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  • Montana landed right in the middle of the pack in CNBC’s “America’s Top States for Business” at #24. Here’s why: Montana is both the best of states and the worst of states for doing business.

  • Florida's Not Just for Retirement: LaVigne Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 8:45 PM ET

    In the new economy, remote access and quality of life will be king, and for that, Florida is a very unique option. Where else in the country can you find all that Florida has to offer — climate, ocean, airports, hotels, housing, healthcare and infrastructure

  • $8.25 Million Glass House Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 2:37 PM ET
    Behold the Taghkanic House, presiding over a gentleman’s farm in upstate New York’s Hudson Valley, a two-hour drive from New York City.  The most visible part of this largely invisible contemporary home consists of an 1,800-square-foot glass pavilion. Glass houses always raise questions of privacy. However, in this case such practical concerns are addressed so that the majority of the home's living space consists of hidden subterranean chambers.

    Behold the Taghkanic House, presiding over a gentleman’s farm in upstate New York’s Hudson Valley, a two-hour drive from New York City.

  • Gov, Rick Scott on Sunshine State Jobs     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 8:57 AM ET

    Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL) discusses which companies are hiring in his state.

  • Dueling Governors: Florida vs. Texas     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    Gov. Rick Perry, (R-TX), discusses jobs creation in the Lone Star State and health care coverage, with Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL).

  • Florida's Gov. Scott: 'It's All About Jobs'     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 7:05 AM ET

    Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL) discusses how his state is getting people back to work and the importance of capitalism in creating opportunities for people.

  • City by City: America’s Most Expensive Homes Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 4:11 PM ET
    Price: $29.5 million           Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 11Square Footage: 10,511The neoclassical Georgian  Mount Vernon overlooking White Rock Lake was built in 1930 and first occupied by the oil magnate H.L. Hunt and his family. Luxury features of this 10-acre estate include a two-story guesthouse, a pool house, a four-lane bowling center, a 16-car collector’s garage, lighted tennis courts, swimming pool (one of Dallas’ first residential pools), putting greens and a gazebo. The house has nine marb

    Ranked in order from the least expensive to the most expensive mansion, here are the priciest homes in the 10 biggest cities in the U.S.

  • The More You Have, the More You're for Mitt Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 12:01 PM ET

    Growing demand from the increasingly itinerant global rich, coupled with a shorter supply of trophy homes in some markets, has led to a rise in $100,000-a-month rentals.

  • Heat Wave Hits Eastern U.S.     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Today was the warmest day of the year, reports Weather Channel Reporter Eric Fisher.

  • Island Towns Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 5:16 PM ET
    Other than danger posed by hurricanes, there isn’t much to dislike about island communities, with their seafood, beaches, nature sanctuaries, houses on stilts, submersed shipwrecks, and often with their pirate lore and history. Thanks to paparazzi following celebrities and politicians on their vacations, some island vacation destinations like Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, Mass., and off the left coast, Catalina, are fairly well known. We decided to take a look at some other water-bound locati

    We decided to take a look at some water-bound locations, beautiful isolated hamlets on land masses surrounded by water.

  • Sen. Rubio on the Politics of Immigration     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL), discusses the housing market in Florida; how the US can profit from free trade agreements in Latin America; and why the nation needs to update its immigration laws.

  • Sen. Rubio's Rising Star     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 8:04 AM ET

    Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL), discusses how to improve the nation's immigration laws, and the cause and effect of income inequality.

  • Miami Housing Bubble?     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 2:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports Miami could already be in the midst of a housing bubble.

  • Is the Miami Mansion Boom Becoming a Bubble? Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 2:02 PM ET
    Miami, Florida

    Miami's high-end real-estate market is hot, but with wealthy foreign speculators providing the heat, a global stumble could cool it off in a hurry.

  • Campaigns Blitz 9 Swing States in a Battle of Ads Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 11:19 AM ET
    Mitt Romney and Barack Obama

    The presidential campaigns and their allies are zeroing in mainly on nine swing states, bombarding them with commercials in the earliest concentration of advertising in modern politics, The New York Times reports.

  • Best Cities for Real Estate Deals Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 6:21 PM ET
    When it’s not a seller’s market, it could be a bright side for buyers. So where are the markets with the most bargains for home buyers on a budget? To find out, the data team at the real estate website Zillow looked at several factors, including the percentage of listings with price cuts, the median amount of those price cuts, the sale-to-list price ratio (or how much lower the sale price was from the last list price), and at foreclosure resales in places where foreclosure data was available (al

    When it’s not a seller’s market, it could be a bright side for buyers. So where are the markets with the most bargains for home buyers on a budget?

  • JPMorgan Shareholders Meeting     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 1:33 PM ET

    Peter Skillern, Reinvestment Partners executive director, shares perspective from JPMorgan's annual shareholder meeting in Tampa, Florida.

  • Investors are expected to grill JPMorgan's CEO at its yearly shareholder's meeting in Tampa, Florida over the more than $2 billion in trading loses. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the details. Also, Robert Lowenstein, BusinessWeek contributor and Tom Stemberg, Highland Capital Partners, discuss the fallout of the bungled trade and Wall Street's game of risk.

  • Florida Governor on States' Rights     Thursday, 10 May 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL), discusses what's really at stake when it comes to state's rights and the economic benefits Florida offers businesses.

  • Vanilla Ice on Fixing Up Houses     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 2:47 PM ET

    American rapper Robert Van Winkle discusses the new reality show based on his efforts to fix up homes and sell them.