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CNBC's Scott Cohn has the story behind this year's top state for business: Virginia.
There are some interesting changes among the ranks of America’s Top—and bottom—States for Business. Accordingly, we’ve adjusted the categories. Here is the updated methodology:
The state is tops for the third time in five years.
A tiny brick house in Cheyenne, Wyoming, is listed as the legal business address for more than 2,000 companies. Insight with Brian Grow, Reuters.
The Tar Heel State came in 3rd this year, just shy of the No. 2 spot.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reveals North Carolina scored high points for workforce, infrastructure, and low taxes, making it a perennial contender for top state.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports high taxes is fueling much of the anger in Greece.
The state of New Jersey is negotiating a credit line for up to $2.25 billion to cover a shortfall in the state budget, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed sources.
The Peach State moves into the top five, piling up 1513 points.
The Rocky Mountain State slid from third place in 2010 to the No. 5 spot in CNBC's 2011 edition of America's Top States for Business.
tell us what you think are the most important considerations in dedicing where to start or relocate a busines.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is not expected to significantly shift the Aug. 2 date when the government will have exhausted all of its emergency measures to stave off default, a source familiar with the administration's efforts said Monday.
The economy is skidding, and President Obama is fresh out of “progressive” fixes. To create the appearance of action, the President promotes education, even though millions of recent graduates are working at venues like Starbucks, and taps the strategic petroleum reserve, when stalling growth has already pushed down gas prices for six consecutive weeks.
For the first time in our five-year old study, states are de-emphasizing their cost of doing business—including taxes and utility rates—while placing more emphasis on quality of life and transportation/infrastructure. So we're adjusting our weightings and point system.
Will taxing the super wealthy get us out of our national debt crisis? Opposing views on how to balance the budget, with Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute, and Michael Linden, Center for American Progress.
Discussing whether a debt ceiling agreement can be reached without raising taxes, with David Waddell, Waddell & Associates, and Tanya Acker, attorney.
Reduce spending or increase taxes? Rep. Phil Roe, (R-TN), and Rep. John Yarmuth, (D-KY) discussing whether an agreement on a budget compromise can be reached before the August deadline.
Investors have been disappointed by popular financial innovations, including portable alpha and structured products, and current innovations, including Exchange Traded Funds, could be storing up risks for the future, according to a new report by Principal Global Investors and Citi.
Debating the pros and cons of reforming America's marijuana laws, with Keith Stroup, NORML founder, and Bob Hamer, retired FBI agent.
The mail gets delivered in rain or snow but it might not include pension checks for postal workers. According to a June 22, 2011 press release from the United States Postal Service, it intends to suspend what it owes to its pension plan as a way to “conserve cash and preserve liquidity.” By doing so, it frees up $800 million in cash for the current fiscal year.
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