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A new OECD study compares the well-being in U.S. states with other regions around the world.
CNBC unveils its eighth annual America's Top States for Business ranking that looks at key factors to assess the regional economic landscape.
Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law an unprecedented package of incentives to seal a deal to bring Tesla's $5 billion factory to the Silver State.
Nevada makes some big claims about its bet on Tesla's battery plant paying off for the state and its workforce. Critics are skeptical.
Looking at metrics like traffic safety, costs and scenery, social media site WalletHub ranks top states for summer road trip friendliness.
Georgia slices up the competition in America's Top States for Business 2014, signaling a shift back to the Sun Belt from the energy boomers.
We try to stay out of politics in our annual rankings, but in an election year, with 36 states choosing governors, that is next to impossible.
CNBC's eighth annual study once again puts all 50 states to the test, measuring them on 56 different metrics of competitiveness.
The rise and fall of states on CNBC's Top States for Business ranking is a reflection of economic trends. The biggest Cinderella story: Nevada.
Georgia was named CNBC's "America's Top State for Business." Gov. Nathan Deal, (R-Ga.), discusses doing business in the Peach State and explains how government created the environment for the private sector to create jobs.
Entrepreneurs have 50 options when it comes to forming a business, and some states do more than others when it comes to making their pitch.
If you call one of these 10 states home, your home has plenty of room for improvement, from crime to health care and the environment.
Here's a list of the most expensive states to live in, as ranked by CNBC, based on metrics such as average home, food and energy prices.
Among the difficult questions posed by the ongoing border crisis is whether illegal immigrants are a boon or bust to the US economy.
Can LeBron James turn around a city once derided as "The Mistake by the Lake"? Hopes are high in Cleveland.
The uninsured rate in the US has fallen due to Obamacare, but the wide ranges of rates in individual states could actually grow wider.
CNBC's Top States for Business gave the Ocean State the lowest marks for high taxes, poor infrastructure and high utility costs.
Wonder which state has the lowest crime rate, ranks high in environmental quality, parks and recreation and access to health care? Read on.
Value-conscious consumers are always on the prowl for bargains. Here's a look at the states that offer the lowest cost of living.
Scott Cohn explains why Georgia took the top spot in this year's Top States for Business.
Healthy, educated and productive, Connecticut is an ideal location for businesses and their employees.
Global-trade crossroads Georgia is climbing in business rankings, thanks to education, tax incentives, investment and research.
With low costs of living and doing business, Iowa is the location of choice for domestic and international corporations.