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South Dakota soars to the top spot in CNBC's annual survey of the Top States for Business. What other surprises are in store?
Apple and Amazon.com have ended their lawsuit over who has the right to use the "app store" name, clearing the way for both companies to use it.
Despite what you might have heard, American CEOs aren't really paid that much more than their foreign counterparts. And when they are, it's for very good reasons.
Texas, which has never finished below No. 2 in CNBC's Top States for Business, drops from first to second in 2013.
Congressional action on the U.S. tax code could dramatically alter one of its sacred cows: the mortgage interest deduction. And the change could come in 2013.
North Dakota moves up from fifth place to third place in the Top States for Business 2013, as shale oil continues its creation of a new economic powerhouse.
Former Federal Reserve Gov. Larry Meyer told CNBC that the velocity of money shouldn't concern markets, calling the metric almost useless in guiding central bank policy.
The Ford pickup has replaced the Cadillac Escalade as the preferred target of car thieves, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute.
A low supply of new homes and better fundamentals make the sector a good investment, Jonathan Gray, Blackstone's global head of real estate, told CNBC.
Nebraska cracks the top five in CNBC's Top States for Business for the first time, landing at No. 4 in 2013, thanks to a high score for business friendliness.
Virginia and Utah finish in a tie at No. 5 in CNBC's Top States for Business 2013. The first top-five tie in Top State history is a bit of comedown for three time champ Virginia.
Eliot Spitzer may think the past is in the past as he makes another run for public office, this time for New York City Comptroller, but his alleged madam Kristin Davis disagrees.
Implementation of President Barack Obama's health-care law needs to be put on "permanent hold," GOP Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.
NYSE Euronext has been chosen to run Libor, the benchmark interest rate that has been at the center of a global rigging scandal.
Fewer foreclosures were completed in May compared to a year ago, while the number of houses in the foreclosure process also declined as the market continued to heal, according to a new study.
CNBC's Scott Cohn explains why Virginia and Utah are well-positioned for business and economic growth.
Kroger says it will acquire Harris Teeter Supermarkets in a deal valued at $2.5 billion, including debt, to expand in the Southeast and mid-Atlantic states.
A long-heralded shake-up at Microsoft is expected to unfurl this week at the urging of CEO Steve Ballmer, AllThingsD is reporting.
The status of Edward Snowden's bid for asylum in Venezuela remained unclear Tuesday after the country's apparent deadline passed. NBC News reports.
Pimco suffered record outflows across its U.S. mutual funds of $14.5 billion in June, investment research firm Morningstar said on Monday.
Dion also said in a "Squawk Box" interview that aired Wednesday the music business is not what it used to be. She also contended that live performances are still the best way to experience her music.
Stocks are likely to suffer in the short term, but jumping out of the market is not a smart move, said Jack Bogle.
President Obama played straight man to comic Zach Galifianakis, subjecting himself to a biting interview in order to tout Obamacare.
Frank Blake, Chairman & CEO of Home Depot, discusses his company's do-it-yourself extravaganza in Las Vegas, and provides his outlook on the spring selling season. Definitely the cold weather has had an impact on us, says Blake.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports the latest details on missing Flight MH370, after Malaysia's armed forces chief's press conference.
Michelle Girard, RBS chief U.S. economist, and David Bianco, Deutsche Bank head of U.S. equity strategy, share their thoughts on the markets, as equities appear mired in a holding pattern. Equities could see a "profit recession" in the S&P 500 if emerging economies weakened substantially, says Bianco.