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.
States have rebounded strongly from the recession, but some long-time laggards still can't create a business-friendly environment.
The Aloha State offers the nation’s best quality of life, but residents and businesses pay for it. The quality of roads and bridges is poor.
Wonder which state has the lowest crime rate, ranks high in environmental quality, parks and recreation and access to health care? Read on.
United is rolling out an in-flight entertainment system that fliers can access on their own personal electronic devices.
Five Senate Democrats urged the Justice Department to oppose efforts by GM to skirt financial responsibility on its recall.
Discussing additional routes, including a non-stop service to Beijing, and disappointing March traffic, with Mark Dunkerley, Hawaiian Airlines and Hawaiian Holdings President & CEO.
The Connecticut Senate approved raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017, the same rate the president wants for the federal minimum wage.
Hawaii's high prices may be putting a chill on the state's tourism industry. NBC News reports.
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who famously accused Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg of stealing their idea, said they used bitcoins to buy tickets for a high-altitude voyage on billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic commercial spaceflight venture.
Winter travel is up, especially among people booking near-term trips to warm-weather destinations.
Sales of Hormel's signature meat-in-a-can Spam rose around the globe, said CEO Jeffrey Ettinger. And a new teriyaki SPAM was just rolled out in Hawaii, he added.
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.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.