Oct 1- Commercial silica maker U.S. Silica Holdings Inc named Donald Merril as chief financial officer, replacing William White who will retire on Dec. 31. Merril, who joins Frederick, Maryland- based U.S. Silica as the vice-president of finance effective immediately, served Myers Industries Inc as its CFO from January 2006 to August 2012.
LOS ANGELES, Oct 1- Lawyers for dissident Wynn Resorts shareholder Kazuo Okada's will urge a Nevada court on Tuesday to overturn the casino company's forced redemption of the Japanese billionaire's $2.7 billion stake, a ruling which would allow him to vote at its Nov. 2 shareholder meeting to unseat two board members.
Using data from USASpending.gov,an OMB website, CNBC.com presents the 10 states that received the most federal dollars per capita in fiscal year 2011.
Location, prestige, academic reputation, and tuition are major factors for students in the college-selection process, but post-graduation salary is something rarely taken into consideration. Click to learn more.
State pension funds are paying record fees to Wall Street money managers, while getting less-than-impressive results in return, says a new study from two Maryland think tanks.
A report earlier this month that Maryland's tax hikes on the wealthy had driven high-earners and jobs from the state received a spirited response from the governor. Now, round two.
The debate over balancing taxing and spending has been raging across the country, and no two states have settled it more differently than Maryland and Kansas, the New York Times Reports.
Maryland routinely ranks behind Virginia and North Carolina in CNBC's "Top States for Business" study because of a poor showing in these two areas, says Larry Hogan, chairman of Change Maryland.
A new report says boosting taxes on high earners has chased residents out of Maryland and cost the state revenue.
Whether it’s “the Summer White House,” “the Winter White House,” a beach house or a fishing camp, presidents need to get away, too.
The average U.S. home value is $147,300, but a professional athlete's home is anything but average. Read ahead to see 10 of the coolest athlete homes on the market.
A new crop of graduates is about to flood not just the job market, but the rental market. So where will the new grads move? Here's a list of the best cities for recent college grads.
Many jobs that let reserved types work in solitude offer poor salaries and unchallenging work. But there are other careers that are stimulating, well-paying and require little human contact.
CNBC.com ranked the ten places in the U.S. that showed the most job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Read ahead to see which cities topped our list.
Research suggests that the recession may have brought an enduring shift in the geography of American growth: where housing booms were once fueled by borrowed money, many may now become long-term laggards under the weight of those debts, reports The New York Times.
Not all states are created equal. Read ahead to see which states have the best credit scores in the country.
Sean McGowan, Needham and Company managing director of equity research and CNBC's Darren Rovell have the story on University of Maryland's debut of their new uniforms in a game against Miami.
During the decade-long period of healing, people in towns across America have been erecting memorials to the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 terror attacks. Click to see the photos.
From emergency preparation to landfall, see how the Northeast is impacted by Hurricane Irene.
When it comes to resources for the physically active, not all US cities are created equal. Click to see some of the cities that are havens for physically active Americans.