CNBC unveils its eighth annual America's Top States for Business ranking that looks at key factors to assess the regional economic landscape.» Read More
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.
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.
Georgia was revealed as CNBC's "Top State for Business" in the U.S..Gov. Nathan Deal, (R-Ga.), shares reasons why businesses continue to grow in the Peach State.
States are collaborating to create hubs of excellence in a myriad of industries—from food to water tech—to develop homegrown business.
No governor is as closely linked with America's Top States for Business as Rick Perry. Texas has dominated, even if it's not No. 1 in 2014.
Georgia took the top spot for this year's Top States for Business. But who was close? We counted down the top five for 2014.
CNBC ranks Rhode Island as the worst state for business. CVS Caremark's CEO begs to differ. It's called Rhode Island home for five decades.
States are still seeing low levels of job growth despite the recovery. A weak housing and manufacturing sector has stymied employment.
In 36 states electing governors, it's all about the economy. Governors seeking re-election promised to turn things around. Have they?
States have rebounded strongly from the recession, but some long-time laggards still can't create a business-friendly environment.
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.