Reforms in the New York budget have made that state a better place for business, according to Tax Foundation analysis. Which state came in last?» Read More
Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago economics professor and former C.E.A. chairman, offers insight on Governor Romney's budget plan. "The way that Bowles-Simpson did not have a big give-away to high income people -- is they actually significantly raised the tax on capital income," he says. "If you compare that to Romney, he's doing the opposite."
TrueCar.com, an automotive information website, conducted a study of the most popular vehicles in the most affluent zip codes. Check out what they found.
Which locations have Wall Street companies chosen for their mid-level operations? Read ahead to find out.
CNBC presents a list of 10 foreign-owned brands, businesses and landmarks that are perceived by the public to be as American as it gets.
A salt water taffy business located at the New Jersey shore that has stood the test of time, with Meryl Vangelov, Shriver's owner.
In this excerpt from "Squawk Box," New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says he would "listen, at least" if Mitt Romney calls him about joining the GOP ticket in November, but he "doubts" he will wind up as the VP candidate.
"We're working on cutting taxes in New Jersey," says Gov. Chris Christie, (R-NJ), discussing how his state was able to deliver its third consecutive balanced budget, and weighing in on the politics of the Supreme Court's decision on health care.
With many cities now preoccupied with other crushing costs — pension obligations, retiree health care, accumulated unpaid bills — a sudden call to honor a long-forgotten bond guarantee can be a bolt from the blue, precipitating a crisis. The New York Times reports.
Sports fans hold strong opinions about basketball salaries, but economics professor David Berri developed a statistical method to see which players are the most overpaid.
Despite the dismal jobs report, there's some good news: Gas prices are falling with at least two states reporting $2.99 a gallon. More states could see gas below $3.
What follows is a list of the wives of 10 athletes who’ve made names for themselves as columnists, models, designers and more.
This Memorial Day weekend, motorists will find gasoline plentiful and at the lowest price it’s been for two years. Good news. And it may get better. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Many jobs that let reserved types work in solitude offer poor salaries and unchallenging work. But there are other careers that are stimulating, well-paying and require little human contact.
Will New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie toss his hat into the ring for Vice President? Steve Kornacki, Salon.com and Robert Costa, National Review, weigh in.
The Space Shuttle Enterprise flies down the Hudson River past CNBC in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
U.S. exports are almost certain to hit a record high in 2012, remaining one of the anchors of the nation’s economic recovery. See the list of busiest land, water, and air trade hubs.
More than two years after New Jersey approved a measure to legalize marijuana for chronically ill patients, the program may finally be on the verge of allowing dispensaries to open.
CNBC.com ranked the ten places in the U.S. that showed the most job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Read ahead to see which cities topped our list.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs has the details of a young man pretending to be U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder and asking for his ballot to vote; Facebook is acquiring photo sharing app, Instagram for $1 billion; and American Express and other gift card sellers say they will pull their products from New Jersey, in protest of a new law that requires companies to collect zip codes of buyers of cards in the Garden State.
A bit of luck and a lot of new investors are what Atlantic City needs right now, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.