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  • Set it in stone! South Dakota is Top State in 2013 Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:42 PM ET

    South Dakota soars to the top spot in CNBC's annual survey of the Top States for Business. What other surprises are in store?

  • Foreclosures Decline Ahead of Housing Slowdown Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 9:08 AM ET

    Fewer foreclosures were completed in May compared to a year ago, while the number of houses in the foreclosure process also declined as the market continued to heal, according to a new study.

  • Lid Blown Off Alleged Plot to Extort Paula Deen Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    Embattled celebrity chef Paula Deen can now add being the target of an alleged extortion attempt to an already full plate of legal drama.

  • Top US states for new manufacturing jobs Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:45 AM ET
    A welder builds parts for finished petroleum tanks at Southern Tank and Manufacturing Inc. in Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S.

    Which are the top states for the creation manufacturing jobs? Here's the countdown.

  • How shale oil boom is ‘fracking’ the old order Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 6:12 AM ET
    An Alpha Oil & Gas crew building a 10-inch gas pipeline near Watford City, N.D.

    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.

  • States bring renewed swagger to Top States 2013 Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 7:46 AM ET

    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.

  • Categories and Criteria Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    CNBC scores all U.S. states on 55 measures of competitiveness and 10 categories, from the cost of doing business to technology and innovation.

  • Atlanta, Georgia's Real Estate Market   Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 1:45 PM ET
    Atlanta, Georgia's Real Estate Market

    Jo Gipson of Atlanta Intown Real Estate Services, shares how the real estate market is heating up in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • TSYS to Buy NetSpend in Debit Card Deal Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 7:26 AM ET

    Payment processor Total System Services said it will buy prepaid debit card provider NetSpend Holdings for about $1.4 billion in cash.

  • Hotlanta! Atlanta Companies See Spectacular Returns Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 2:03 PM ET
    Hotlanta! Atlanta Companies See Spectacular Returns

    Shares of Altanta's biggest public companies posted an average return of 22 percent in the 52 weeks ended Oct. 31.

  • *Amgen shares rise 1.4 percent. LOS ANGELES, Nov 6- Amgen Inc's experimental cholesterol-lowering drug, AMG145, reduced levels of ``bad'' cholesterol up to 66 percent in patients already taking statin drugs, according to results from a mid-stage trial that were presented on Tuesday.

  • *ICE reports EPS of $1.79, vs expectations of $1.72. Nov 5- IntercontinentalExchange Inc reported a dip in third-quarter profit as over-the-counter North American natural gas and power contracts declined, but the results topped analyst expectations, helped by a lower tax rate and a drop in expenses.

  • Nov 2- Delta Air Lines and JetBlue Airways on Friday said flight cancellations as a result of superstorm Sandy will hurt their fourth-quarter results, denting both revenues and earnings.

  • Nov 2- Delta Air Lines said on Friday that a key revenue measure improved in October, helped by corporate travel and cancellations in the wake of superstorm Sandy.

  • Nov 2- Delta Air Lines said on Friday that a key revenue measure improved in October, helped by corporate travel and cancellations in the wake of superstorm Sandy.

  • Delta says Sandy cut revenue by $45 million Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 9:34 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- Delta Air Lines says Superstorm Sandy cut its revenue by $45 million last month as it was forced to cancel more than 3,500 flights. The Atlanta company, the world's second-largest airline after United, said its October profit was reduced by about $20 million.

  • Nov 1- Money manager Invesco Ltd said its third-quarter profit rose 2 percent as customers added almost $12 billion to the firm's funds.

  • Nov 1- Money manager Invesco Ltd said its third-quarter profit rose 2 percent as customers added almost $12 billion to the firm's funds. Net income attributable to common shareholders totaled $170.6 million, or 38 cents per share, up from $166.9 million, or 36 cents per share, in the same period a year ago, the Atlanta- based firm said in a statement.

  • Companies such as environmental cleanup specialist Clean Harbors Inc, building supply chains Home Depot Inc and Lowe's Cos Inc, building products makers Owens Corning and Beacon Roofing Supply Inc, and generator manufacturer Generac Holdings Inc surged in early trading on the assumption that the recovery from Sandy will take years and boost sales.

  • Companies like environmental cleanup specialist Clean Harbors, building supply chains Home Depot and Lowe's, building products makers Owens Corning and Beacon Roofing and generator manufacturer Generac Holdings surged in early trading on the assumption that the recovery from Sandy will take years and boost sales.