Jobs are hoofing it back to North Carolina as companies take advantage of mostly non-union workers. But the education needs to be addressed.
Activist investor Carl Icahn said in a letter to firm CEO Howard Levine that "it is imperative that Family Dollar be put up for sale immediately."
During the past 18 months, job-focused reforms have helped make North Carolina the best state to do business, Gov. Pat McCrory explains.
The prototype for the Empire State Building will turn into a hotel and luxury apartments next year.
A disagreement with US Airways over where to stow delicate violins on a plane forced two musicians to take a later flight, TODAY reports.
Eleven Democratic senators urged Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada Corp's Keystone.
A US magistrate judge recommended dismissal of a lawsuit against Bank of America over $850 million in mortgage debt, according to a court filing.
A merger between Reynolds American and Lorillard would have benefits in their domestic market. It could also kick off more deals overseas.
The DoJ and the CFTC have both held investigations into whether BofA engaged in improper trading by doing its own futures trades ahead of executing large orders for clients.
Gov. Pat McCrory (R-NC), discusses his pro-growth agenda for North Carolina and explains why we need to cut up the credit card owed to the Federal government.
Despite plans to spur manufacturing through innovation institutes, out-of-work factory workers are still stuck on the sidelines.
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.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.