The Williston Brewing Company is asking Jim Cramer to host a show live from North Dakota. If he comes, the company says everyone will shave their heads and grow goatees. Cramer says "this is where the jobs are."» Read More
BRUSSELS/ BERLIN- The European Union demanded the United States explain a German magazine report claiming Washington is spying on the group, using unusually strong language to confront its closest trading partner over its alleged surveillance activities. ( USA EU/SPYING, by Ben Deighton and Annika Breidthardt, moved, 600 words).
*Corn, soy stocks smaller than expected but not shockers. Corn plantings were the largest since 1936.. Corn and wheat futures prices tumbled after the report was released, with soybean values choppy.
*North Dakota output nears 800,000 bpd-EIA. June 27- Crude oil production in Texas has jumped by a third in just 12 months, government figures showed on Thursday, with booming output driven by the Eagle Ford shale fields now outpacing growth in North Dakota.
LONG BEACH, Calif., June 25- The term "green energy" refers to the benign environmental impact of fuel sources, such as wind and solar, that President Barack Obama promoted in a speech on Tuesday. The North American Securities Administrators Association, a financial regulators' organization, recently warned of a proliferation in "green energy" investment scams.
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Tuesday introduced a bill to abolish Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and replace them with a government reinsurer of mortgage securities.
WASHINGTON, June 25- A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Tuesday introduced a bill to abolish Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and replace them with a government reinsurer of mortgage securities that would backstop private capital in a crisis.
WASHINGTON, June 25- A bipartisan group of U.S. senators will introduce a bill on Tuesday to abolish Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and replace them with a government reinsurer of mortgage securities that would backstop private capital in a crisis.
Which are the top states for the creation manufacturing jobs? Here's the countdown.
WASHINGTON, June 24- An immigration bill endorsed by President Barack Obama easily cleared an important test on Monday when the U.S. Senate backed new border security steps seen as essential to the legislation's fate.
Forty-nine states had real GDP growth last year, CNBC's Scott Cohn reports.
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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 18- California state legislators on Tuesday told regulators and oil industry lobbyists they wanted more information about the use of acid to increase flows in wells in a technique that is used more often in the state than the controversial fracking method.
LONDON, June 18- Insurers should not be forced to hold extra capital just because of their size, because the extra cost would simply be passed on to consumers, U.S. regulators said on Tuesday. The U.S. Financial Stability Oversight Council will publish its own list shortly of systemic U.S. insurers.
U.S. energy independence is seen almost as a holy grail, and soaring shale production has heightened hopes that the country may actually get there. But not everyone's so sure.
LONDON, June 17- Even without a relaxation of the ban on U.S. crude oil exports, the ripples of the shale revolution have already reached Asia. More than half of Saudi Arabia's crude exports head to refineries in China and the rest of Asia.
OPEC oil exporters agreed on Friday to leave output policy unchanged on Friday as oil held around the group's preferred level of $100 a barrel.
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.
The boom in new oil and natural gas flowing through U.S. pipelines is beginning to ripple through the wider American economy.
NBC News and CNBC look at the implications US energy independence would have for the economy, other types of energy, foreign policy and the environment.