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- Traders and investors were in agreement on one thing as voters cast their ballots in Tuesday's U.S. presidential election: The markets want a clear winner by Wednesday morning.

  • The most recent Reuters/ Ipsos tracking poll shows a tight national race, with Democratic President Barack Obama up two points against his challenger, Republican Mitt Romney, at 48 percent to 46 percent. Polling averages also show Obama with small but critical leads in Ohio, Virginia and Iowa.

  • Christos Bagios, formerly employed by Swiss financial giants UBS AG and Credit Suisse Group AG, changed his earlier plea from not guilty in the U.S. District Court for Southern Florida. A Greek citizen and Swiss resident, Bagios was sentenced by Judge Kenneth Marra to time already served, including 37 days in prison and nearly 19 months under house arrest in Miami.

  • The most recent Reuters/ Ipsos tracking poll shows a tight national race, with Democratic President Barack Obama up two points against his challenger, Republican Mitt Romney, at 48 percent to 46 percent. Polling averages also show Obama with small but critical leads in Ohio, Virginia and Iowa.

  • *Some big-name Romney backers will be watching from Boston. Now, some heavyweights of the $2 trillion industry plan to break out the champagne and party in style Tuesday night as they cheer on their man at events in Boston, New York and even Las Vegas, according to people familiar with the Romney campaign and some of the big contributors.

  • Nov 6- A former banker at giant Swiss financial institutions UBS AG and Credit Suisse Group AG pleaded guilty on Tuesday to helping wealthy Americans hide millions of dollars from U.S. tax authorities during his time at UBS. In a key case in a U.S. government crackdown on offshore tax evasion, Christos Bagios changed his plea to guilty in a court in Florida.

  • Obama Victory is Most Likely Outcome: Pro

    Christina Greer, professor of political science at Fordham University, tells CNBC that although close races should be expected in swing states like Ohio, Florida, and Wisconsin, Obama is projected to win re-election.

  • *Romney has said will declare China currency manipulator on ``day one''. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney would lack the legal power to label China a currency manipulator on his first day in office should he win Tuesday's election, offering him a way out of what experts say is the weakest claim on the issue for years.

  • Election Day Final Countdown

    Can anyone rely on the polls? Ari Melber, The Nation Magazine Correspondent, says Romney is currently behind, and will have to win more than 51 percent tomorrow; while Jedediah Bila, author of "Outnumbered," says independent voters are flocking to Romney because they want something new. CNBC's Larry Kudlow also shares his own take on the elections ahead of tomorrow.

  • Nor'easter & the Election

    When the weather is bad, it generally favors Republicans, and we are forecasting rain in Northern Florida tomorrow, reports Paul Walsh, The Weather Channel; and there's a chance a winning candidate will not be announced tomorrow, with Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management founder & CEO.

  • Did Christie's Praise of Obama Hurt Romney?

    Conservative columnist and author Ann Coulter weighs in on the New Jersey governor's hurricane appearances and on Mitt Romney's chance for victory.

  • Midwest Firewall Crumbling?

    With Wisconsin's own Paul Ryan as Romney's running mate, can the U.S. expect 10 electoral votes to end up in Romney's column? Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), provides perspective.

  • Battle For the Senate

    Can the GOP take control of the Senate? CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.

  • Florida: Romney's Path to Victory

    Peter Costa, National Review, thinks Romney will win if he stays competitive in moderate suburbs; and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida), discusses what the voting turnout is like in his state.

  • *Plans to buy Metropolitan Health Networks. Nov 5- U.S. health insurer Humana Inc on Monday said it expects higher profits in 2013, has plans for a $500 million healthcare acquisition, and added President Bruce Broussard will take over as chief executive on Jan. 1.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- On the 19th floor of Consolidated Edison's Manhattan headquarters, the veteran lineman briefing a roomful of 100 out-of-town utility workers had a lot of advice, from the practical to the profane. It was familiar patter for Glenn Nicholas and his co-workers from New Orleans, who had been to New York before to train with Con Edison.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- On the 19th floor of Consolidated Edison's Manhattan headquarters, the veteran lineman briefing a roomful of 100 out-of-town utility workers had a lot of advice, from the practical to the profane. It was familiar patter for Glenn Nicholas and his co-workers from New Orleans, who had been to New York before to train with Con Edison.

  • *Romney has said will declare China currency manipulator on ``day one''. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney would lack the legal power to label China a currency manipulator on his first day in office should he win Tuesday's election, offering him a way out of what experts say is the weakest claim on the issue for years.