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More than a couple of states can make a case for most-improved status in the areas of Economy, Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Friendliness.
South Dakota soars to the top spot in CNBC's annual survey of the Top States for Business. What other surprises are in store?
Which are the top states for the creation manufacturing jobs? Here's the countdown.
When we launched Top States for Business in 2007, North Dakota was nowhere on the list. Now it's growth and employment numbers are the envy of the nation.
Conservative groups delivered an emotional plea for Washington to rein in government overreach.
CNBC has been ranking all 50 states for competitiveness since 2007. This year's report comes as states continue to get back in fighting shape—fighting for jobs, that is.
CNBC scores all U.S. states on 55 measures of competitiveness and 10 categories, from the cost of doing business to technology and innovation.
The explosions and fire, which critically injured three people, occurred across the Mobile River from where the Carnival Triumph is being repaired.
One of the Federal Reserve's most hawkish officials confronted one of the institution's most dovish policymakers on Tuesday in a rare joint public debate over the risks posed to inflation by the U.S. central bank's bold steps to spur growth.
Mike Khouw of CRT Capital, offers insight on how options traders are playing Carnival Corp. after its cruise nightmare.
Carnival Triumph passengers disembarked from 10:15pm ET to 1am ET. NBC's Chris Pollone reports the latest.
NBC's Jay Gray reports passengers aboard Carnival Triumph say conditions are getting worse; and Debra Borchardt of TheStreet says her sister-in-law and niece are aboard the cruise right now, and offers insight on what they're saying.
The Carnival Triumph is being towed to a port in Mobile, Alabama, after an engine fire left it adrift in the Gulf of Mexico. NBC's Janet Shamlian is awaiting the ship's arrival.
A U.S. judge accepted an agreement by BP to plead guilty for its role in the Deepwater Horizon disaster and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
Just two weeks before his second inauguration, President Obama is acting as if he believes he has a big mandate for his next term. The latest sign: his decision to defy a concerted campaign against his choice for defense secretary.
Eugene Lee, president of ETL Associates, tells CNBC that the game between Alabama and Notre Dame will lead to huge revenues across the board.
The latest symbol of the college football arms race is not the coaches’ salaries themselves but rather the money that university officials are spending to buy out those huge contracts when a coach falters.
DECATUR, Ala.-- An Alabama utility crew heading to New Jersey has returned home, claiming it had to affiliate with a union to help with the recovery effort after Superstorm Sandy. But union officials, a New Jersey utility company and the governor say they were are mistaken.
NEW YORK, Oct 28- Earnings season may be only half over, but the focus on profits should subside this week as investors turn their attention to the coming election and Friday's jobs data- the last major economic indicator before the Nov. 6 contest.
*BP, Justice Department seek to settle civil, criminal charges.