Aiming to generate growth and jobs, small- and mid-sized companies in more metro areas are making bigger bets on the global economy.
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.
Lottery officials say this will be the largest unclaimed jackpot in Florida since 2003.
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.
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 Kaiser Foundation reports the 2014 healthcare law could make up to 17 million American eligible for tax credits to buy private health insurance.
The first storm of the Atlantic hurricane season to threaten the United States formed Thursday and was on a path for the Gulf Coast.
What are the all-time costliest hurricanes to hit the U.S.? Here are the Top 10.
The new owners of the Versace mansion in Florida has some very interesting plans for the property, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
Big data has been used for a variety of things, but its latest use might be its most strange yet: The hunt for Bigfoot.
Driving a car across the U.S. without a gallon of gas—that’s a 21st century transcontinental railroad, and Tesla's challenge.
There were fewer U.S. foreclosures in July than a year ago, while properties in the foreclosure pipeline also fell, according to CoreLogic data.
The singer is cashing out of the mansion market, listing two of her trophy properties in Florida and Montreal for a total of more than $100 million.
The housing recovery is starting to heat up so much, the "b" word—bubble—is starting to pop up in some markets. So, where are the next hot spots?
CNBC's Diana Olick has the latest on the 100 foot sinkhole in Florida swallowing up a building at a resort just outside of Disney World.
A 100-foot sinkhole swallowed up a building at a resort just outside of Disney World. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.