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.» Read More
*Goldman Sachs profit doubles, helped by bond trading. NEW YORK, July 16- Wall Street was set for a flat open on Tuesday as profit-taking after the S&P 500' s eight-day advance and investor caution about monetary policy outweighed Goldman Sachs' doubling of its quarterly profit.
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.
NEW YORK, July 12- Welder Mark Moynihan crawled down a narrow tube into a space the size of a car interior to seal the crack in the fermentation tank at Calhoun's Bar-B-Q& Brewery in Knoxville, Tennessee. He died 75 days after the 2009 accident, just before his 40th birthday, said his widow, Kim Moynihan.
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.
Life's not always a beach in Hawaii: The Aloha State is ranked as America's Worst State for Business in America 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.
South Dakota soars to the top spot in CNBC's annual survey of the Top States for Business. What other surprises are in store?
BOSTON, June 27- Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was indicted by a federal grand jury on Thursday on charges of killing four people in the largest mass-casualty attack on U.S. soil since Sept. 11, 2001.
BOSTON, June 27- A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on charges of killing four people in the largest mass-casualty attack on U.S. soil since Sept. 11, 2001.
June 26- Ohio's Republican governor, John Kasich, is no fan of President Barack Obama's health reform law.
Which are the top states for the creation manufacturing jobs? Here's the countdown.
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, June 24- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that generic drugmakers cannot be sued under state law for adverse reactions to their products, a decision that consumer advocates called a blow to patient safety.
WASHINGTON, June 24- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that makers of generic drugs already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cannot be held liable under state law for claims of design defects. In a 5-4 vote, the court ruled for Mutual Pharmaceutical Co, a unit of URL Pharma, owned by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries.
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.
WASHINGTON, June 19- Forcing a combined American Airlines and US Airways Group to surrender slots at Reagan National Airport would risk fewer flights to small and medium-sized cities, US Airways CEO Doug Parker told lawmakers on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, June 9- Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte on Sunday threw her support behind a sweeping U.S. immigration bill, calling it a "thoughtful" reform that would ease the burden of illegal immigration and allow companies to more easily hire qualified workers.
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.
For many Americans, the improving economy has yet to take hold even as they hear about a stronger stock market and better jobs data.
New York state and Connecticut declared states of emergency, and Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts ordered nonessential state workers to stay home.