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  • New Jersey sells 1 pension fund investment Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 3:58 PM ET

    TRENTON, N.J.— New Jersey has sold its pension fund investment in a venture capital firm that has connections to a Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate.

  • Labor group complains about New Jersey investments Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 8:35 AM ET

    A labor group filed an ethics complaint Friday claiming it was improper that the man who oversees investments of New Jersey's pension funds was also involved in Gov.

  • Sept 10- Atlantic City's Revel casino-hotel, which closed earlier this month after filing for bankruptcy, reached a deal to sell itself to a Florida developer for $90 million in cash, a fraction of the billions of dollars it cost to build.

  • *Trump Entertainment Resorts files for Chapter 11. Sept 9- Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc, which runs two casinos in Atlantic City, filed for bankruptcy protection for a third time, in another blow to the city's crumbling casino industry.

  • Bill Maher with back-to-back hours Friday on HBO Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 8:59 AM ET

    From his show's Los Angeles home base, he travels to Washington, D.C., for a special live hour at 9 p.m. EDT from Sidney Harman Hall. His scheduled interview guests will be U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Jerry Seinfeld, and, as his round-table panelists, former Mississippi Gov. Jon Huntsman and NBC News' Andrea Mitchell.

  • Trump casinos file Chapter 11; seek concessions Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Trump Entertainment Resorts filed for bankruptcy Tuesday and threatened to shut down the Taj Mahal Casino Resort, which would make it the fifth Atlantic City casino to close this year.

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Sept 8- Governor Chris Christie pushed past a sea of angry protesters on Monday to meet with business leaders and politicians on ways to save troubled Atlantic City, which has lost a quarter of its 12 casinos already this year.

  • 5 takeaways from Chris Christie's Mexico trip Saturday, 6 Sep 2014 | 5:05 AM ET

    MEXICO CITY— New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's trade mission to Mexico this week was officially billed as an opportunity to foster new business relationships between the United States' southern neighbor and his state. Immigration is undoubtedly the most pressing issue between Mexico and the United States, but Christie showed no interest in weighing in.

  • Sept 5- Fitch Ratings cut its credit rating on New Jersey one notch to' A' on Friday because of the state's budget gaps and a broken promise to make a full contribution into its public pension system.

  • In Puebla, New Jersey's Christie is a rock star Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 9:51 AM ET

    PUEBLA, Mexico— New Jersey Gov. It's the homeland of about 40 percent or the estimated 200,000 first- and second-generation Mexican-Americans who live in New Jersey.

  • Christie won't talk immigration on Mexico trip Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 12:07 PM ET

    MEXICO CITY— New Jersey Gov. Christie, who was in the middle of a three-day trade mission to Mexico, had conspicuously side-stepped the thorny issue on the first day of his trip, making no mention of legislation stalled in Congress or the flow of Central American children crossing into the United States illegally through Mexico.

  • US: New Jersey made errors in post-Sandy contract Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 2:07 PM ET

    The federal government says New Jersey did not run afoul of any regulations when Gov. But an audit by the Department of Housing and Urban Development's inspector general finds the state did make mistakes in procuring the marketing contract worth up to $25 million.

  • Christie tests overseas diplomacy with Mexico trip Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 3:08 AM ET

    Chris Christie is multitasking in Mexico, officially talking trade as he gets some foreign policy schooling should he decide to run for president in 2016.. Christie spends his first day meeting with the U.S. ambassador to Mexico, Tony Wayne, and Sandra Fuentes, the Consul General of Mexico in New York, who helped to plan the trip.

  • Aug 27- New Jersey's Atlantic County, which includes the struggling gambling mecca of Atlantic City, saw the biggest employment drop of all U.S. metropolitan areas in July compared to the same time last year, according to preliminary U.S. Labor Department data on Wednesday.

  • Aug 26- As hopes for a last-minute buyer dim, Atlantic City's Revel casino has laid out its closure plans, from disposing of opened bottles of alcohol to cashing unredeemed poker chips.

  • Aug 16- When the $2.4 billion Revel Casino opened its doors in 2012, the curvy blue-glass tower was hailed as the wave of the future for Atlantic City, New Jersey.

  • Scott Wapner gets iced after accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge!

    CNBC anchors, corporate leaders and even New Jersey Governor Chris Christie participated in the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease. The ALS Association reports receiving $9.5 million from July 29th to August 15th of this year.

  • New Jersey to hold summit to rescue Atlantic City Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 9:32 AM ET
    The Trump Taj Mahal, left, the Showboat Atlantic City Hotel and Casino, center, and Revel Atlantic City stand in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

    Christie and New Jersey Democrats have said Atlantic City's economy, heavily dependent on casinos, needs to be broadened.

  • New Jersey to hold summit to rescue Atlantic City Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    Aug 13- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Wednesday he would convene a bipartisan summit in September to seek ways to rescue Atlantic City from a slump in its mainstay casino business. Atlantic City has struggled with casino closures as neighboring states have lured gamblers away.

  • A look at Twitter CEO Dick Costolo and CNBC's Carl Quintanilla's video accepting the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS. Quintanilla has nominated Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and John Legere.