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.
The breathtaking vistas of Montana contribute to an enviable quality of life. But unions have a strong presence in Big Sky Country.
Gov. Bullock says Montana is a great state for business, thanks to natural assets, advantageous tax climate and pro-business policies.
Eleven Democratic senators urged Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada Corp's Keystone.
If you thought coal was fading—upstaged by natural gas and solar panels—guess again. Look at the bustling Powder River Basin that's powering America.
There's nothing like a polar vortex to drive down inventories and boost demand for coal, still a key generator of electricity. But how long will King Coal's run last?
The U.S. average price of gasoline rose by 5 cents during the past two weeks, caused by the jump in the price of ethanol used to make gasoline.
Bitcoin exchange customers may have little chance of recovering their funds if they prove to be missing, according to legal and regulatory experts.
U.S. shale oil drillers are being treated as "milk cows" for refiners due to Washington's longstanding ban on U.S. crude exports, one of the top drillers has complained.
As many as 11 other states and Washington, D.C., are expected to consider increases in 2014. USA Today reports.
The $100 million sale seems to have become an annual rite of passage for the luxury real estate market following the financial crisis.
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
Detroit's bankruptcy, and rumblings about tax overhaul, have fueled a big sell off in the municipal bond market. What's next?
Visit any American city and it doesn't take a whole lot of imagination to see where its greatness came from—however faded it may seem to be.
Chattanooga has made a comeback over the last 5 years thanks to investing in high-speed broadband. In the process, it has wooed $4 billion in foreign investment.
Federal and state funding cutbacks are challenging Main Street. The future of America is at stake since cities contribute more than 90 percent to GDP.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.