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  • In the race to the bottom, US dollar falls behind Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 9:30 AM ET

    If there is a global currency devaluation war, the U.S. is losing. Of course, that's good news for those who like a strong American currency.

  • Higher student loan rate may still be best option Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Students scrambling to find an alternative to the student loans that recently got a lot pricier may want to save their energy. Even at the higher rate, a Stafford loan is still a good deal.

  • Overall Rankings 2013 Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:52 PM ET

    Where did your state rank last year? How will it stack up in 2014? America's Top States for Business is coming this June.

  • The Most Improved States for Business 2013 Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:45 PM ET
    An engineer and electrician working in Cambridge, Mass., May 23, 2013

    More than a couple of states can make a case for most-improved status in the areas of Economy, Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Friendliness.

  • Set it in stone! South Dakota is Top State in 2013 Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:42 PM ET

    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, Amazon Pull the Plug on 'App Store' Battle Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 3:34 PM ET

    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.

  • The Myth of the Overpaid American CEO Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 3:31 PM ET
    John Watson, chairman and CEO of oil giant Chevron

    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 falls to No. 2 among Top Business States Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 2:53 PM ET

    Texas, which has never finished below No. 2 in CNBC's Top States for Business, drops from first to second in 2013.

  • How the mortgage interest deduction could change Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 2:41 PM ET

    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 to No. 3 State for Business Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 1:54 PM ET
    Fargo, North Dakota

    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 Fed Governor: Velocity of Money Meaningless Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 1:22 PM ET

    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.

  • Car Thieves Have a New Favorite Target Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 12:32 PM ET
    Ford F-250 Super Duty

    The Ford pickup has replaced the Cadillac Escalade as the preferred target of car thieves, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute.

  • We’re not done buying, Blackstone says Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 12:08 PM ET

    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 rises to no. 4 Top State for Business Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 12:01 PM ET
    Omaha, Neb.

    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.

  • The No. 5 Top State for Business Is...It's a Tie! Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:38 AM ET
    Richmond. Va.

    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.

  • Spitzer's 'Madam': I'm Running Against You, Eliot Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:19 AM ET
    Eliot Spitzer and ex-madam Kristin Davis.

    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.

  • Hold That 'Pig': GOP's Corker Says of Obamacare Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 9:21 AM ET
    Senator Bob Corker

    Implementation of President Barack Obama's health-care law needs to be put on "permanent hold," GOP Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.

  • NYSE Euronext to Take Over Rate at Center of Scandal Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 9:20 AM ET

    NYSE Euronext has been chosen to run Libor, the benchmark interest rate that has been at the center of a global rigging scandal.

  • Foreclosures Decline Ahead of Housing Slowdown Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 9:08 AM ET

    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.

  • Top States Showdown: Tie for Fifth Place     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 8:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn explains why Virginia and Utah are well-positioned for business and economic growth.

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