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  • The new housing hot spot is ... what? Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 10:22 AM ET

    Hard-hit areas are seeing a strong comeback in their housing markets—some people are even starting to utter the "B" word—bubble. Here are the Top 10 Turnaround Towns for 2013.

  • If Detroit cuts pensions, will your city be next? Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 10:46 AM ET
    Hamtramck, Mich., residents attend a town hall meeting called to address city's financial problems.

    If the bankruptcy court allows Detroit to cut pensions, other cities and states may also try to take that route, an investment manager to pension plans warns.

  • US drugmaker Perrigo to buy Ireland's Elan Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 2:43 AM ET

    U.S. generic drugmaker Perrigo agreed to buy fellow drug company Elan for $8.6 billion on Monday in a deal that will hand it royalty rights from a blockbuster treatment and tax savings from being domiciled in Ireland.

  • Detroit can't wait for federal cavalry, Orr says Sunday, 21 Jul 2013 | 4:31 PM ET
    The skyline of Detroit

    Detroit must dig itself out of the hole it created and cannot wait to see if the federal government will come to its rescue, the city's emergency manager said on Sunday.

  • Judge seeks to halt Detroit bankruptcy filing Saturday, 20 Jul 2013 | 5:13 AM ET
    The skyline of Detroit

    A ruling in state court raised questions about whether Detroit's bankruptcy will stand up to court review.

  • Detroit mayor suggests bailout unlikely Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 3:59 PM ET
    The fated glory of Detroit: an abandoned building on the outskirts of Motor City

    As Detroit faces the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history, Mayor David Bing on Friday said it's unlikely Washington will come to the rescue with a bailout.

  • Out of time: Detroit joins 'gone bust' list Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 10:31 AM ET
    Detroit street scene

    A major city has now joined the "gone broke" list. Click ahead for some of the most notable examples of bankruptcies that hit U.S. towns and counties.

  • Detroit becomes largest US city to file for bankruptcy Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 6:26 PM ET
    The fated glory of Detroit: an abandoned building on the outskirts of Motor City

    The Motor City has filed for chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy as it faces up to $20 billion in long-term debt.

  • Who's living large in Michigan? The governor. Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 1:57 PM ET

    Twenty-two U.S. governors make over $140,500 a year, and they've been investing in some impressive digs. Click ahead to take a peek at the homes of some top-paid governors.

  • What you won’t see in a Chris Christie campaign ad Saturday, 13 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

    New Jersey’s standing in America's Top States for Business has declined since Gov. Chris Christie took office in 2010. It finishes 42nd this year.

  • Biggest losers in the top states rankings Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 9:51 AM ET
    Chicago, Illinois

    New Hampshire, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and California fill out the list with the biggest drops in our America's Top States for Business rankings for 2013.

  • Is 'right to work' law a competitive advantage? Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 12:03 PM ET
    A worker makes denim jeans in Michigan.

    Unions say right-to-work laws infringe on workers’ collective bargaining rights, and proponents call for a federal law as opposed to the current patchwork of state statutes.

  • Is 'right to work' law a competitive advantage? Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 12:03 PM ET
    A worker makes denim jeans in Michigan.

    Unions say right-to-work laws infringe on workers’ collective bargaining rights, and proponents call for a federal law as opposed to the current patchwork of state statutes.

  • Hawaii: The Worst State for Business in America Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:48 PM ET
    Traffic in Hawaii.

    Life's not always a beach in Hawaii: The Aloha State is ranked as America's Worst State for Business in America 2013.

  • The Most Improved States for Business 2013 Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:45 PM ET
    An engineer and electrician working in Cambridge, Mass., May 23, 2013

    More than a couple of states can make a case for most-improved status in the areas of Economy, Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Friendliness.

  • 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.

  • FAA Probes 'Horrifying' 1,600-Foot Jet Dive Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 10:13 AM ET
    Spirit Airlines

    A Spirit Airlines flight went into a "horrifying" 1,600-foot dive—prompting screaming passengers to fear for their lives—after a close call with a small plane.

  • McDonald's Stops Offering Halal Food After Lawsuit Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 4:32 PM ET

    The search for food prepared according to Islamic law at fast-food restaurant chains just got a little trickier this week.

  • 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.