Invest In America 2012

  • The Great Ohio Resurgence

    The Buckeye State has seen a rebound in manufacturing and a boom in energy production. These are good times in a Rust Belt state still recovering from a painful recession.


  • Youngstown's Rebound

    Phil Lebeau reports from Youngstown, Ohio, where auto manufacturing and energy exploration are leading the manufacturing rebound in the swing state.

  • Ohio's Fracking Boom

    Ohio expects its number of wells to grow to 850 by the end of 2013, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Ohio's Economy & the Election

    The presidential campaign has spent more than $100 million on advertising trying to swing Ohio voters, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • To Frack or Not to Frack?

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports a surprise increase in crude oil supplies has pressured oil prices; and to frack or not to frack, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Ohio's Auto Industry in Overdrive

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the "Buckeye State's" auto industry is rebounding and it's a big reason the state's unemployment rate is 7.1 percent; lower than the national average.

  • Cramer Making Bucks in the 'Buckeye State'

    CNBC's Jim Cramer talks with Chesapeake Energy CEO, Aubrey McClendon, about retraining workers and creating jobs in Ohio.

  • Read ahead to see what they are, and find out what employment data, industries and companies are located there to make them top destination states.

  • The flight deck of Emirates Airbus A380

    Airbus, the European commercial airplane giant, is spreading its wings further into the U.S. with a new final assembly plant in Mobile, Alabama.

  • Volkswagen Investing in America

    Volkswagen is adding jobs and a third shift at its plant in Chattanooga, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • 2012 Volkswagen Passat

    After years of fumbling to find its way in the U.S., Volkswagen has hit its stride and is ramping up production to keep pace.

  • Cramer: Invest in America, Not China

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says the China slowdown story will continue since the country remains worried about inflation. That's why Cramer suggests investors should bet on the U.S. instead.